TRIPLE TALAQ LAW
BJP turns further right, signals India’s hard power
Modi govt has made headway on two big issues— triple talaq, and the special status of J&K.
MPs condemn Azam Khan's remarks, demand apology in Lok Sabha
Smriti Irani said the remarks of Khan in Lok Sabha on Thursday during the debate...
Bombay HC dismisses plea against 'triple talaq' ordinance
President Ram Nath Kovind had last month signed the ordinance, according to which g...
Instant Triple talaq ordinance faces tough Rajya Sabha test
With government now opting for an ordinance, opposition parties contend that the real intention is to provide BJP “propaganda” in the ensuing election season.
Triple talaq ordinance a huge step towards women empowerment: BJP
The Union cabinet cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence on Wednesday.
Uniform civil code neither necessary nor desirable: Law panel
The panel, whose three-year term ended today, said diversity of Indian culture should be celebrated, but specific groups, or weaker sections of the society must not be "disprivileged in the process".
Open to personal law changes within Islam tenets: AIMPLB
The AIMPLB will make its opposition clear over the issue of adoption. In Islam, adoption is prohibited for the fear of sexual relations between the adoptive parents and child, the board claimed.
Triple talaq bill has many 'flaws', says AIMPLB
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, criminalises instant talaq and provides for up to three years of imprisonment for accused Muslim men.
Model nikahnama to be modified to tamp down on triple talaq: AIMPLB
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has maintained that it is against the practice of triple talaq, but has also opposed a proposed bill that criminalises it.
Freeze on triple talaq bill means Muslim women stay less equal
The disagreement is not merely about the criminalisation of triple talaq, an iniquitous practice that had the sanction of law until the Supreme Court declared it void last year
Government's submission on triple talaq is attack on personal law: AIMPLB
AIMPLB today said it considers the centre's submission in the apex court about all other forms of their marriages as an "attack on the personal law".
Why the Triple Talaq verdict will not trigger an instant revolution
Many have long deplored the persistence among Indian Muslims of the practice of talaq-e-biddat, in which a man unilaterally dissolves his marriage, with instantaneous effect.
Triple talaq victims hail Supreme Court verdict
A cross-section of Muslim women said that the verdict terming the practice as unconstitutional empowered them to live life with dignity on equal terms with their male counterparts.
Need for society to reform: Asaduddin Owaisi on triple talaq
Reacting to the SC judgement he said, "Judicial pronouncements and law ... experience tells us that what is needed is that society should reform.