Instant triple talaq to be a criminal offence now, Centre approves Ordinance Current Affairs 

Instant triple talaq to be a criminal offence now, Centre approves Ordinance

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, on Wednesday approved an ordinance to make instant triple talaq a criminal offence. The executive order comes nearly 10 months after the NDA government moved a bill in the Lok Sabha but has been stalled in the Rajya Sabha. After the president’s sign-off on the ordinance, “triple talaq” — the practice that allows men to divorce their wives immediately by uttering the word “talaq” thrice — will be punishable with a jail term of up to three years and a fine. The woman will be…

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Instant triple talaq illegal, 3 years jail term for husband: Govt’s draft law Society 

Instant triple talaq illegal, 3 years jail term for husband: Govt’s draft law

New Delhi: Instant triple talaq, if given may land a husband in jail for three years, according to a draft law aimed to curb the practice which continues despite the Supreme Court striking it down. The offence will be cognisable and non-bailable. The draft ‘Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill’, was sent to the state governments today for their views, the law ministry would move Cabinet with the proposal after getting the response from the states. The draft bill was prepared by an inter-minister group headed by Home…

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