triple talaq

New Delhi: The Centre has established a ministerial committee to bring a legislation to abolish the instantaneous triple talaq, the Muslim method of taking divorce, which is believably still in practise even after the Supreme Court ruling which struck it down. According to a source in the government, the government is mulling to bring a …

New Delhi: Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who will demit office on Monday, had a short but eventful tenure as the country’s top judge in which he presided over two constitutional benches that pronounced landmark judgments – on triple talaq and the right to privacy. Chief Justice Khehar, who took over on January 4, had a …

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday hinted that there was no need for a new law against triple talaq, a practise abolished by the Supreme Court on finding it unconstitutional, earlier in the day. The Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad opined that existing laws, including the one to deal with domestic violence, were sufficient. …

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling on triple talaq, terming it an affirmation of the rights of women and hoped all the parties would be satisfied with the verdict. “A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has set aside and quashed the practice of ‘instant triple talaq’ or ‘talaq-e-bidat’, which …

New Delhi: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday said there was need for society to reform and that the AIMPLB would meet in Bhopal early next month to take a view on the apex court judgment on triple talaq. Reacting to the Supreme Court majority judgement striking down the practice of …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, termed the Supreme Court’s decision of barring Triple Talaq as ‘historic’ and said that the verdict would grant equality to Muslim women. PM took to Twitter to hail the judgement served by the five-judge bench of the apex court as he said, “Judgment of the Hon’ble SC on …

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Union Muslim League in Kerala on Tuesday demanded that the central government should not show any undue haste in coming out with an ordinance on Triple Talaq, after the Supreme Court struck it down as unconstitutional and not part of Islam. Speaking to the media, senior IUML leader and Malappuram Lok Sabha member …

New Delhi: The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has told the Supreme Court that Triple Talaq in a single sitting is not just Islamic but it has been sanctioned by the Quran and Hadith. While serious discussions have been held on the issue around the world and these are well-documented, the AIMPLB is not …