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Supreme Court: Islamic shariat courts not legal, can't enforce fatwas - Dhananjay Mahapatra

Fatwa is an informal justice delivery system with an objective of bringing about amicable settlement between parties, the Supreme Court said. “It is within the discretion of the persons either to accept, ignore or reject it.” – Supreme Court of India… 925 more words


Illegal Courts

Tags: Kangaroo, fatwa, informal court, muslim personal, shariat, uniform civil code, article 44, UCC, khap, maha khap,

Darul Qaza

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Constitution allows Shariat, contest Muslim clerics after SC rules Shariat courts illegal

From: India Today Dated: July 7 2014          Visit @Graffiti

The clerics say the Constitution allows them the right to work and act according to Muslim personal law.

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Uniform Civil Code: Let's call it a Code for Equality

Published: The Pioneer, 20/June/2014

Following the BJP’s resounding electoral win, the Uniform Civil Code is back into the debate. The UCC has always been a polarising topic and evokes a lot of emotion. 978 more words


Shah Bano

The day you start treating the people of this country as vote banks, that day is beginning of shift from government for the people, to government for power. 339 more words