Citizenship amendment, triple talaq bills lapse

Citizenship amendment, triple talaq bills lapse

New Delhi: With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, the contentious Citizenship (amendment) Bill and the one on banning triple talaq have lapsed as they were not passed by Rajya Sabha. The two bills could not be passed by Rajya Sabha in the Budget session, the last Parliament session of the outgoing government. The […]

President signs triple talaq ordinance for third time

President signs triple talaq ordinance for third time

NEW DELHI: The ordinance making the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence for Muslim men was issued for the third time on Thursday. The Law Ministry said President Ram Nath Kovind has signed The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance, 2019. On Tuesday, the cabinet gave its nod to re-issuing […]

Modi government re-promulgates triple talaq ordinance

Modi government re-promulgates triple talaq ordinance

New Delhi: The government has re-promulgated the ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq. Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband. A Bill to convert the […]

Triple talaq ordinance re-promulgated

Triple talaq ordinance re-promulgated

New Delhi: The government has re-promulgated the ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq. Under the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, issued on Saturday, divorcing through instant triple talaq will be illegal, void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband. A Bill to convert the […]

Nitish disapproves of Modi govt’s stance on triple talaq

Nitish disapproves of Modi govt’s stance on triple talaq

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday disapproved of the stance adopted by the Narendra Modi government on triple talaq, saying interaction, and not interference, was the way forward on the contentious issue. Kumar said the practice of instant divorce had come under scanner after a Muslim woman came out in protest, but pointed […]

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