Fathers who fail to pay child support will be listed online so women can check a man's credentials before entering a relationship with him. Some 75,000 fathers have been shamed.
Some politicians argue a law banning the Muslim practice of men divorcing their wives by repeating the word "talaq" thrice is an overreach as it makes instant divorce a criminal act when matrimonial issues come under civil laws.
The move comes after the practice of instant divorce was declared unconstitutional by India's Supreme Court in August. The court voted against the tradition whereby a Muslim man can divorce his wife by saying the word "talaq" – divorce – three times.
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