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Govt to soon take decision on minimum age of marriage for girls: PM

October 16, 2020 2:11 pm

The prime minister said he has been receiving letters from women from across the country, asking about the report of the committee and when the government will take a decision on it. Currently, the minimum age of marriage is 18 years for women and 21 for men.

Five common millennial marriage issues and how to resolve them

September 12, 2020 8:49 pm

Marital issues are found in every happily ever after relationship. The main point is whether you want to resolve it.

Don’t raise women’s marriage age: Civil society collective

August 29, 2020 3:22 am

It further points out that there is a need to revisit some of the fundamental determinants that have proven to be effective over time in empowering young women to take their own decisions about their lives and bodies.

Increasing age of marriage will be exercise of carceral power by state which will disproportionately affect Dalit, Adivasi women

August 22, 2020 9:01 am

Efforts to address child marriage in India should be in consonance with the socio-economic realities that demand investment in education, welfare, and opportunities for women.

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

September 19, 2019 10:58 am

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.

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

April 17, 2014 6:13 pm

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

October 10, 2012 1:52 am

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.