Govt introduces fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha; Opposition protests, claims legislation violates Constitution
The government on Friday introduced the fresh triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha amid vehement protests by opposition members who claimed that it was violative of the Constitution
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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
The government will bring a bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq again in Parliament, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.
Akhilesh Yadav attacks Centre for approving triple talaq ordinance, says it will be as 'weapon against minorities'
A bill on the triple talaq ordinance making the practise of instance divorce void and an offence is pending in Rajya Sabha. The bill will lapse on 3 June with the dissolution of the present Lok Sabha.
If elected, Congress promises to abolish triple talaq ban: After accusing BJP of leveraging issue for elections, is the party doing just that?
Congress MP and All India Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev, on Thursday, said the Congress will abolish the criminalisation of triple talaq if voted to power in the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband.
Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill with amendments even as Opposition stages walkout; NCW welcomes move
The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018, commonly known as the triple talaq bill even as some of the Opposition staged a walkout.
Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq: Stern test in Rajya Sabha and other hurdles for proposed legislation
While the triple talaq bill was passed by 245 votes in favour and 11 against it in the Lok Sabha, it faces a sterner test in the Rajya Sabha.
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.
Centre passes ordinance on triple talaq: Is criminalising offence tantamount to 'legislative overreach'?
While the government's intention to ban Triple Talaq is laudable inasmuch as it can act as an effective deterrent for men from arbitrarily divorcing their wives, the question is whether criminalising the offence can amount to a case of 'legislative over-reach'; here, I refer to a scenario where the Legislature is overstepping into the domains of a religion's personal law to prescribe a remedy which the personal law never intended.
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.
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.
After triple talaq, Centre to oppose 'nikah halala' in Supreme Court, says practice violates principles of justice
The government is to oppose the practice of 'nikah halala' in the Supreme Court, which allows a man to remarry his wife only after the latter is divorced again, when the top court examines its legal validity in the coming days, a senior Law Ministry functionary said on Friday.
Triple talaq Bill is flawed in its present form; Rajya Sabha must amend it or send it to the dustbin
In its current form, the triple talaq Bill is designed to keep the issue alive for electoral and political purposes. It is definitely not a reform in Muslim family law.
Opponents of triple talaq bill are peddling false narratives; both judiciary and legislature can initiate reform
Any bill which brings criminal sanction must be satisfactorily deliberated in the legislature but the bill's opponents have squandered this opportunity.
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
Triple talaq bill: Government bulldozing its way through Lok Sabha shows its animus towards Indian Muslims
The triple talaq bill is, quite simply, the BJP’s approach to delegitimise Indian Muslims. The proposed legislation has its roots in hatred of Muslims being nursed in our political culture.
Triple Talaq bill: Do we close our eyes and keep quiet, asks Ravi Shankar Prasad on atrocities against Muslim women
Discussing the triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that if it is a crime to bring a bill in the favour of Muslims then his govt will commit this crime 10 times
Triple talaq bill: Instead of taking refuge in constitutional and Sharia laws, AIMPLB should help end persecution of women
The Muslim community in India and the AIMPLB needs to stop hiding behind the Shariat Laws to justify ill-treatment of women and their persecution