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What is marriage certificate and how to apply for it?

17 Jan 2020

What is marriage certificate and how to apply for it?

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.

Salman Khan gets candid about his marriage plans

04 Jun 2019

Salman Khan gets candid about his marriage plans

The talks of Salman Khan getting married (or not) have been as old as his three decade-long film-career.

Man marries transgender lover on Valentine's day in Madhya Pradesh

15 Feb 2019

Man marries transgender lover on Valentine's day in Madhya Pradesh

A man and a transgender "married" in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on the occasion of Valentine's Day yesterday.

Modi-bhakts married each other; woman now accuses husband of torture

03 Feb 2019

Modi-bhakts married each other; woman now accuses husband of torture

A few days back, a tweet from a youngster in Gujarat went viral which had a picture of him with a girl, both wearing 'NaMo Again' T-shirts.

To settle in Australia, brother-sister from Punjab marry each other

01 Feb 2019

To settle in Australia, brother-sister from Punjab marry each other

Indians and their obsession with settling abroad thinking they will lead a luxurious lifestyle there, have led many into using illegal immigration methods.

Telangana: Lovebirds who attempted suicide get married in hospital

12 Jan 2019

Telangana: Lovebirds who attempted suicide get married in hospital

Some say love is worth dying for, and it seems like one Telangana couple took the saying a bit too seriously.

Find an IIT/IIM groom or bride through this matrimonial website

12 Dec 2018

Find an IIT/IIM groom or bride through this matrimonial website

The traditional concept of arranged marriages in India is evolving, with different matrimonial websites emerging these days.

Woman, confined for 5 years by parents, to remarry ex-husband

03 Nov 2018

Woman, confined for 5 years by parents, to remarry ex-husband

A 30-year-old woman, who was forcibly confined by her parents, will soon marry her former husband after being rescued from Gurugram.

Marriage certificate mandatory for all official purposes in Meghalaya: Official

30 Aug 2018

Marriage certificate mandatory for all official purposes in Meghalaya: Official

The Meghalaya government has made it mandatory to furnish marriage certificates by married couples for all official purposes, an official said today.

UP: Mob thrashes man over inter-religious marriage at registrar's office

25 Jul 2018

UP: Mob thrashes man over inter-religious marriage at registrar's office

A man was allegedly thrashed by a group of right-wing activists at a marriage registrar's office yesterday in UP's Ghaziabad when he went there to register his marriage with a woman from another religion.

Let single-mothers file PAN-applications without naming child's father: Maneka Gandhi

06 Jul 2018

Let single-mothers file PAN-applications without naming child's father: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi is fighting again to make things easier for single mothers.

After much controversy, Lucknow Hindu-Muslim couple cleared for passports

04 Jul 2018

After much controversy, Lucknow Hindu-Muslim couple cleared for passports

After much controversy, Tanvi Seth of Lucknow, wife of Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, has finally been cleared for an Indian passport.

She's a match-maker, but of gays, lesbians and transgenders

29 Jun 2018

She's a match-maker, but of gays, lesbians and transgenders

When you decide to marry, more than comfort, you seek love from him/her.

Harassment of wives: Government-panel proposes strict rules for NRI husbands

14 Jun 2018

Harassment of wives: Government-panel proposes strict rules for NRI husbands

An inter-department panel has proposed strict measures to check abandonment of Indian wives by NRIs.

Sikh weddings to be registered under Anand Marriage Act

18 Jan 2018

Sikh weddings to be registered under Anand Marriage Act

Delhi Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday said that Sikh marriages in the city will soon be registered under the Anand Marriage Act; the framing of provisions under the Act has already reached its final stages.

Center's new website for registration and tracking of NRI marriages

01 Jan 2018

Center's new website for registration and tracking of NRI marriages

To tackle the problem of NRI husbands abandoning Indian wives, the government is setting up a website to track such marriages.

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

08 Dec 2017

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.

Australia passes historic law legalizing gay marriage

07 Dec 2017

Australia passes historic law legalizing gay marriage

It was a historic day in Australia as the Parliament cleared a Bill legalizing gay marriage to much cheers.

Centre's Rs. 2.5L incentive for marrying a Dalit

06 Dec 2017

Centre's Rs. 2.5L incentive for marrying a Dalit

In 2013, the Centre launched a scheme to reward those marrying Dalits. However, only those with annual family income of less than Rs. 5L could seek a one-time incentive of Rs. 2.5L.

Now register marriage online using Aadhaar number

25 Nov 2017

Now register marriage online using Aadhaar number

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

Government takes measures to curb abuses by NRI husbands

07 Nov 2017

Government takes measures to curb abuses by NRI husbands

The Centre on Monday asked all the states to share with it the data of registered marriages, so as to hold accountable the non-residential Indian (NRI) husbands who harass or desert their wives.

Not all interfaith marriages are 'love jihad', rules Kerala HC

20 Oct 2017

Not all interfaith marriages are 'love jihad', rules Kerala HC

After annulling the marriage of a Hindu woman and a Muslim man calling it 'love jihad', the Kerala HC has said not all interfaith marriages can be termed so.

Registration of marriages now compulsory in Uttar Pradesh

02 Aug 2017

Registration of marriages now compulsory in Uttar Pradesh

It is now compulsory for UP residents to register their marriage irrespective of community or religion.