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Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple talaq a crime, ball now in Rajya Sabha's court
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Winter Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes bill making instant triple talaq a crime, ball now in Rajya Sabha's court

The Lok Sabha passed the contentious bill making instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband, a development hailed by the government as "historic".

Parliament updates: Asaduddin Owaisi says Muslim women celebrating passing of triple talaq bill 'don't know law'
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Parliament updates: Asaduddin Owaisi says Muslim women celebrating passing of triple talaq bill 'don't know law'

The government on Thursday is set to introduce the triple talaq bill in the Lower House of the Parliament. On the other hand, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is also likely to make a statement over the Kulbhushan Jadhav row.

Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: Don't view issue in terms of vote bank, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Triple talaq bill tabled in Lok Sabha: Don't view issue in terms of vote bank, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, speaking in the Lok Sabha after the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, was tabled, said: "The issue is not of faith, or puja but it is simply of gender justice, equality."

'Pakistan forced Jadhav's mom, wife to appear as widows': Sushma Swaraj condemns farcical 'humanity'
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'Pakistan forced Jadhav's mom, wife to appear as widows': Sushma Swaraj condemns farcical 'humanity'

"Pakistan had clearly assured us that media will not be allowed anywhere near Jadhav's mother or wife. But the Pakistani media not only were given clear access to the venue of the meeting, they also hounded the two women and asked insensitive questions about Jadhav," Swaraj said.