Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicTriple talaq

Topic: triple talaq

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.

Male leadership won’t do. India’s Muslim community needs a woman in charge

India needs a modern Muslim woman who floats from English to Urdu, who is culturally Islamic but doesn’t necessarily dress the part. We need a hustler, not a rabble-rouser.

What is an ‘essential religious practice’, and why hijab didn’t make the cut for Karnataka HC

Courts have applied ‘essential religious practice’ test over the decades to decide which practices are protected by the Constitution, and which ones the state can regulate.

Why raising marriage age of women is another step towards BJP’s pet goal of uniform civil code

After triple talaq, Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, could be another step in the Modi government’s strategy to nudge India towards a uniform civil code.

No bar on granting anticipatory bail for offence under law on triple talaq, says Supreme Court

The SC bench, headed by Justice DY Chandrachud noted that the competent court must hear the married Muslim woman, who has made the complaint, before granting the anticipatory bail.

RTI, triple talaq, UAPA — petitions linked to 3 key matters heard only once in SC since 2019

In all the three matters, the Supreme Court had sought the Centre’s response, which wasn’t filed. Petitioners & lawyers say it shows ‘lack of seriousness on the Centre’s part’.

10 reasons why the Supreme Court is looking like a court of ‘trivial pursuits’

In episode 622 of #CutTheClutter, ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta lists 10 important cases the top court should have heard in the last few years.

Indian Muslims and liberals are trapped in a toxic relationship

Muslims love Hindu liberals conditionally, and together they hate the microscopic Muslim liberals unconditionally.

Muslim women’s confidence boosted by triple talaq law, says Naqvi on act’s first anniversary

Addressing Muslim women via video link at an event marking the first anniversary of the law, Naqvi said after its enactment, triple talaq cases have come down drastically.

Triple talaq law contributes to woman empowerment and dignity, says Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar along with other members of the BJP, hailed the positive impact of the law on the the first anniversary of the triple talaq bill's passage in Parliament.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.