Interfaith Marriage
Opinion  /  Published 09.02.21

Hands off: interfaith marriage law

Some images endure, like that of Pontius Pilate washing his hands of guilt before the trial of Jesus Christ. Nothing so world-changing was taking place in the Lok Sabha, however, when the minister of ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 13.01.21

Interfaith marriage notice optional

The mandatory publication of notice of interfaith marriages under the Special Marriage Act was made optional on Wednesday by the Allahabad High Court in a move that is likely to bring relief to such c...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Allahabad

India  /  Published 06.01.21

SC to look at love jihad law

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to look into the controversial new laws of the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments against ‘unlawful’ religious conversions on the pretext of in...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.01.21

Religion column: Blank. Life: Full

They left the religion column blank while admitting their kids to school. Their daughter uses both their surnames. Another couple did not give any surname to their daughter. Two Hindu-Muslim couples ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.12.20

Plea in HC against ‘love jihad’ law

An appeal has been filed in Allahabad High Court challenging the Uttar Pradesh ordinance against “love jihad”, calling the government move “morally and constitutionally repugnant&rdq...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.20

Private affair: Legal intimation of marriage

Times have changed since the enactment of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, which aimed to transcend the barriers of caste and religion in order to give Indians substantive rights when it came to choosi...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.04.20

Elope but love lockdown too

Elopement by consenting adults is fine but not if they run away too far in the season of the coronavirus, a Kerala court has ruled.It has allowed a young inter-faith couple to live in at the young man...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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