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 has banned a Muslim law that allows men to divorce their wives by saying the word "talaq" three times. In some cases, women were left destitute after receiving "triple talaq" WhatsApp messages.
Hardline Muslim sections have criticized India's top court verdict banning a law that allowed men to divorce their wives by saying the word "talaq" (divorce) three times. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Controversy has broken out over an Indian anti-terror body's investigation of inter-faith marriages for "love jihad." There are claims that women are being lured to join terror outfits. Murali Krishnan reports.
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.
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