changes in triple talaq bill gets cabinet nod

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The Union Cabinet today approved changes in triple talaq bill and includes the provision of granting bail to men found guilty of giving instant triple talaq to their wives.

Talking to reporters after cabinet meeting in New Delhi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the cabinet has approved three amendments to the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill which has been cleared by Lok Sabha and pending approval of Rajya Sabha.

Friday, August 10 is the last day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament and the government could introduce amendments in Rajya Sabha.

If the bill is cleared by the upper house, it will have to go back to Lok Sabha for approval of the amendments.

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