Wife alleges Triple Talaq , FIR against Lawyer

On Thursday afternoon, an FIR has been registered against a 31-year-old lawyer after his 26-year-old wife alleged that he gave her triple talaq, outside Parliament Street police station. A case under Section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act has been registered. Additional DCP (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav said, “An FIR was filed […]

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Triple Talaq: SC issues notice to Centre on plea against new law; agrees to examine validity

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offence entailing imprisonment of up to three years. A bench of justices N V Ramana and Ajay Rastogi issued notice the Centre on a batch of […]

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Triple Talaq: SC agrees to examine validity of new law; issues notice to Centre

The Supreme Court Friday agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offence entailing imprisonment of up to three years. A bench of justices N V Ramana and Ajay Rastogi issued notice to the Centre on a batch of […]

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“Triple Talaq” Test In Rajya Sabha, BJP Issues Whip To Leaders: 10 Points

Although opposition parties oppose the bill, the government maintains that it is a step towards ensuring gender equality and justice. The contentious bill to ban Triple Talaq – the practice of Muslim men to instantly divorce their wives – will take the Rajya Sabha test today. The bill faces strong resistance not only from the […]

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Cabinet passes triple talaq ordinance, Instant triple talaq to be a crime now

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet has passed an ordinance which criminalises making instant triple talaq a punishable offence with a three-year jail term and the woman will be entitled to maintenance. Giving details about the provisions of the ordinance, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the core component is that an offence will be cognizable only when […]

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Bill criminalising triple talaq introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill to make instant triple talaq illegal and void and awarding a jail term of three years for the husband, was introduced in the Lok Sabha today. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, calling it a “historic day” amid opposition to its introduction by members […]

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Triple talaq arbitrary, violates right to equality: SC

The practice of triple talaq was “manifestly arbitrary” as the marital tie could be broken “whimsically” by a Muslim man and it must be held to be violative of fundamental right of equality, the Supreme Court today said. One of the two separate majority judgements, penned by Justice R F Nariman, said the provision of […]

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Sibal welcomes SC verdict setting aside triple talaq

Congress leader and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who had fought the triple talaq case for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), today welcomed the Supreme Court verdict setting aside the practice, terming it as “dying” and “sinful”. Sibal, who had argued before a five-judge constitution bench that triple talaq was an integral practice […]

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SC verdict on triple talaq signifies nation’s progress: ASG

The landmark verdict of the apex court setting aside the practice triple talaq among Muslims, “speaks volume about the progress of the nation”, Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand said today. The ASG, who was part of the central government’s legal team led by former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, also said that the judgement heralded good […]

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Advisory to Qazis to tell bridegrooms not to go for triple talaq: AIMPLB to SC

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today told the Supreme Court that it would issue an advisory to ‘Qazis’ to tell bridegrooms that they will not resort to triple talaq to annul their marriage. In an affidavit, AIMPLB said that it has decided to issue an advisory through its website, publications and social […]

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