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Kerala-based Sunni Muslim group moves Supreme Court against triple talaq ordinance, calls it 'arbitrary'
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Kerala-based Sunni Muslim group moves Supreme Court against triple talaq ordinance, calls it 'arbitrary'

The Samastha Kerala Jam’eyyath ul-Ulama, a religious organisation of Sunni Muslim scholars and clerics, filed a petition in Supreme Court on Tuesday against the triple talaq ordinance, according to ANI.

Key features of triple talaq ordinance: 'No bail for accused husband without hearing Muslim wife'
India

Key features of triple talaq ordinance: 'No bail for accused husband without hearing Muslim wife'

According to the ordinance, giving instant Triple Talaq has been made illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband.

Triple talaq ordinance garners mixed response: Activists, Congress accuse BJP of treating issue like 'political football'
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Triple talaq ordinance garners mixed response: Activists, Congress accuse BJP of treating issue like 'political football'

Under the ordinance passed by the Union Cabinet, giving instant triple talaq is illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband. The decision has garnered a variety of responses from across the political spectrum.

'Compelling necessity' to bring about triple talaq ordinance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad; urges Opposition to cooperate
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'Compelling necessity' to bring about triple talaq ordinance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad; urges Opposition to cooperate

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad briefed the media about the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet in its meeting in Delhi on Wednesday.

Union Cabinet approves ordinance to make triple talaq a punishable offence; petitioners welcome move
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Union Cabinet approves ordinance to make triple talaq a punishable offence; petitioners welcome move

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance making triple talaq a punishable offence after the government failed to pass it through both houses of Parliament.

Independence Day 2018: Narendra Modi says 'some people' stalling triple talaq bills passage in Parliament
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Independence Day 2018: Narendra Modi says 'some people' stalling triple talaq bills passage in Parliament

In his Independence Day address here, he underlined his commitment to the passage of the instant triple talaq legislation in Parliament. He blamed "some people", an apparent reference to opposition parties like the Congress, for stalling its passage in the recent Monsoon session.

VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi says Muslim women who face triple talaq should join Hinduism
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VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi says Muslim women who face triple talaq should join Hinduism

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Sadhvi Prachi has asked Muslim women who faced triple talaq to join Hinduism.

Applicability of Domestic Violence Act 2005 religion-neutral, does not exclude Muslim women, rules Bombay High Court
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Applicability of Domestic Violence Act 2005 religion-neutral, does not exclude Muslim women, rules Bombay High Court

The provisions of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005, are aimed at protecting the rights of women effectively and do not exclude Muslim women from its purview, the Bombay High Court has ruled

Islamic clerics term Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill as Centre's 'interference' into Shariah law
India

Islamic clerics term Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill as Centre's 'interference' into Shariah law

A congregation of Muslim clerics has termed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 as Centre's "interference" into the Shariat law.

Protests against mandatory hijab in Iran reignite debate that has preoccupied Islamic nation since its founding
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Protests against mandatory hijab in Iran reignite debate that has preoccupied Islamic nation since its founding

A spate of unprecedented protests against Iran's mandatory headscarves for women have been tiny in number, but have still reignited a debate.

Triple talaq: Noida woman alleges husband divorced her over phone before eloping with her sister
India

Triple talaq: Noida woman alleges husband divorced her over phone before eloping with her sister

A woman has alleged that her husband, who had eloped with her younger sister a few months ago, had divorced her over the phone by uttering the word talaq thrice, police said on Wednesday.

Ram Nath Kovind hopes for passage of triple talaq bill, says Modi govt committed to empower minorities, farmers and youths
India

Ram Nath Kovind hopes for passage of triple talaq bill, says Modi govt committed to empower minorities, farmers and youths

Ram Nath Kovind exuded confidence that law to ban instant triple talaq will soon become a law and the Muslim women can live a life free of fear and dignity

Racing against the clock on triple talaq: Muslim men in UP rush to divorce their wives as bill might resurface in Budget Session
India

Racing against the clock on triple talaq: Muslim men in UP rush to divorce their wives as bill might resurface in Budget Session

Muslim men in Uttar Pradesh's rural areas seem to be in a hurry to divorce their wives before the Union government outlaws the practice of triple talaq. There has been a spurt in these instant divorces since Parliament took up the bill.

Triple talaq bill: Muslim women's rights group writes to govt and Opposition, approves criminalisation of practice
India

Triple talaq bill: Muslim women's rights group writes to govt and Opposition, approves criminalisation of practice

The government and the Opposition must work together to bring about a law against triple talaq, a Muslim women's rights group said.

Saudi Arabia approves India's plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
India

Saudi Arabia approves India's plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Saudi Arabia has given its nod to India's plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah

Mayawati says triple talaq bill will double problems of Muslim women as it has many shortcomings
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Mayawati says triple talaq bill will double problems of Muslim women as it has many shortcomings

The anti-triple talaq bill, if passed in the present form, will double the problems of Muslim women as it has many shortcomings, BSP president Mayawati said on Friday.

Parliament updates: Both Houses adjourned; triple talaq bill fails to be adressed, likely to be taken up during Budget Session
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Parliament updates: Both Houses adjourned; triple talaq bill fails to be adressed, likely to be taken up during Budget Session

The Winter Session of Parliament is set to end on Friday with the fate of the triple talaq bill left uncertain.

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

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

A day after the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha witnessed stormy scenes on Wednesday as several Opposition members sought to raise the issue of caste violence in Maharashtra, the Upper House of the Parliament is expected to discuss and pass the triple talaq bill on Thursday.