Wednesday, 30 November, 2022

Topic: Marriage

MP High Court wants Ghaziabad Arya Samaj trust probed for ‘converting people to Hinduism’

The HC order came on a petition filed by a Hindu man in 2021 seeking release of his 'wife' from a women’s shelter, which turned into an inquiry into her alleged conversion.

‘Saves institution of marriage’: Centre backs law empowering courts to make spouses live together

Arguing that remedy of conjugal rights is 'gender-neutral', Centre submitted that calling right to cohabitation a coercive measure on intimate personal choice is 'utopian'.

Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking S2 is just as catty, spicy as the first, but less white gaze

Seema Aunty is back. Season two is proof that producers took serious note of the feedback the Netflix show received in season one.

Indian men work more but women have less leisure time

Using national representative data from the time use survey 2019-20 for India, we look at how employed young Indians spend their day. It shows a stark divide.

Young married women are sleeping less and working more in Indian homes, time-use data shows

We studied time-use survey to understand why there are so few young Indian women in paid jobs.

Milord, marriage isn’t consent for life. But judgment on marital rape is no surprise

The idea that rape by a 'stranger' and 'non-consensual sex' with the wife is different is ridiculous. But that's how India has always seen marriage.

How HC judges differed on marital rape: One said ‘rape is rape’, other said spouses’ sex ‘sacred’

Justices Rajiv Shakdher & C Hari Shankar delivered split verdict on exception to Section 375 of IPC, which exempts husband from prosecution for forcing wife to have intercourse.

Trying to convince your parents for late marriage? Shadi Junction is here to help

Shadi Junction matrimonial site believes there is no golden age for marriage, it is a decision that requires much consideration and prayer.

Badhaai Do is only a glimpse of what queerness is. It’s a Bollywood token for ‘hatke’ topic

The film had a queer script consultant, and it shows. But in 2022, it's not enough to show a glimpse of a pride walk to show ‘aal izz well’.

Getting married? Shop for the perfect bridal wear without burning a hole in your pocket

For women getting married, the bridal attire is an important part of the ceremony. Market leader YourLibaas gives tips on how to make the correct choice of designer wear at affordable prices.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.