The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Triple Talaq Verdict on Indian Politics and Muslim Society

In the afternoon of August 23rd, Shayara Bano, 36, is back at her father’s quarters in Remount Training School & Depot, a defence training centre in Hempur Daya, Uttarakhand, resting after an overnight trip from Delhi. Within a few days she will resume travelling daily to Moradabad’s Teerthanker Mahaveer University, almost two hours one-way by … Continue reading The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Triple Talaq Verdict on Indian Politics and Muslim Society

‘A ban on triple talaq isn’t enough. We need tough laws to punish violators’: Arif Mohammad Khan

Arif Mohammad Khan was just 35 when he resigned from the Rajiv Gandhi Cabinet in 1986, lashing out at the Congress Government for yielding to Muslim clergy and for failing to protect the right of Muslim women to maintenance following a divorce. Khan had delivered a passionate speech less than a year earlier, defending a … Continue reading ‘A ban on triple talaq isn’t enough. We need tough laws to punish violators’: Arif Mohammad Khan