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'Muslim Women Rights Day' Observed To Mark Triple Talaq Ban
'Muslim Women Rights Day' Observed To Mark Triple Talaq Ban

The women told the ministers that the Modi government has strengthened 'self-reliance, self-respect, self-confidence' of Muslim women and protected their constitutional rights by bringing a law against the cruel social evil of triple talaq.

UP Minister Calls Burqa 'Evil Custom', Says Practice Will End
UP Minister Calls Burqa 'Evil Custom', Says Practice Will End

Ballia (UP): Uttar Pradesh minister Anand Swarup Shukla on Wednesday said Muslim women will be “freed” from the practice of wearing ‘burqa’, which he described as an evil custom and compared it to the banned triple talaq. This comes a day after the minister wrote to the Ballia district magistrate, complaining that he is facing […]

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Uttar Pradesh: 10-Year-Old Girl Married Off To Rapist, Given Triple Talaq

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh): In a shocking incident, a ten-year-old girl was allegedly married to her rapist and then given Triple Talaq by him, police said on Sunday. The incident came to light when a team from the child care helpline visited the girl for counselling at a village in Budhana police station area earlier this […]

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India Sees 82% Decline In Triple Talaq Cases In Last 1 Year!

New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday accused the Congress of preferring vote bank over the rights of the Muslim women in the country. “The Congress got an opportunity to rule in favour of the Muslim sisters in the 1980s. But votes were more important for the party than the […]

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Odisha man gives triple talaq, arrested after wife files complaint

Cuttack: Commissionerate Police on Monday arrested a man in Cuttack for allegedly divorcing his wife by pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ thrice, a practice that has been criminalised in the country. The accused has been identified as Barkatullah Khan of Diwan Bazar area in the millennium city. As per Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh, it is probably […]

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SC To Hear Plea Against Polygamy, Nikah Halala In January 2020

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea challenging practices of polygamy and “nikah halala”, the process for a woman who wants to remarry her divorced husband, among the Muslim community after its winter break. A bench, headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and Surya Kant, […]

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Muslim Woman Threatens Self-Immolation Over Husband's Third Marriage

Jajpur: Police today registered a case against one Imran Khan of Panikoili area in the district following a complaint by a woman who claims to be his legally wedded second wife. Seeking action against her husband, victim Sabina alleged that Imran has married another woman without divorcing her officially. Reportedly, Sabina met Jajpur SP Charan […]

Adityanath Announces Rs 6,000 Per Year For Divorced Women

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday announced an annual support of Rs 6,000 to the victims of triple talaq and also Hindu divorced women till their rehabilitation. The divorced women will also be provided free legal aid. Adityanath, on Wednesday, interacted with the victims of triple talaq under the Pradhan Mantri Jan […]

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Man arrested in UP's Muzaffarnagar for divorcing through 'triple talaq'

Muzaffarnagar: A man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district for allegedly divorcing his wife by pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ thrice, a practice which has been criminalised, police said on Saturday. A case has also been registered against four other members of the husband’s family for allegedly beating up the woman, they said. Officials […]

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SC Notice To Centre On Plea Challenging Triple Talaq Law

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019 that criminalises triple talaq. A bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana agreed to examine the plea, but cited the example of harassment for dowry […]

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Wife refuses chewing gum, gets triple talaq

Lucknow: A man allegedly gave triple talaq to his wife inside the civil court premises in Lucknow in the presence of her advocate after she refused to accept a chewing gum from him. The incident took place on Monday when 30-year-old Simmi of Amrai village had gone with her husband, Syed Rashid, to the Lucknow […]

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Yogi slammed after woman burnt alive over talaq plaint

Lucknow: A young woman in Uttar Pradesh was burnt alive in front of her five-year-old daughter after she complained to the police that her husband has divorced her by uttering “talaq” thrice. Major opposition parties have launched a scathing attack on the Yogi Adityanath government for its failure to prevent crimes against women ever since […]

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Odisha Woman 'Given Triple Talaq' on Eid

Balasore: Despite passage of the Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament, several such cases continue to surface from different parts of Odisha. In one such case, a man allegedly divorced his wife by pronouncing talaq thrice in Pathan Mohalla area of Soro in Balasore district. The victim has alleged that since her marriage three years […]

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UP woman gets triple talaq for merely asking for Rs 30

Hapur (UP): A woman in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur was given ‘triple talaq’ after she merely asked her husband for Rs 30 to buy medicines, police said. The incident took place two days ago and DSP, Hapur, Rajesh Singh said that the woman’s complaint has already been filed. The woman, who was married three years ago, […]

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Odisha woman alleges ‘triple talaq’ by husband

Kendrapara: More than a week after the Parliament passed a bill against Triple Talaq, a woman from Muslim community in the district today filed a police complaint against her husband for allegedly divorcing her by uttering Triple Talaq over phone. The complainant said she lodged the FIR at Pattamundai police station after her husband pronounced […]

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Delhi Man Arrested For Giving Triple Talaq

New Delhi: A man has been arrested here for giving triple talaq to his wife, the police said on Saturday. According to the police, a 29-year-old woman on Friday filed a complaint in which she claimed that her husband Atir Shamin, who she married in November 2011, divorced her by pronouncing triple talaq. “In her […]

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New law on triple talaq challenged in SC & Delhi HC

New Delhi: The new legislation which makes the practice of instant divorce through ‘triple talaq’ among Muslims a punishable offence with 3-year imprisonment was challenged in the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court on Friday. The petition in the apex court was moved by a Kerala-based Muslim organisation, while the one in the Delhi […]

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Another case reported under new triple talaq law in Thane

Thane (Maharashtra): The Mumbra Police on Friday lodged what is probably the first case in Maharashtra filed by a woman under the new Triple Talaq Law against her Mumbai-based husband, a police official said. The case has been registered by Jannat Begum Patel, 31, against her husband Imtiyaz Ghulam Patel, 35, and his family members […]

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Actress' husband hands Triple Talaq in instalments

Indore: Just two weeks before the Rajya Sabha finally passed the Bill criminalising Triple Talaq, former Bhojpuri and Hindi film actor Alina Shaikh’s husband Muddasir Baig discovered a new method to dissolve a marriage. She alleged that he sent her a ‘talaqnama’ on a Rs 100 stamp paper as the first announcement. The remaining two […]

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Triple Talaq bill passed by Parliament

New Delhi: The Triple Talaq bill criminalising instant divorce in the Muslim community was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, with the government mustering numbers for its smooth sailing in the Upper House where it still lacks majority support. The contentious Bill was passed with 99 members voting in favour and 84 against it. […]

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BJD To 'Support' Triple Talaq Bill In Rajya Sabha

Bhubaneswar: With the Centre likely to move the Triple talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha today, the Biju Janata Dal has confirmed to media that it will support the passage of the much-awaited legislation to make instant divorce among Muslims a punishable offence. BJD MP and its floor leader in Rajya Sabha, Prasanna Acharya was quoted […]

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Lok Sabha Nod To Bill Which Criminalises Instant Triple Talaq

New Delhi: Lok Sabha on Thursday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to penalise the practice of instant triple talaq by a voice vote. Several amendments moved by the Opposition were defeated. The clause in the bill which criminalises the practice with a jail term of upto three years for the husband was […]

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Triple Talaq Bill Needed For Gender Justice: Centre

New Delhi: Moving for consideration and passage, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that a contentious Bill that advocates three years jail for a husband who goes for Triple Talaq was needed to provide gender justice and equality. Citing the Supreme Court’s 2017 verdict striking down the illegal practice and asking Parliament […]

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Triple Talaq bill back in LS amid opposition protests

New Delhi: The government on Friday introduced the bill to ban instant triple talaq and make the practice a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code in the Lok Sabha, amidst the opposition’s criticism that it will harm Muslim families and that it was discriminatory. Soon after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tabled the Muslim […]

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17th Lok Sabha's first session from Monday; budget, triple talaq in focus

New Delhi: The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence from Monday during which the passage of the Union Budget and key legislations such as triple talaq will be on top of the agenda for the government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chairing an all-party meeting on the eve of the first session, invited […]