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The gender firewall

January 19, 2021 8:28 am

Like the rest of Indian internet, online dating apps have a problem: Too many men.

Pune: Woman files rape complaint against man she met on dating app

January 11, 2021 12:23 am

An FIR in this regard has been filed at Wakad police station by the woman, who is a widow. According to the FIR, the incident took place between June and September last year, after the two connected through Tinder.

From virtual dating to first meeting at home: How pandemic played cupid for this queer couple

December 10, 2020 12:14 pm

With human interaction going virtual as part of the "new normal", dating apps came as a saviour for many such people who craved companionship while being quarantined

Zodiac sign Leo was the luckiest in love across India in 2020: Survey

December 05, 2020 10:41 am

About 70 per cent of Indians said they were not comfortable navigating the new dating rules in 2020. One in two people said they were ready to go on a date in-person

Facebook’s dating service goes live in Europe after long delay

October 22, 2020 1:08 pm

A pandemic-friendly feature on Facebook Dating is its “Virtual Dates” section, which lets matches video chat each other. The company said privacy is preserved, with romantic activity kept out of a user’s public timeline by default.

Pakistan blocks five dating apps including Tinder and Grindr

September 02, 2020 10:31 am

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority said it has sent notices to the management of the five apps, “keeping in view the negative effects of immoral/indecent content streaming.”

Pune man assaulted at date set up on dating app

August 31, 2020 5:31 pm

According to the police, the incident took place on August 9 but the complainant reported it late because he was apprehensive as the app he had connected with the suspect on was a dating app.

A homegrown dating app for the LGBTQ+ community in India

August 25, 2020 10:50 am

'As You Are' aims to offer a safe space for people to make connections while keeping their identity confidential

The caste complex: Is JNU really a love haven?

August 09, 2020 9:43 am

JNU is a complicated space. Some consider it as a love haven while some see it as being orthodox, where a woman is allowed in men’s hostels while the vice-versa is prohibited.

How dating apps are booming as ideas of romance and intimacy evolve to meet the pandemic's challenges

July 05, 2020 6:23 pm

Dating is now serious business since one is essentially choosing an apocalypse partner -- couples who have survived the worst together