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No consensus on anti-triple talaq Bill, Parliament’s winter session ends

Winter Session begins, opposition targets centre over Farooq Abdullah’s absence

The Winter Session of the parliament, which will run till December 13, started today amid concerns over a slowing economy, unemployment, agrarian distress and...
PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi talks of govt achievements, makes major announcements for defence & water

In his first Independence Day speech after being voted back, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recounted his government’s achievements ‘within 10 weeks of returning to...
Triple talaq law

Triple talaq law challenged in court day after receiving President’s assent

A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the legislation that makes instant triple talaq a penal offence and it became...
“Govt should thrash out all sticky issues”

“Govt should thrash out all sticky issues”

Panelists say that all opposing sections should be consulted on Triple Talaq Rajya Sabha has taken up the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage)...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Modi government introduces Triple talaq Bill in Lok Sabha amid crticitism

Modi government introduced a fresh bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq in the Lok Sabha today (Friday, June 21) as the...
President Ram Nath Kovind endorses Modi govt’s work, lays out its priorities

President Ram Nath Kovind endorses Modi govt’s work, lays out its priorities

Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s work in its previous term, President Ram Nath Kovind in his first address to the parliament after the...

Issues like Ram Mandir and Triple Talaq may harm NDA in 2019 LS elections:...

The Lok Janshakti Party said that issues like Ram Mandir and triple talaq should not be on an agenda for the upcoming Lok Sabha...
Muslims demand withdrawal of Triple-Talaq Ordinance

Muslims demand withdrawal of Triple-Talaq Ordinance

Encouraged with recent Supreme Court verdicts on LGBT and adultery, various Muslim socio-religious and political organisations have demanded withdrawal of triple talaq ordinance enabling...
Imam association head reverses stand on camera in debate on triple talaq

Imam association head reverses stand on camera in debate on triple talaq

Triple talaq makes women live in constant fear of being driven out of hearth and home which interferes with their agency and renders them...
Triple Talaq

Centre approves ordinance to make instant triple talaq a punishable offence

Anti-triple talaq bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha in the monsoon session but was stalled in the Rajya Sabha, ordinance expected to...
Uniform Civil Code is neither necessary nor desirable, says Law Commission

Uniform Civil Code is neither necessary nor desirable, says Law Commission

A uniform civil code (UCC) is neither necessary nor desirable at this stage, said the Law Commission in a report that destroys the decades-old...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...
Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

As per the triple talaq bill, the practice of instant divorce will be a non-bailable and cognisable offence, and might attract a jail term...
Asaduddin Owaisi

Shoe hurled at Asaduddin Owaisi during rally against ‘Triple-talaq’ bill in Mumbai

Over the last few days, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has been holding several meetings as a part of the Tahafuz-e-Shariat (preservation of the Shariati)...
Debate on anti-triple talaq Bill stalled in Rajya Sabha again amid Opposition uproar

Debate on anti-triple talaq Bill stalled in Rajya Sabha again amid Opposition uproar

Consensus evades on the passage of the Bill with just one day left before the winter session of Parliament concludes, Opposition presses for RS...
NO REDRESS: A Rohingya refugee cries next to her son outside a temporary mosque at Kutupalong refugee camp, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Shia Board trying since 2007 to abolish triple talaq

“Shia Board trying since 2007 to abolish triple talaq”

Mudda debates bill, wonders why a civil offence should be turned into a criminal one, status-quoist speakers prioritise women’s security and maintenance over dignity,...
Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests, demand for referring it to select panel  With just...
PM Narendra Modi

Anti-triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP, hails Modi

Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners who had moved the Supreme Court against instant triple talaq, credits Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “revolutionary law”  If...
Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

All amendments moved by the Opposition members fall, Modi government to now work on floor management in Rajya Sabha to get Bill passed In a...
Why some Muslims are against the triple talaq bill

Why some Muslims are against the triple talaq bill

Mudda panellists debate nitty-gritties of the law on anvil, question its necessity, some want modification of draft to cut short imprisonment, include scope of...

Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill criminalising triple talaq for introduction in Parliament

Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill criminalising triple talaq for introduction in Parliament

The Bill makes instant triple talaq a cognisable offence and proposes a 3 year jail term for Muslim husband who gives wife talaq-ul-biddat; to...
Also punish muftis who okay triple talaq: Mudda

Also punish muftis who okay triple talaq: Mudda

Panel explores strands of opinion on the issue, Muslim community leaders pay lip service to social reform even as Congress left red-faced over “missed...
Modi govt drafts Bill proposing 3 year jail term for husbands in instant triple talaq cases

Modi govt drafts Bill proposing 3 year jail term for husbands in instant triple...

Bill also provides for a subsistence allowance of a harassed Muslim woman and her dependent children along with custodial rights of minor children In a...
Mudda 2017-11-24

“BJP can implement GST at midnight, but can’t call winter session”

Mudda examines reasons behind delay, asks if government’s triple talaq bill will give Muslim women the same rights as Hindus with a few questioning...
Parliament

Parl winter session from Dec 15 to Jan 5, Bill to ban triple talaq...

Session will witness only 14 days of work; Opposition to target BJP over GST rollout impact, rising food prices and allegations against Amit Shah...
Triple-Talaq

Modi government plans law banning instant triple talaq

Amid continuing reports of talaq-ul-biddat being given despite SC order against the practice, Modi government likely to table new law in next Parliament session It...
Talaq Judgement: Muslim Women A Play Thing in Communal Politics?

Talaq Judgement: Muslim Women A Play Thing in Communal Politics?

By Saeed Naqvi Put it down to my acute perversity, because as soon as celebrations broke out and I glanced at the Supreme Court’s Triple...
Any other government at the Centre would have sought to overturn the triple talaq verdict: Arif Mohammad Khan

Any other government at the Centre would have sought to overturn the triple talaq...

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav On April 23, 1985 the Supreme Court judgment on the Mohammed Ahmed Khan vs Shah Bano case created history. The judgment,...
Cheer and jubilation as SC declares instant triple talaq ‘unconstitutional’

Cheer and jubilation as SC declares instant triple talaq ‘unconstitutional’

Barring a section of cleric and organisations like the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, political parties, social activists and most importantly the Muslim...
Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq verdict: How the dice rolled in the courts

In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court, on Tuesday, in a 3:2 majority verdict termed Talaq-ul-Biddat or instant triple talaq as “manifestly arbitrary and unconstitutional”;...
Supreme court

Instant ‘triple talaq’ is unconstitutional says SC in 3:2 split verdict, asks Centre to...

If the Centre fails to draft the rules and have a legislation passed by Parliament within the set time frame, then the injunction on...
Feeling of unease, sense of insecurity in Indian Muslims, says Hamid Ansari as his vice-presidential term ends

Feeling of unease, insecurity in Indian Muslims, says Hamid Ansari as his VP term...

Ansari – the only Vice President to complete two terms in office – joins the growing clamour for the need to protect minorities and...
Deoband issues fatwa to curb triple talaq

Deoband issues fatwa to curb triple talaq

The edict from Deoband comes when the arguments in the Supreme Court are about to end. By Abu Turab At a time when the Supreme...
Centre willing to enact new law if triple talaq declared void: Rohatgi

Centre willing to enact new law if triple talaq declared void: Rohatgi

Attorney General says Government will bring law to regulate Muslim marriage and divorce. Appearing on behalf of the Centre in the triple talaq case before...
Triple talaq: Supreme Court begins hearing

Triple talaq: Supreme Court begins hearing

AIMPLB defends triple talaq and opposed the petitions The Supreme Court on Thursday began hearing a batch of petitions challenging the practice of triple talaq...
Allahabad HC says triple talaq not sustainable

Allahabad HC says triple talaq not sustainable

Justice Surya Prakash Kesarwani said rights of a citizen cannot be overrun under the guise of personal law Agencies and APN correspondent The practice of triple...
Enact law banning triple talaq, don’t use courts for politics, say lawyers

Enact law banning triple talaq, don’t use courts for politics, say lawyers

South Asian Minorities Lawyers Association says triple talaq should not be a weapon in the hands of politicians By Abu Turab The government should bring in...
salman khurshid

SC appoints Salman Khurshid as amicus curiae in triple talaq hearings

The bench of Chief Justice J.S. Khehar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice S.K. Kaul permitted Khurshid to file his written submissions in the case. The...
PM Modi says triple talaq should not be seen through political prism

PM Modi says triple talaq should not be seen through political prism

The Prime Minister had also raised the issue at the recently concluded BJP National Executive in Bhubaneswar during his valedictory address Demanding equal rights for...
Politicians who polarise people should be punished

Speakers in APN show: Politicians who polarise people should be punished

APN’s Aap ki rai discusses why BJP leaders end up making communally charged statements At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh...
Muslim Board enforces code of conduct against Triple Talaq

Muslim Board enforces code of conduct against Triple Talaq

APN Lucknow All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to enforce code of conduct against misuse of triple talaq in the community. This...

What Muslim Women Want

A view from the ground By Rashme Sehgal What do Muslim women on the ground feel about the issue of triple talaq which they refer to...
Muslim women meet CM on triple talaq

Muslim women meet CM on triple talaq

Led by Farha Faiz, the president of the organisation, the delegation was given a patient hearing By Vikram Mishra, APN, Lucknow A delegation from the...
APN shows the way on triple talaq

APN shows the way on triple talaq

Channel puts forth Quranic perspective on the issue By Abu Turab On the day when the Supreme Court stated that hearings on the triple talaq issue...
Impact APN: 2 arrests in triple talaq case

Impact APN: 2 arrests in triple talaq case

Victim Atiya Sabri had appealed to PM for help By APN Correspondent Responding to APN’s story about triple talaq victim Atiya Sabri of Saharanpur, on Wednesday...
Post UP elections, Muslim divorcee seeks Modi help

Post UP elections, Muslim divorcee seeks Modi help

Says Muslim women performed their duty by voting in BJP, it is now PM’s turn By Roshan Lal Saini, APN Saharanpur Installation of the new BJP...

'Triple Talaq' - 50 News Results

No consensus on anti-triple talaq Bill, Parliament’s winter session ends

Winter Session begins, opposition targets centre over Farooq Abdullah’s absence

The Winter Session of the parliament, which will run till December 13, started today amid concerns over a slowing economy, unemployment, agrarian distress and...
PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi talks of govt achievements, makes major announcements for defence & water

In his first Independence Day speech after being voted back, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recounted his government’s achievements ‘within 10 weeks of returning to...
Triple talaq law

Triple talaq law challenged in court day after receiving President’s assent

A day after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the legislation that makes instant triple talaq a penal offence and it became...
“Govt should thrash out all sticky issues”

“Govt should thrash out all sticky issues”

Panelists say that all opposing sections should be consulted on Triple Talaq Rajya Sabha has taken up the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage)...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Modi government introduces Triple talaq Bill in Lok Sabha amid crticitism

Modi government introduced a fresh bill to ban the practice of instant triple talaq in the Lok Sabha today (Friday, June 21) as the...
President Ram Nath Kovind endorses Modi govt’s work, lays out its priorities

President Ram Nath Kovind endorses Modi govt’s work, lays out its priorities

Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s work in its previous term, President Ram Nath Kovind in his first address to the parliament after the...

Issues like Ram Mandir and Triple Talaq may harm NDA in 2019 LS elections:...

The Lok Janshakti Party said that issues like Ram Mandir and triple talaq should not be on an agenda for the upcoming Lok Sabha...
Muslims demand withdrawal of Triple-Talaq Ordinance

Muslims demand withdrawal of Triple-Talaq Ordinance

Encouraged with recent Supreme Court verdicts on LGBT and adultery, various Muslim socio-religious and political organisations have demanded withdrawal of triple talaq ordinance enabling...
Imam association head reverses stand on camera in debate on triple talaq

Imam association head reverses stand on camera in debate on triple talaq

Triple talaq makes women live in constant fear of being driven out of hearth and home which interferes with their agency and renders them...
Triple Talaq

Centre approves ordinance to make instant triple talaq a punishable offence

Anti-triple talaq bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha in the monsoon session but was stalled in the Rajya Sabha, ordinance expected to...
Uniform Civil Code is neither necessary nor desirable, says Law Commission

Uniform Civil Code is neither necessary nor desirable, says Law Commission

A uniform civil code (UCC) is neither necessary nor desirable at this stage, said the Law Commission in a report that destroys the decades-old...
President Kovind's Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

President Kovind’s Maiden Address to Parliament Focuses On Social Sector

A focus on social sector and welfarism, highlighting the government's move to restore Muslim women's honour through the bill criminalising triple talaq, and pitching...
Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

Muslim women’s rights group approves criminalisation of triple-talaq

As per the triple talaq bill, the practice of instant divorce will be a non-bailable and cognisable offence, and might attract a jail term...
Asaduddin Owaisi

Shoe hurled at Asaduddin Owaisi during rally against ‘Triple-talaq’ bill in Mumbai

Over the last few days, AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has been holding several meetings as a part of the Tahafuz-e-Shariat (preservation of the Shariati)...
Debate on anti-triple talaq Bill stalled in Rajya Sabha again amid Opposition uproar

Debate on anti-triple talaq Bill stalled in Rajya Sabha again amid Opposition uproar

Consensus evades on the passage of the Bill with just one day left before the winter session of Parliament concludes, Opposition presses for RS...
NO REDRESS: A Rohingya refugee cries next to her son outside a temporary mosque at Kutupalong refugee camp, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Shia Board trying since 2007 to abolish triple talaq

“Shia Board trying since 2007 to abolish triple talaq”

Mudda debates bill, wonders why a civil offence should be turned into a criminal one, status-quoist speakers prioritise women’s security and maintenance over dignity,...
Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests, demand for referring it to select panel  With just...
PM Narendra Modi

Anti-triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan joins BJP, hails Modi

Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners who had moved the Supreme Court against instant triple talaq, credits Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “revolutionary law”  If...
Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

Lok Sabha passes Bill banning instant triple talaq, Rajya Sabha hurdle ahead

All amendments moved by the Opposition members fall, Modi government to now work on floor management in Rajya Sabha to get Bill passed In a...
Why some Muslims are against the triple talaq bill

Why some Muslims are against the triple talaq bill

Mudda panellists debate nitty-gritties of the law on anvil, question its necessity, some want modification of draft to cut short imprisonment, include scope of...

Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill criminalising triple talaq for introduction in Parliament

Narendra Modi Cabinet clears Bill criminalising triple talaq for introduction in Parliament

The Bill makes instant triple talaq a cognisable offence and proposes a 3 year jail term for Muslim husband who gives wife talaq-ul-biddat; to...
Also punish muftis who okay triple talaq: Mudda

Also punish muftis who okay triple talaq: Mudda

Panel explores strands of opinion on the issue, Muslim community leaders pay lip service to social reform even as Congress left red-faced over “missed...
Modi govt drafts Bill proposing 3 year jail term for husbands in instant triple talaq cases

Modi govt drafts Bill proposing 3 year jail term for husbands in instant triple...

Bill also provides for a subsistence allowance of a harassed Muslim woman and her dependent children along with custodial rights of minor children In a...
Mudda 2017-11-24

“BJP can implement GST at midnight, but can’t call winter session”

Mudda examines reasons behind delay, asks if government’s triple talaq bill will give Muslim women the same rights as Hindus with a few questioning...
Parliament

Parl winter session from Dec 15 to Jan 5, Bill to ban triple talaq...

Session will witness only 14 days of work; Opposition to target BJP over GST rollout impact, rising food prices and allegations against Amit Shah...
Triple-Talaq

Modi government plans law banning instant triple talaq

Amid continuing reports of talaq-ul-biddat being given despite SC order against the practice, Modi government likely to table new law in next Parliament session It...
Talaq Judgement: Muslim Women A Play Thing in Communal Politics?

Talaq Judgement: Muslim Women A Play Thing in Communal Politics?

By Saeed Naqvi Put it down to my acute perversity, because as soon as celebrations broke out and I glanced at the Supreme Court’s Triple...
Any other government at the Centre would have sought to overturn the triple talaq verdict: Arif Mohammad Khan

Any other government at the Centre would have sought to overturn the triple talaq...

~By Puneet Nicholas Yadav On April 23, 1985 the Supreme Court judgment on the Mohammed Ahmed Khan vs Shah Bano case created history. The judgment,...
Cheer and jubilation as SC declares instant triple talaq ‘unconstitutional’

Cheer and jubilation as SC declares instant triple talaq ‘unconstitutional’

Barring a section of cleric and organisations like the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, political parties, social activists and most importantly the Muslim...
Triple Talaq

Triple Talaq verdict: How the dice rolled in the courts

In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court, on Tuesday, in a 3:2 majority verdict termed Talaq-ul-Biddat or instant triple talaq as “manifestly arbitrary and unconstitutional”;...
Supreme court

Instant ‘triple talaq’ is unconstitutional says SC in 3:2 split verdict, asks Centre to...

If the Centre fails to draft the rules and have a legislation passed by Parliament within the set time frame, then the injunction on...
Feeling of unease, sense of insecurity in Indian Muslims, says Hamid Ansari as his vice-presidential term ends

Feeling of unease, insecurity in Indian Muslims, says Hamid Ansari as his VP term...

Ansari – the only Vice President to complete two terms in office – joins the growing clamour for the need to protect minorities and...
Deoband issues fatwa to curb triple talaq

Deoband issues fatwa to curb triple talaq

The edict from Deoband comes when the arguments in the Supreme Court are about to end. By Abu Turab At a time when the Supreme...
Centre willing to enact new law if triple talaq declared void: Rohatgi

Centre willing to enact new law if triple talaq declared void: Rohatgi

Attorney General says Government will bring law to regulate Muslim marriage and divorce. Appearing on behalf of the Centre in the triple talaq case before...
Triple talaq: Supreme Court begins hearing

Triple talaq: Supreme Court begins hearing

AIMPLB defends triple talaq and opposed the petitions The Supreme Court on Thursday began hearing a batch of petitions challenging the practice of triple talaq...
Allahabad HC says triple talaq not sustainable

Allahabad HC says triple talaq not sustainable

Justice Surya Prakash Kesarwani said rights of a citizen cannot be overrun under the guise of personal law Agencies and APN correspondent The practice of triple...
Enact law banning triple talaq, don’t use courts for politics, say lawyers

Enact law banning triple talaq, don’t use courts for politics, say lawyers

South Asian Minorities Lawyers Association says triple talaq should not be a weapon in the hands of politicians By Abu Turab The government should bring in...
salman khurshid

SC appoints Salman Khurshid as amicus curiae in triple talaq hearings

The bench of Chief Justice J.S. Khehar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice S.K. Kaul permitted Khurshid to file his written submissions in the case. The...
PM Modi says triple talaq should not be seen through political prism

PM Modi says triple talaq should not be seen through political prism

The Prime Minister had also raised the issue at the recently concluded BJP National Executive in Bhubaneswar during his valedictory address Demanding equal rights for...
Politicians who polarise people should be punished

Speakers in APN show: Politicians who polarise people should be punished

APN’s Aap ki rai discusses why BJP leaders end up making communally charged statements At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh...
Muslim Board enforces code of conduct against Triple Talaq

Muslim Board enforces code of conduct against Triple Talaq

APN Lucknow All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has decided to enforce code of conduct against misuse of triple talaq in the community. This...

What Muslim Women Want

A view from the ground By Rashme Sehgal What do Muslim women on the ground feel about the issue of triple talaq which they refer to...
Muslim women meet CM on triple talaq

Muslim women meet CM on triple talaq

Led by Farha Faiz, the president of the organisation, the delegation was given a patient hearing By Vikram Mishra, APN, Lucknow A delegation from the...
APN shows the way on triple talaq

APN shows the way on triple talaq

Channel puts forth Quranic perspective on the issue By Abu Turab On the day when the Supreme Court stated that hearings on the triple talaq issue...
Impact APN: 2 arrests in triple talaq case

Impact APN: 2 arrests in triple talaq case

Victim Atiya Sabri had appealed to PM for help By APN Correspondent Responding to APN’s story about triple talaq victim Atiya Sabri of Saharanpur, on Wednesday...
Post UP elections, Muslim divorcee seeks Modi help

Post UP elections, Muslim divorcee seeks Modi help

Says Muslim women performed their duty by voting in BJP, it is now PM’s turn By Roshan Lal Saini, APN Saharanpur Installation of the new BJP...

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