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June 16, 2017

This article was first published on First Post here and is republished here with the permission of the author.

The Bombay High Court in Indubai Jaydeo Pawar vs Draupada case recently ruled that a one-night stand is not a marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) and t...

May 15, 2016

SAHR is following the 

Shayara Bano petition at the Indian Supreme Court to ban

triple-talaq (unilateral divorce pronounced in one sitting),

polygamy and nikah-halala in India. 

 

In Part II of the post, we present the remaining arguments made by the petitioner. Read...

May 10, 2016

SAHR is following the 

Shayara Bano petition at the Indian Supreme Court to ban

triple-talaq (unilateral divorce pronounced in one sitting),

polygamy and nikah-halala in India. 

 

 

In India, an interesting petition has come up before the Supreme Court challenging...

March 31, 2010

‘Hence is you have reason to fear that the two may not be able to keep within the bounds set by God, there shall be no sin upon either of them for what the wife may give up to the husband in order to redeem herself.’ Quran (2:229)

 

Supporting/Opposing Hadiths

  • Bukhar...

March 2, 2010

‘When you divorce women, divorce them at their prescribed periods, and count their prescribed periods...And fear God your Lord...Those are limits set by God: and any who transgresses the limits of God, does verily wrong his own soul’ (Quran 65:1) 

 

From the Quranic vers...

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