LOVE MARRIAGE

  • Newlywed couple killed in public over love marriage in Pakistan June 29, 2014

    Lahore: A newlywed couple was brutally killed in full public view by the family members of the girl for marrying a 'man of her choice' in Pakistan's Punjab province. According to an FIR, Muafia Bibi (23) of Satrah village of Daska tehsil, some 100km from Lahore, married Sajjad Ahmed (27)...
  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested March 24, 2014

    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 during...
  • Rajasthan HC judge puts daughter under house arrest December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, Rajasthan high court judge Justice Raghvendra Singh Rathore has allegedly put his 30yearold daughter under house arrest to stop her from marrying her lover Siddharath Mukherjee who is not of her caste. Rathore's action has forced Mukherjee to file a petition in the Supreme Court...
  • Delhi: Man kills brotherinlaw June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: A 22yearold boy identified as Aakash allegedly stabbed and killed his brotherinlaw in Palam area of New Delhi. The deceased has been identified as Suresh. Suresh was 25yearold and married to Aakash's sister Monika. According to the police officials, Suresh and Monika were in love and got married one...
  • Pak bride's family claims groom is a woman September 20, 2012

    Lahore: The hearing of a petition over a "love marriage" in a Pakistani court took an unusual turn when the bride's family claimed that the groom was a woman and requested a medical examination to substantiate its claim. The incident occurred on Tuesday during the hearing of the case in...
  • 'Women favouring love marriages facing violence' July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Incidents of violence against women for love marriages or entering into relationships are increasing in the country, a feminist legal group said on Friday. Advocating the women's right to choice of marriage and relationships, the Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiatives (AALI) said that in most cases the police...
  • UP: Weren't consulted on Panchayat, say authorities July 14, 2012

    Baghpat: A Khap Panchayat in Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh is in news after it decided to ban love marriages and put restrictions on women. The police have registered an FIR against 19 people after locals clashed with the police. Two police officers were injured and two police motorcycles were also...
  • Can Khap Panchayats be reigned in? July 13, 2012

    A Khap Panchayat in the Baghpat constituency has decided to ban love marriages. ...
  • UP: After 'Taliban' diktat, villagers thrash cops July 13, 2012

    Lucknow: Furious that two of their panchayat members had been arrested, villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region on Friday beat up two policemen investigating the panchayat's 'Taliban' diktat banning women from using cell phones, going to the market or walking unescorted. The policemen, who had arrested two panchayat members, had gone...
  • Banning love marriages is Panchayat's internal matter: Azam Khan July 13, 2012

    A village panchayat in Baghpat, UP, has banned loved marriages and issued a fatwa against women below the age of 40 using mobile phones and shopping. ...
  • UP: No love marriages, rules village Panchayat July 13, 2012

    Lucknow: A Talibanlike diktat in a village Panchayat in Uttar Pradesh has banned love marriages and also barred young women from using mobile phones. What is most shocking is that the Panchayat is located in Baghpat, which is barely 50 km from the national capital and is Civil Aviation Minister...
  • Honour killing? Family kills girl to prevent love marriage March 11, 2008

    Pattan (Srinagar): Twentyfouryearold Hilal Ahmad has not been able to come to terms with the tragedy that has hit him. Ahmad's dream of marrying his childhood sweetheart, Safia, will remain a dream now after she died under mysterious circumstances last week. Ahmad alleges foul play. "The way she was buried in...
  • QOTD: All's not fair in love, it's a war out there October 24, 2007

    Alls fair in love and war. Or is it? The sensational drama surrounding Telugu superstar Chiranjeevis daughter, Srija seems to indicate that life certainly doesnt imitate art when it comes to love and the ageold dictum of Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (why fear when in love) remains a reellife...