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India parliament backs bill criminalising instant divorce

9 months, 20 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Indian parliament's lower house on Thursday passed a bill proposing jail time for Muslim men who try to end their marriages through the controversial "instant divorce", months after it was banned by the Supreme Court for…

India’s top court bans ‘triple talaq’

1 year, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: India's top court on Tuesday banned a  Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly (known as 'triple talaq'), saying it was unconstitutional. A panel of Supreme Court judges said that the practice, known…