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

North East  /  Published 19.03.20

BRIEFS: Two injured in leopard attack

Two men were injured in a leopard attack on Wednesday afternoon in Balimora tea estate under Naharkatia police station in Dibrugarh district. They have been identified as Jiten Gowala, resident of Bal...
By The Telegraph in Duliajan

India  /  Published 03.08.19

Plea on triple talaq law

An organisation of Sunni scholars and clerics in Kerala has moved the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, pleading t...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.03.20

Putin proposes ban on gay marriage

President Vladimir V. Putin has proposed a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in what political analysts suggest is an effort to raise turnout in a constitutional referendum that could keep...
By New York Times News Service in Moscow


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