What is triple talaq: A brief explainer

triple-talaqThe Supreme Court is set to pronounce a historic judgment on triple talaq today. It would either declare the practise as valid or unconstitutional or let the government take a decision on the matter.

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Triple talaq struck down: Who consented and who dissented in SC

triple-talaqIn a major victory for women’s rights, the Supreme Court of India struck down triple talaq while declaring it unconstitutional. In a 3:2 majority verdict the court held that the practise was unconstitutional and it violates fundamental rights of a woman as it irrevocably ends marriage without any scope of reconciliation.

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SC strike down triple talaq in 3:2 verdict, calls it unconstitutional

triple-talaq-2The Supreme Court today by a 3:2 majority struck down triple talaq. While the CJI and Justice Nazeer were in favour of the practise the other three judges observed that the practise was unconstitutional.

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