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POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  7-minute read
Marriage, Divorce, Islam, Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq and Halala in Islam: No, my religion doesn't approve of this

Triple talaq is more in practice today in melodramatic soap operas in Pakistan. It is a legally punishable offence and its ugliest fall-out, halala, finds no favour in the holy Quran.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
Triple talaq judgement by sc, Sc on triple talaq, Triple talaq bill, Triple Talaq

Hunting Inside Muslim Homes: Triple Talaq in Salman Khurshid's 'Visible Muslim, Invisible Citizen'

Salman Khurshid’s 'Visible Muslim, Invisible Citizen: Understanding Islam in Indian Democracy' (Rupa) gives the view of a political insider into current heated debates around Islam and Muslims in India.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Muslim personal law, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Muslims deserve their rights: Pushing a Uniform Civil Code will not unite India. It will only create more tension

If the government is seriously concerned about women impacted by polygamy, it should look at the high statistics of Hindu men doing the same. Instead, it is selectively targeting Muslims.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Shah bano, Triple Talaq, Nikaah

Between myth and reality: Can you really believe what you see on screen?

It’s not as if movies have lost their edge as agents of conditioning, but what has changed is how the average audience refuses to drink the Kool-Aid of yore with the same enthusiasm.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Supreme Court, Musilms, Triple Talaq, Arif mohammad khan

Arif Mohammad Khan: 'After politics, people will see the importance of Triple Talak Law and thank Modi for it, Nehru too would be pleased with Modi'

Arif Mohammed Khan, former Union Minister in Rajiv Gandhi's govt, who famously resigned at the overturning of the Shah Bano judgment, spoke with Rohit E David about the triple talak law, Narendra Modi and 'secular' vs 'communal' parties.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Congress, Shah bano, Triple Talaq, Rahul Gandhi

Congress promises to scrap triple talaq law, Reuters bats for men’s rights. Who cares for women in such a 'liberal' world?

Just like Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and the Congress remain committed to the medieval joy of triple talaq for Muslim men. It is the women they were never committed to. They've proved that yet again.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Triple Talaq, Adultery law, Me too movement, Section 377 verdict

Section 377 to adultery, Sabarimala to Triple Talaq — why the epic moments of 2018 seem to fade out in 2019

Are we carrying a social hangover of judging people into the new year? A hangover that will override the ground-breaking legal judgements we saw last year?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Lok Sabha election 2019, Assembly elections 2018, Ram Janmabhoomi, Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq Ordinance: What is government's motivation behind bypassing Parliament?

The claim that this emanates from the Supreme Court judgment of August 2017 is fallacious. The majority in the Supreme Court never demanded legislation.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Triple Talaq, AIMPLB, Reforms

Why Islam in India needs reform

Religion belongs to your home, not the public space.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Religion, Menstruation, Triple Talaq, Sabrimala

Why religions in India discriminate against women

If women can fly fighter jets, surely they can be allowed the same access to places of worship as men, or even become priests.