India is one of the few countries in the world where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in a matter of minutes by simply uttering the word 'talaq,' or divorce in Urdu, three times. This practice is now facing a stiff challenge in India's top court.
India's Supreme Court is expected to soon deliver its verdict on a contentious divorce practice that violates the right to gender equality of Muslim women. The issue pits constitutional rights against religious custom.
Indian Muslim women are speaking up against a method of divorce that allows a husband to dissolve a marriage in a matter of seconds. DW speaks to a campaigner who is at the forefront of the efforts to scrap the practice.
As London launches Brexit proceedings, the UK's position as a trading power will depend on the kind of pacts it will strike with nations worldwide. But a deal with India is complex and looks unlikely in the near future.
Muslim men in India have been divorcing their wives over text message, phone call or even social media websites, due to an ancient Islamic law. A new report shows that Muslim women are fed up.
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