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Marriage
Entertainment  /  Published 21.07.20

A guilty pleasure

Indian Matchmaking, a documentary-style reality show on Netflix, has caught the attention of cringe-hungry millennials who spiralled between extreme discomfort of fearful relatability and “what ...
By Shrestha Saha in

India  /  Published 06.07.20

Odisha groom held for flouting rules

A groom and his immediate relatives were arrested on Saturday for violating the norms of social distancing during his marriage procession in southern Odisha’s Berhampur. The groom, with no face...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

HC raps child marriages

A Calcutta High Court division bench on Saturday expressed concern over the “alarming rise” in child marriages in Bengal during the Covid-19-induced lockdown.Justice Harish Tandon and Justice Soum...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Teen defies lockdown, poverty, marriage

A mason in East Midnapore’s Egra, reduced to poverty by the Covid-induced lockdown, agreed to get his 15-year-old daughter married off, but he was in for a surprise. His daughter, a Madhyamik e...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Travel  /  Published 29.11.19

Wedding destinations rising in popularity charts

It’s becoming increasingly popular to go to a picturesque place to tie the knot. A number of recent celebrity weddings — from Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone to Nick Jon...
By Abhijit Mitra in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.18

Date drive turns fatal on Nadia highway

A young businessman and his fiancée who were engaged two months ago and planned to marry next year died after their car rammed into the back of a stationary bus on a highway in Nadia’s Ranaghat lat...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.19

Should courts try to save marriages?

A society’s values are inscribed in its code of law. India boasted of forward-looking laws in the sphere of divorce, although it is now clear that those have not been able to keep pace with changes ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.18

Overcoming a jaundiced morality

The progress of society is predicated on the ability of law to reform itself. The need for reform, in turn, arises out of infirmities in statute books. The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Se...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Can we make communism relevant again?

Sir — One agrees with Ramachandra Guha’s view that communist thought should be indigenized (“Homely traditions”, June 22). Karl Marx’s economic theory was designed for an industrialized nati...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 23.06.19

Pakistan brides abandoned

Hundreds of British-Pakistani men are abandoning their wives in Pakistan, with many separated from their young children, according to a UK media report. The women come to the UK after arranged marriag...
By PTI in London


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