Marriage

Woman ends life as NRI husband did not answer calls on Karva Chauth

Woman ends life as NRI husband did not answer calls on Karva Chauth

A 37-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself, as her NRI husband did not pick up her calls on Karva Chauth, the police said on Tuesday.

Oct 11, 2017, 10:28 AM IST
Nitish Kumar says, to invite me for marriage, speak out that no dowry has been taken

Nitish Kumar says, to invite me for marriage, speak out that no dowry has been taken

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had on October 2 launched a campaign against dowry and child marriage 

Oct 09, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
Avoiding marriage despite physical relation doesn't amount to rape: Court

Avoiding marriage despite physical relation doesn't amount to rape: Court

A recent order passed by a sessions court acquitted a 30-year-old man accused of raping a woman.

Oct 09, 2017, 08:10 AM IST
Woman strangulated to death after refusal for marriage, body burnt by petrol

Woman strangulated to death after refusal for marriage, body burnt by petrol

A woman was strangulated to death after she refused marriage and her body burnt to conceal the crime, police said on Saturday, adding one person has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Oct 08, 2017, 08:37 AM IST
Aftab Shivdasani, Nin Dusanj renew their marriage vows

Aftab Shivdasani, Nin Dusanj renew their marriage vows

 Aftab Shivdasani and Nin Dusanj have renewed their marriage vows in an intimate and beautiful wedding ceremony in Sri Lanka.

Sep 01, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Marriage not made in heaven in Islam: Shabana Azmi

Marriage not made in heaven in Islam: Shabana Azmi

Veteran actress-activist Shabana Azmi believes marriage is not made in heaven in Islam and that it's a contract.

Aug 29, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
Anna Faris, Chris Pratt trying to save their marriage

Anna Faris, Chris Pratt trying to save their marriage

Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have started couples' therapy and are secretly trying to work out their problems.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:49 PM IST
TV actress Puja Banerjee gets engaged to longtime boyfriend Kunal Verma

TV actress Puja Banerjee gets engaged to longtime boyfriend Kunal Verma

The 'Comedy Nights Bachao' fame television actress Puja Banerjee and longtime actor boyfriend Kunal Verma got engaged at a private ceremony recently. The couple had been in a relationship for nine long years.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
Age no bar! A septuagenarian couple ties the knot

Age no bar! A septuagenarian couple ties the knot

A septuagenarian couple in Chhattisgarh's Bagdol village exchanged wedding vows, reinstating the belief that it is never too late for love.

Aug 17, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Muslim man's marriage: SC directs Kerala Police to assist NIA

Muslim man's marriage: SC directs Kerala Police to assist NIA

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Kerala Police to render "all assistance" to the NIA in ascertaining whether there is any wider amplitude to the issue raised by a Muslim man whose marriage was annulled by the Kerala High Court that described it as a case of "love jehad".

Aug 10, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Muslim clerics term mandatory marriage registration unfair

Clerics in Lucknow said the uneducated and poorer sections among Muslims may find it difficult to go through the registration process.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Jordan Parliament urged to repeal 'marry the rapist' clause

Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt have scrapped similar clauses over the years.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Lawyers hail suggestion to make marriage registration compulsory

Compulsory marriage registration can help fight marriage frauds, lawyers said on Wednesday.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

In Yogi Adityanath's UP, girl's parents reject 'beef dishes' demand of groom's family, cancel marriage

The incident took place in Dariyagarh village under Bhot police station.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Girls menstruating early likely to tie the knot young

Girls menstruating early likely to tie the knot young

The new research suggest that the timing of girl's first menstruation is most likely to affect her first sexual encounter and pregnancy.

Jun 15, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Struggling with these health conditions? Get married to help you live longer

Struggling with these health conditions? Get married to help you live longer

Researchers studied over a million adults with the three main risk factors for heart disease - high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes.

Jun 09, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Marry your children into tribal families, BJP leaders told

Criticising the trend of BJP leaders taking a meal at the homes of tribal families, former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik on Wednesday urged them to offer their sons and daughters in marriage to members of Dalit and tribal families.

Jun 07, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Does a woman forfeit her right to parental property if she converts to Islam from Hinduism? Delhi court to decide

Does a woman forfeit her right to parental property if she converts to Islam from Hinduism? Delhi court to decide

Her brothers say their 33-year-old sister cannot claim any right in the property because she converted to Islam in 2013 when she married a Muslim man.

Jun 07, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
In Karnataka, pregnant Muslim woman burnt alive for marrying Dalit

In Karnataka, pregnant Muslim woman burnt alive for marrying Dalit

The incident occurred at Gundanakala village in Bijapur district.

Jun 06, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
Divorce and children: Things parents must consider before getting separated

Divorce and children: Things parents must consider before getting separated

For couples who have children, the effects of divorce are even harsher as it can detrimentally impact the child's physical as well as mental well-being.

May 26, 2017, 12:33 PM IST