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 not cohabit for the full term and leaves the wife … Continue reading Legal Effects and Consequences of Muta Marriage [Temporary 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 la yazulu bi-al-shakk) 1- the presumption that a thing remains … Continue reading Islamic legal maxims [Al-Qawa’id]

Indian Muslim Law in Nutshell

KEYWORDS:-Mahomedanism-PERSONAL LAW- “law is dynamic and its meaning cannot be pandemic but purposeful” Sources of Muslim Law (1) Quran (2) Sunna (3) Ijma (4) Quiyas. (5) Customs (Urf) (6) Judicial Precedents. (7) Legislation. (8) Good Conscience and Equity. Indian Commentators Baillie (1875), Ameer Ali (1912) and Tyabji (1940) FYZEE .._ : Outlines of Mohammadan Law ‘TYABJI, F. B. : Mohammadan Law MULLA : Principles of Mohammadan Law AMEER ALI : Mohammadan … Continue reading Indian Muslim Law in Nutshell

What is nikah halala?

KEYWORDS:- Muslim Law After a woman gets a divorce from her first husband, she marries another man. In the second marriage, if she realises  and decides that she was better off with her first husband, she can divorce her second husband and then remarry her first husband. It is coming back to the first husband. That is halala. In India husbands divorce their wives and then … Continue reading What is nikah halala?

Danial Latifi & Anr vs Union Of India [ALL SC 2001 SEPTEMBER]

KEYWORDS:- MAINTENANCE OF MUSLIM WIFE DATE: 28 September, 2001 ACTS:- Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986-Section 125 CrPC. Supreme Court of India Danial Latifi & Anr vs Union Of India Author: R Babu Bench: G.B. Pattanaik, S. Rajendra Babu, D.P. Mohapatra, Doraiswamy Raju, Shivaraj V. Patil CASE NO.: Writ Petition (civil) 868 of 1986 JUDGMENT: [ With WP(C) Nos. 996/86, 1001/86, 1055/86, 1062/86, 1236/86, 1259/86, … Continue reading Danial Latifi & Anr vs Union Of India [ALL SC 2001 SEPTEMBER]

Shehammal Vs Hasan Khani Rawther and Others [ALL SC 2011 AUGUST]

Doctrine of spes successionis- DATE :- Decided On: 02-08-2011 JT 2011 (8) SC 533 : (2011) 8 SCALE 186 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Shehammal Appellant Versus Hasan Khani Rawther and Others Respondent (Before : Altamas Kabir, Cyriac Joseph and Surinder Singh Nijjar, JJ.) Special Leave Petition (C) Nos. 7421-7422 and 14303-14304 of 2008 : Decided On: 02-08-2011 Transfer of Property Act, 1882—Section 6—Evidence Act, 1872—Section 115—Spes … Continue reading Shehammal Vs Hasan Khani Rawther and Others [ALL SC 2011 AUGUST]

Mohd. Ahmed Khan Vs Shah Bano Begum and others[SC 1985 APRIL]

KEYWORDS:-Maintenance to Muslim wife- DATE:- 23-04-1985- whether the law of Islam is capable of evolution ? AIR 1985 SC 945 : (1985) 3 SCR 844 : (1985) 2 SCC 556 : (1985) 1 SCALE 767 : (1985) CriLJ SC 875 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Mohd. Ahmed Khan Appellant Versus Shah Bano Begum and others Respondent (Before : Y. V. Chandrachud, C.J.I., D. A. Desai, O. Chinnappa … Continue reading Mohd. Ahmed Khan Vs Shah Bano Begum and others[SC 1985 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:—     CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY Short title, extent and commencement. 1. (1) This Act … Continue reading THE MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) BILL, 2017

Dr. M. Ismail Faruqui Vs Union of India and others[SC 1994 ]

Keywords: Adverse possession- Ayodhya Dispute- Ram Janma Bhumi-Babri Masjid-Mahomedan Law- AIR 1995 SC 605 : (1994) 6 SCC 360 : JT 1994 (6) SC 632 : (1994) 2 Suppl. SCALE 100 (SUPREME COURT OF INDIA) Dr. M. Ismail Faruqui Appellant Versus Union of India and others Respondent WITH Mohd. Aslam Appellant Versus Union of India and others Respondent WITH Hargyan Singh Appellant Versus State of U.P. … Continue reading Dr. M. Ismail Faruqui Vs Union of India and others[SC 1994 ]