North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Officials foil teen marriage

Officers of district Childline along with Hojai police, acting on a complaint lodged on 1098, the helpline for children, foiled the marriage of a 17-year-old girl on Thursday afternoon.According to re...
By Nikhil Kumar Mundra in Hojai

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.19

Wedding venue woe for New Town

By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.19

Triple talaq: India must uphold legal pluralism

The Union law minister justified the criminalisation of instant triple talaq and said that 477 such divorces had taken place in 2018. He gave figures of the complaints that have been made under the re...
By Faizan Mustafa in

Style  /  Published 21.12.18

Wedding training

Deepika, Ranveer. Priyanka, Nick. Isha. And now Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap too.We are not talking about Sabyasachi. We are talking about a Sabyasachi-ready body on your wedding-day.A Calcutta-...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Didi reaches out to tribals at mass marriage

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee attended a mass marriage ceremony of tribal couples that Malda police organised on Thursday as part of its community development programme, and announced that more such ...
By Soumya De Sarkar and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Malda

World  /  Published 17.05.19

Taiwan yes to gay union

As tens of thousands of demonstrators filled the rainy streets of Taipei on Friday, lawmakers in Taiwan voted to legalise same-sex marriage, a first for Asia.“We want to marry!” supporters outside...
By Austin Ramzy/ New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.05.19

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
By Reuters in Taipei

Books  /  Published 03.07.19

Pacy dramas and legal trouble — here’s what to read this week

Just like all family adventures, The Unlikely Adventures of The Shergill Sisters begin with secrets — a series of secrets that the audience will not be privy to till they reach the moment in the boo...
By Shrestha Saha & Emily Ahern in

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

Focusing on children in anti-trafficking efforts

The 2019 report on global trafficking produced by the state department of the United States of America is expectedly tepid in its account of India’s success in controlling the crime. It does acknowl...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Govt brings talaq bill, protests force vote

The Narendra Modi government on Friday introduced a fresh bill on the first day of the Lok Sabha to ban instant triple talaq, underscoring the political message by breaking a parliamentary convention ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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