Muslim marriage is a contract and not sacrament unlike a Hindu marriage: Karnataka HC

Quoting verses from Surah Al Bakra in Qur'an, Justice Dixit said a pious Muslim owes a moral and religious duty to provide subsistence to his destitute ex-wife.

published on : 21st October 2021

Freida Pinto reveals about secret marriage with fiance Cory Tran

The 37-year-old actor, who is expecting her first child with Tran, said that the couple eventually went to the Honda Center in Anaheim, California and got married.

published on : 21st October 2021

Marriage registrations in registrar offices affected in Tamil Nadu due to technical hitch

The problem with the website is that though it allows beginning the registration process, it could not be completed.

published on : 20th October 2021

Confinement by family over love, relationship: Here's how to face it legally

When reasoning doesn't work, some families switch to detaining youth at homes and cutting off their communication with the outer world. This can be avoided without bringing legal wrath on parents.

published on : 15th October 2021

Scenes from a Marriage: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain deliver an acting masterclass

Scenes from a Marriage has the two actors evoking the best work of Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep

published on : 13th October 2021

CM Ashok Gehlot to recall Rajasthan bill on registration of child marriage

The Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill was passed in the state Assembly last month and provides for the registration of child marriages also.

published on : 13th October 2021

WCD launches campaign to stop child marriages

The Department of Women and Child Development has started a new campaign against child marriage called Ponvakku.

published on : 13th October 2021

BJYM says it forced Rajasthan govt to withdraw controversial marriage registration bill

The BJP's youth wing said in a statement that the act was "regressive" and debated that it would "make it easier for people to conduct child marriages".

published on : 12th October 2021

'Not a question of our prestige': Rajasthan govt to recall controversial marriage registration bill

Gehlot said that the state government will urge the governor to return the bill for legal consultations.

published on : 11th October 2021

Child marriage kills more than 60 girls a day globally and 6 girls daily in South Asia: Report

The regional teenage maternal mortality rate is four times higher than anywhere else in the world.

published on : 11th October 2021

Inter-caste marriage: Woman's father, brother held for abetting man’s suicide

Two weeks after a woman filed a complaint against her dead husband’s family, his father and brother were arrested on charges of abetting his suicide.

published on : 6th October 2021

Inter-faith relationship: 8 held for murder of youth in Karnataka's Belgavi

Arbaz Aftab Mulla, a car dealer from Khanapur, was decapitated and his body dumped on the railway tracks, allegedly by members of a right-wing organisation.

published on : 4th October 2021

20,995 teens gave birth in Kerala in 2019: Report

Of the young mothers aged between 15 and 19, 316 delivered their second baby, 59 their third and 16 their fourth, says the report. The data hints at the prevalence of child marriages.

published on : 4th October 2021

Plea against provision of Muslim marriage law binned

A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh said the petition was completely misconceived and there was no merit in it. 

published on : 28th September 2021

Japanese princess's fiancé returns for delayed marriage 

Princess Mako and Komuro announced in September 2017 their intent to marry the following year, but the financial dispute surfaced two months later and resulted in their wedding being suspended.

published on : 27th September 2021
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