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Marriage
Style  /  Published 09.07.21

City jewellers give a bejewelled lookbook

“I think what is most conspicuous these days is all brides prefer to wear polki jewellery for most of their functions. It is glamorous and has got an old traditional look. It creates a very elab...
By Priyanka A. Roy (t2 intern) in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.07.21

Delhi High Court backs Uniform Civil Code

Favouring the introduction of Uniform Civil Code (UCC), the Delhi High Court has said the Indian youth need not be forced to struggle with issues arising due to conflicts in various personal laws in r...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.21

Weddings of two minor girls foiled

Officers of Siliguri metropolitan police and Alipurduar police foiled marriages of two minor girls in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar districts on Thursday. Sources said the officers at Ambari police outpo...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.06.21

Marriage registration made easy in state

The Jharkhand government has vested power on panchayat chiefs across the state under the compulsory Marriage Registration Act, Palamau marriage registrar Dharmender Kumar Upadhaya said, terming it as ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.21

The girls are in danger

The Covid-19 pandemic has made girls all over the world even more vulnerable to the menace of child marriage. A profoundly regressive practice, child marriage is an unquestionable violation of human r...
By Amar Patnaik

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Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.21

Nikhat & Pritam vote for humanity

A Class VIII dropout, Nikhat doesn’t remember her mobile number. But the 23-year-old remembers nuances of some of the Hindu rituals, which she has picked up from her in-laws since she married Pr...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.21

Bengal’s child brides

‘Banglar meye’ is at the centre of a political campaign in West Bengal. That could well be because women, particularly school-going girls, have been the primary beneficiaries of numer...
By Sabir Ahamed

India  /  Published 19.03.21

SC issues directives on sexual violence

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By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Cop finds groom for girl left at altar

A police officer posted here went beyond the call of duty on Monday to arrange a groom for a girl who resides in a locality under his police station area after a youth with whom her marriage was fixed...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.21

Quiet revolutions

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