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Pakistani MP in his late fifties accused of marrying 14-year-old Baloch girl, probe ordered

The investigation was initiated after a complaint againat the Pakistani MP was filed by an NGO working for the welfare of women in Chitral

Man can remarry without divorce, a woman can’t: HC cites Muslim personal law to declare lovers’ marriage illegal

As per Muslim personal law, a Muslim man can remarry without divorcing his first wife, and is allowed to keep multiple wives but a Muslim woman does not have that right.

Mumbai court grants bail to rape accused after mother of victim requested his release for marriage with daughter: Details

The lawyer representing the case said that the man was allowed to marry more than once in the community of the accused.

Karnataka govt to provide monetary benefits for financially backward Brahmins, launches various schemes

'Arundhati' and 'Maitreyi' schemes will provide monetary benefits to brides from Economically Weaker Section among Brahmins.

Actress Preity Talreja alleges assault, threats by husband after fake ‘Nikah’ in a mosque, claims police apathy

Actress Preity Talreja alleged domestic abuse, torture and threats by husband Abhijit Petkar. Says the police are not helping her.

Gorakhpur: 26-year-old Mansoor arrested for kidnapping and forcibly marrying minor girl from ‘another community’

The 17-year-old girl had been allegedly kidnapped by Mansoor in November 2020.

Hyderabad: 54-year-old Abdul Lateef marries 16-years-old minor girl, detained by police

Abdul Lateef, a 54-year-old man from Kerala, has been held for marrying a 16-year-old girl in Hyderabad.

UP police stop wedding after bride’s family files kidnapping complaint, media spins it to claim misuse of love-jihad law

The Uttar Pradesh police were responding to a report by The Indian Express, which accused them of misusing the new law on 'Love Jihad'

Jharkhand: Lesbian cousin sisters marry each other in a temple, had fled from home to live together

As the women are consenting adults, the police had turned their families away when they complained.

Indian law never defined “marriage”: Here is why govt needs to be involved in inter-faith “marriage”

A number of very different legal institutions are grouped under the loose word “marriage.” Naturally therefore, the government has to step in and make rules about how to move between these very different institutions.

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