Marriage

  • Many senior Congressmen have illicit relationships: Arun Jaitley 12-04-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: After Rahul Gandhi raised the issue of Narendra Modi's marriage at an election rally, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley accused many senior Congress leaders of having illicit relationships. Jaitley in his blog said, "How many current senior Congressmen are in illicit relationships and yet have paraded their wives...
  • Modi's marriage non-existent, it was never consummated: Madhu Kishwar 11-04-2014 11:07 PM

    In conversation with CNN IBN, Professor CSDS and Founder Editor of Manushi, Madhu Kishwar rubbished claims of Narendra Modi's marriage and called it non-existent. "Modi's so called marriage took place when they were teenagers. They never cohabited. Their marriage was never consummated. Legally they can call for annulment of the...
  • Congress files complaint with EC on Modi hiding his marital status 11-04-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for hiding his marital status. On behalf of the Congress, Union Minister Kapil Sibal has approached the EC stating that Modi filed "wrong affidavits till 2012" and has urged...
  • J&K: Rahul rakes up Modi marriage issue to attack him 11-04-2014 03:05 PM

    Doda (J&K): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday raked up the issue of Narendra Modi's marriage to attack the party, saying while the BJP made claims of ensuring safety of women, it took several elections for its prime ministerial candidate to mention the name of his wife in the...
  • TV presenter Peaches Geldof dies at 25 08-04-2014 12:21 AM

    London: Peaches Geldof, daughter of Band Aid founder and musician Bob Geldof and a media and fashion personality in her own right, has died at her home in Kent, southern England, aged 25, British media reported on Monday. Peaches Geldof, who was married for the second time and had two...
  • 'Kholi marry me!' Danielle Wyatt, member of England's women's cricket team, proposes to Virat Kohli on Twitter 05-04-2014 12:53 PM

    Danielle Wyatt, a member of the women's cricket team in England, seems completely smitten by cricketer Virat Kohli and has proposed marriage to him on Twitter. This came soon after Kohli helped India secure a place in the ICC World T20 final on Friday. Danielle tweet got Twitter buzzing and...
  • Does Mozilla CEO's resignation expose Silicon Valley's intolerance? 05-04-2014 12:08 PM

    San Francisco: Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim of intolerance when he resigned under pressure this week amid outrage over his opposition to same-sex marriage. Some, especially a dating website that had urged...
  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns; opposition to gay marriage drew fire 04-04-2014 09:51 AM

    San Francisco: Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said on Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's web browser because of a donation Eich made to opponents of gay marriage. The software company came under fire for appointing Eich as CEO...
  • Elton John to get married to partner David Furnish in May 30-03-2014 06:56 PM

    London: Singer Elton John and his partner David Furnish will get married in the summer of 2014. They will marry in an English registry office in May, Furnish told the Las Vegas Review Journal at John's birthday party Friday at Fizz, Las Vegas, reports eonline.com. The two entered into a...
  • At midnight hour, UK holds first same-sex weddings 29-03-2014 11:55 AM

    Gay couples in Britain waited decades for the right to get married. When the opportunity came, it took just a few minutes to make history. Londoners Sean Adl-Tabatabai and Sinclair Treadway were among the first to tie the knot when Britain's new marriage law came into effect Saturday. The two...
  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested 24-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Hyderabad: In an alleged case of honour killing in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, a 26-year-old techie was allegedly killed by her parents on Sunday. The woman had married her boyfriend, who belongs to a different community, in Hyderabad last week. Police arrested the accused who later confessed to committing the crime...
  • Judge strikes down Michigan's ban on gay marriage 22-03-2014 01:10 PM

    Michigan's ban on gay marriage, approved by voters in a landslide in 2004, was scratched from the state constitution by a federal judge who said the ballot box is no defense to a law that tramples the rights of same-sex couples. Clerks who handle marriage licenses in Michigan's 83 counties...
  • Will marry when I find the right girl, says Rahul Gandhi 17-03-2014 10:42 AM

    Rahul Gandhi's marriage plans have been a perennial topic of speculation, but he says he will tie the knot only when he finds the "right girl." "This is a question that comes up all the time. Right now, I am engaged in fighting the [Lok Sabha] elections. Unfortunately, I have...
  • Groom's family demands mutton biriyani, bride's family serves chicken, marriage called off in Bangalore after fight: report 12-03-2014 10:24 AM

    A marriage was called off in Bangalore after a massive fight over the food served by the bride's family, two separate media reports said on March 11. The groom's family allegedly demanded that it be served mutton biriyani at the reception but was served chicken biriyani by the bride's side...
  • 47-year-old UK woman 'marries' pet dog 10-03-2014 01:58 PM

    Puptial knot! A 47-year-old divorced woman in the UK has 'married' her pet dog because the canine had all the qualities she needed in a life partner. Apparently dismayed by men, Amanda Rodgers, from south London, married her loyal pet terrier called Sheba. The wedding ceremony took place in front...
  • Power of 49: 14-year-old Bina's fight against child marriages 09-03-2014 12:10 AM

    The law of the land may have banned Child Marriage but thousands of girls in far flung villages of India still suffer from its curse. On International Women's Day we meet 14 year old Bina Kalindi, who chose to fight this archaic practice. Power of 49 an honour that recognises...
  • Baratis held hostage for hours by bride's family as groom arrives drunk 08-03-2014 08:47 AM

    A 23-year-old girl has called off her wedding after the groom arrived in an inebriated condition for the marriage ceremonyin Hapur area, police said today. Upset with groom's behaviour, girl's parents and relatives held him along with "baraatis"hostage for hours and they were released only when local police intervened into...
  • Loud music during wedding leads to clashes again; 1 dead, 9 injured 03-03-2014 07:59 AM

    A woman died while nine other persons were injured when a clash took place between members of two communities over playing music during a marriage ceremony at Hardakheri area in the district on Sunday. Saharanpur SSP Manoj Kumar said the incident took place during a wedding ceremony at the house...
  • Malayalam actor Aju marries Kochi based fashion designer 27-02-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: One of the most popular character actors of this generation, Aju Varghese tied the knot with Augustina recently in Kochi. The wedding was solemnised at Elamkulam church in Kochi. Aju's bride, Augustina is a fashion designer based in Kochi. Aju Varghese who made his debut through Vineeth Sreenivasan's...
  • Couples who use language similarly likely to stay together, finds study 27-02-2014 02:42 PM

    Washington: Looking for your ideal partner? Try matching your grammar! People who use the same kinds of function words are more likely to find a match, according to a new study. Function words include personal pronouns such as he, she, it, articles such as 'a' 'an' or 'the' and conjunctions...
  • Argument over marriage party playing loud music turns ugly, 8 injured in clashes 27-02-2014 11:43 AM

    At least eight persons were injured when a group of villagers pelted stones on a marriage party belonging to another community over playing of music at Paldi village in Muzaffarnagar district. Trouble started on Wednesday evening when some villagers objected to playing of loud music at a marriage ceremony here....
  • Couple finds rare coins worth $10 million while walking their dog 26-02-2014 04:33 PM

    Los Angeles: A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins buried in the shadow of an old tree. Nearly all of the 1,427 coins, dating from 1847 to 1894, are in uncirculated, mint condition, said...
  • No more marriages in party offices: Kerala HC 25-02-2014 03:40 PM

    Kerala High Court has held as invalid marriages conducted at the offices of CPM and other political parties. The ruling in this regard was passed on Monday by a division bench comprising justices Antony Dominic and Anil K Narendran on a habeas corpus petition filed by the father of a...
  • Buy this snore-triggered nudging pillow if you're sick of your snorer partner 22-02-2014 04:05 PM

    New York: Trouble having sleep with a partner who begins snoring the moment he hits the sack - leaving you changing positions all night? Forget thinking about that sleep apnea mask and try a nudging pillow instead. The snore-triggered nudging pillow has a microphone that picks up the sonic vibrations...
  • Sochi Winter Olympics: Husband and wife win medals within moments of each other 20-02-2014 12:55 PM

    This couple truly defines the phrase 'made for each other'. See the husband and wife celebrate after they win medals within moments of each other at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The picture has gone viral with more than six million views so far. ...
  • Six children go missing from a marriage function 17-02-2014 12:19 PM

    Six school children, who had gone to a marriage function in village Sojru, went missing in Muzaffarnagar. Rizwan (17), Arif (15), Akib (16), Salman (12), Ashif (11), Saleem (12) and Firoz (15) had gone to attend the marriage function on Sunday, police said. A complaint has been registered by the...
  • 'Together we're stronger...financially' and many more honest Valentine's Day messages from a man to his wife will make your day 14-02-2014 01:21 PM

    Honesty is key if you want your relationship to work out. And, man does this husband know that. Read some of his honest and hilarious Valentine's Day quotes to his wife. He had been writing them to her for years and this V-Day she told him to make some into...
  • Photo: Even on V-Day, a husband asks his wife if she'll be cooking dinner 14-02-2014 12:57 PM

    The one question that women don't want thrown at them, especially today, is whether they would be cooking dinner or not. However, for this husband, Valentine's Day meant finishing 'Breaking Bad'. While all others posted mushy messages for their loved ones, this guy just wanted to know if his partner...
  • Ilayaraja's son Yuvan Shankar rubbishes marriage rumours 10-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Chennai: Southern composer Yuvan Shankar Raja, son of legendary musician Illayaraja, on Sunday denied that he got married for the third time. He also confirmed that he has started following Islam. "I'm not married for the third time. The news is fake and, yes, I follow Islam and I'm proud...
  • 18 signs that you are married to a journalist 07-02-2014 01:34 PM

    What's a typical day like in a journalist's life like? Honestly, there is nothing typical about it. There isn't one shift that they stick to, anything from a building collapse to a cat stuck in a tree is considered breaking news given how bad or good the news day is...