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The Law and IT Minister said that finger print and iris data stored in the Aadhaar system are safe and secure and cannot be breached even by "billions of efforts".
Orthodox segments oppose transformational laws, but fail: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on triple talaq bill
In a series of tweets, Prasad said many Muslim women had met him and requested for a stringent penal provision against the practice of "talaq-e-biddat" or instant triple talaq.
Replying to several points raised by the members in the Lok Sabha, Prasad said he was a great supporter of the proposed All India Judicial Service.
Stating that they would oppose the bill, the cleric further said the decision to enact a law against triple talaq could be a right decision, but the intention of the government was not right at all.
The remark came after the Upper House was adjourned for the day amid heated exchanges between BJP and the opposition over sending the triple talaq bill to select committee.
Congress leader Anand Sharma argued the Triple Talaq Bill had shortcomings and needed to be referred to a panel to clear them.
The Bill criminalises triple talaq, or oral divorce, and has provision for a maximum three-year jail term and fine for practising this form of divorce.
Around 100 triple talaq cases since Supreme Court verdict in August: Ravi Shankar Prasad in Lok Sabha
A bill to make instant triple talaq illegal and void and awarding a jail term of three years for the husband, was introduced in the Lok Sabha.
The party has issued whip to all its House members to be in full attendance in Winter Session.
The Supreme Court, in August, by a majority of 3:2, had ruled that the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims is "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional".
Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he had denied permission to Facebook's Free Basics platform when he was handling portfolio of the communications ministry.
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The government today said it has allotted over 35,000 out of 48,300 seats under India BPO promotion scheme that aims to put smaller towns on the global digital map.
He also hit out at the UPA government for filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning the belief that the land bridge was built by Lord Ram to reach then Lanka to rescue his wife Sita.
Gujarat polls: PM wraps up election campaign; projects 1+1 = 11, new Modi math to keep State interested
On last day of campaigning, PM tweets it’s a golden opportunity for the State, Centre to work for Gujarat’s development.