Triple Talaq: News

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.

03 May 2024


Bhopal resident gives wife triple talaq on moving train, flees 

Police are on the lookout for a man from Bhopal who reportedly beat up his wife before giving her triple talaq on a moving train and then fleeing.

21 Dec 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Wife donates kidney to sick brother, gets 'talaq' from husband

In a shocking development from Uttar Pradesh, a man reportedly gave "triple talaq" to his wife over WhatsApp after she informed him that she donated a kidney to her sick brother.

19 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

'Samvidhan Sadan': PM Modi suggests new name for old Parliament 

Addressing MPs on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the old Parliament building was a testament to their sentiments that not only makes them emotional but also reminds them of their duties.

28 Jun 2023

Narendra Modi

After Modi's UCC push, Muslim Law Board begins consultation process

Hours after PM Narendra Modi pitched for the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) began its consultation process over the sensitive issue.

Ex-SC judge Abdul Nazeer—part of Ayodhya, demonetization verdicts—new Andhra governor

Former Supreme Court Justice Syed Abdul Nazeer was appointed as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh by President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday.

02 Feb 2023

Madras High Court

Muslim women must approach family court for divorce: Madras HC

A Muslim woman is eligible to practice her right to dissolve a marriage through "Khula" (the process of divorce initiated by the wife) by only approaching a family court and not any private bodies like a Shariat council, said the Madras High Court.

14 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi: Man booked for Triple Talaq, slapping wife

The Delhi police has booked a man for allegedly pronouncing Triple Talaq to his estranged wife and slapping her, officials said on Monday.

16 Dec 2019

Shashi Tharoor

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 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.

23 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

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

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

Narendra Modi

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.

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

Ravi Shankar Prasad

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.

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

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.

13 Feb 2019

Lok Sabha

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

Narendra Modi

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

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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

Lok Sabha

#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

Lok Sabha

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

Lok Sabha

#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

Lok Sabha

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Narendra Modi

#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.

Triple Talaq Bill deferred in Rajya Sabha as "no unity"

The much-awaited triple talaq bill, which was expected to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha today, has been deferred.

26 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Three including Bareilly Imam booked for threatening triple-talaq victim

UP's Bareilly Shahar Imam, who issued a fatwa against a triple-talaq victim, and two others have been booked on charges of threatening the woman.

Triple talaq stops men from killing wives for cheating: SP-leader

A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader has added another item to the list of most bizarre justifications for triple talaq.

14 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man held for giving triple-talaq, starving wife to death

A man in UP's Bareilly has been arrested for allegedly giving his wife "triple talaq" over the phone and locking her up for a month without food and water, leading to her death.

12 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Woman confined after being given 'triple talaq', dies

A case of dowry death has been registered against the husband and in-laws of a woman in UP's Bareilly who was given triple talaq over the phone and allegedly locked up for a month without food and water leading to her death.

UP: Woman given 'triple-talaq' by husband for serving burnt roti

A woman has complained to the police that she was given triple talaq and forced to leave her husband's house because the roti she had prepared got burnt.

30 Jun 2018


After triple talaq, Centre to oppose nikah halala and polygamy

After pushing to criminalize instant triple talaq, the Centre will rally against Muslim practices of nikah halala and polygamy, in Supreme Court.