Aug 23 2017
However, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has opposed the decision saying that it is a religious matter and courts can not give their verdict on it.
Puducherry Governor Kiran Bedi: "Apex Court is directing the Legislature to do what it should have done long ago i.e. undo the injustice that Muslim Women have been suffering".
A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court, by a 3:2 majority, on Tuesday ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims was "void, illegal and unconstitutional".
It has thus been struck down in effect.
The plea was heard by a five-member bench including Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar. While most Hindu personal law has been overhauled and codified over the years, Muslim laws have been left to religious authorities and left largely untouched. The court recognised the fact that even if one person is suffering from the violation or deprivation of a constitutional right, then the courts must step in.
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The White House said the two "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behaviour". North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper, meanwhile, lashed back at the U.S.in an editorial Saturday.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the ruling as historic, and tweeted that it "grants equality" to Muslim women.
The senior Sena leader said nobody should see the apex courts verdict through the "prism of religion".
Various petitioners had knocked the doors of the apex court seeking to strike down triple talaq. "(The ruling) recognises the pristine form of religious practice in Islam that abhors any exploitation", party's chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said. Well, the order comes in response to petitions from seven Muslim women who had been divorced through triple talaq. (Photo: IANS) New Delhi: Supreme Court lawyer fighting against the provision of triple talaq Farha Faiz talks to the press after the court's hearing on Triple Talaq in New Delhi on Aug 22, 2017.
Others saw the development as the first steps in achieving partial equality, while acknowledging other factors and laws that hinder women's rights.
Interestingly, the All India Muslim Women's Personal Law Board has welcomed the Supreme Court's decision on Triple Talaq stating that it will safeguard human rights. The reading of the judges as to how it violates the fundamental right of a Muslim wife ran into a wall hereabouts, and the two judges thought it was prudent to let parliament debate this before passing relevant laws.
Aug 23 2017
Severe threat for Tuesday
Flash flooding is also possible, especially where storms stall or move slowly over the same areas for a period of an hour or more. A flash flood emergency was issued for the Kansas City metro area where numerous water rescues and evacuations took place.
Aug 23 2017
Moon says even slight conflict on Korean Peninsula may threaten many lives
Strategic Command John Hyten are both in South Korea , the first time such high-level military leaders are on the peninsula during the exercises.
Aug 22 2017
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The clock's keeper, Steve Jaggs , said Big Ben falling silent was a "significant milestone" in the project to restore the tower. Some have argued that silencing the iconic bell during renovation work is unnecessary.
Aug 21 2017
Newspaper: Agreement reached with generals on Afghanistan, claims Trump
The U.S. still has almost 10,000 troops in Afghanistan as military advisers and to conduct counter-terrorism operations. He said the deliberations, including talks at the Camp David presidential retreat on Friday , were done properly.
Aug 21 2017
Reports say shell hits Syrian fair
In a statement on Sunday, he said Egypt's participation in the event will give momentum to the Egyptian-Syrian economic ties. Assad said that hardly a week passes without an attack in the West, referring to assaults carried out by IS supporters.
Aug 21 2017
Flood continues to wreak havoc; crores of people affected
Fifty "ambulatory vans" are working in flood-hit areas to attend to sick animals and 196 veterinary doctors have been deputed. In all, 776 relief camps had been set up in the affected districts, where 2,08,513 people had taken shelter, he said.
Aug 21 2017
Microsoft to Publish PUBG on Xbox One - Release Date Reconfirmed
The only major difference is that you can see the words " Project Scorpio " engraved on the console and the controller itself. The Minecraft Creeper controller will be available to buy separately, too, alongside a Minecraft Pig controller .
Aug 17 2017
Horse in Kent County dies from West Nile
However, if you have flu-like symptoms and have been bitten by a mosquito in the last 15 days, it is important to get tested. The latest results , show 11 pool samples testing positive for the virus with one human case in Allen Parish.
Aug 17 2017
SoundCloud appoints new CEO, gets $170 million in emergency cash
Concerned users had been backing up their Soundcloud uploads, anxious the site would go offline. This financing means SoundCloud remains strong & independent.
Aug 16 2017
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