Contentious triple talaq bill fate continued to hang, Winter session of Parliament ends Current Affairs 

Contentious Triple Talaq Bill fate continued to hang, Winter session of Parliament ends

New Delhi: Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned sine-die today. Friday, being the last day of this winter session of Parliament, the fate of the contentious triple talaq bill continued to hang in a balance. The government in Rajya Sabha was hoping to get a breakthrough in the standoff over the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, which seeks to outlaw talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq and punish offenders with a jail term. The Congress and BJP had issued whips to all their MPs in the Rajya…

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Contentious triple talaq bill fate continued to hang, Winter session of Parliament ends Current Affairs 

Rajya Sabha adjourns over opposition objections to Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: Central government tabled Triple Talaq Bill amid ruckus in Rajya Sabha today. Soon after Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the bill for discussion, the chaos that followed forced the House to adjourn until Thursday. Ravi Shankar Prasad underlining the urgency of approving the proposed bill into law said, “Even after passage of triple talaq bill in Lok Sabha the practice is continuing, a woman in Moradabad was given instant talaq over dowry.” Congress leader Anand Sharma, however, moved a notice demanding that triple talaq bill be…

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