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Explained: Legal age for marriage and what happens if the criteria is not met

Senior advocate Ramanpreet Singh Sandhu says that the Supreme Court has clearly specified that two adults, 18 or above, can live together with their consent as ‘live-in partners’, even if they are not married.

Supreme Court junks PIL for lowering marriageable age of men to 18 years

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking that the legal marriageable age for men be brought down from 21 to 18 years, as for women, and imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on a lawyer for filing such a plea. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul refused […]


Ex-CM’s U-turn on marriage age: Media misquoted

A day after supporting Khap panchayats on reducing the marriage age of girls to prevent sexual harassment and rape cases,former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala on Thursday took a U-turn,denying that he or his party supported the idea.

Marriage age: Chautala backs Khap

Former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala today came out in support of the suggestion given by Khap panchayat leaders that marriageable age limit of girls should be reduced to curb incidents of rape.