Articles about Special Marriage Act

Cabinet clears proposal to raise marriage-age for women to 21

16 Dec 2021

India
Cabinet clears proposal to raise marriage-age for women to 21

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday passed a proposal to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 years to 21, reports said.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

14 Oct 2020

India
Delhi HC seeks Centre's response on same-sex marriages

In what qualifies as a progressive statement, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, while hearing petitions of two same-sex couples regarding the legal recognition of their marriages, said laws are gender-neutral.

How to apply for marriage certificate in India?

17 Jan 2020

India
How to apply for marriage certificate in India?

A marriage certificate is an important document to have for married couples in India. It serves as the legal proof of marriage between two individuals.

All that you need to know about Sanju Samson

27 Nov 2019

Sports
All that you need to know about Sanju Samson

India's young wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson replaced the injured Shikhar Dhawan for the upcoming T20I series against West Indies, starting December 6.

Make marital rape ground for divorce, says plea; court declines

09 Jul 2019

India
Make marital rape ground for divorce, says plea; court declines

Marital rape should be a ground for divorce and the Centre should be directed to form appropriate laws- this is what a PIL demanded from Delhi High Court.

Indian Cricketer Sanju Samson ties knot with longtime girlfriend Charulatha

22 Dec 2018

Sports
Indian Cricketer Sanju Samson ties knot with longtime girlfriend Charulatha

In a simple and sober ceremony, Indian cricketer Sanju Samson tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Charulatha today.

Abu Salem wants to get married, prison officials deny parole

21 Apr 2018

India
Abu Salem wants to get married, prison officials deny parole

Underworld gangster Abu Salem's application for a 45-day-parole to marry Mumbra-based Sayed Bahar Kausar was denied by prison authorities.

BJP removes Ghaziabad president over disruption of "love jihad" wedding

28 Dec 2017

India
BJP removes Ghaziabad president over disruption of "love jihad" wedding

Days after the Ghaziabad unit of BJP drew media attention for disrupting an interfaith marriage, the party has removed its city president Ajay Sharma from the post.

Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'

23 Dec 2017

India
Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'

Are two highly-qualified, well-established 30-year-olds capable of choosing their life-partner?

Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC

08 Dec 2017

India
Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC

The SC has ruled that a woman marrying outside her faith doesn't automatically adopt her husband's religion, and retains her own religious identity.

Now register marriage online using Aadhaar number

25 Nov 2017

India
Now register marriage online using Aadhaar number

Couples in Maharashtra can now register their marriages online with the help of their Aadhaar numbers.

Law Commission makes marriage registration compulsory

05 Jul 2017

India
Law Commission makes marriage registration compulsory

In a landmark judgement, the Law Commission has recommended compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days of wedding to prevent fake marriages.