Articles about Triple Talaq Bill

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

28 Nov 2019

India
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.

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

18 Oct 2019

India
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.

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

11 Aug 2019

India
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

India
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.

Saudi-based man gives 'triple talaq' to wife over phone, booked

05 Aug 2019

India
Saudi-based man gives 'triple talaq' to wife over phone, booked

A Saudi Arabia-based man, originally hailing from Supaul district in north Bihar, has been booked for divorcing his wife by uttering "talaq" thrice.

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

30 Jul 2019

Politics
#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.

Azam Khan apologizes for sexist remarks, but Rama Devi unconvinced

29 Jul 2019

Politics
Azam Khan apologizes for sexist remarks, but Rama Devi unconvinced

On Monday, Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan apologized for his sexist comments, which he made against BJP MP Rama Devi last week in Lok Sabha.

Won't forgive Azam Khan even if he apologizes: Rama Devi

27 Jul 2019

Politics
Won't forgive Azam Khan even if he apologizes: Rama Devi

BJP MP Rama Devi, who was at the receiving end of the sexist remark by Samajwadi Party lawmaker Azam Khan earlier this week, said she won't be able to forgive Khan even if he apologizes.

'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan

26 Jul 2019

Politics
'Aankhon me aankhein' remark: BJP-leaders seek punishment for Azam Khan

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan should be punished for his sexist remarks and an example should be set for all- this is what BJP leaders demanded in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Government extends monsoon session of Parliament till August 7

25 Jul 2019

Politics
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

Politics
#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

India
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

India
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.

Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Lok Sabha: All details here

21 Jun 2019

India
Triple Talaq Bill tabled in Lok Sabha: All details here

Days after winning general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP got to work in the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

17 Jun 2019

Politics
Smriti gets longest applause while taking oath in Lok Sabha

2019 Lok Sabha elections marked the death of dynasty politics and showed that voters are done pleading allegiance to a certain family.

What to expect from first session of 17th Lok Sabha

17 Jun 2019

Politics
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.

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

13 Feb 2019

India
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.

Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here

31 Jan 2019

Politics
Parliament Budget Session 2019 begins: Details here

On Thursday, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed a joint sitting of both Houses of the Parliament, and kicked off the Budget Session.

#TripleTalaqBill: On crucial test-day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till January 2

31 Dec 2018

Politics
#TripleTalaqBill: On crucial test-day, Rajya Sabha adjourned till January 2

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned on Monday and will stay so till January 2, 2019, on the crucial day when the Triple Talaq Bill was to be discussed in the Upper House.

#TripleTalaqBill: Before crucial test, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM

31 Dec 2018

Politics
#TripleTalaqBill: Before crucial test, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM

Before the Triple Talaq Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week, could have been brought up in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House was adjourned on Monday till 2 PM.

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

27 Dec 2018

India
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: Owaisi slams Modi government for 'shielding' MJ Akbar

27 Dec 2018

Politics
#TripleTalaqBill: Owaisi slams Modi government for 'shielding' MJ Akbar

Rejecting the Triple Talaq Bill moved by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi lambasted the Narendra Modi government and said the Centre was attacking religious minorities.

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

27 Dec 2018

India
#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 be debated shortly: Things to know

27 Dec 2018

India
Triple Talaq bill to be debated shortly: Things to know

The tweaked Triple Talaq Bill will be debated in the Lok Sabha today and the discussion is expected to be a heated one, since the Opposition has serious reservations about it. Notably, Modi-led NDA has asked all its MPs to be present in the Parliament.

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

08 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

Ordinance making triple talaq punishable offense passed by Modi government

19 Sep 2018

India
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.

Slogan, strategy and more: Highlights of BJP's National Executive meet

09 Sep 2018

Politics
Slogan, strategy and more: Highlights of BJP's National Executive meet

On Saturday, the National Executive meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party started in Delhi to discuss strategy for the upcoming 2019 general elections.

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

18 Aug 2018

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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.

Budget session stormed by Nirav Modi, Karti Chidambaram issues

05 Mar 2018

Politics
Budget session stormed by Nirav Modi, Karti Chidambaram issues

The second part of the budget session began today on a stormy note, with the ruling and opposition parties training their guns on each other over major corruption scandals.

Now, Muslim grooms to take oath against triple talaq

07 Feb 2018

India
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.

Disappointed TDP may call off alliance with BJP: Reports

04 Feb 2018

Politics
Disappointed TDP may call off alliance with BJP: Reports

Rumors that the TDP, BJP's biggest ally in the south, is considering breaking off the alliance gained steam as the party called an emergency meeting of its MPs today.

Triple talaq Bill: Centre now considers the ordinance route

11 Jan 2018

Politics
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

Politics
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

Politics
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

Politics
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.

Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

31 Dec 2017

India
Mann Ki Baat: Modi welcomes 'New-India Voters' of 21st century

Addressing citizens on Mann Ki Baat on the last day of 2017, PM Narendra Modi welcomed the 'New India Voters' of the 21st century.

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

29 Dec 2017

India
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.