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HC nixes triple talaq plea, says women entitled to equality

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea to direct the government to ensure that triple talaq must not be applicable to Hindus married to Muslim men.

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Muslim women like BJP for its 'triple talaq' stand: Minister

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 11:15:05 PM IST

Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s stand on the issue of 'triple talaq' has made the party popular among Muslim women.

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Delhi HC to hear PIL on triple talaq issue on Friday

New Delhi |Thursday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

Delhi High Court will hear on Friday a PIL for issuance of directions to the government that triple 'talaq' or polygamy should not be applicable to Hindu women married to Muslim men.

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Love to hear Mamata's stand on triple talaq: Smriti Irani

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST

Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has faced repeated attacks from the BJP for "minority appeasement", Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said she would lov

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JD-U calls for debate on triple talaq in Parliament, assemblies

New Delhi |Monday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST

The Janata Dal United (JD-U) on Monday called for "wide ranging debates" on triple talaq, or instant divorce, in Parliament as well as state legislative assemblies, to build a consensus on the issue.

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No attempts should be made to seek political capital from Triple Talaq issue: Congress

New Delhi | Monday, Apr 17 2017 IST

While reiterating its commitment towards women empowerment and equality of women, the Congress today said that attempts to take political capital from the triple talaq issue should not be made as the

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Yogi supports Common Civil Code; questions why people mum over triple talaq

Lucknow | Monday, Apr 17 2017 IST

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today supported the common civil code in the country while attacking the political parties and others who are mum on the triple talaq issue. ''When there i

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Javed Akhtar attacks AIMPLB over its ''triple talaq valid, only no misuse'' statement

New Delhi | Monday, Apr 17 2017 IST

Renowned poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar today launched a sarcastic attack on the All India Muslim Personal Law Board stand that triple talaq was valid but it should not be misused, saying ''tomorrow w

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