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20 May 2018

Narendra Modi

What makes Narendra Modi so popular?

Though BJP recently lost Karnataka, but no one can deny that BJP and its 'Pradhan sewak' continue to dominate the Indian political scene.

08 May 2018


Modiji, speeches don't fill empty stomachs: Sonia Gandhi

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi from a podium at Vijayapura in poll-bound Karnataka on Tuesday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

02 Jan 2018

Lok Sabha

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.

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.

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.

28 Dec 2017


Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple-talaq a criminal offense

Months after the Supreme Court banned "Triple Talaq", the Lok Sabha has passed a bill criminalizing the instant Islamic divorce.

24 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

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.

20 Dec 2017


Government to Parliament: Muslims not consulted on triple talaq bill

The government informed Parliament that Muslim organizations were not consulted for the draft bill that criminalized instant triple talaq.

15 Dec 2017


Cabinet clears Triple Talaq Bill, three-year jail for violators

The Cabinet has cleared the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, which makes triple talaq an offense.

10 Dec 2017

Abu Salem

MP: Whistleblower bureaucrat Niaz Khan transferred 18 times in 13yrs

Niaz Khan, a senior bureaucrat with the MP government has been transferred a shocking 18 times in the last 13 years. The latest transfer was after he exposed corruption by local authorities in implementing the government's flagship 'Swachh Bharat Mission'.

06 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Modi: Central Bank of India, RBI were Ambedkar's vision!

Despite cyclone Ockhi closing in, PM Narendra Modi continued with his punishing schedule of addressing rallies, ahead of the Gujarat polls.

24 Nov 2017


Parliament's winter session from December 15 to January 5

Finally, the wait for the Parliament's winter session ends; it will begin the day after polling for the Gujarat assembly elections ends.

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.

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.

Rajkot man booked for giving unconscious wife triple talaq

A Rajkot woman lodged an FIR on Thursday, accusing her husband of physical abuse and giving her triple talaq when she was unconscious.

17 Sep 2017


BJP leader's sister, an anti-triple talaq activist, receives death threats

Union minister and senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi's sister was waylaid and given death threats by three men in the city of Bareilly in UP.

06 Sep 2017

Ishrat Jahan

Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan has another battle to fight

It's been two weeks since the SC banned the controversial Islamic practice of triple talaq. It looked like the landmark judgement would change the lives of millions.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

12 Jun 2017


Mukul Rohatgi rejects Centre's offer, will resign as AGI

Stating his disinterest in a letter to the Centre, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has conveyed that he does not wish to serve as AGI for a second term.

29 May 2017


Woman gets triple talaq for switching off fan

In yet another case of triple talaq misuse, a former taxi driver reportedly divorced his wife when she turned off the fan in the room he was sleeping in.

Muslim Board tells HC it will issue advisory against triple-talaq

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has informed the Supreme Court that it would issue guidelines on triple-talaq. It said it will advise Qazis to apprise couples not to resort to triple-talaq.

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.

AIMPLB agrees to making triple talaq optional in nikahnama

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has adopted a conciliatory position regarding triple talaq.

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

On Wednesday, while defending its stand for wanting to abolish triple talaq, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the practice was a tussle between Muslim men and women, and not between the majority and the minority communities.

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) counsel Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that it could not hear the triple talaq case as it was a matter of faith and belief.

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the Supreme Court that if the court were to strike down the triple talaq, then "the Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community".

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

On the second day of the triple talaq hearing, CJI J.S. Khehar compared the practice to the death penalty - "abhorrent but still allowed".

10 May 2017


UP government takes a stand against triple talaq

Two days before the Supreme Court's hearing on the legality of triple talaq, the Uttar Pradesh government announced its viewpoint on the matter.

Marriages can't be broken by husbands alone- HC on triple-talaq

The Allahabad HC has ruled that Muslim marriages are contracts, and therefore can't be broken by husbands alone.