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Naqvi along with fellow Union minister Smriti Irani and Bhupender Yadav will attend a programme in the Capital to observe ‘Muslim Women Rights Day’.(PTI Photo)
Naqvi along with fellow Union minister Smriti Irani and Bhupender Yadav will attend a programme in the Capital to observe ‘Muslim Women Rights Day’.(PTI Photo)

Naqvi says triple talaq cases declined significantly after Govt banned practice

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2021 07:34 PM IST
  • Naqvi’s remarks came on the eve of ‘Muslim Women's Rights Day’ an event observed across the country on August 1 to celebrate the enactment of the law against triple talaq.
Fatima was married to Ahmed in the year 2015 when she was 18 years old.(Sourced)
Fatima was married to Ahmed in the year 2015 when she was 18 years old.(Sourced)

Given triple talaq by husband in US, Hyderabadi woman knocks on MEA doors

UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 12:30 PM IST
The Nikah was performed by a Qazi as per Islamic laws and registered with Telangana Wakf Board in the year 2015.
Shayara Bano has been given the MoS rank as vice chairperson of Uttarakhand’s women commission.(HT Photo)
Shayara Bano has been given the MoS rank as vice chairperson of Uttarakhand’s women commission.(HT Photo)

Triple Talaq activist Shayara Bano made vice-chair of women rights’ body after joining BJP

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 01:33 PM IST
Shayara Bano said she had joined the BJP since she was influenced by the party’s principles.
Shayara Bano joining BJP at the party’s state headquarters in the presence of state unit president Bansidhar Bhagat (left) in Dehradun on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)
Shayara Bano joining BJP at the party’s state headquarters in the presence of state unit president Bansidhar Bhagat (left) in Dehradun on Saturday.(HT PHOTO.)

Triple Talaq crusader Shayara Bano joins BJP in Dehradun

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 12:40 AM IST
Bano, a resident of US Nagar district in the state joined the party in the presence of state president and MLA Bansidhar Bhagat and other senior leaders. Bano had shot into limelight in 2016 when she filed a petition in the Supreme Court on Triple Talaq, which the NDA government later made a punishable offence.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan has assured the woman that she will get justice under the law banning triple talaq.(ANI Photo)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan has assured the woman that she will get justice under the law banning triple talaq.(ANI Photo)

Muslim woman gets triple talaq on WhatsApp, MP CM promises justice

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 12:24 AM IST
The woman says her husband has been harassing her for dowry.
Muslim women during celebrations on the passing of the Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha.(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)
Muslim women during celebrations on the passing of the Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha.(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)

BJP marks anniversary of passage of triple talaq law as Muslim Women’s Rights Day, Union ministers hail PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 01:21 PM IST
The law, formally called the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, was passed in last year after intense debates in both the lower and upper houses of Parliament.
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Triple talaq law contributed to woman empowerment: Javadekar

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 08:00 AM IST
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act prohibits the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men. Any violation of the law is punishable by jail term of up to three years.
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 was enacted on August 1, 2020.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019 was enacted on August 1, 2020.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

82% decline in triple talaq cases since law enacted by Modi govt, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2020 07:06 PM IST
Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the law against triple talaq has nothing to do with religion and was made purely to ensure gender equality by ending an “inhuman, cruel and unconstitutional practice”.
A man gives Triple Talaq to women for not accepting carrom board for son.(PTI photo)
A man gives Triple Talaq to women for not accepting carrom board for son.(PTI photo)

Rajasthan man gives triple talaq to wife for refusing to buy carrom board, charged

Kota | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2019 09:47 AM IST
Shabroonnisha, the wife, currently lives at her parents’ home as she has filed a domestic violence case against her Husband Shakil Ahmed, police said.
A Muslim woman in Shivamogga Karnataka given “triple-talaq” by husband over WhatsApp from Dubai.(Reuters Photo)
A Muslim woman in Shivamogga Karnataka given “triple-talaq” by husband over WhatsApp from Dubai.(Reuters Photo)

Karnataka woman allegedly given triple talaq from Dubai over WhatsApp

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 09:36 PM IST
The couple had been married for about 20 years, and the woman’s husband had left for Sharjah-Dubai in January but did not come back, police said quoting the woman’s complaint.
(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Triple Talaq law to come under Supreme Court lens, notice issued to Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 12:51 AM IST
Triple talaq law to be reviewed by Supreme Court, notice issued to Centre.
Based on the woman’s complaint, a case has been filed against the man under various sections. The accused, however, has denied the allegations.(HT File / Representational Photo)
Based on the woman’s complaint, a case has been filed against the man under various sections. The accused, however, has denied the allegations.(HT File / Representational Photo)

After ‘triple talaq’, Jharkhand woman accuses husband of rape, forced conversion

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 02:53 PM IST
The accused, who is in Delhi, however, denied the allegations when contacted on phone.
The practice of triple talaq has been criminalised by a law passed by Parliament in July, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT File)
The practice of triple talaq has been criminalised by a law passed by Parliament in July, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT File)

Haryana man, parents booked for triple talaq

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan, Karnal
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 02:48 PM IST
The victim alleged that her husband also thrashed and threatened her of dire circumstances.  
Home Minister Amit Shah during a seminar discussion titled ‘The Abolition of Triple Talaq: Correcting a Historic Wrong’ at the Mavlankar Hall in New Delhi on Sunday, August 18, 2019.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Home Minister Amit Shah during a seminar discussion titled ‘The Abolition of Triple Talaq: Correcting a Historic Wrong’ at the Mavlankar Hall in New Delhi on Sunday, August 18, 2019.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Politics of appeasement meant triple talaq continued: Amit Shah

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 12:53 AM IST
Speaking at an event here, Amit Shah defended the law criminalising triple talaq, asserting that it establishes gender equality.

J&K will benefit from bifurcation: President

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 04:55 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind listed other benefits that he said will flow to the region after the decision to scrap the special status for J&K, with special mention of the Right to Education and the Right to Information.
Odisha police said that a case of ‘dowry torture’ has been lodged against the husband, while the allegation of ‘triple talaq’ is under inquiry.(AP File Photo)
Odisha police said that a case of ‘dowry torture’ has been lodged against the husband, while the allegation of ‘triple talaq’ is under inquiry.(AP File Photo)

Days after triple talaq act, Odisha woman alleges divorce by husband

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2019 01:50 PM IST
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, criminalised the extra-judicial practice of talaq-e-biddat and Muslim men divorcing their wives under the practice either in person or through e-mail, SMS or social media could be jailed for three years.
Pralhad Joshi said floor coordination became crucial in pushing through the crucial provisions related to Jammu and Kashmir on the last two days of the session that ended on(ANI Photo)
Pralhad Joshi said floor coordination became crucial in pushing through the crucial provisions related to Jammu and Kashmir on the last two days of the session that ended on(ANI Photo)

‘For Article 370 move, personal calls to senior opposition leaders helped clinch majority vote’: Pralhad Joshi

New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 11:40 AM IST
Pralhad Joshi said, “This bill was brought on {August} 5th and 6th. There were so many bills like MV {motor vehicle} bill which was passed in the extended time... it was not just because of 370... Because of huge pendency, we were forced to extend.”
The first case under the new triple talaq law in Kanpur was registered at the Chakeri police station here late on Tuesday night, said police. The accused husband, Sajid Nafees, was taken into custody, they said.
The first case under the new triple talaq law in Kanpur was registered at the Chakeri police station here late on Tuesday night, said police. The accused husband, Sajid Nafees, was taken into custody, they said.

Kanpur’s first triple talaq case registered, husband taken into custody

Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 10:18 PM IST
“The triple talaq bill was passed only recently. We will initiate any action in the matter after consulting legal experts,” said police station in-charge Ranjeet Rai.
To please the Muslim Personal Law Board, Rajiv Gandhi reversed the Shah Bano judgment. To please the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, he unlocked gates of the disputed Babri structure.(HT Archives)
To please the Muslim Personal Law Board, Rajiv Gandhi reversed the Shah Bano judgment. To please the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, he unlocked gates of the disputed Babri structure.(HT Archives)

Looking back: When another Muslim women bill sparked competitive communalism

By Arif Mohammad Khan
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 08:20 PM IST
India is paying a price for Rajiv Gandhi’s blunder in 1986. Warnings weren’t heeded. Conservatives got stronger
Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad shows victory sign after Rajya Sabha cleared triple talaq bill, at Parliament House, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad shows victory sign after Rajya Sabha cleared triple talaq bill, at Parliament House, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Instant talaq a criminal offence after Rajya Sabha nod

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 12:06 AM IST
The passage of the triple talaq bill, which would make the practice a penal offence for the husband, after the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill was cleared four days ago, shows that the Opposition’s ability to stall or defeat bills or have them referred to parliamentary committees has greatly diminished.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the passage of Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha today.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the passage of Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha today.(ANI Photo)

‘Archaic practice confined to dustbin,’ PM Narendra Modi on triple talaq bill passage

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 11:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his tweet, also called it a “victory of gender justice” that will “further equality in society.”
Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad after Rajya Sabha cleared triple talaq bill.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad after Rajya Sabha cleared triple talaq bill.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Triple talaq bill finally cleared by Rajya Sabha, Centre says ‘historic day’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 11:20 PM IST
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, first brought to parliament nearly 19 months back, had been stuck due to the opposition in the Rajya Sabha where the National Democratic Alliance did not have a majority.
Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United on Tuesday walked out of the Rajya Sabha during the debate on triple talaq bill.(PTI File Photo)
Nitish Kumar’s Janata Dal United on Tuesday walked out of the Rajya Sabha during the debate on triple talaq bill.(PTI File Photo)

Nitish Kumar’s JDU walks out of Rajya Sabha, brightens Triple Talaq bill’s chances

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 05:13 PM IST
Before walking out, JDU member Bashishtha Narain Singh said his party followed the ideology of leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Ram Manohar Lohia and Jayaprakash Narayan and strongly opposed the triple talaq bill.
Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Bihar Women’s Commission to issue notice to Azam Khan

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 01:18 AM IST
Considering the comments made at the Lok Sabha session as ‘sexist and offensive’, the commission has decided to issue a notice to the Samajwadi Party lawmaker, demanding his apology for the comments and asking him to explain his actions.
In the past, JD (U) NAtional Presideny Nitish Kumar had publicly opposed the Triple Talaq Bill.(PTI File)
In the past, JD (U) NAtional Presideny Nitish Kumar had publicly opposed the Triple Talaq Bill.(PTI File)

Will oppose Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha: JD(U) leader

Patna | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 02:58 PM IST
Unlike Lok Sabha MPs who are elected directly by the people, lawmakers in the Upper House are elected by the MLAs of a state.(ANI)
Unlike Lok Sabha MPs who are elected directly by the people, lawmakers in the Upper House are elected by the MLAs of a state.(ANI)

After big election victory, NDA set for Rajya Sabha majority next year

Hindustan Times, New delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 06:01 PM IST
The NDA’s majority in the Rajya Sabha would help in easy passage of legislations in Parliament, something that has proved to be a major hurdle in recent years.
Mumbai, India - March 25, 2019: NCP leader Dilip Walse-Patil and Nawab Malik addressing to media during official release of manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election at Nariman Point in Mumbai, India, on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - March 25, 2019: NCP leader Dilip Walse-Patil and Nawab Malik addressing to media during official release of manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election at Nariman Point in Mumbai, India, on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jobs, talks with Pak top of agenda in NCP’s manifesto

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 07:53 AM IST
Senior NCP leader and head of the party manifesto committee Dilip Walse Patil said the country was reeling under a job crisis.
At an all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Congress’ floor leader Mallikarjun Kharge warned the government of strong protests if it tries to bring ‘a full budget’ ahead of the general election and even told Speaker Sumitra Mahajan not to get ‘angry’ if such protests continue.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
At an all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Congress’ floor leader Mallikarjun Kharge warned the government of strong protests if it tries to bring ‘a full budget’ ahead of the general election and even told Speaker Sumitra Mahajan not to get ‘angry’ if such protests continue.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Oppn wants Rafale debate again, vows to stall govt’s bills

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 11:27 PM IST
The budget session of Parliament will run from January 31 to February 13, with just ten working days for key debates and passage of key bills including the Triple Talaq and the Citizenship amendment bill.
Dense clouds covers the capital's skyline overhead the Parliament House, in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Dense clouds covers the capital's skyline overhead the Parliament House, in New Delhi.(HT Photo)

Government races against time to push triple talaq, citizenship bills

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 07:38 AM IST
No Opposition-sponsored debate kept in list of business as NDA seeks to capitalise on final budget session.
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