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Observer Desk

Posted on 05.09.17 by

Interview with Snr. Adv. Kapil Sibal (Part I) – on Triple Talaq

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal was the arguing counsel in two landmark judgments in 2017 – the Triple Talaq (Shayara Bano v UOI) and the Privacy Case (Puttaswamy v UOI). In the Triple Talaq case, he represented the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), which took the stand that triple talaq practice was valid and… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 23.08.17 by

The Triple Talaq Case: Plain English

On 22.08.2017, the 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court of CJI J.S. Khehar, Abdul Nazeer J., Rohinton Nariman J., U.U. Lalit J., and Kurien Joseph J. pronounced its decision in the Triple Talaq Case, declaring that the practice was unconstitutional by a 3:2 majority. Triple Talaq or Talaq-e-Biddat,  a practice that allowed for a Muslim man… Read More