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  • Maharashtra: Man gives ‘triple talaq’ to wife via WhatsApp, booked

    Aurangabad: A 26-year-old Muslim man in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra allegedly gave triple talaq to his wife through WhatsApp, and was booked following a complaint lodged by her, police said on Thursday. The man, Javed Saber Pathan, a resident of Khandala village in Vaijapur taluka in the district, was booked on Wednesday under section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018, a police officer said.

  • Maharashtra: Man allegedly gives ‘triple talaq’ to wife through WhatsApp, booked

    Aurangabad (Maha): A 26-year-old Muslim man in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra allegedly gave triple talaq to his wife through WhatsApp and was booked following a complaint lodged by her, police said Thursday. The man, Javed Saber Pathan, a resident of Khandala village in Vaijapur taluka in the district, was booked on Wednesday under section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018, a police officer said.

  • Triple talaq ordinance challenged in Madras High Court

    New Delhi: After the Supreme Court and the Bombay High Court, the Madras High Court this week became the third court to entertain a petition against the recently promulgated Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, known as triple talaq ordinance in common parlance.

  • Bombay HC dismisses plea against ‘triple talaq’ ordinance

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging provisions of an ordinance that makes the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. Former municipal councillor Masood Ansari, city-based NGO ‘Rising Voice Foundation’ and advocate Devendra Mishra had filed the petition last week.

  • Triple Talaq ordinance murder of democracy, an insult to Parliament: AIMPLB

    Hyderabad: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Thursday alleged the ordinance making instant triple talaq a punishable offence is a murder of democracy, and said it is exploring legal options to challenge the move. It said the government did not bother to discuss the issue in Parliament and it’s an insult to the country’s supreme legislative body.

  • Mumbai: Byculla MLA Waris Pathan files petition against triple talaq ordinance

    Mumbai: Days after two men filed a writ petition challenging the ‘triple talaq’ ordinance, on Wednesday, Byculla MLA, Advocate Waris Pathan moved a petition claiming certain sections of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) ordinance violate articles of the Constitution of India. His petition also states, this ordinance targets Muslim men and will lead Muslim women astray. Pathan held a press conference, in which he said, “This ordinance is unconstitutional,

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    Mumbai: Plea against targeting of only Muslim men

    Mumbai: Nearly a week after the President cleared the decks for enforcement of the Ordinance on Triple Talaq, the decision has been challenged in the Bombay High Court. The petition filed seeks to establish that the newly introduced Bill, purportedly for the ‘betterment’ of Muslim women, is illegal, as it ‘selectively targets’ only Muslim men.

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    Petition moved in Bombay HC against Triple Talaq ordinance

    Mumbai: A former municipal councillor, a city-based NGO and an advocate have jointly approached the Bombay High Court challenging provisions of an ordinance that makes the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. President Ram Nath Kovind had last Wednesday signed the ordinance, according to which giving instant triple talaq has been made illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the

  • Major goof up! Controversy queen Payal Rohatgi tries to explain ‘Rafale Deal’; watch video

    It hasn’t been the first time when social media has delved into political debates. Recently former Bigg Boss contestant Payal Rohatgi got into the murky scenario of Rafale Deal. While there are many videos on social media discussing the benefits of the jet deal to the country, its hidden facts and a lot more for and against material, Payal decided to have her own way to explain it in just a minute.

  • Shiv Sena hails triple talaq Act, wants similar route for Ram Temple

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday welcomed the Centre’s ordinance banning instant triple talaq and asked the government to take a similar route for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. The government should take steps to fulfil “at least one promise” made to Hindus of the country, keeping their sentiments in mind, the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said.

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    Ordinance on triple talaq ill-conceived

    The practice of instant triple talk is an enslavement of women that no civilised nation can accept. It violates the fundamental right to equality guaranteed in the Indian constitution. In a landmark majority judgment on August 24, 2017, a five-judge Constitutional Bench of the Supreme Court has rightly declared it as arbitrary, unislamic and unconstitutional.

  • AIMPLB to firm up soon its strategy to oppose ordinance against triple talaq

    Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has expressed “displeasure” over the ordinance to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, saying it will soon formulate its strategy to protest it. The board will soon decide whether to move the Supreme Court against the ordinance or coordinate with the Opposition to block the bill in the Rajya Sabha when it is brought there to ratify the ordinance, AIMPLB general secretary

  • Why no similar provisions for Hindu men deserting women?

    New Delhi : With the government taking ordinance route to make ‘instant triple talaq’ a penal offence, opposition parties and women activists Wednesday asked why no similar provisions are made for Hindu men deserting their wives and alleged a “human issue” has been made into a “political football”.

  • Triple talaq ordinance is ‘anti-Muslim women’: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

    Hyderabad: MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday described the proposed ordinance to make instant triple talaq a penal offence as “anti-Muslim women”, claiming it would lead to more injustice to them. He demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi bring out a legislation to protect Hindu women deserted by their husbands. Reacting to the Union cabinet clearing the ordinance against triple talaq, he told reporters here that in Islam, marriage was a civil contract and

  • Activists condemn government’s decision to make triple talaq penal offence, call it ‘politicised move’

    New Delhi: Some women activists have condemned the government’s decision to make instant triple talaq a penal offence, calling it a “politicised move” without taking into consideration the complications it could pose to Muslim women. The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday, citing compelling necessity for the move as the practice annulled by the Supreme

  • Triple Talaq ordinance a huge step towards ‘women empowerment’: BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday described the government’s decision to bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence as a huge step towards “empowering women”. Taking a dig at the Congress, BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said Kapil Sibal, a leader of the opposition party, defended this practice in the Supreme Court.

  • Cabinet approves ordinance to make Triple Talaq penal offence

    New Delhi: The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Wednesday, citing compelling necessity for the move as the practice annulled by the Supreme Court continues unabated.

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