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  • 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 Bill: Protest planned in Mira Road

    Bhayandar: Terming the triple talaq legislation as “riddled with contradictions”, the Mira Road unit of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has demanded its rollback in the interest of Muslim women. The women’s annex of the AIMPLB also announced a silent public protest of Muslim women will be held outside the railway station in Mira Road at 3:30 pm on Saturday in support of its demands.

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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

  • PM Narendra Modi on Triple Talaq Bill: Will ensure that Muslim women get justice

    New Delhi: PM Modi on Sunday assured justice to Muslim women through Triple Talaq Bill. While addressing the nation in the 47th edition of his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme, the PM said, “The Triple Talaq bill was passed in Lok Sabha, but could not be passed in Rajya Sabha. But, I would like to assure Muslim women that the entire nation is there with them and we will ensure that they

  • Triple Talaq Bill stalled in Rajya Sabha a setback to Narendra Modi government

    The stalling of the ‘Triple Talaq Bill’ officially called the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017, in the Rajya Sabha on Friday after it was passed by the Lok Sabha last January is a setback to the Narendra Modi government which had been vociferously fighting for it to end the pernicious practice among Muslims which amounts to instant divorce. Since the NDA does not command a majority in the

  • Congress leader on Triple Talaq bill: ‘Women are treated unfairly in all communities, even Lord Ram once left Sita after doubting’

    As the Modi government is preparing to push the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, a senior Congress leader compared Muslim woman’s sufferings with Goddess Sita who was also once abandoned by her husband Lord Rama. Hussain Dalwai quoted in ANI, “Women treated unfairly in all communities, not just Muslims, even Hindus, Christians, Sikhs etc. In every society, there is male domination. Even Shree Ram Chandra ji

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    Triple Talaq Bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

    New Delhi: The much-debated Triple Talaq Bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Friday a day after Union Cabinet approved an amendment to the bill. On Thursday, the Cabinet proposed three changes in the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill, 2017-first, only the victim, a blood relation or relation by marriage are allowed to lodge FIR in the case, second, the case can be dropped if husband and wife agree

  • Monsoon session of Parliament to begin from July 18

    New Delhi: The Monsoon session of Parliament is set to begin on July 18 and end on August 10 with the triple talaq bill among the legislative items topping the government’s agenda. The session will have nearly 18 sittings, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters here.

  • Triple Talaq still going on in states, says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Hyderabad: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said despite Supreme Court’s ruling and Lok Sabha passing the Triple Talaq Bill, the custom is still going in states such as Telangana and UP. Terming the scandals, including the latest one involvingAir Asia as “the legacy” of the previous government, he also said the NDA Government is cleaning the “dirt” left by the previous UPA Government. “Triple talaq is not an issue of religion

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    Mumbai: Muslim Women Board demands changes in Triple Talaq Bill

    Mumbai: The All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB), which had openly denounced instant triple talaq and demanded a ban on it after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, now wants changes to be made in the triple talaq bill, pending approval in the Rajya Sabha.

  • Budget Session : PNB fraud to dominate proceedings in Parliament

    New Delhi: As the second part of the Budget session resumes on Monday, the Opposition parties are likely to corner the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government on recently unearthed banking scams.

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    Mumbai: Women stage protest to withdraw triple talaq bill

    Mumbai: Muslim women in Mumbai took out a silent morcha on Thursday evening demanding withdrawal of the Triple Talaaq Bill which criminalises the practice of talaq-e-biddat wherein Muslim men divorce their wives by uttering the word ‘talaq’ thrice. Holding placards with words that conveyed their sentiment, the women contingent also submitted a memorandum to the police in which they sought intervention from the Governor of Maharashtra.

  • Muslim board to decide strategy on triple talaq

    Hyderabad :  With the Narendra Modi government determined to go ahead with the passage of triple talaq bill in Parliament, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) will decide its future course of action on the issue at its crucial meeting here this week.

  • AIMPLB to decide strategy on triple talaq at Hyderabad meet

    Hyderabad: With the Narendra Modi government determined to go ahead with the passage of triple talaq bill in Parliament, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) will decide its future course of action on the issue at its crucial meeting here this week.

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