triple talaq

New Delhi: In a bid to empower Muslim women, the government has changed the law by permitting them to travel for the annual Haj pilgrimage without any male attendant, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday. “I noticed that if a Muslim woman wanted to go for the Haj pilgrimage, they cannot go without a ‘Mahram’ …

New Delhi: Only the naive will believe that deep concern for the welfare of Muslim “sisters” and for the maintenance of the “dignity of women” and “gender equality” persuaded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to introduce the bill in parliament to ban the practice of triple talaq. For a party whose founder in its previous …

New Delhi: The triple talaq bill, which was introduced in the Lok Sabha earlier in the day on Thursday, received green signal from the Lower House of the Parliament without any amendments on the same day itself. The bill, criminalising triple talaq (the divorce practise by Muslims), was introduced in the Lok Sabha amid protests from …

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said it supports the ‘triple talaq’ Bill but suggested that it be strengthened in favour of Muslim women, and the law must ensure that the subsistence allowance and maintenance to the women and the children is not stopped. “Congress was the first political party to welcome the Supreme Court’s decision …

New Delhi: Slamming the Centre for introducing a bill against ‘triple talaq’ in the Lok Sabha, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday claimed that it violates the fundamental rights and will be injustice to Muslim women. Blaming the BJP-led central government of not doing enough consultation before forming the bill, he said, “This will be …

Lucknow: As the Centre is gearing up to table a bill in the Lok Sabha making ‘triple talaq’ a punishable offence, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) in an emergency meeting here on Sunday, said that the Triple Talaq bill is against women welfare and will ruin Muslim families. Demanding withdrawal of Triple Talaq, …

Hyderabad: Strongly opposing the proposed legislation on ‘triple talaq’, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday called for unity among Indian Muslims to protect the ‘shariat’. Stating that the Supreme Court verdict on the issue is confusing and nobody can say if uttering talaq thrice in one sitting annuls marriage or it is considered only one talaq, …

New Delhi: The group of ministers entrusted with thrashing out modalities of the anti-triple talaq legislation met on Thursday for the first time to discuss the proposed legislation, government sources said. The Narendra Modi government is planning to bring a legislation to make Talaq-e-biddat or instant divorce by Muslim husbands a cognizable offence with penal provisions. …