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Kerala woman protests outside husband's house for giving triple talaq; police registers case against man
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Kerala woman protests outside husband's house for giving triple talaq; police registers case against man

Juveira, the woman from Kerala, further claimed that trouble with her husband began a year and a half back when Sameer gave her a talaq but, she refused to accept.

Modi govt's pursuit to criminalise triple talaq pays off as RS clears bill; BJP outwits Congress for second time
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Modi govt's pursuit to criminalise triple talaq pays off as RS clears bill; BJP outwits Congress for second time

Despite having faced two setbacks, the Narendra Modi govt kept on patiently pursuing the triple talaq bill and it managed to get the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, passed in the Rajya Sabha on the third attempt on Tuesday

Parliament updates: Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill to replace Medical Council of India, cap MBBS fees
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Parliament updates: Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill to replace Medical Council of India, cap MBBS fees

Parliament LIVE updates: The Lok Sabha passed a Bill to replace the 63-year-old Medical Council of India (MCI) with the National Medical Commission, aiming to reform the medical education sector.

Centre trivalised triple talaq by sidelining Opposition remarks on bill; govt's attempt at Muslim inclusion reeks of haste
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Centre trivalised triple talaq by sidelining Opposition remarks on bill; govt's attempt at Muslim inclusion reeks of haste

The Muslims in India need inclusion, but to do it in a haphazard manner disregarding every Opposition point of view, as seen during the debate on triple talaq bill, not only trivialises the issue but also reeks of arrogance

Parliament Updates: Looks like Parliament passed POCSO law in a rage, must rethink capital punishment, says RJD's Manoj Jha
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Parliament Updates: Looks like Parliament passed POCSO law in a rage, must rethink capital punishment, says RJD's Manoj Jha

Parliament LIVE Updates: Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said, "Congress party is against disrespect of women" while reacting to Azam Khan's comment against Rama Devi yesterday when she was presiding over the House proceedings as Deputy Speaker. However, Choudhary triggered a commotion as he tried to link the issue with past incidents when Sonia Gandhi was insulted by MPs in the House.

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq; Rajya Sabha nod to RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2019
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq; Rajya Sabha nod to RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passed the instant triple talaq bill. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Minority Affairs Minister, says that the Opposition is against the triple talaq Bill because they are afraid of losing a certain set of votes. The Bill is in lines with the constitutional commitment. The Bill will protect Muslim women, he adds.

Full text: Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq, allows jail term of upto three years for husband
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Full text: Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq, allows jail term of upto three years for husband

Lok Sabha on Thursday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to penalise the practice of instant triple talaq by a voice vote. Here's the full-text of the Bill as introduced

Union Cabinet clears fresh bill to ban triple talaq; legislation to be introduced in Budget session of Parliament
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Union Cabinet clears fresh bill to ban triple talaq; legislation to be introduced in Budget session of Parliament

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that the Union Cabinet cleared a fresh bill to ban triple talaq in its meeting while adding that the new bill will be introduced in the Budget session of the Parliament

Triple talaq bill is badly drafted; Rajya Sabha must fix errors, save legislation from becoming mere letter of law
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Triple talaq bill is badly drafted; Rajya Sabha must fix errors, save legislation from becoming mere letter of law

A woman who has a triple talaq pronounced on her may have to approach a court to get a declaration that it was void in the first place

Winter Session of Parliament to see 40 bills: Surrogacy, rights for divorced Muslim women and consumers on agenda
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Winter Session of Parliament to see 40 bills: Surrogacy, rights for divorced Muslim women and consumers on agenda

The Winter Session of the Parliament is set for a stormy session ahead with the government hoping to pass 40 key bills on corruption, surrogacy and citizenship based on religion among others

Triple talaq case: Kerala court rejects petition to legalise instant divorce sent to wife by post 
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Triple talaq case: Kerala court rejects petition to legalise instant divorce sent to wife by post 

The petitioner sought to validate the triple talaq declaration to legally divorce his wife.

Triple talaq: NCW says it’s ready to submit opinion on abolition of practise if SC directs
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Triple talaq: NCW says it’s ready to submit opinion on abolition of practise if SC directs

The National Commission for Women (NCW) said on Wednesday that it was ready to submit its opinion on the abolition of triple talaq if the Supreme Court asked for it.

Triple talaq row: Mullahs are subverting Islam, and misleading the Supreme Court
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Triple talaq row: Mullahs are subverting Islam, and misleading the Supreme Court

The debate over triple talaq shows it’s time Indian Muslims rescued themselves from the un-Islamic and self-contradictory ways of their ill-informed mullahs

Wife lodges complaint after man allegedly 'divorced' her through newspaper ad
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Wife lodges complaint after man allegedly 'divorced' her through newspaper ad

The city police have registered a case of cheating and harassment against a non-resident Indian who allegedly divorced his wife through a newspaper advertisement.

Triple talaq an internal Muslim issue, says RSS
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Triple talaq an internal Muslim issue, says RSS

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday said the issue of triple talaq was an internal matter for Muslims but made it clear that the RSS was against gender bias

Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 data
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Nearly 80% of divorced Indian Muslims are women, shows Census 2011 data

In India, for every divorced Muslim man, there are four divorced Muslim women, an IndiaSpend analysis of Census 2011 data shows. Across religious communities, except Sikhs, there are more divorced women than men. But the gender skew is particularly sharp among Muslims

SC seeks Centre's response on Muslim woman's plea on triple talaq
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SC seeks Centre's response on Muslim woman's plea on triple talaq

A Muslim woman, who was divorced by her husband through a phone call from Dubai, has challenged the Muslim practices of polygamy, triple talaq (talaq-e-bidat) and nikah halala, leading the Supreme Court to seek response from the Centre on her plea on Friday.

Banned in more than 20 countries, practice of triple talaq continues to prevail in India
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Banned in more than 20 countries, practice of triple talaq continues to prevail in India

What makes the triple talaq (instant divorce) laws so difficult, is the fact that they are not codified and so are open to interpretation and adjustment.

Supreme Court asks Centre to file committee report on personal laws within 6 weeks
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Supreme Court asks Centre to file committee report on personal laws within 6 weeks

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to file before it the report of a committee which was constituted earlier to look into the aspects of personal laws.

Muslim group writes to PM Modi, seeks ban on polygamy, demands compulsory marriage registration
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Muslim group writes to PM Modi, seeks ban on polygamy, demands compulsory marriage registration

Seeking "justice and equality for Muslim women", a Muslim group has demanded a ban on polygamy and compulsory registration of marriages.