Women’s rights are upheld and Muslim personal laws remain in place but discriminatory measures remain, writes Ronojoy Sen, as he details how the landmark decision came about By uttering ‘talaq’ three times in quick succession, Muslim men in India have been able to divorce their wives. In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of […]
About Ronojoy Sen
Dr Ronojoy Sen, author of ‘Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court’, is currently a senior research fellow at the National University of Singapore.
West Bengal’s first woman chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, pulls off a second surprise election victory The margin of victory for Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the recent West Bengal Assembly election, where it won 211 of 294 seats, surprised many. There were those who believed that the last-minute alliance between the Communist Party of […]