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Bihar: Crores of people form massive human chain against dowry, child marriages

Responding to a call by the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government, crores of people joined the gigantic human chain that stretched for an estimated 13,660 km and crisscrossed all the 38 districts.

published on : 21st January 2018

Bihar set to form statewide human chain against dowry, child marriage tomorrow

It is the brainchild of Chief Minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar, who had organised a similar human chain in support of prohibition in Bihar on January 21, 2017.

published on : 20th January 2018

Child marriages almost double in Visakhapatnam, poor monitoring blamed

Awareness campaigns appear to have done little in curbing child marriage incidents in the district as parents continue to marry off their minor children.

published on : 20th January 2018

Child marriage averted in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh

A child marriage was averted in West Godavari district on Friday based on credible information provided by city-based child rights NGO, Balala Hakkula Sangham (BHS).

published on : 20th January 2018

Child marriage cases have doubled in Visakhapatnam, poor monitoring blamed

The strict vigilance and a series of awareness campaigns appear to have yielded a little in curbing the child marriages in this district as the family elders continue to tie the knots their minor.

published on : 20th January 2018

Couples in West Bengal can now get marriage registered online

Over 200 marriage registrars throughout the state are being trained in the first phase of training to handle the online procedure of registering the marriages.

published on : 18th January 2018

Father of three arrested for marrying minor in Bihar

According to police officials, the minor belongs to a poor family, forcing her parents to marry her off.

published on : 18th January 2018

Do not force school kids to take part in human chain against social ills: Patna HC tells Bihar government

The Bihar government’s enthusiastic plans to organise the world’s largest human chain to spread awareness against the social evils of dowry and child marriage got a jolt on Tuesday

published on : 16th January 2018

Attack on couples by khap panchayat illegal: Supreme Court

The apex court said if an adult man and woman marry, no khap, panchayat, individual or society can question them.

published on : 16th January 2018

Child marriage still a blot on Odisha

Though Odisha ranks below the national average, incidence of child marriages in urban areas is 19.5 pc against the all India average of 17.5 pc.

published on : 15th January 2018

Telangana stands 3rd in consanguineous marriages: National Family Health Survey

Around 30% women aged between 18- 29 years marry before 18 years of age, says survey

published on : 13th January 2018

A lofty proposal: 'Marry Me' etched in snow, seen from above

Gavin Becker enlisted his family's help to pen the life-changing question using a snow blower on the frozen Eight Crow Wing Lake near Nevis.

published on : 12th January 2018

'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, EU court adviser says

The term "spouse" includes same-sex partners under EU law, meaning that member states cannot deny them residence rights even if gay marriage is illegal in that country.

published on : 11th January 2018

Nirmal village boycotts woman for her sister’s inter-caste marriage in Telangana

A 38-year-old woman of fishermen’s community at Nawabpet village in Nirmal district had to face social boycott by members of her community for six months for the flimsy reason that her sister married

published on : 11th January 2018

Thane constable suspended for having polygamous marriages

Constable Suryakant Kadam was suspended on Monday after his marriage with seven other women came to light.

published on : 10th January 2018
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