The party feels that such a stringent action may hamper the reconciliation of spouses.Sources in the Congress have told that Congress President Rahul Gandhi does not want the party's official stand to seem like they are opposed to the Bill.
The Modi government tried to convince them at a Rajya Sabha Business Advisory Committee meeting that the Bill shouldn't go to a select committee.
Most parties are against the provision for jailing offenders - they say they don't want a civil matter to be criminalised.
The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of the Upper House met today and made a decision to allot four hours for discussion on the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha last week.
The opposition parties including the Congress, Left, AIADMK and the DMK are in favour of sending the Muslim Women Protection of Rights in Marriage Bill 2017 to the Standing Committee but the government rejected the demand. "I believe all our office-bearers will talk to all parties, and all parties will understand the problem faced by our aggrieved sisters". While the bill was passed in Lok Sabha where the ruling BJP has a clear majority, it is unlikely to be passed in Rajya Sabha where the treasury benches lack the numbers. The govt is set to put up the bill for consideration in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
Congress is supporting the ban on instant talaq but has issues with the provision that makes it a penal offence, with a sentence of up to three years and fine.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that the government was in talks with Congress party for smooth passage of the legislation, which was passed by Lok Sabha last week.
According to the government sources, the bill will be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
It also wants some other changes in the bill, stating today that it would prefer a review of the proposed legislation by a parliamentary panel. We hope for a smooth passage in Rajya Sabha, " Mr Kumar told reporters here.
It would be tough for the government in the Upper House to pass the bill in its present form as BJP is in minority here.
People are also being warned that public transport could be affected or cancelled and that there may also be power cuts. Flying debris could lead to injuries or danger to life, while some damage to buildings is likely, it has said.
Thompson, 64, will move into a new role as senior adviser to football operations, the team announced Tuesday. Defensive line coach Mike Trgovac and assistant linebacker coach Scott McCurley have also been let go .
According to Engadget , which first reported on this, LG will be showcasing the 8K resolution OLED display at CES. Upcoming CES would witness the showcasing of massive 88-inch OLED TV from the South Korean manufacturers.
On Saturday night, no one matched all six Powerball numbers, sending Wednesday's drawing to $440 million. That means it is more likely for the grand total to roll into the next drawing - increasing jackpots.
The image appears to confirm a couple of earlier leaks, revealing the Galaxy S9 will come with single camera setup on the rear. OnePlus 6 will reportedly have fingerprint sensor below the display, and will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 platform.
Based on this new trailer, it looks like this new season will have a fittingly charming and darkly fantastical style. This second season is expected to do the next five and an eventual third season would finish out the adaptations.
The protests have become the biggest test for the regime since demonstrations following the disputed 2009 presidential election. Some unconfirmed reports on social media have stated that the city was also briefly occupied by anti-government protesters.
According to the agency, it still had access to national security-related databases so passengers could be screened appropriately. Customs and Border Protection's processing systems caused delays at some of the nation's biggest airports on New Year's Day .
Firms were more upbeat about their outlook and potential growth in 2018, as the future output index strengthened. The headline manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 54.9 in December from 52.9 in October.
The new minimum wage would result in an Irish worker taking home a gross income of €1,613.95 per month, and €1,521.57 after tax. The fast food restaurants required to pay the minimum wage are also defined by the agency.
The benchmark had crossed the 34, 000 mark on December 26, riding on a rally of high closings the entire year. The SGX Nifty suggests that the Nifty could open at 10,506 with a loss of 3 points at the opening bell.
Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim dies
She also told NBCBLK that her goal was to continue fighting for justice for him and others caught in similar situations. A grand jury declined to indict the officer; the city agreed to pay a $US6 million ($7.6 million) civil settlement.
Texans GM Smith taking leave of absence
However, it is unlikely that Houston will allow him to coach next season without signing him to a contract extension. The Texans went 9-7 in each of the head coach's first three seasons and won AFC South titles in 2015 and 2016.
New Year's Eve wind chill in Detroit forecast at -16 below
The extreme cold alert continues in Waterloo region and Wellington county, also for much of eastern Ontario, for New Year's Eve. National Weather Service forecasters say there is no relief for at least the next week from the bone chilling temperatures.
Possible Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date
Don't forget though, all this talk of Read Dead Redemption II's release date is all speculative at this point. The date is also a Friday and it falls within the release window that has been announced by Rockstar.