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Uttarakhand couples elope and get married, get entry into village after police’s intervention

Both the couples hail from the same village in Uttarakhand and had eloped before their marriage, a villager said.
Image for representation.
Image for representation.
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 12:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent

Delhiwale: A gentleman lost in love

Mr Gulzar is in his mid-20s and is missing a woman called Rubeena. “I feel alone without her.” He stays silent for a while, as if preparing to open his mouth to speak a profound revelation about his life, but seems to be struggling with some dilemma. Finally, he says—“She is my wife.”
Unlike in popular love stories or romantic movies, there was no protest from the couple’s respective families.(Mayank Austen Soofi)
Unlike in popular love stories or romantic movies, there was no protest from the couple’s respective families.(Mayank Austen Soofi)
Updated on Aug 12, 2020 10:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Mayank Austen Soofi

The embedded patriarchy in arranged marriages

Arranged or otherwise, marriage in modern India continues to be bound by rigid social-economic-caste structures
While marriage remains an inevitable goal in most societies and certainly in our own, a new generation of Indian women is changing the rules(Shutterstock)
While marriage remains an inevitable goal in most societies and certainly in our own, a new generation of Indian women is changing the rules(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 24, 2020 07:14 PM IST
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22-year-old woman allegedly killed for dowry in Bengal village

Last week, another homemaker from Malda district, Jyotsna Mondal, 33, was allegedly poisoned to death for dowry after 13 years of marriage.
A newly married woman was allegedly strangled to death in the Kaliachak area of Bengal’s Malda district on Monday night. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A newly married woman was allegedly strangled to death in the Kaliachak area of Bengal’s Malda district on Monday night. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 03:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal

‘Won’t do love marriage’: Maharashtra college girls made to take oath

Students at the Mahila Arts and Commerce College, Chandur Railway, took the pledge in Marathi that they “will not love anyone and never have a love affair nor do a love marriage”.
On Valentine’s Day, students at an all-girls college in Maharashtra were made to take a pledge against the concept of love marriage. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)
On Valentine’s Day, students at an all-girls college in Maharashtra were made to take a pledge against the concept of love marriage. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 03:38 PM IST
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Amravati (Maharashtra) | By Asian News International

Child ‘love marriages’ in Nepal blight young lives

Teenager Asha Charti Karki told her parents she was going out to study, but instead she ran off to wed her boyfriend - one of a growing number of Nepali teenagers who are marrying young by choice.
Nepal has one of the world’s highest rates of child marriage even though the practice was banned five decades ago and the legal marrying age is 20.(Manoj Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Nepal has one of the world’s highest rates of child marriage even though the practice was banned five decades ago and the legal marrying age is 20.(Manoj Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 11:43 AM IST
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Hyderabad woman techie found hanging within 10 days of love marriage

Her husband Karthik claimed to have seen the body first and informed her parents. Poornima’s parents first rushed to the house and later lodged a complaint with Sanathnagar police alleging Karthik might have had a hand in her death.
A software engineer was found hanging at her house in Hyderabad on the 10th day of her marriage.(Representative Photo)
A software engineer was found hanging at her house in Hyderabad on the 10th day of her marriage.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 10:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

Woman dies of bullet injury in flat, husband detained

Police have “apprehended” her husband Prashant Kasana, even as the probe is on and it is unclear how she died. Police did not specify Kasana’s role in the woman’s death.
A country-made pistol from which the bullet that hit the woman, Shivangi Kasana, was fired was recovered from the incident spot.(HT image)
A country-made pistol from which the bullet that hit the woman, Shivangi Kasana, was fired was recovered from the incident spot.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 06:28 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

UP man batters sister to death 7 years after her love marriage

In the FIR, Sandip mentioned that he was married to Anju around seven years ago. The couple left Ikschapurwa village due to life threats from the woman’s family and stayed in Ludhiana (Punjab) for around six years, said the SP.
The deceased, Anju Verma, 27, (belonging to OBC), was a resident of Ikschapurwa village under Salon police station limits. Cops said she was married to one Sandip Kumar, a dalit, against the wishes of her family.(Shutterstock Image)
The deceased, Anju Verma, 27, (belonging to OBC), was a resident of Ikschapurwa village under Salon police station limits. Cops said she was married to one Sandip Kumar, a dalit, against the wishes of her family.(Shutterstock Image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 02:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

Romancing the Moon, Bollywood style

Over the decades, the Hindi film songwriter’s imagination has been to the Moon and back only a few hundred times. The Bollywood shaayar discovered the worth of the Moon long before Elon Musk.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a still from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’s song Chand Chhupa Badal Me. Over the decades, the Hindi film songwriter’s imagination has been to the Moon and back only a few hundred times.(YouTube)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a still from Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’s song Chand Chhupa Badal Me. Over the decades, the Hindi film songwriter’s imagination has been to the Moon and back only a few hundred times.(YouTube)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 11:57 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service

The growth of online dating

For a busy generation, dating apps provide privacy and companionship
Even as matrimonial websites continue to boom, there is a steady growth in the dating app market as well. This could be a reflection – at least in urban spaces – of the growing acceptability of dating itself(File)
Even as matrimonial websites continue to boom, there is a steady growth in the dating app market as well. This could be a reflection – at least in urban spaces – of the growing acceptability of dating itself(File)
Updated on Aug 02, 2019 08:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Mahie Gill shares exclusive pictures with daughter Veronica, opens up about motherhood. See here

Actor Mahie Gill talks about her daughter who will turn three this August. She also reveals her plans of getting married to her long time boyfriend.
Actor Mahie Gill will be seen in the upcoming movie Family of Thakurganj.
Actor Mahie Gill will be seen in the upcoming movie Family of Thakurganj.
Updated on Jul 04, 2019 09:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sangeeta Yadav

Enraged over love marriage, man fires at son-in-law in Lucknow

The couple had got married in April 2018 despite opposition from Priyanshi’s stepfather Rasraj Yadav. Rasraj and his family had strained relations with the couple since then and had even threatened them with dire consequences in the past.
Rasraj opened fire at him from behind and was about fire again but had to flee as locals rushed to his rescue after hearing the gunshot.(HT)
Rasraj opened fire at him from behind and was about fire again but had to flee as locals rushed to his rescue after hearing the gunshot.(HT)
Published on Mar 07, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow

UP: Fear of crime pushing girls into early marriage

Earlier, girls were married off early due to poverty, lack of education and poor awareness, but now fear of crime against women has come as a new force to push girls into early marriages.
“Social pressure coupled with crimes happening around results in child marriages. Incidents of love marriages and abduction also mount pressure on parents.”(Representative image)
“Social pressure coupled with crimes happening around results in child marriages. Incidents of love marriages and abduction also mount pressure on parents.”(Representative image)
Published on Feb 21, 2019 11:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Saurabh Chauhan, Lucknow

Enraged over love marriage, man kills sister’s husband on busy road in Maharashtra

On Wednesday evening, the young couple, Sumit Shivaji Waghare and his wife Bhagyashree, had just walked out of the college after appearing for their examinations.
Before the couple could make out what was happening, Lande and his friend allegedly whipped out sharp weapons and attacked Waghmare several times, felling him in a pool of blood.(HT File)
Before the couple could make out what was happening, Lande and his friend allegedly whipped out sharp weapons and attacked Waghmare several times, felling him in a pool of blood.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 20, 2018 04:43 PM IST
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Maharashtra | By Indo Asian News Service

3 ways to successfully handle your in-laws

Having a tough time dealing with your in-laws or rather with issues of your spouse and parents? Here’s some expert advice.
The first difference between your partner and your parents or you or your to-be in-laws start during marriage preparations or around this time.(Imagesbazaar)
The first difference between your partner and your parents or you or your to-be in-laws start during marriage preparations or around this time.(Imagesbazaar)
Updated on Nov 25, 2018 11:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Collin Rodriguez

Hunt on for 7 who clubbed Gujarat man to death over love marriage

A video of the incident went viral, purportedly showing the seven men beating the victim with sticks as his wife pleads with them to spare his life.
The Gujarat police have launched a manhunt to nab seven people from Surendranagar district for allegedly clubbing to death a man on a state highway on Saturday, police said.(AFP File Photo)
The Gujarat police have launched a manhunt to nab seven people from Surendranagar district for allegedly clubbing to death a man on a state highway on Saturday, police said.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent

Jind youth killed over elder brother’s inter-caste marriage

Dalit neighbours picked up fight with Jat victim’s family over his brother’s wedding to a lower caste girl and attacked them with lathis and farm implements, leading to his death.
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 10:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Hardik Anand, Rohtak

Mountaineer, who scaled Mt Everest, in prison for attempted murder

Pournima Yelange, his 31-year-old wife, had approached police against her husband and in-laws after he allegedly tried to strangle her to death, according to her complaint.  
A man identified as Rahul Babu Yelange, 33, a resident of Vadgaon Budruk, was arrested by city police on Saturday for attempted murder and domestic violence against his wife. Yelange was a part of a group from Pune who scaled Mount Everest in 2012. Photo used for representational purpose only.(HT PHOTO)
A man identified as Rahul Babu Yelange, 33, a resident of Vadgaon Budruk, was arrested by city police on Saturday for attempted murder and domestic violence against his wife. Yelange was a part of a group from Pune who scaled Mount Everest in 2012. Photo used for representational purpose only.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 07, 2018 03:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde, Pune
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