Supreme Court highlights: Ayodhya case hearing to resume Oct end, SC refuses to set up larger bench for related ‘namaz in mosque’ case

The Supreme Court gave its verdict on adultery law on Thursday morning. It will later hear whether there is a need to revisit a 1994 verdict that held namaz or prayers can be offered anywhere or a mosque is essential to the practice of Islam.
Muslims offering the Juma Namaz during the last Juma of Ramzan at Jama Masjid, Gurgaon.(HT Photo)
Muslims offering the Juma Namaz during the last Juma of Ramzan at Jama Masjid, Gurgaon.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 03:30 PM IST
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After ruling adultery law as “unconstitutional”, the Supreme Court said that the hearing on Ayodhya would resume on October 29 adding that “all mosque, all churches and temples are significant for the community”. Earlier today, the top court ruled the adultery law as unconstitutional saying that the law was outdated and disregarded women’s dignity.

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    Bhadra is a legal correspondent and reports Supreme Court proceedings, besides writing on legal issues. A law graduate, Bhadra has extensively covered trial of high-profile criminal cases. She has had a short stint as a crime reporter too.

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