Supreme Court on Triple Talaq
14 Sep 2018
Nikah halala petitioner attacked with acid; seeks protection from SC
Supreme Court today agreed to hear on September 17 a plea filed by a petitioner in a nikah halala and triple talaq case, seeking protection after facing acid attack yesterday at Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr.
20 Dec 2017
Government to Parliament: Muslims not consulted on triple talaq bill
The government informed Parliament that Muslim organizations were not consulted for the draft bill that criminalized instant triple talaq.
15 Dec 2017
Cabinet clears Triple Talaq Bill, three-year jail for violators
The Cabinet has cleared the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, which makes triple talaq an offense.
22 Aug 2017
Triple talaq ban: An end to a decades-long revolution
Thousands of activists and Muslim women erupted in joy as the SC banned triple talaq. A prominent face among them was Shayara Bano, who led the fight against the practice.
22 Aug 2017
SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws
18 May 2017
Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB
On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.
18 May 2017
Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue
On Wednesday, while defending its stand for wanting to abolish triple talaq, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the practice was a tussle between Muslim men and women, and not between the majority and the minority communities.
16 May 2017
Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) counsel Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that it could not hear the triple talaq case as it was a matter of faith and belief.
15 May 2017
Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the Supreme Court that if the court were to strike down the triple talaq, then "the Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community".
12 May 2017
Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty
On the second day of the triple talaq hearing, CJI J.S. Khehar compared the practice to the death penalty - "abhorrent but still allowed".