The ‘Hindu Marriage Bill, 2017′ was unanimously passed on March 10 by the National Assembly in Pakistan. It aims to regulate marriages of minority Hindus.
Geeta Phogat, who was unwell, has been declared fit, raising hopes of the UP Dangal team in the PWL 2.
According to new Census data, 97% of the 224 million Indians who migrated after marriage were women. 4 out of 10 Indians are migrants, and marriage is the most common reason for migrating. 49% of Indians migrate for marriage. In contrast only 10% move for work, i.e 46.4 million Indians. So the perception that work is the(…)
When the world was celebrating Christmas, a businessman in Surat was busy performing Kanyadaan of 236 fatherless girls. The marriage ceremony saw girls from Rajasthan, Bihar and Maharashtra getting married in the mass marriage ceremony. The ceremony was not restricted to Hindu girls alone as there were up to 5 Muslim girls and one Christian(…)
Geeta Phogat is leaving no stone unturned in her preparation foe the second season of Pro Wrestling League. And the release of Aamir Khan-starrer, Bollywood film ‘Dangal’, is just the right tonic to fuel her ambitions to win the league with the Uttar Pradesh franchise.
At the Times of India Literature Festival Mumbai, comedian Radhika Vaz spoke about how Indian society places more importance on whether a woman is married rather than if she is educated.
Have you ever seen a woman in a wrestling ring just a day before her wedding? Olympian wrestler Geeta Phogat is doing exactly that. Also Read: Haryana’s Sportswomen fight marriage norms to prep for Olympics Geeta is so serious about the Pro Wrestling League that she will continue practising until the day before the November 20(…)
At a recent summit I had the opportunity to listen to a mentally stimulating and deeply engaging talk by Dr Kiran Bedi who acronymized (in true Dilli style) the four factors she believes hold women back in leadership- 4 M’s: Mettle, Marriage, Mobility and Motherhood and a 5th: Me was added by Debjani Ghosh of(…)
The subject was bold and so were the conversations. Yet another fierce, free and feminist episode of Feminist Rani concluded at Deepak Talkies focussed on LGBT Rights with Activist Anuja Parikh and Queer Rights activist and advocate Sonia Giani came together to break silences of the ‘Queer Question.’ Sonia is actively involved with Humsafar Trust, one(…)