Taiwan holds first same-sex marriages in historic day for Asia

Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality.

published on : 24th May 2019

Tension grips Ramnad villages as clash erupts between 2 communities

Tension ran high at Pappakudi and Kavarankulam in Ramanathapuram taluk after a clash broke out between the two villages on Sunday night.

published on : 21st May 2019

Kerala man transfers all his properties to girl jilted by son

The boy and the girl had eloped when they were minors. The boy's father had then decided to get them married when they attain marriageable age.

published on : 20th May 2019

Married CRPF man weds girlfriend, remarries wife at the same time

The marrige ceremony of Anil Paikra, a native of tribal-dominated Jashpur and deployed in Varanasi , has left villagers bemused and baffled. 

published on : 20th May 2019

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand reveals she is in same-sex relationship

The 23-year-old sprinter said that she got the confidence to speak about her relationship after the Supreme Court’s historic decision to decriminalise Section 377.

published on : 19th May 2019

Landmark first for Asia: Taiwan's parliament approves same-sex marriage

Other key sections of the law were still being debated and voted on Friday, including what, if any, provisions there will be for same-sex couples to adopt. 

published on : 17th May 2019

Weeks after stopping child marriage, Chennai man hacked to death in public view

In a shocking case, a man was hacked to death right in front of his wife and family members by an armed gang on Sunday night. His wife, who tried to stop the attack, has been injured. 

published on : 14th May 2019

Gujarat Dalits face boycott after bridegroom rides horse

According to the Dalits in the village, they were denied milk and other necessary grocery items from the market under the influence of the boycott.

published on : 11th May 2019

Major scuffle after 15-year-old child marriage victim's rescue in Dharmapuri

ChildLine staff involved in the rescue of a 15-year-old child marriage victim of Pavalanthur village in Pennagaram were assaulted by the girl’s family, who then took the girl and fled.

published on : 11th May 2019

Delhi High Court waives cooling off period for divorce as woman set to remarry soon

The high court allowed a petition by the woman for waiving the statutory period of six months under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. 

published on : 9th May 2019

Nepal stumped as Class 4 and Class 5 students become parents

The child's 13-year-old father Ramesh Tamang, a class Vth student, fell in love with IVth grader Pabitra Tamang who then quit her studies.

published on : 9th May 2019

Villagers shun last rites over 22-yr-old inter-caste marriage

Prasanta Bhue (45), who died at VIMSAR, Burla while undergoing treatment, was not taken to his village for funeral after the villagers refused to assist his family in performing the last rites.

published on : 9th May 2019

I am not getting married: Arjun Kapoor

The 33-year-old actor says he is aware of the constant public scrutiny on his personal life but that does not bother him much.

published on : 8th May 2019

Officials come to the rescue of minor, save her from marriage

National Child Labour Project director Raghuveer Singh Rathode who led the raid had requested Wadagera police to rescue the girl.

published on : 8th May 2019

Despite government efforts, kids getting forced into child marriage

Take the case of this 15-year-old girl, who was married off to a 22-year-old boy by her mother.

published on : 8th May 2019
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