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Conciliatory procedure needed to settle matrimonial disputes: High Court

Conciliatory procedure is needed to settle matrimonial disputes between couples, the Delhi High Court has said while highlighting the role of mediation in resolving such issues.

published on : 19th November 2017

One among five marriages in Vijayawada involves a child

Patriarchy, lack of awareness among parents and holding on to traditional orthodox customs are considered to be the major perpetrators of child marriages.

published on : 18th November 2017

Celebrations as Australians vote 'Yes' to allow same-sex marriage

Australians voted decisively in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry, sparking joyous celebrations Wednesday across the country.

published on : 15th November 2017

Australia: Rules on religious freedom sought for opponents of gay marriage

Australia's same-sex marriage poll is widely expected to return a 'yes' majority this week but conservatives are pushing for protection for those who defend 'traditional understanding of marriage'.

published on : 13th November 2017

Marriages are wonderful events in the family: Amitabh Bachchan

Big B tweeted a series of photo of his family from a recent wedding they attended.

published on : 13th November 2017

Actress Namitha to marry her longtime friend Veerandra Chowdhary on November 24

Namitha revealed the news via her Instagram account where she can be seen alongside Riaz Wilson and her friends from the film industry.

published on : 10th November 2017

Turkish president Erdogan signs contentious religious marriages law

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed into law controversial legislation to let state-approved clerics conduct marriage ceremonies.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Taiwan holds Asia's largest gay pride parade

The island set to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage after the constitutional court  rules out laws preventing same-sex unions.

published on : 28th October 2017

As Africa tackles child marriage, young survivors speak out 

Child marriage remains deeply entrenched in West and Central Africa, home to six of the 10 countries with the highest rates in the world.

published on : 28th October 2017

Rahul Gandhi says his marriage 'will happen when it is bound to happen'

Last year, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy had tweeted that the event was being planned keeping in mind the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in 2017.

published on : 27th October 2017

Tanzania suspends NGO for 'promotion' of gay marriage

The Tanzanian government said Saturday it had suspended an NGO it had accused of promoting gay marriage in contravention of local customs, traditions and laws.

published on : 21st October 2017

Shut down conversion, reconversion centres: Kerala High Court to police

The court also said every case of inter-religious marriage should not be portrayed on a religious canvass as it creates fissures in the communal harmony.

published on : 20th October 2017

Not just tough laws, need more action to curb child marriages

Punishment is no deterrent, counselling should play a role, say experts.

published on : 16th October 2017

Pakistan senators reject raising marriage age for women to 18 as 'un-Islamic'

A previous attempt to amend the marriage bill last year was scuttled by a religious body which branded it "blasphemous" and against Islam.

published on : 13th October 2017

23 million child brides in the country: SC expresses dismay

Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.

published on : 12th October 2017
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