Sabarimala review: SC not to examine it immediately
The Constitution Bench said that it would focus on the common ground raised in many petitions such as women into mosques, practice of female genital mutilation among Dawoodi Bohras and refusal of the Parsi community to allow women who marry outside the community to enter their fire temples.
Muslim women permitted to enter mosques to offer namaz, AIMPLB tells SC
Muslim women like men are permitted to enter mosques for offering 'na...
SC fixes 10-day period for hearing issues of discrimination against women at religious places
The observations came when Solicitor General Tu...
SC 9-judge bench commences hearing on pleas on discrimination against women at religious places
The apex court had on November 14 asked a larger bench to re-examine various religious issues, including the entry of women into the Sabarimala Temple and mosques and the practice of female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra community.
110 pilgrims stopped from boarding Iraq flight in Mumbai
Those who had cleared immigration were brought back from the boarding gates as airport officials asked the airline to stop issuing passes post-midnight, apparently after receiving instructions that travel to Iraq was "unsafe" for Indians.
Shashi Tharoor welcomes Supreme Court's decision to refer Sabarimala issue to larger bench
The court said a seven-judge bench will re-examine various religious issues, including the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple and mosques. SC though gave a 3:2 split decision on petitions seeking a review of the apex court's September 2018 decision allowing women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala shrine in Kerala.
PM Modi meets head of Dawoodi Bohra community in Indore
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the religious head of Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at Saifee Masjid in Indore.PM Mod...
PM Narendra Modi to meet head of Dawoodi Bohra community in Indore
odi will meet Saifuddin at the Saifi Nagar mosque in the city where the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community will hold a 9-day religious discourse starting September 12.
Won’t leave dishonest defaulters, says PM Modi while addressing Dawoodi Bohra community
Amidst Vijay Mallya controversy, While addressing Dawoodi Bohra community, PM Modi sends a strong message, says ‘won’t leave dishonest defau...
A community affair! How the Dawoodi Bohras celebrate Eid
With Eid-al-Fitr round the corner, here’s taking a look at a unique concept of community dining.
Genital mutilation case goes to 5-judge SC bench
Outgoing CJI Dipak Misra on Monday decided to send the issue of whether the pernicious practice of female genital mutilation prevalent among Dawoodi Bohras was in line with the Constitution to a larger bench of five judges.
Supreme Court refers PIL against female genital mutilation to five-judge constitution bench
The Supreme Court Monday referred to a five-judge constitution bench the plea challenging practice of female genital mutilation among Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
PM Narendra Modi lauds Bohra community for peace and development
Dawoodi Bohras are an economically sound community that are present in good numbers in Gujarat, Modi’s home state.
Female genital mutilation violates rights: SC
“Women have their own obligations and cannot be expected to submit to wishes of the males,” CJI Dipak Misra said in his observations.
Sabarimala board cites Muslim tradition to defend curbs on women
The constitution bench, led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, is hearing a petition seeking equal rights for women to pray at the Ayyappa temple.
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