Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicWomen marriage age

Topic: women marriage age

Only one woman in marriage bill panel deplorable. Don’t repeat history of underrepresentation

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Panel on marriage age bill with only one woman is inexcusable. RS chairman must reconsider

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Only 1 woman MP in 31-member Parliament panel to examine bill to raise legal marriage age

The Bill that seeks to increase the legal age of marriage from 18 to 21 was introduced in Lok Sabha during the winter session and referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee.

Haryana Khaps angry at new marriage age and ‘runaway girls’, Mewat says 3 yrs is like 100

The Khap panchayat men’s adamant opposition to the new marriage age for women pauses only on the Muslim question. If the law is applied to Muslims as well, they say they will accept it.

Modi govt introduces bill to increase women’s marriage age to 21 years in Lok Sabha

Describing it as a 'decisive step', Union Minister Smriti Irani urged the Chair to refer the bill — which seeks to override all existing laws related to marriage — to a standing committee.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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