Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Ban Instant "Triple Talaq", Opposition Walks Out

The contentious bill that would criminalise instant triple talaq was passed by the Lok Sabha today after a day-long heated battle that also witnessed a walkout by BJP ally Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United. The JDU, which has maintained it was against the bill, today said such a law would create a "lack of trust in the society". Two other opposition parties - the more