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The long road to separation

It is 10.15 in the morning, and 33-year-old Surabhi is standing inside the court room on the groundfloor of the sub court, Poonamallee, a northwestern neighbourhood of Chennai. It’s is the fi

Women must register marriage with NRI to avoid fraud: Experts

 Women must register their marriage with NRIs, experts said. “Before marrying non-resident Indians or persons of Indian origin, Indian women  must verify their credentials

Women must register marriage with NRI husbands

All the credentials must be verified before marrying a person living abroad, said Swati Kulkarni, regional passport officer at a workshop organised on ‘Abandoned Indian women married to NRI h

Why not limit the big, fat Indian wedding?

It’s easier said than done, as the Indian weddings are just getting bigger and fatter by the day. And mind you the brash celebration is not just restricted to the business honchos who invite

Raising the minimum age of marriage for women is welcome, but...

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to amend the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act. The proposal seeks to increase the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21, bringing it at par with

‘Apply Prohibition of Child Marriage Act to Muslim girls too’

The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), an autonomous, rights-based organisation working for the reform of Muslim Family Law for the last 15 years, has called for making the Prohibition of Chil

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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