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Indian Muslim women

Triple Talaq Bill not a prestige issue for govt, seeks justice for Muslim women: BJP

The Triple Talaq Bill is listed in Rajya Sabha and awaits clearance from Parliament to become a law.

Jan 07, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Triple Talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Monday; won't let it pass, says Congress

The bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha - 245 voting in favour and 11 opposing it - on Thursday.

Dec 30, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

Triple talaq bill will ruin families, will launch agitation against it: AIMWPLB

AIMWPLB Shaista Ambar has claimed that proposed legislation will ruin families.

Dec 30, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

Govt-Opposition showdown likely as Lok Sabha set to discuss triple talaq bill on Thursday

Parliament is meeting on December 27 after a long weekend.

Dec 26, 2018, 18:29 PM IST

Narendra Modi government may take ordinance route to criminalise triple talaq: Reports

It has been reported that the Union Cabinet may give its nod to bring an ordinance that criminalises instant Triple Talaq in its next meeting.

May 03, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Will continue my struggle to end triple talaq, says India's first female imam Jamida

Jamida, the 34-year-old state secretary of the Quran Sunnath Society, became the first female imam in India's history to lead Friday prayers on January 26.

Jan 30, 2018, 08:26 AM IST

Triple talaq bill pushed to Budget session, will the Centre take ordinance route?

The triple talaq bill will now be introduced in the Budget Session of the Parliament.

Jan 06, 2018, 09:47 AM IST

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today, major test for Narendra Modi govt

The bill, which makes instant triple illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband, was passed by the Lower House last week.

Jan 03, 2018, 06:57 AM IST

Triple talaq bill clears Lok Sabha hurdle, major step forward for Muslim women

The Lok Sabha on Thursday cleared the bill which seeks to make instant 'triple talaq' illegal and void with a voice vote.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Darul-Uloom Deoband bans Muslim women from plucking eyebrows, cutting hair; faces flak

Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband on Saturday issued a fatwa banning Muslim women from plucking, trimming, shaping eyebrows and cutting hair. 

Oct 07, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

Triple talaq: Hyderabad woman divorced on WhatsApp, accuses in-laws of black magic, forced sex

Amid the raging debate over 'triple talaq' and the rights of Muslim women, another case of the age-old practice has emerged in the by-lanes of Hyderabad.

Apr 24, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

Muslim women unite against triple talaq; now, Nida Khan from Bareilly writes to UP CM to end her suffering

While the larger Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is due to adjudicate upon the legal aspects of triple talaq and polygamy, a large number of Muslim women have raised their voice against what they call 'cruel' Islamic traditions in order to end their suffering.

Mar 30, 2017, 14:56 PM IST

Triple Talaq: Matter to be decided by five-judge Constitution bench, rules SC

A five-judge Constitution bench would be set up by the Supreme Court to hear and decide on a batch of petitions relating to the practice of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims.

Feb 16, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Triple talaq an internal Muslim issue, but we oppose gender bias: RSS

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday said the issue of triple talaq was an internal matter for Muslims but made it clear that the RSS was against gender bias.

Oct 25, 2016, 20:07 PM IST

Ban oral, unilateral and triple talaq, urges central govt panel

A high-level committee set up by the Central government to review the status of women in India has reportedly recommended a ban on the practice of oral, unilateral and triple talaq (divorce) and polygamy - a demand already made by a majority of Indian Muslim women.

Mar 31, 2016, 13:10 PM IST