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Triple Talaq Case Live: No Talk on Polygamy Due to Lack of Time, Says SC

News18.com | May 15, 2017, 2:51 PM IST
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The Supreme Court will today continue hearing petitions challenging the practice of triple talaq under the Muslim personal law. "It may not be possible to deal with all the three issues in the limited time we have. We will keep them pending for future," a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said.

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May 15, 2017 2:51 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Why SC Refused to Look Into Polygamy Along With Triple Talaq?

The five judge constitutional bench, which started hearing the triple talaq case on Thursday, refused to entertain any submissions with regard to polygamy and stated that

May 15, 2017 12:42 pm (IST)

CLICK TO READ | What is Triple Talaq? Six Key Questions on Muslim Divorce Law Answered

As the debate on whether the practice should be abolished in totality and whether it is sanctioned by Quran or not heats up, News18 tries to find out what the practice is all about and what the Muslim holy book says.

May 15, 2017 12:21 pm (IST)

"You are guardians of the constitution. Examine if Triple Talaq is permissible under the constitution," says Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi to the SC. Chief Justice of India, Jagdish Singh Khehar responds by saying, "We are guardians of the minority as well as the majority. We will strike down Triple Talaq if the government can establish that it is not a integral part of Islam."

May 15, 2017 12:07 pm (IST)

Will bring a law if Triple Talaq is abolished, will not leave people high and dry, says Attorney General to the Supreme Court

May 15, 2017 11:30 am (IST)

CLICK TO READ | Supreme Court Says It Will Deal with Only Triple Talaq Now Due to Lack of Time

The Supreme Court on Monday said that it will be dealing with only triple talaq at the moment but is open to adjudication the issues of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims in the future.

May 15, 2017 11:29 am (IST)

The bench should also hear nikah halala and polygamy issues, besides triple talaq, says Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to the Supreme Court. The court replies by saying that it has 'limited time'

May 15, 2017 11:26 am (IST)

Most radical countries such as Pakistan and Bangladesh are moving towards reforms but we, as a secular State, are still debating, says Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to Supreme Court 

May 15, 2017 11:20 am (IST)

RECAP | In December last year, the Allahabad High Court termed the Islamic practice of divorcing a woman by uttering the word "talaq" thrice "unconstitutional." The court further observed that triple talaq sanctioned under Muslim Personal Law that governs marriage, property and divorce violates the rights of Muslim women

May 15, 2017 11:19 am (IST)

RECAP | While hearing several pleas filed by Muslim women challenging the practice of triple talaq, the Supreme Court observed that it would examine whether the issue is fundamental to religion or not. A five-judge bench of the apex court further observed that it would not hear polygamy issue along with the triple talaq case

May 15, 2017 11:19 am (IST)

RECAP | While hearing several pleas filed by Muslim women challenging the practice of triple talaq, the Supreme Court observed that it would examine whether the issue is fundamental to religion or not. A five-judge bench of the apex court further observed that it would not hear polygamy issue along with the triple talaq case

May 15, 2017 11:13 am (IST)

RECAP |  The Centre, earlier on May 11, told the Supreme Court that it opposes the triple talaq practice and wants to fight for women equality and gender justice. However, All India Muslim Personal Law Board counsel Kapil Sibal told the apex court that triple talaq is a matter that comes under the Muslim board and therefore, in his opinion, the top court should not interfere in it

May 15, 2017 11:08 am (IST)

The Supreme Court continues its hearing on the Triple Talaq case. This is the third day of the court convening on the issue

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