Triple Talaq Current Affairs, GK & News

Anniversary of law against instant Triple Talaq observed as Muslim Women’s Rights Day

The Muslim Women’s Rights Day is observed on July 31 throughout the nation in order to commemorate the first anniversary of the law passed against instant triple Talaq within the Muslim community. The Union Ministers have also addressed the Muslim women through a virtual conference on this occasion. Background The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights ..

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Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019 which was approved by both the houses of the parliament has received the assent of the president. The bill is now a law. Features of the Bill The Triple Talaq Bill makes all declaration of talaq, including in written or electronic form, to be void ..

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Nari Shakti: Hindi Word of the Year 2018

The word Nari Shakti is chosen as the word of the Year 2018 by the Oxford dictionaries. The announcement regarding this was made in the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF). Why Nari Shakti was chosen as word of the year? The Oxford dictionaries have cited following reasons for choosing Nari Shakti as word of the year: ..

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Lok Sabha Passes Triple Talaq Bill

The Lok Sabha has passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, famously referred to as Triple Talaq Bill. The bill would replace the ordinance passed in the month of September. The opposition members from Congress and AIADMK staged the walkout demanding that the government must refer the bill to the joint select ..

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Union Cabinet approves ordinance to make instant triple talaq a penal offence

The Union Cabinet has cleared ordinance to make practice of instant triple talaq penal offence. It was signed by President Ram Nath Kovind later as per Article 123 of the Constitution. Compelling reason cited by Government for promulgation of this ordinance was that practice of triple talaq continues unabated even after annulled by Supreme Court ..

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