Friday, 21 January, 2022
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Topic: brides

Downside of dowry crackdown — women’s decision-making power falls, domestic violence goes up

Researchers from Rice University in US studied the relationship between dowry payments and Indian women's post-marital status by using amendments to the anti-dowry law.

‘Mol ki bahuein’ — the women Haryana’s men buy as brides

This report, which won the Laadli Media Award for gender sensitivity this week, explores the lives of women from other parts of India who are bought as brides for Haryana's men.

How Punjabi ideas of honour lead to girl-shaming and prenatal sex selection in Canada

Given that many women in Canada have significant autonomy, Punjabi immigrant families likely impose harsh sanctions on young women upon their arrival.

A bride for Rs 40,000 is the ugly reality of Haryana BJP minister’s Kashmiri girls remark

In sex-ratio-skewed Haryana, there are women called ‘mol ki’ who are brought in from outside, often at a price, to marry local men who can’t find brides.

Haryana CM Khattar didn’t say ‘bring girls from Kashmir’, but he sure found it funny

Manohar Lal Khattar should know that the end goal of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao is not marriage.

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane

Gen Naravane’s legacy can only be understood over time. But it’s altered LAC dynamics forever

Gen Naravane is both a dove and a hawk, depending on the issue. This was because, at the end of the day, he was, and is, a “quintessential Army man”.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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