Minorities Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abaas Naqvi said, those who opposed making the social evil of instant triple talaq a crime or raised questions on removal of restrictions on Muslim women travelling alone for Haj are "professional protesters" of the essence of the Indian Constitution.
The woman also alleged that her husband beat her and forced her to leave the house, and attempts were made to set her ablaze, the official said.
The competent court must hear the married Muslim woman, who has made the complaint, before granting the anticipatory bail, the bench said
Speaking to Outlook, Surendran said that the minority community has reposed faith in the Central government and its development programs.
The woman, who lives with her father, in a letter addressed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, requested intervention in the matter and help get justice.
The woman, Safia Bano, in her complaint to police alleged that her in-laws beat her for more dowry
The woman, aged 31, had earlier gone to Dubai for a job and recently to Ahmednagar.
Assuring the triple talaq victims that their grievances will be redressed, CM Yogi Adityanath, in a stern warning to the police, said they too would be punished if it was found that they failed to perform their duty.
The prime minister Modi was speaking in Ranchi in poll-bound Jharkhand after launching a slew of measures including ambitious pension schemes for farmers, shopkeepers and self-employed persons
On the economic front, the government has shown a moon-walk-like approach--unsure of the terrain that it is stepping into, while blasting away on the political front with unknown consequences.
Salman Khurshid, who was appearing for one of the petitioners, told the bench that there were many dimensions, including making the practice a punishable offence and jail term of up to three years, which was required to be examined by the top court.
Odisha Assembly Speaker S N Patro then deleted the controversial remark from the House records and barred media from reporting about it.
Speaking to the media at the Assam Secretariat in Guwahati, the Dhubri MP said the government should, instead, work towards the development of women in the real sense.
Parliament approved the bill that makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence, after the contentious legislation was passed by Rajya Sabha.
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah engaged in a war of words on Twitter after the passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Rajya Sabha.
It is unfortunate that triple Talaq Bill law did not pass with a unanimous vote in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Most of the Opposition parties objected to the provision of criminalising instant triple talaq, which comes into effect when a Muslim man utters the word "talaq" thrice in front of her wife.
Moving the bill, Ravi Shankar Prasad said the proposed legislation should be not seen through a political prism or vote bank politics, as it aims to ensure gender dignity and equality.
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