Triple Talaq: Congress To Consult Other Opposition Parties Before Decision
02 January, 2018, 12:15 | Author: Edward Snyder
"NCP has already made it clear that we are entirely against criminalisation".
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Bill upholds the right of Muslim women. A marriage in Islam is a civil contract, you can't impose a jail term on improper talaq given by husband to wife.
"As far as Left parties are concerned, we want this bill to be referred to the Select Committee. The Triple Talaq Bill is one of them", the Minority Affairs Minister told reporters here. "Hope the opposition, including the Congress, supports it", he said.
However, owing to the lack of a majority of the government in the Rajya Sabha, there are chances that the Bill may be impeded or blocked.
In Lok Sabha last week, the Congress and some other parties had demanded that the Bill should be sent to the Standing Committee, but the government rejected their demand.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday issued a three line whip for all its Lok Sabha (LS) and Rajya Sabha (RS) members.
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A spokesman for the public health ministry, Waheed Majroh, said blasts left at least 41 people dead and 84 injured. In October, at least 39 people were killed in an attack on a mosque belonging to the Shia minority.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has directed the panel to file its report before the Budget session. With doctors staying off duty, the protest against the new bill has left many patients in the lurch.
He also said that "as long as there's no aggression against" North Korea, it does "not intend to use nuclear powers". Leader Kim Jong Un says North Korea completed its nuclear force in 2017 and the US must know it is a reality.
Weah was declared the victor of Liberia's presidential election run-off on Friday, the country's elections commission confirmed. Liberia's president-elect and ex-soccer star George Weah says he is "honored to join a new generation of heads of state".
The US State Department said it was working with Costa Rican authorities to determine if the plane carried US citizens. The plane crashed just moments after takeoff from Punta Islita Airport, according to officials and witnesses.
Among the dead were at least three members of the same family Karen Francis, 37, Charmela Francis, 7, and Kylie Francis, 2. He went out and back twice, but "on the third time he couldn't find his way out", he said. "We've lost so many people".
Pence, who describes himself as a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican (in that order), has long held anti-LGBTQ views . In 2006, Pence supported a constitutional amendment that would have defined marriage as between a man and a woman.
The Packers played without many of their best players, and further hurt their changes with three turnovers in the first half. With Roberts out, Hakeem Valles will serve as the Lions No. 3 tight end on Sunday against the Packers.
Maria Menounos will serve as his co-host, with Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Macklemore, Skylar Grey and Flo Rida set to perform. Mariah Carey will be returning to perform this year in Times Square along with Nick Jonas , Camila Cabello , and Sugarland .
In the initial attack, several CRPF personnel were injured, they said, adding that the militants later managed to enter the camp. The CRPF camp also serves as training centre for troops inducted for counter-militancy operations in Kashmir.
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