Wednesday, 27 October 2021

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India criminalises ‘instant divorce’

NEW DELHI: India’s parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial law against the practice of “instant divorce” or “triple talaq” in Muslim families, making it a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist government pushed through the bill despite stiff resistance from several opposition ...

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Instant divorce among Muslims unlawful, Indian court rules

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the Muslim practice that allows men to instantly divorce their wives as unconstitutional. The five senior judges of different faiths deliberated for three months before issuing an order in response to petitions from seven Muslim women who had been divorced through the practice ...

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