Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Topic: inter-caste marriage

File photo of Madhavi and Sandeep | By special arrangement

She’s my first & last girlfriend: An inter-caste school love story that’s ended up in ICU

B. Sandeep and Madhavi Chari were attacked over caste differences by her father. Even as Madhavi fights for her life, Sandeep says nothing will happen to her.
Honour killing

Telangana father wanted to ‘find his daughter & kill her’ after she married a Dalit

Madhavi, 21, had reportedly been promised in marriage to someone else by her 'drunkard' father.

‘Progressive’ south India is catching up with the north when it comes to honour killings

The caste divide is equally strong in India's 'progressive south', and lovers equally unsafe.

More than husbands, educate moms-in-law if you want to change arranged marriages in India

A study by the Indian Statistical Institute finds that a husband's mother-in-law's education levels can predict inter-caste marriage. 

Jat woman who married Dalit shot dead outside Rohtak court, 4 of family held

The panchayat in Mamta's village had issued a diktat — the mortal remains of the girl won't be brought back home.
A wedding procession in India. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Maharashtra is drafting a special law to protect inter-caste marriages

The move comes in the wake of rising incidents of injustice meted out to inter-caste couples in the form of ostracism, threats and honour killings.
Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: Why is New India still rattled by inter-caste/inter-faith marriages?

Experts and lawyers weigh in on inter caste and inter faith marriages in India, in light of the killing of Ankit Saxena in New Delhi.
Oil

Petrol price hikes may annoy you, but cheap oil is not helping climate

Relatively low prices are making consumers less apt to do their share to reduce emissions by buying vehicles that use less fuel – or none at all.
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Is Sreesanth better as a Bigg Boss contestant than he was as a cricketer?

Former Indian cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has been an entertainer on the field and off it. His cricketing career came to an end in 2013 when spot-fixing ...