SC admits for consideration plea for lifting ban on Muslim women’s entry into mosques

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter mosques to offer prayers.The petitioner has asked the apex court to declare the prohibition on entry of women inside mosques in the country as illegal and unconstitutional. The petition was filed on the grounds that (a)there is nothing in… Continue reading SC admits for consideration plea for lifting ban on Muslim women’s entry into mosques

Plea in SC seeks entry of women into mosques

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court pleading that Muslim women be allowed to enter and offer namaz inside mosques.The petitioner asked the apex court to declare the prohibition on entry of women inside mosques in the country as illegal and unconstitutional. The petition was filed on the grounds that (a)there is nothing… Continue reading Plea in SC seeks entry of women into mosques

Sabarimala case: Kerala govt. cites 1950 Travancore Act

The Kerala government have submitted in the Supreme Court that under the Travancore-Cochin Hindu Religious Institutions Act of 1950, women above 35 years of age could be a member of the Travancore Devaswom Board and this position continued till 2007 amendment which increased the age to 60 years.Therefore it is impossible to argue that women… Continue reading Sabarimala case: Kerala govt. cites 1950 Travancore Act