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

Triple Talaq may become criminal offence, Centre may amend IPC

New Delhi: In a recent development, Centre is planning to amend a section of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to make the practice of talaq-e-bidat a criminal offence. As per the report published in Mathrubhumi, Highly placed sources in the Home Ministry told that instead of bringing an entirely new law, the government is mulling to amend IPC 497 and add a sub-section 497 (A). Once the amendment is made, the practice of talaq-e-bidat, that allows men to pronounce talaq thrice in one sitting and render the divorce irrevocable, will attract imprisonment…

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