Amid protests, triple talaq Bill introduced

The government has introduced The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, also known as the Triple ‘talaq’ Bill in the Lok Sabha. The government promulgated an ordinance on triple talaq in September 2018 and February 2019. This is because the bill though passed in Lok Sabha remained pending in the Rajya sabha.… Continue reading Amid protests, triple talaq Bill introduced

Union Cabinet clears fresh bill to ban instant triple talaq

The Union Cabinet has approved the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill,2019 replacing the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance,2019. The bill proposes to declare the practice of triple talaq as void and illegal. It also prescribes a penalty of up to three years imprisonment for an offence and provides… Continue reading Union Cabinet clears fresh bill to ban instant triple talaq

Citizenship, triple talaq Bills lapse

The Citizenship (amendment) Bill and The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018 lapsed as they could not be passed in the Rajya Sabha since both the houses were adjourned sine die(house is dismissed for an indefinite period) The legislative procedure states that a Bill which is pending in the Rajya Sabha, after… Continue reading Citizenship, triple talaq Bills lapse