Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq, also known as instant divorce and talaq-e-mughallazah (irrevocable divorce), is a type of divorce practiced in Islam. It allows any Muslim man to legally divorce his wife by stating the word talaq three times in oral, written, or electronic form. The status of Triple Talaq created controversies in India and in September 2018, Government declared Triple Talaq as a punishable offence.

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Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

25 Nov 2020

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.

'Dynast' Rahul can't defeat 'self-made' Modi: Ramachandra Guha's sharp remark

18 Jan 2020

'Dynast' Rahul can't defeat 'self-made' Modi: Ramachandra Guha's sharp remark

Historian Ramachandra Guha has joined the long list of critics of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, going as far as saying that Kerala's Wayanad committed a disaster by electing him.

Payal Rohatgi sent to jail for 8-days, over Nehru-Gandhi video

16 Dec 2019

Payal Rohatgi sent to jail for 8-days, over Nehru-Gandhi video

Actor and model Payal Rohatgi has been sent to judicial custody for eight days in connection with her controversial remarks on the Nehru-Gandhi family on social media.

In one day, woman given 'Triple Talaq', gang-raped by in-laws

28 Nov 2019

In one day, woman given 'Triple Talaq', gang-raped by in-laws

In a disturbing incident, a woman in Rajasthan was allegedly raped by her father-in-law and another relative, and beaten by her brother-in-law, while her husband pronounced Triple Talaq (instant divorce) to her, all on the same day.

Amid Maharashtra crisis, Modi lauds NCP for obeying parliamentary norms

18 Nov 2019

Amid Maharashtra crisis, Modi lauds NCP for obeying parliamentary norms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Rajya Sabha on the first day of the Parliament's winter session.

Kerala: Woman protests against husband after Triple Talaq; case registered

18 Oct 2019

Kerala: Woman protests against husband after Triple Talaq; case registered

A case has been registered against a 35-year-old man for giving Triple Talaq (instant divorce) to his wife.

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

25 Aug 2019

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.

In France, PM Modi talks about friendship between both nations

23 Aug 2019

In France, PM Modi talks about friendship between both nations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to France for the G7 Summit, addressed the Indian diaspora at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on Friday.

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

19 Aug 2019

UP: Woman burnt alive by husband over triple talaq complaint

In a horrific event, a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly torched by her husband and in-laws as she had approached the police after being given triple talaq.

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

15 Aug 2019

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.

UP: Aligarh BJP minority leader's husband thrashed over membership drive

11 Aug 2019

UP: Aligarh BJP minority leader's husband thrashed over membership drive

The husband of a local BJP minority wing leader named Farheen Mohsin in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh was allegedly thrashed by some people who were angered by her participation in a membership drive of the party.

Delhi: Man pronounces Triple Talaq over WhatsApp, arrested

10 Aug 2019

Delhi: Man pronounces Triple Talaq over WhatsApp, arrested

A Delhi man has been arrested for divorcing his wife by uttering "talaq" thrice, police said on Saturday.

#Article370: Bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir tabled in Parliament

05 Aug 2019

#Article370: Bill to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir tabled in Parliament

Hours after revoking Indian Constitution's Article 370, which bestowed special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah moved a Bill to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories.

#TripleTalaqBill: Rajya Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'

30 Jul 2019

#TripleTalaqBill: Rajya Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, which is popularly referred to as the Triple Talaq Bill, on Tuesday.

62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM

26 Jul 2019

62 celebrities, including Kangana, slam open letter to PM

Days after 49 personalities wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him to do something about lynching incidents, 62 celebrities shot back slamming their "selective outrage".

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

25 Jul 2019

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

After rounds of deliberation, the government has decided to extend the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament till August 7, considering a plethora of pending bills in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

#TripleTalaqBill: Lok Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'

25 Jul 2019

#TripleTalaqBill: Lok Sabha passes Bill to ban instant 'Triple Talaq'

The Lok Sabha has passed the Triple Talaq Bill amid protests from the Opposition on Thursday. The Bill seeks to ban the practice of instant "Triple Talaq" among Muslims.

Triple talaq petitioner attends Hanuman Chalisa event; gets death threats

18 Jul 2019

Triple talaq petitioner attends Hanuman Chalisa event; gets death threats

Kolkata BJP leader Ishrat Jahan, who was a prominent petitioner in the triple talaq case in the Supreme Court, was allegedly threatened and verbally abused for attending a Hanuman Chalisa recital in AC market, Howrah, on Tuesday.

Noida: Woman demanded Rs. 30 for vegetables, husband gave triple-talaq

01 Jul 2019

Noida: Woman demanded Rs. 30 for vegetables, husband gave triple-talaq

A woman asked for Rs. 30 to buy vegetables, and her husband decided to divorce her by uttering talaq thrice. Not only this, but he also thrashed her and gave her electric shocks.

What to expect from first session of 17th Lok Sabha

17 Jun 2019

What to expect from first session of 17th Lok Sabha

Riding on a historic mandate (BJP won 303 seats in elections), Prime Minister Narendra Modi entered Parliament on Monday for the first session of 17th Lok Sabha.

Was 16th Lok Sabha productive? Let the numbers talk

14 Feb 2019

Was 16th Lok Sabha productive? Let the numbers talk

On Wednesday, the 16th Lok Sabha was dissolved for the general elections, due in April-May. In almost two months from now, some of the lawmakers will return to the House while others would have to taste defeat.

Why today's RS session is crucial for Triple Talaq bill

13 Feb 2019

Why today's RS session is crucial for Triple Talaq bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, commonly known as Triple Talaq bill, will lapse if the Rajya Sabha doesn't give a nod on Wednesday, the last working day of the budget session.

Rahul Gandhi: Congress will strike down triple talaq law

07 Feb 2019

Rahul Gandhi: Congress will strike down triple talaq law

Speaking at the AICC minority convention in Delhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday, said that his party would strike down the law criminalizing triple talaq, if voted to power.

Woman reaches home 10 minutes late, husband gives triple talaq

30 Jan 2019

Woman reaches home 10 minutes late, husband gives triple talaq

In Alipur village of Etah district in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was reportedly given triple talaq by her husband for reaching home 10 minutes late.

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

15 Jan 2019

PM Modi in Kerala: LDF govt's stance on Sabarimala 'shameful'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit out at the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala over the Sabarimala issue, calling the LDF's stand "shameful".

Two women, under 50, enter Sabarimala; temple shut for 'purification'

02 Jan 2019

Two women, under 50, enter Sabarimala; temple shut for 'purification'

On Wednesday, Sabarimala Temple was shut down at 10:30 AM and will be opened an hour later, after 'purification' rituals as two women devotees entered it around 3:45 AM.

#POCSOAct: Cabinet approves death-penalty for aggravated sexual crimes against minors

28 Dec 2018

#POCSOAct: Cabinet approves death-penalty for aggravated sexual crimes against minors

The Centre on Friday accepted amendments in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and approved death penalty in cases of aggravated sexual assault of kids.

245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

27 Dec 2018

245-yes, 11-noes: Triple Talaq Bill passed in Lok Sabha

After four hours of heated debate, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

#TripleTalaqBill: AIADMK-MP asks why are Muslim men being singled out

27 Dec 2018

#TripleTalaqBill: AIADMK-MP asks why are Muslim men being singled out

While opposing the Triple Talaq bill in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, AIADMK MP A. Anwhar Raajhaa said the bill was barbaric towards Muslim men and asked why were they being singled out.

Triple Talaq Bill to face Parliament test on December 27

26 Dec 2018

Triple Talaq Bill to face Parliament test on December 27

The BJP has issued a three-line whip to all its MPs asking them to be present in Parliament on Thursday, December 27, as the party hopes to pass the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018, famously called the Triple Talaq Bill.

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

08 Dec 2018

#WinterSession: Triple Talaq on NDA's agenda; Rafale, CBI on opposition's

In the last winter session of the Parliament, before the country goes to polls in 2019, the NDA government is hoping to push the Triple Talaq Bill.

Maharashtra man booked for giving 'triple talaq' over WhatsApp

18 Oct 2018

Maharashtra man booked for giving 'triple talaq' over WhatsApp

In yet another case of 'triple talaq' that surfaced in Maharashtra, a 26-year-old Muslim man of Aurangabad district allegedly divorced his wife over the digital messaging platform, WhatsApp.

Triple talaq ordinance is against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

29 Sep 2018

Triple talaq ordinance is against women, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Alleging that the NDA government's ordinance on triple talaq was "against women" and "fundamental rights" of the Constitution, AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded its withdrawal.

Rajasthan: Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife

27 Sep 2018

Rajasthan: Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife

A man in Barmer, Rajasthan, has been booked for allegedly giving 'triple talaq' to his wife, police said yesterday.

Modi, Shah launch a fresh attack on Congress from MP

25 Sep 2018

Modi, Shah launch a fresh attack on Congress from MP

Speaking at the 'Karyakarta Mahakumbh' rally in Bhopal to mark the birth anniversary of Hindutva ideologue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah fired a fresh salvo at the Congress, calling the party a 'burden' on India.

#ModiInOdisha: For stalling triple-talaq bill, PM criticizes Opposition

22 Sep 2018

#ModiInOdisha: For stalling triple-talaq bill, PM criticizes Opposition

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a one-day visit to Odisha, laid the foundation stone of Talcher Fertiliser Plant and said this would boost the industry.

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

19 Sep 2018

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

On Wednesday, the Union Cabinet cleared Triple Talaq ordinance after it wasn't passed through both the Houses of Parliament in the monsoon session.

Nikah halala petitioner attacked with acid; seeks protection from SC

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.

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

26 Aug 2018

#MannKiBaat: PM Modi mentions Kerala, triple talaq, Asian games

PM Narendra Modi in the 47th episode of radio show 'Mann Ki Baat' said the nation stood shoulder-to-shoulder with Kerala, congratulated lawmakers on a productive monsoon session.

Haryana: Woman gives triple talaq to husband, elopes with lover

18 Aug 2018

Haryana: Woman gives triple talaq to husband, elopes with lover

Amid the controversy over triple talaq, a woman in Yamunanagar district of Haryana turned the tables on her husband, using the contentious practice to "divorce" him.