Friday, 24 June, 2022

Topic: Marriage

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.

An Indian couple just had a ‘blockchain wedding’ — with vows in NFT and digital priest

The Pune-based couple cemented their union through an Ethereum smart contract, while another Tamil Nadu couple is going the Metaverse way.

Fund my studies, I’ll get you to Canada — Now Punjabi men are being abandoned by NRI wives

Punjabi men abandoned by their NRI wives don’t have law or officials on their side. They lose their marriage, money, and Canada dreams.

Polyamory, self-partnered, single — How young Indian women are recasting idea of love

In ‘Smashing The Patriarchy’, Sindhu Rajasekaran writes that young Indian women are discovering love isn’t as selfless as we were told.

Asser Malik: Cricket agent, ‘life of party’ & now husband of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai

Asser Malik joined PCB in May 2020. Closely involved with domestic cricket in Pakistan, he previously managed local team Multan Sultans and founded an amateur cricket league franchise in 2015.

Malala is married, but Pakistanis are perplexed. They’re asking about the Vogue interview

From ‘Pakistani mother pressure’ to 'becoming a cricketing royalty', the news of Malala's nikkah has drawn mixed responses from the Internet.

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Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


India successfully test-fires short range missile system off the coast of Chandipur

The Vertical Launch - Short Range Surface to Air Missile or VL-SRSAM can neutralise aerial threats at close ranges.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.