Forced Marriage

  • Orphanage forces minor to marry UAE national, police file cases 27-08-2013 08:08 PM

    Kozhikode: In yet another case of forcing minor Muslim girls into wedlock with Arab nationals in Kerala, a seventeen-year-old girl had approached Child Welfare Committee alleging that the orphanage authorities, where she had been staying, forced her to marry a man from UAE. In her complaint to the committee on...
  • UK issues forced marriage alert during school holidays 10-08-2013 07:54 PM

    London: The UK government has issued an alert for teachers, doctors and airport staff to be vigilant toward the problem of forced marriages of teenagers with origins in the Indian subcontinent during school holidays. It is feared that British teenagers, mostly with origins in the Indian subcontinent, are taken abroad...
  • Another twist in the Meerut love story 29-06-2011 09:41 AM

    Meerut: It was a real life story that seemed to have been lifted straight out of bollywood - a husband who said his wife would now become his sister just so that she could be reunited with her estranged lover. Nitish Tyagi, a resident of Meerut made his wife Aarti...
  • Days after hubby reunites lovers, boy dumps girl 27-06-2011 05:44 PM

    Meerut: A few days after a husband accepted his newly-wedded wife as his sister and decided to reunite her with her old lover, the woman has reportedly been dumped by her former lover. Nitish accepted Aarti, whom he had married on May 6, as his sister after she told him...
  • Husband unites wife with lover, turns brother 17-06-2011 09:09 PM

    Meerut: Its a real life story that appears to have been lifted straight out of Bollywood movie with a husband who now wants his wife to be reunited with her estranged lover. If that wasn't drama enough, the wife went to the extent of tying a 'rakhi' on her husband's...
  • 10-yr-old girl foils forcible marriage 28-04-2007 03:36 PM

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