Daily Archive: December 28, 2017

“Triple Talaq” Bill Passed In Lok Sabha After Debate

New Delhi:

The Lok Sabha has passed a bill that makes instant "Triple Talaq" a criminal offence and proposes a three-year jail term for a Muslim man who divorces his wife by uttering the word "talaq" thrice. The bill will now be sent to the Rajya Sabha, where it is expected to face rough weather. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a meeting of BJP parliamentarians this morning that he hopes the bill will be passed in parliament with the consensus of all parties.

Newly-wed hangs self, police suspect foul play

Noida, Dec 28  A newly-married woman committed suicide by hanging herself at an apartment here after a heated argument with her husband, a police officer said today.

Sarnabi Biswas, 26, was living at an upscale society in sector 123, Noida since her marriage to Apoorva for the last one year.

“Her parents who reside in West Bengal have been informed and the body is already sent for post-mortem,” said Jitendra Kumar, station house officer (SHO), phase-3 police station, Noida.

Apoorva, who is a doctor, had a heated argument with his wife last night, Kumar said, adding that an investigation into the matter is on.

Source: PTI