Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicTriple talaq bill

Topic: triple talaq bill

Uttar Pradesh man booked for ‘triple talaq’ to wife, because she ‘served dinner cold’

‘Triple Talaq’ or the form of instant divorce was banned in 2019, and is punishable by a 3-year jail term and fine.

Triple talaq cases dropped by 80% since enactment of law, says Minority Affairs Minister

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi made the remarks Sunday at an event commemorating two years of the Muslim Women (Protection Of Rights On Marriage) Act.

Triple talaq law poorly implemented, police take lot of time to file FIR, say Muslim women

At a conference, several Muslim women narrated their struggle with the legal system after they sought to file complaints against their husbands over triple talaq.

Supreme Court to examine validity of triple talaq bill

Justices N.V. Ramana and Ajay Rastogi issued notice to the Centre on a batch of petitions which seeks to declare the recently passed triple talaq bill as unconstitutional.

Politics of appeasement was reason for evil practice of triple talaq, says Amit Shah

The Home Minister also defended the criminalisation of triple talaq, saying it would benefit Muslims and not other communities.

Man arrested in Delhi for divorcing his wife through triple talaq

The law, which came into being last week, makes any form of talaq having the effect of instantaneous divorce pronounced by a Muslim husband void and illegal.

Opposition ‘deceit’ enabled Modi government to pass triple talaq bill, says Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen MP Assaduddin Owaisi says Muslims have now realised they need to fight their own battles.

Modi hails triple talaq law as achievement, but is very quiet on women reservation bill

Modi govt wants to promote a pro-women narrative but has made no effort to pass women’s reservation bill in Lok Sabha where it enjoys a brute majority.

Triple talaq now a crime as President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to bill

With the Presidential assent, the triple talaq bill makes the Muslim practice of giving 'talaq' (divorce) by oral or written communication a punishable offence.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

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A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.