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Afroz Alam, Maulana Azad National Urdu University In India, if you are a Muslim man, you can divorce your wife via a simple SMS. Or through online services such as Skype, or messaging services like Wh...
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The situation is particularly threatening for the ulemas who have enjoyed unquestioned authority.
The victim alleged that Ali used to beat her for dowry and also threw her out of the house.
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There’s been a lot of debate around the issue of triple talaq of late, especially since the Supreme Court started hearing a petition questioning its legal validity. Here, rather than going into the merits of the petition, I want to present the sociolegal aspects of triple talaq as experienced by three Muslim women -- Salma (28), Shaheen (45) and Sajjida (48) – who spoke to me in my capacity as a lawyer about the travails they are facing.
NEW DELHI -- A campaign to end the "unQuranic practice" of Triple Talaq is underway in several parts of the country, with over 50,000 Muslim men and women signing a petition to ban this custom of unil...