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Child marriages in Maharashtra on the surge as families suffer from economic difficulties amid coronavirus woes: Report

About 200 cases of child marriages were reported from Maharashtra during the period of coronavirus lockdown from April to June 2020, says the report by India Today group.

Outrage grows in Somalia as bill legitimising child marriage tabled in Parliament, UN and other international bodies criticise the move

Bill tabled in Somalia parliament legalizing marriage of girls without their consent once they achieve sexual maturity

Pakistan court rules forced abduction, conversion and marriage of minor girl is valid as per Sharia law as she had her first period

Pakistan court dismisses charges of forced marriage saying minor girls can marry after having 1st menstrual cycle as per Sharia

Assam government plans to spend Rs 800 crore on Arundhati scheme to discourage child marriages in the state

According to the Arundhati scheme, every bride from Economically Weaker Section(EWS) will get 10gms of gold free

Citing Hadiya case, 16-year-old Muslim girl approaches SC to hold her ‘marriage’ valid per Islamic law as she has attained puberty

The woman's advocate has stated that the 16-year-old girl's father is interfering with her right to live with her life partner whom she had chosen after attaining puberty and married through a valid 'Nikahnama'.

India records 51% decline in child marriages and 63% decline in teen motherhoods since 2000: Global Childhood Report 2019

According to the report, India has been ranked at 113 out of a total of 176 countries in the 'End of Childhood Index Ranking 2019'.

India Today uses the photo of a Hindu girl to highlight the high rate of child marriage among Muslims in Kerala

Recently a detergent brand was highly criticised by people for releasing a Hinduphobic advertisement targeting the festival of Holi.

Rajasthan: BJP candidate makes controversial statement backing child marriage, district collector takes cognizance

Chauhan was addressing a gathering at a Sneh Sammelan at the Peepaliya Kala region in Sojat area

NCPCR report reveals a significant decline in child marriages across India, prevalence highest among SC/ST castes

Data in the NCPCR report shows that girls who complete secondary school education are least likely to get married before 19 years of age.

UNICEF report says child marriages in India are on the decline

UNICEF report brings good news, but still India needs to do a lot to prevent child marriage

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While appealing Muslim counties to counter Islamophobia, Imran Khan says ‘criticism or questioning of Holocaust’ is criminalised in many counties

Pakistan PM confuses between Holocaust denial and Holocaust criticism, says the criticism is criminalised many countries

Republic TV issues statement condemning Mumbai Police summons to their investors in relation to the TRP scam

Republic TV said that crime branch has asked all investors of the channel to produce all financial transactions relating to last five years

Param Bir Singh tortured me with belt, Saffron Terror allegation was Congress conspiracy to paint India as a terrorist state: Pragya Singh Thakur

Pragya Singh Thakur said that Param Bir Singh and Hemant Karkare had tortured her the most when she was in the custody of ATS

Delhi government begins crackdown on Diwali, 11 anti-firecracker squads to be formed to prevent use of crackers other than ‘Green Crackers’

Delhi govt announced that an anti-firecracker campaign will be launched on November 3 ahead of the Diwali festival

“Dawood Ibrahim administrating legal, financial and mental attack on Republic TV, Arnab Goswami may face physical attack”: Former Bureaucrat RV Subramani

RV Subramani speaks on how Arnab Goswami touched the wrong nerve of Dawood Ibrahim and many politicians by reportage on Bollywood drug nexus

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