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.
Tension ran high at Pappakudi and Kavarankulam in Ramanathapuram taluk after a clash broke out between the two villages on Sunday night.
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.
The marrige ceremony of Anil Paikra, a native of tribal-dominated Jashpur and deployed in Varanasi , has left villagers bemused and baffled.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
National Child Labour Project director Raghuveer Singh Rathode who led the raid had requested Wadagera police to rescue the girl.
Take the case of this 15-year-old girl, who was married off to a 22-year-old boy by her mother.