NIKAHNAMA

  • Conflict in Muslim Board over new nikahnama March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: A new nikahnama or marriage contract released by the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB) has challenged the existing model contract in a bid to empower Muslim women. The newly released Shariat nikahnama also challenges the authority of the highest Muslim lawmaking body in India and is...
  • Shia women get divorce rights November 26, 2006

    Mumbai: The All India Shia Convention has released a new Shia nikahnama, which makes Shia marriage a legal contract enforceable in the court of law. The new nikahnama was released at the second annual session of the All India Shia Personal Law Board, being held in Mumbai. Among other highlights of...
  • Muslim women to get right to talaq November 6, 2006

    Lucknow: For long, even a small SMS had been enough to end a Muslim woman's marital peace. Now, sections of the community are busy drafting a law that gives even women the right to walk out of wedlock. "Till date the woman does not have the right to give talaq....