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  • Salman Khan hints at marriage this year to Romanian beauty Iulia Vantur March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Superstar Salman Khan has hinted at a possibility of getting hitched by the end of this year as he is tired of being single for a long time. The 48-year-old 'Jai Ho' star, who was at his funniest best at last evening's media Conclave 2014, did not rule...
  • Protect minor girl who wants to marry: HC to NCPCR August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Faced with a "piquant" case of a 13yearold girl marrying a youth and refusing to go back to her parents, the Delhi High Court on Monday asked the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights to ensure her safe custody and education till settlement of the case. "This is...
  • Mob pelts stones as police rescue runaway couple July 13, 2012

    Ambala (Haryana): Several policemen were injured after a mob pelted stones at the team which had gone to a village here to rescue a runaway couple. The incident took place on Thursday at Ravi Dass Basti village, police said. Several police personnel, including ACP Raj Kumar Walia, were injured in the incident,...
  • No shopping by women below 40: UP Panchayat July 12, 2012

    Lucknow: A village panchayat in Bagpat district of Uttar Pradesh has banned love marriage, barred women below 40 years of age from going out for shopping and girls from using mobile phones on the streets. The panchayat at Asara village in Ramala area has issued the diktats restraining women below 40...
  • Not cooking cannot be a ground for divorce: HC May 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has held that refusal by a wife to conceive a child because of family's financial instability could not be used as a ground for divorce by her husband. "Also, not knowing how to cook, not being religious, not parting with salary and not folding clothes properly,"...
  • Woman seeks alimony, gets it, after 33 yrs of marriage April 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A city resident has been ordered by a Delhi court to pay Rs 8,000 as monthly compensation to his wife, allegedly turned out of the house by him after nearly 33 years of their marriage. Metropolitan Magistrate Monika Saroha ordered compensation for the woman, expressing surprise that the woman,...
  • British schools to teach kids about gay marriage February 27, 2012

    London: Schools in Britain will be 'forced' to teach children the importance of gay marriage, in a bid to redefine the institution of marriage, and teachers who refuse could face disciplinary action, a media report said. According to the Daily Express, ministers are pushing ahead with a legal overhaul of the...
  • Quota also for child of an intercaste marriage: SC January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that a child born of an intercaste marriage cannot be denied the right to reservations just on the basis of one of the parents being upper caste. The apex court said the child's upbringing is key to making that decision. The court said, "While determining...
  • Pope: Marriage is not an absolute right January 23, 2011

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI told priests Saturday to do a better job counseling wouldbe spouses to ensure their marriages last and said no one has an absolute right to a wedding. Benedict made the comments in his annual speech to the Roman Rota, the Vatican tribunal that decides marriage annulments....
  • Now love commandos to help love bloom January 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Love commandos, a group of volunteers who claim to be on a mission to help "love birds", said that all the states must set up block level love birds help committee to promote love, peace and a casteless society. "We demand setting up of block level love birds committees...
  • Appeals court seeks guidance on gay marriage January 5, 2011

    Berkeley (California): A federal appeals court has said it cannot decide if California's gay marriage ban is constitutional until the state's highest court weighs in on whether Proposition 8's sponsors have the authority to defend the measure. A threejudge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order...
  • Wives beat up man for his 5th marriage plans January 4, 2011

    Islamabad: A man in Pakistan's Punjab province was publicly beaten up by his two wives, who claimed that he is about to marry for the fifth time. Mian Ishaq, a resident of Gujranwala city, was attending a friend's wedding reception with his third wife when his two other wives Mehvish and...
  • Expelled gays want to reenlist in military December 23, 2010

    New York: Some plan to reenlist. Others want to turn to the fight for samesex marriage. Still more will celebrate a triumph of civil rights. But for many of those kicked out of the U.S. military for serving while openly gay or being "outted" as gay, Wednesday's repeal of the "Don't...
  • JoliePitt Hindu wedding tickles Canada December 17, 2010

    Toronto: The reported decision by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to have a Hindu wedding in an ashram in Rajasthan next year to formalize their livein relationship has drawn curious reaction from the Canadian media and readers. Isn't Hollywood's hottest couple, like other celebrities, trying to appropriating Hindu culture to make...
  • Nepal celebrates 'marriage made in heaven' December 10, 2010

    Kathmandu: Bands played joyously, Brahmins chanted mantras and women showered flowers as Nepal on Friday celebrated a "marriage made in heaven" thousands of years ago and forming one of its earliest social links with India. The temple town Janakpur in southern Nepal along the IndoNepal border, where Hindu epic Ramayana comes...
  • 'Fatwa' against Sania, Shoaib for living together April 11, 2010

    Hyderabad: Tennis star Sania Mirza's marriage with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik has sparked another row with some religious scholars issuing a 'fatwa' or religious edict against their living and mingling freely even before the marriage is solemnised. Sunni Ulema Board, a group of religious scholars, said both the sportspersons were bringing...
  • Law panel's knotty idea: Let boys marry at 18 February 6, 2008

    New Delhi: The legal age for men to marry should be made 18 and marriages of people younger than 16 should be annulled and declared illegal, the Law Commission of India has recommended. The Government must amend laws and reduce the marriageable age for men from 21 to 18, says the...