Chinese-Aussie love marriage stuck over 'dowry' demand

A proposed love marriage between an Australian man and his Chinese fiancee is stuck over a hefty dowry demanded by the girl's parents as 'bride price', a custom in several countries.

Rajasthan govt promotes inter-caste marriage with Rs 5 lakh reward

In an unique attempt to garner support for the upcoming assembly elections, the Rajasthan government has announced cash rewards to couples in intercaste marriages.

Pakistani interfaith couples brave threats for forbidden love

Thirteen years ago among the whirring looms of a garment factory in an eastern Pakistani city, a Muslim woman fell in love with a Christian co-worker.

More Indians prefer arranged to love marriages: Study

If one goes by a study, Indian couples still like to consider their parents’ choice for marriage as over 60 percent weddings are arranged.

Country`s legal system unfair to young lovers: Court

The country`s legal system is "unfair" to youngsters in love, a Delhi court has observed while acquitting a youth of charges of kidnapping and forcing a girl, to marry him.

Uttar Pradesh girl fearing for life gets police protection

A Delhi court on Tuesday directed the police to give protection to an 18-year-old girl, who intends to marry a boy she loves.

Two girls seek police protection fearing life threat

Fearing threat to lives from families, 2 girls in Faridabad appealed in court to provide them with police protection after they eloped and married their lovers, police said on Friday.

I was never interested in love marriage: Mrunal Jain

Television actor Mrunal Jain, who has recently got engaged to a girl chosen by his parents, says he is going by his parents` choice as he never wanted a love marriage.

Man hacks to death mother of daughter`s lover

Police said Aneesh had gone to the girl`s house and told her father they were in love and that he wanted to marry her.

Indian `sets afire` Nepali girl for refusing to elope with him

An Indian man allegedly set on fire a 16-year-old Nepalese girl after she refused to elope with him, leaving her with serious burn injuries.

Pak bride`s family claims groom is a woman

The hearing of a petition over a "love marriage" turned odd when the bride`s family claimed that the groom was a woman.

Village bars entry to couple for having a love marriage

Another village in Uttar Pradesh has barred entry to a couple who married against the wishes of their parents.

UP Panchayat bans love marriage, bars women below 40 from shopping

A village panchayat in Bagpat district of Uttar Pradesh has banned love marriage, barred women below 40 years of age from going out for shopping and girls from using mobile phones on the streets.

Aamir questions Khap Panchayat, says don't hate love

Even as controversies loom over Aamir Khan’s debut TV show ‘Satyamev Jayate’, the actor has been pulling off stunners week after week!

Love marriages on the rise in Pak capital

About 250 court marriages were solemnised in 2010.

Parents chop off girl`s nose over love marriage

Seven close relatives of a girl, including her parents, were Friday arrested in a remote village of Chhattisgarh after they chopped off her nose to punish her for eloping with and marrying a village boy, police said.