March 28, 2021 9:04 am
In 2018, the Supreme Court had directed the state to create special cells in every district comprising the superintendent of police and district social welfare officers.
July 11, 2019 4:55 am
A government press release said the scheme has proved to be effective in eradicating untouchability, encouraging social harmony by providing financial and social security to those opting for inter-caste marriages.
June 30, 2018 3:32 pm
A new survey states that eight out of 10 millenials support inter-caste marriages. With egalitarian mindsets on the rise the concept of marital relationships today is defying all the conventions of patriarchy.
May 06, 2018 4:03 pm
The inter-state marriage law committee chairman, C S Thul, said letters have been sent to all district superintendents of police to seek information about the number complaints pertaining to problems faced by inter-caste couples.
March 30, 2018 12:15 pm
Incidentally, Govindi’s wedding comes two days after the Supreme Court had observed that any attempt by khap panchayats or other assemblies to prevent two consenting adults from marrying was illegal.
August 08, 2017 8:09 am
The special cell will receive complaints from the couple and the crime prevention cell at the police commissionerate will directly look at the cases. Couples can alert the special police cell about their issues either by appearing in person or over the phone (No 0452- 2346302).
April 21, 2014 9:27 pm
The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste.
March 31, 2014 1:03 am
Palamu remembers what Kameshwar Baitha did for it — until he became an MP.
December 07, 2009 3:35 am
Adopting a favourable view of inter-caste and runaway marriages,a city court has said that such weddings should not be looked down upon by society and that the law enforcement agencies were obligated to protect such couples.