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Bridal Makeup – a unique art in itself

You know what’s the best thing about our Indian culture? It is its exquisite nature. Even though different rituals and customs exist throughout our country, all are respected and loved. India, being a culturally rich country, has 29 states, each holding their unique marriage rituals.

Father of 3 arrested for marrying minor in Bihar

Days ahead of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "human chain against child marriage" event, police on Thursday said they have arrested a man in Samastipur district for marrying a minor girl.

Children with guardians may participate in human chain: Patna HC

In a setback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much hyped "human chain" against child marriage and dowry to be organised on January 21, the Patna High Court on Tuesday has directed the state government that children, including students will not participate in it without guardians.

Attitude towards married actresses should be changed: Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor, caught amidst wedding rumours, says it is high time people change their attitude towards married actresses.

Phagwata Police registers four cases under anti-dowry act to mark 'Dhian Die Lohri'

PHAGWARA:  Virtually celebrating, “Dhian Di-Lohri” The  Phagwara Police have registered four cases Under Anti-Dowry Act on the complaints of four different Young Women against their respective in laws only in one day on Friday.

Triple talaq bill politically motivated, feel Muslim intelligentsia, women's groups

The triple talaq bill, unilaterally drafted and brought by the Narendra Modi government, is politically motivated, feels the Muslim intelligentsia cutting across sectarian lines and schools of thought -- but they are happy that the controversy has created awareness in the public mind about the evils of the practice.

Bangladesh court upholds ban on Rohingya marriage

A Bangladeshi court on Monday turned down a petition to legalise marriage between its citizens and refugees from Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority.

Triple talaq bill pushed to budget session, ordinance unlikely

NEW DELHI: With the Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die on Friday, the controversial triple talaq bill was pushed to the budget session that begins on January 29.

Congress doing injustice to Muslim women: Ananth Kumar

Parliamentary Affairs Ministers Ananth Kumar on Friday accused the Congress of doing injustice to the Muslim women by opposing the Triple Talaq Bill saying that they should learn from the past and let the legislation pass.

Congress confused on triple talaq: Naqvi

Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday attacked the Congress for its "confused" stand on the Triple Talaq Bill and wanted to know why it was sad while the Muslim women were happy.

Punjab to launch special policy for affordable colonies: Vini Mahajan

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab Government is all set to prepare a special policy for Affordable Colonies in next two months based on small size plots and housing at reasonable rates so as to provide house to all with basic amenities in urban areas.

Lok Sabha passes Bill that criminalises triple talaq

The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed a bill that criminalises instant divorce with three years of imprisonment for Muslim husbands after the government rejected an overwhelming demand from the Opposition to refer the legislation to a Parliamentary standing committee for detailed consideration.

 
 
Bill on triple talaq introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill criminalising triple talaq was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Thursday amid protests from the opposition objecting to its introduction, and an assurance from Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad that "it was not about religion but about justice and respect for women".

 
 
Children increasingly used as weapons of war: Unicef

Children caught in war zones are increasingly being used as weapons of war -- recruited to fight, forced to act as suicide bombers, and used as human shields, Unicef has warned.

 
BJP issues whip on triple talaq legislation

The BJP is believed to have issued a three-line whip to its MPs asking them to be present in the Lok Sabha on Thursday when the government plans to introduce the bill that criminalises the practice of instant triple talaq.

 
 
BJP removes Ghaziabad unit head over 'love jihad' clash

The ruling BJP in Uttar Pradesh has removed its Ghaziabad city president Ajay Sharma after he, along with over a hundred others, clashed with police over the marriage of a Hindu woman with a Muslim man which they dubbed as a case of "love jihad".

 
 
'Save my daughter from the 'Baba', they have hypnotised her', a Rajasthan father's plea

A farmer in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, has been struggling hard to free his daughter from the fortified walls of molestation-accused 'godman' Baba Virendra Dev Dixit's Ashram in Delhi.

 
Over 100 booked in Ghaziabad for rioting over 'love jihad' marriage

Over 100 workers of the BJP and other Hindu outfits, including a dozen-odd leaders, were booked in Ghaziabad on the charge of clashing with police and rioting over the marriage of a Hindu woman with a Muslim man, police said on Saturday.

 
Jalandhar Police Commissionerate bans bursting of fire crackers during Marriages and New Year Eve celebrations

 In wake of the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police has banned the bursting of firecrackers within its jurisdiction in the marriages/ parties and celebrations on New Year eve.

 
 
Hindus worldwide shocked at Fiji temple desecration

Hindus worldwide are highly concerned after reports of desecration in Votualevu Tirath Dham Hindu Temple in Nadi area of Fiji.

 
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