Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicIndian Marriages

Topic: Indian Marriages

Muslim girl over 16 yrs of age can marry a man of her choice, rules Punjab and Haryana HC

Justice Jasjit Singh Bedi passed an order in favour of a Muslim couple aged 16 and 21 years, seeking protection from their families under Article 21 of the Constitution.

‘She’s not always a woman to me’: Court cases on ‘gender-deception’ highlight true cost of stigma

The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case of Hariom, who claims he was cheated into marrying “a kind of transgender”. But, men are not the only victims in such cases.

Divorce isn’t the problem. Staying in bad marriage for the sake of kids is

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa ending their marriage prompted many Indians to invoke the responsibility they have towards their kids. After all, divorce in India is everyone's business.

New marriage bill can cast the criminality net wider, draw more Indian women to courts & cops

Modi govt's bill to increase women's marriage age to 21 has been tied in knots, with questions being raised whether it can empower women or is just a quick fix.

Can a horoscope match ensure happy marriage? A new book finds answers

Venus Mars – Love and Marriage, written by Acharya P. Khurrana and launched by actress & author Shilpa Dhar, highlights the importance of studying Jupiter while matching horoscopes for marriages.

More and more young British Indians want ‘love-cum-arranged marriage’

My research shows that British Indians feet they have the ‘freedom to fall in love with anyone’ but within certain boundaries.

Sarcasm, taunting by in-laws wear and tear of married life, Mumbai judge observes

The court was hearing the application of a couple, aged 80 and 75, who were seeking anticipatory bail in a case of mistreating their daughter-in-law.

Only first wife of man entitled to lay claim on his money, says Bombay High Court

The Bombay HC, however, said children from both the marriages will get the money. The court was hearing a case of the second wife of a police sub-inspector who had died due to Covid.

The different ‘guns’ in Uttar Pradesh and Sharad Pawar’s balancing act

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Zoom Shaadi Mubarak! Even Covid can’t stop these Indian couples from tying the knot – online

Nuptials fixed on dates dictated by astrological charts have been hurriedly transformed into digital ceremonies over Zoom, YouTube & Google Hangouts.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.