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Tag: Triple Talaq Bill

Muslim women in Varanasi send 'rakhis' to Modi

Varanasi: Muslim women in Varanasi have sent ‘rakhis’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is also the MP from this Lok Sabha constituency. Elated by Parliament’s nod to the Triple Talaq Bill, which criminalises instant divorce among Muslims, the women sent hand-made ‘rakhis’ to Modi and called him their elder brother who protected them from the […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Kovind gives assent to Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave his assent to the Triple Talaq Bill, making the practice of giving instant triple talaq orally a criminal offence with provisions of a jail term of up to three years. The Triple Talaq Bill or Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 which prohibits […]

Dia Mirza hails Parliament approval to triple talaq bill

Indore: Terming the triple talaq bill as a historic step for ensuring dignity and empowerment of women, actress-activist Dia Mirza on Wednesday said she is feeling extremely proud after Parliament approved the landmark legislation. Parliament on Tuesday approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on […]

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 […]

BJP, BJD, Cong engage in blame game on support to passage of Triple Talaq Bill

Bhubaneswar: Even though the BJP (in Parliament) urged that the ‘Triple Talaq Bill’ should not be seen through a political prism or vote bank politics because it aims at ensuring gender dignity, justice and equality, the Congress on Wednesday slammed the ruling-BJD for extending support to the NDA constituents. Raising the issue in Odisha Assembly […]

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 […]

Speaker Om Birla extends Lok Sabha session till August 7

New Delhi:Speaker Om Birla on Thursday extended the first session of the Lok Sabha till August 7 on the government’s request. Birla made the announcement after Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi requested him to extent the House proceedings so that over 20 pending Bills could be passed. The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha […]

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 […]

Modi, MP's take oath in 17th Lok Sabha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other MPs on Monday took oath in the 17th Lok Sabha which will see the passing of the Union Budget and some key legislations including the Triple Talaq Bill being on top of the government’s agenda. Pro tem Speaker Virendra Kumar administered the oath to Modi and other […]

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 […]

We want Triple Talaq Bill to be passed in RS: BJD leader Prasanna Acharya

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Opposition parties including Congress have clarified that they will not allow the Triple Talaq Bill to be passed in the Rajya Sabha, BJD has extended its support for the passing of the bill. “We want the Triple Talaq Bill to be passed as soon as possible in the Upper […]

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Opposition in RS wants select committee to oversee triple talaq bill

New Delhi: Ahead of the Central government’s move to move the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, the Opposition parties on Monday held a meeting and decided to demand that the bill be referred to the select committee for further deliberations. The meeting, chaired by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad in […]

We stand by Muslim women in quest for social justice: Modi

New Delhi :  Ruing that the triple talaq bill could not be passed by Parliament in the last monsoon session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the “whole country” stands by the Muslim women to ensure them social justice. “Economic growth will be incomplete without social transformation. The triple talaq bill has been passed […]

PM urges opposition to pass Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged all political parties to pass the Triple Talaq Bill in the Parliament’s Budget Session. “We could not pass the Triple Talaq Bill in last Parliament session. But I want to urge all the political parties to pass that bill in the Budget Session as it is […]

Modi government misleading Muslim women on triple talaq bill, says Azad

New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of misleading Muslim women on the triple talaq bill, saying that about 18 opposition parties in Rajya Sabha want to send the bill to select committee to rectify its “faults”. Azad, who is Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, also […]

No discussion on Mahanadi issue amid uproar in RS

Bhubaneswar: Discussions on Mahandi water dispute could not be held in the Rajya Sabha today following uproar by Congress leaders over the Triple Talaq Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week. As the pandemonium continued over the Triple Talaq Bill, the Speaker adjourned the House for the fourth time, till 11 am […]

Dharmendra Pradhan goads BJD on Triple Talaq Bill

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan today expressed hope that the ruling-BJD in Odisha will support the Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha. Citing that the a few MPs of the BJD had opposed the bill in Lok Sabha, Dharmendra Pradhan said that the party which preaches development of women, should rise above the […]

Congress confused on triple talaq says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday attacked the Congress for its “confused” stand on the Triple Talaq Bill and wanted to know why it was sad while the Muslim women were happy. “These days a number of reforms are being brought in. The Triple Talaq Bill is one of them,” the Minority […]

Triple Talaq Bill Needs Relook

The triple talaq bill passed by the Lok Sabha has evoked extreme reactions on either side of the political, social and gender divide. On the one side are the BJP and its supporters, women’s organizations speaking for Muslim women like Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan and Muslim women in general, who have hailed it as a […]

Triple Talaq Bill is flawed: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab in LS

New Delhi: The BJD today opposed the introduction of the Triple Talaq Bill with senior leader of the party Bhartruhari Mahtab terming the bill as faulty. The government today tabled the triple talaq bill, which criminalises instant divorce, in the Lok Sabha. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 makes instant triple […]