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Adverse possession and Mahomedan law

Under the Mahomedan law applicable in India, title to a mosque can be lost by adverse possession. If that is the position in law, there can be no reason to hold that mosque has a unique or special status, higher than that of the places of worship of other religions in secular India to make it immune from acquisition by exercise of the sovereign or prerogative power of the State. 271 more words


Indian Muslim Law in Nutshell


“law is dynamic and its meaning cannot be pandemic but purposeful”

Sources of Muslim Law

(1) Quran (2) Sunna (3) Ijma (4) Quiyas. 7,614 more words

Islamic Law

Ashok Kumar Vs State of Haryana[ALL SC 2010 JULY]

KEYWORDS:-the cruelty, harassment and demand of dowry should not be so ancient whereafter, the couple and the family members have lived happily.


AIR 2010 SC 2839 : (2010) CriLJ SC 4402 : JT 2010 (7) SC 460 : (2010) 12 SCC 350 : (2010) 7 SCALE 30… 7,676 more words


SC to examine polygamy in Muslim marriage

Nearly seven months after banning the practice of ‘triple talaq’, the Supreme Court today decided to examine the constitutional validity of prevalent practices of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among the Muslims.

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Statement Condemning BJP Appropriation Of Muslim Women’s Voices: Bebaak Collective

We, as Bebaak Collective (Voices of the Fearless), are writing this statement unequivocally condemning  the comment made by the BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in an event in Mumbai on Friday, 27th October that the party could win in Uttar Pradesh elections because Muslim women believed that it was BJP who could save them from ‘triple talaq’. 1,075 more words

Bad Ideas

Why Triple Talaq must be viewed independently of religion

Today Indian Supreme Court delivered its verdict on Triple Talaq. Despite being a landmark event, India still faces the politically difficult question of deciding if societal reforms should remain prisoners of religion. 613 more words


Four Corners of Triple Talaq.

How it all started?

Shayara Bano, a 36 year old lady who belongs to Kashipur of Uttarakhand, has a master’s degree in sociology. In Oct’ 2015 her 15 year old marriage came to an end abruptly. 894 more words