Muslim Means

‘Muslim’ means a person who believes in the Unity and oneness of Almighty Allah, His angels, the Books of Allah, the Holy Quran being the last of them, His prophets, the absolute finality of the prophet hood of Muhammad (Peace be upon him), the day of Judgement, and all the requirements and teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah;

Legal Effects and Consequences of Muta Marriage [Temporary Marriage]

As per Ithna Asharia law : (1) The cohabitation between the parties is lawful. (2) The children are legitimate and have rights to inherit the properties of both the parents. (3) But, the Muta-husband and wife have no mutual rights of inheritance. (4) The wife is entitled to get full dower even if the husband does… Read More Legal Effects and Consequences of Muta Marriage [Temporary Marriage]

Under  Mohammedan Law Option of puberty is a right available to repudiate a woman’s marriage

Under  Mohammedan Law Option of puberty is a right available to repudiate a woman’s marriage—if it occurred while she was a minor, which include a marriage contracted for her by her father or grandfather. A boy or girl who has not attained puberty is not competent to enter into a contract of marriage, but he or she… Read More Under  Mohammedan Law Option of puberty is a right available to repudiate a woman’s marriage

Islamic legal maxims [Al-Qawa’id]

FIVE LEGAL MAXIMS AND THEIR DERIVATIVES Matters shall be judged by their objectives(Al-Umur bi-maqasidiha) 1- Contractual stipulations are to be understood by their intended meaning, not strictly by their wording or formulation. 2- Intention generalizes the specific, and specifies the general. 3- The intention of the oath-taker determines. Certainty shall not be removed by doubt(Al-Yaqin… Read More Islamic legal maxims [Al-Qawa’id]

Rafique Shaikh Bhikan & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [SC 2013 April]

KEYWORDS:- Hajj Policy 2013 – 2017- Hajj Subsidy Date:-April 16, 2013- Practice of framing Hajj Policy on an annual basis is quite ad-hoc and unsatisfactory and must be replaced by a policy framework made for a period of five years. We, accordingly, direct that the Hajj Policy that is to be framed this year would be… Read More Rafique Shaikh Bhikan & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors [SC 2013 April]

THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) BILL, 2017

TO BE INTRODUCED IN LOK SABHA Bill No. 247 of 2017 A BILL to protect the rights of married Muslim women and to prohibit divorce by pronouncing talaq by their husbands and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—    … Read More THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) BILL, 2017