Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Topic: Marriage

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas in New Delhi | PTI

Priyanka Chopra promotes feminist app Bumble while wearing thick sindoor and choodas

There’s something very unsettling about seeing Priyanka Chopra talk about choice and agency while wearing sindoor and choodas. Priyanka Chopra an...
Indian woman

Illiterate married Indian women better employed than educated married women: US study

Study finds that women with secondary education are deterred by ‘income effect’ — being married into families with high incomes.  
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Abandoned by NRI husbands, women move SC to restore strict anti-dowry law provisions

Eight women file plea on behalf of '40,000 abandoned brides', want immediate arrest, impounding of passports and quicker legal action.  
Deepika Padukone during mehendi ceremony at Lake Como, Italy | PTI

Deepika Padukone’s hearty laughter at her wedding has shattered an age-old culture

I want women to wipe their tears and laugh on their wedding day. I want them to laugh like Deepika Padukone, says Taslima Nasreen.
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No, Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi didn’t get married according to Christian customs

A Delhi MLA questions Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s religion based on the fake image that has gone viral on social media.
Supreme Court of India

Husband is not master of wife: Supreme Court strikes down adultery law as ‘unconstitutional’

Supreme Court says adultery can be a ground for divorce but not a crime.
Supreme Court of India

As we debate Telangana caste killings, don’t excuse courts for fanning patriarchy

Courts must stop accepting complaints from Indian parents about their daughter's choices.
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Why older Indian women are poorer compared to older men

The gap between female and male poverty rates widens dramatically after the age of 45 in India.
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Are conversations between husbands and wives keeping rural Indian women from working?

An MIT study tests if lack of decision-making power of wives is due to lack of information, or lack of communication with husbands.
Hindu wedding.

Hindu women are finally allowed to remarry in Sindh

In response to Hindu concerns about religious conversions in Pakistan, the law also banned underage marriage.
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Lawsuits against Johnson&Johnson aren’t going away

J&J faces major liability risk from lawsuits over a possible link between asbestos in its talc products and cancer.
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SC on Rafale PILs: Setback for Rahul’s campaign or lesson not to politicise defence deals?

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed all petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into the Rafale fighter jet deal. The court’s order comes at a time when the Op...