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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.