talaq


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talaq

in Islamic law, the repudiation of a wife by her husband, achieved by a triple declaration.
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If, suppose, a man says triple talaq in anger, the proposed law makes the so-called divorce an irreversible act.
The Union cabinet on Friday cleared the controversial bill that makes the Muslim practice of "triple talaq" a criminal offence.
The cornered Muslim Board on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has decided to issue a circular to all qazis across the country that while finalising ' nikahnama' ( marriage contract) they must take an undertaking from the husband that he will not give triple talaq to his wife.
'Is it possible that Muslim women are given an option to say 'no' to triple talaq at the time of execution of nikahnama,' asked the bench also comprising Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer.
Muslim women in India have demanded a ban to triple talaq with several women petitioning the supreme court to overturn the practice.
"Those who want to digress from 'triple talaq' are instigating people ...
The woman, who is six months pregnant also claimed that her in-laws along with her spouse were harassing her for dowry and that her husband uttered talaq thrice at the time.
Indian Law Minister Ravi Shankar said that this bill was pertinent for gender equality in India and that despite Indian Supreme Court striking down the practice of triple talaq as legally binding, women were being divorced by 'talaq-e-biddat'.
New Delhi: Describing it as a victory for Islam and Muslim women in India, the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board (AIMWPLB) on Friday welcomed the passage of Triple Talaq Bill in the Lok Sabha (lower house of Parliament).
He said that some members were of the opinion that the issues of talaq should be taken in a holistic manner, as well as, other issues related to different forms of talaq should also become a part of the document.
ISLAMABAD -- The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Wednesday observed that the practice of pronouncing 'talaq' three times in one go should be discouraged through legal means by imposing a penalty on men who divorce their wives this way.
Triple talaq (divorcing by saying the word talaq three times) is used by some Muslim men.