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Islamic Divorce Law and Women: Recent Judicial and Legislative Strides in India

The Qur’an gives specific guiding principles as to talaq or divorce. Talaq (Divorce) means “freeing or undoing of a knot”. As per the tenets of Islamic law, divorce can be classified into three categories. Talaq, khula and mubaraat. The first one, talaq, as understood plainly, is a means of divorce, at the instance of the husband (unilaterally). ‘Khula’, is another method of divorce, but at the instance of the wife. The third mode of divorce is ‘mubaraat’ – is divorce by mutual consent

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Triple Talaq Ordinance – What it means for Muslim Marriages

On 19th September, 2018, The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018 (commonly known as the Triple Talaq Ordinance) was enforced after being signed by the President. Earlier, the Supreme Court, in the case of Shayara Bano vs. Union of India (MANU/SC/1031/2017), had declared Triple Talaq or Talak-ul-Biddat to be illegal. Further, the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 was introduced and passed in Lok […]

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