Triple Talaq Ban

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

10 Aug 2018

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.

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

23 Jul 2018

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.

SC will examine constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala

26 Mar 2018

SC will examine constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala

Today, the Supreme Court agreed to examine the constitutional validity of polygamy and nikah halala among Muslims. It sought the views of the BJP-led government and the Law Commission about this.

Now, Muslim grooms to take oath against triple talaq

07 Feb 2018

Now, Muslim grooms to take oath against triple talaq

While getting married, Muslim men will now have to promise that they would never give their wives triple talaq.

Triple talaq Bill: Centre now considers the ordinance route

11 Jan 2018

Triple talaq Bill: Centre now considers the ordinance route

The instant triple talaq issue has placed government in a bind. They have had to consider legal perspective and religious sentiment to reach an appropriate policy response.

Triple talaq bill now moves to the next House session

05 Jan 2018

Triple talaq bill now moves to the next House session

FM Arun Jaitley has unequivocally rejected the "united" opposition's demand to send the government's triple talaq bill to a parliamentary panel for review.

Triple talaq bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

02 Jan 2018

Triple talaq bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 criminalizing instant "triple talaq" will be introduced in Rajya Sabha today.

Triple talaq crusader Ishrat Jahan joins BJP in Bengal

01 Jan 2018

Triple talaq crusader Ishrat Jahan joins BJP in Bengal

Ishrat Jahan, one of the five petitioners who challenged triple talaq, joined BJP. Reportedly, she was felicitated by the Howrah unit and inducted into the party.

Woman given triple-talaq for oversleeping, days before LS passed bill

29 Dec 2017

Woman given triple-talaq for oversleeping, days before LS passed bill

The Lok Sabha passed the triple talaq bill on Thursday, making the Islamic practice of instant divorce a criminal offense.

AIMPLB to request PM Modi to withhold triple talaq bill

24 Dec 2017

AIMPLB to request PM Modi to withhold triple talaq bill

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to request PM Modi to withhold and withdraw a proposed bill which seeks to criminalize instant triple talaq.

Government appoints panel to explore triple talaq legislation

21 Nov 2017

Government appoints panel to explore triple talaq legislation

Three months after the SC put an end to the controversial Islamic practice of triple talaq, the government has set up a panel to bring a law to regulate it.

AMU prof's wife alleges 'triple talaq', but no law available

19 Nov 2017

AMU prof's wife alleges 'triple talaq', but no law available

Months after the SC banned triple talaq, an AMU professor's wife has accused him of divorcing her through WhatsApp and harassing her for dowry, among others.

Triple talaq ban: Madrassas to teach "correct" way to divorce

30 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: Madrassas to teach "correct" way to divorce

After the Supreme Court's recent verdict banning triple talaq, Dargah-E-Ala Hazrat, a body that oversees Islamic schools, has said that it would teach boys the correct way to divorce.

Triple talaq ban: What will happen to all pending cases?

25 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: What will happen to all pending cases?

Three days ago, after months of debates, the SC finally suspended the "unconstitutional" triple talaq till the government frames relevant laws.

Hours after SC ban, man gives triple-talaq to pregnant wife

24 Aug 2017

Hours after SC ban, man gives triple-talaq to pregnant wife

Hours after the SC suspended the practice of triple talaq, a man in Meerut (UP) divorced his wife using the same provision.

Mohammad Kaif hails triple talaq verdict, gets trolled

23 Aug 2017

Mohammad Kaif hails triple talaq verdict, gets trolled

Several celebrities, especially cricketers, have had to face abuses by trolls online for relatively 'normal' things, like when Mohammad Shami celebrated his daughter's birthday, or when Mohammad Kaif played chess with his son.

Triple Talaq banned! What's Muslim Law Board up to now?

23 Aug 2017

Triple Talaq banned! What's Muslim Law Board up to now?

After the Supreme Court banned triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) called for a working committee meeting on 10 September in Bhopal.

Shayara Bano, the woman behind the triple talaq revolution

22 Aug 2017

Shayara Bano, the woman behind the triple talaq revolution

When the debate over triple talaq reached the Supreme Court last year for the first time, it made headlines.

Triple talaq ban: The five-faith bench behind the decision

22 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: The five-faith bench behind the decision

The SC today effectively banned triple talaq, saying it is against the basic tenets of the Quran.

Triple talaq ban: An end to a decades-long revolution

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.