Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

All for love: 'Love jihad' law

It is not easy to distinguish between shamelessness and determination. One of the promises in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s pre-election sankalp patra for Uttar Pradesh displays this ambiguity, e...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 31.01.22

HC nod to adult live-in ties

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that no "moral policing" can be allowed if two adults are willing to stay together by way of marriage or a live-in relationship. Justice Nandita Dubey...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jabalpur

Culture  /  Published 30.01.22

This Month

The Philippines passed a law prohibiting child marriage despite disapproval of Filipino Muslims. One in every six Filipino girls gets married before reaching their 18th year. Last year, when the bill ...
By Team Graphic

Culture  /  Published 28.01.22

Quest to find true love for a perfect happily ever after

Results and how It did. Not sure why though! Was it because for the first time, I had put up “I AM MANGALIK” as the first sentence on my matrimonial profile before everything else? Or was ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Men going on a marriage strike is a blessing in disguise

Good riddance Sir — Men have had enough and they are going on a strike — a marriage strike. This curious trend emerged in response to the Delhi High Court’s hearing on marital rape....
By The Telegraph


Opinion  /  Published 18.01.22

Dawn of the rainbow

A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court, arguing that same-sex marriage should not be permitted in the Hindu Marriage Act as it would be an “intrusion by secular state into the re...
By Chaaru Gupta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.22

Wedding guest limit raised to 200

The Bengal government has offered relaxations to Covid restrictions such as permitting up to 200 people at a time to attend a wedding and related events and allowing open-air fairs. The government ex...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.22

BJP strings along Paswan Junior. Why?

The BJP MP from Bhubaneswar and national spokesperson, Aparajita Sarangi, now has another feather in her cap. She is being honoured with a DLitt and the Shri Saraswati Samman by the MIT Art, Design an...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Ganjam now child marriage-free

Odisha’s Ganjam district, the home turf of chief minister Naveen Patnaik, has been declared as child-marriage free district. The district administration has also increased the reward for inform...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 05.01.22

Over 15k held for flouting prohibition: Nitish

More than 15,000 people have been arrested in less than two months for flouting prohibition in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday. He revealed the statistics at a public meeting in th...
By PTI in Aurangabad


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