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Egypt's top cleric calls polygamy 'injustice,' draws debate

Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb said the practice of polygamy came from "a lack of understanding of the Quran and the tradition of the Prophet" and it is "often an injustice to women and children".

Acid attack on nikah halala petitioner: Supreme Court notice to Centre, state on her plea for security

According to the reports, acid attack on Rani was perpetrated on Thursday while she was on the way to register a police complaint about an incident of assault at her in-law's house a day earlier.


Will consider creating larger bench on pleas against 'nikah-halala', polygamy: Supreme Court

Shekhar and lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay, appearing for one of the Delhi-based petitioners Sameena Begum, alleged that she was threatened and asked to withdraw her petition challenging 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims.

Supreme Court seeks govt's reply on plea against polygamy, nikah halala

The apex court on Monday directed the Centre to respond to a plea seeking to declare the provisions of Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) validating the practice of polygamy and 'nikah halala' as unconstitutional.

Ban verbal, unilateral and triple talaq: Central govt panel

On Monday, the Supreme Court, while hearing a plea on the divorce norms, directed the Centre to produce the report within six weeks. The apex court was hearing a plea by a Muslim woman from Uttarakhand against her triple talaq.

Muslims can’t be booked for polygamy, rules Gujarat High Court

The court was of the opinion that in absence of a uniform civil code having more than one wife is not an offence in the Muslim community. It, however, observed polygamy “is an exception and not a rule.”


In Kerala,orthodox Muslim cleric to build knowledge city

Prominent Muslim cleric Kanthapuram A P Aboo-backer Musaliyar,who advocates for minor girls’

Polygamist Swazi King's 6th wife leaves harem over 'abuse'

King Mswati III is Africa’s last remaining absolute monarch and has 13 current wives.

Teachers beware,polygamy may cost you your job

Those aspiring to be teachers or headmasters in private secondary and higher secondary schools receiving grants from the state government must beware.

Parrot tells owner about her husband’s polygamous ways

Rachel Harrison was left crying mad when her pet parrot Harvey revealed all about her man''s philandering.