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Delhi Police makes second triple talaq-related arrest in under a week; accused in latest case sent to a day of judicial custody
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Delhi Police makes second triple talaq-related arrest in under a week; accused in latest case sent to a day of judicial custody

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for divorcing his wife through instant triple talaq here, the Delhi Police said on Monday, in a second arrest in the national capital after the practice was criminalised.

Triple talaq bill passed by RS: Three-year sentence prescribed for accused, all you need to know about contentious legislation
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Triple talaq bill passed by RS: Three-year sentence prescribed for accused, all you need to know about contentious legislation

The triple talaq bill, officially known as the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday in a significant win for the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, which first introduced the bill in the Lok Sabha in December 2017.

Triple talaq bill passed by Rajya Sabha: Modi terms proposed law 'victory for gender justice'; Congress says it is 'historic mistake'
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Triple talaq bill passed by Rajya Sabha: Modi terms proposed law 'victory for gender justice'; Congress says it is 'historic mistake'

BJP leaders claimed that the passage of the triple talaq bill was a historic step towards ensuring justice and empowerment for Muslim women.

Rajya Sabha clears triple talaq bill; Opposition absentees, walkout by AIADMK and JD(U) help NDA in Upper House
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Rajya Sabha clears triple talaq bill; Opposition absentees, walkout by AIADMK and JD(U) help NDA in Upper House

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was passed by 99 votes in favour and 84 against, as the ruling NDA, which lacks majority in the Upper House, was also helped by the absence of some members of the Opposition Congress, Samajwadi Party and BSP as well as six members of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and two MPs of YSR Congress.

Parliament updates: Owaisi slams BJP over violence against Muslims, says India can't become $5 trillion economy if issue not addressed
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Parliament updates: Owaisi slams BJP over violence against Muslims, says India can't become $5 trillion economy if issue not addressed

Parliament LIVE updates: In Lok Sabha, Asaduddin Owaisi said that the Narendra Modi government needs to keep a check on its 'Indian nationalism' ideology. "If every month, a Muslim will be attacked, how will India become a Rs 5-trillion economy by 2024? If you put a leash on Indian nationalism, mob lynching will be over," he said.

Cabinet may consider fresh legislation to ban triple talaq in meet tomorrow; new bill will replace ordinance issued earlier
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Cabinet may consider fresh legislation to ban triple talaq in meet tomorrow; new bill will replace ordinance issued earlier

The Union Cabinet is likely to take a call on a fresh bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq in its meeting tomorrow; if cleared, the new legislation could be introduced in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha beginning 17 June

Thane man gives triple talaq to differently-abled wife via WhatsApp over dowry; police seek legal opinion
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Thane man gives triple talaq to differently-abled wife via WhatsApp over dowry; police seek legal opinion

She alleged that her in-laws also constantly harassed her and sometime back her husband demanded Rs 10 lakh from her and threw her out of the house.

Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq' ordinance
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Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq' ordinance

The ordinance making the practice of instant 'triple talaq' a punishable offence was issued for the third time in less than a year on 21 February.

BJP criticises triple talaq, nikah halala but hasn’t yet clarified its stance; experts say tacit politicisation of personal law at heart of issue
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BJP criticises triple talaq, nikah halala but hasn’t yet clarified its stance; experts say tacit politicisation of personal law at heart of issue

Arun Jaitley's Facebook post on the Bareilly nikah halala incident raises the question as to why the government has never cleared its stand on this contentious issue pertaining to the Muslim Personal Laws.

Petition challenging provisions of triple talaq ordinance filed in Bombay HC, seeks interim stay on sections criminalising the act
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Petition challenging provisions of triple talaq ordinance filed in Bombay HC, seeks interim stay on sections criminalising the act

President Ram Nath Kovind had last Wednesday signed the ordinance, according to which giving instant triple talaq has been made illegal and void.

Mann ki Baat: Narendra Modi says nation will not tolerate rapes, promises stringent punishment for convicts
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Mann ki Baat: Narendra Modi says nation will not tolerate rapes, promises stringent punishment for convicts

On Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi said that India will not tolerate those committing rape and the law passed by Parliament in this regard will play an effective role in curbing crimes

PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questioned
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PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questioned

Ashwini Upadhyay has filed a PIL praying that practices of polygamy and nikah halala should be declared unconstitutional. The petition is a good starting point.

Triple talaq bill: Congress twisted itself into a knot much to BJP's glee; party hurt its cause by dillydallying on key issue
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Triple talaq bill: Congress twisted itself into a knot much to BJP's glee; party hurt its cause by dillydallying on key issue

Winter Session of Parliament ends tomorrow and since later half of the day on Friday is devoted to Private Members Bill, it is unlikely that the now controversial Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 (or triple talaq Bill) would come up for discussion.

Fate of triple talaq bill remains uncertain as RS adjourned till Friday amid uproar
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Fate of triple talaq bill remains uncertain as RS adjourned till Friday amid uproar

Now with just one more day remaining in the ongoing Winter Session, the fate of the controversial triple talaq bill remains shrouded in suspense

Congress' efforts to stall triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha gives away its incoherent narrative on key issue
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Congress' efforts to stall triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha gives away its incoherent narrative on key issue

By interrupting the passage of the key legislation, the Congress and other Opposition parties were perhaps posing as a sympathiser of Muslims and the cause of Muslim women, while opposing the BJP at the same time to gain political mileage.

Winter Session of Parliament: Triple talaq Bill listed for introduction in Lok Sabha tomorrow
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Winter Session of Parliament: Triple talaq Bill listed for introduction in Lok Sabha tomorrow

A bill which seeks to criminalise the practice of instant triple talaq has been listed for introduction in the Lok Sabha on Friday

New law on triple talaq: Govt drafts bill, proposes instant divorce should be illegal and non-bailable offence, recommends 3-year jail term for husband
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New law on triple talaq: Govt drafts bill, proposes instant divorce should be illegal and non-bailable offence, recommends 3-year jail term for husband

Giving instant triple talaq will be illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband, according to a draft law

Milind Deora column: India has a long way to go before turning Uniform Civil Code into reality
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Milind Deora column: India has a long way to go before turning Uniform Civil Code into reality

Uniform Civil Code (UCC) has assumed severely controversial connotations in the Indian context, largely due to the politicization of the debate and the complex dynamics of religion and socio-cultural identity that operate within the country.