The couple were married at a secret wedding ceremony in Barmer district in 2010 when both were just 12 years old.
13 Oct 2017 12:17 PM
The SC also referred to a National Family Health Survey report revealing that 26.8 per cent women were married before 18 years.
13 Oct 2017 10:06 AM
The ridiculously young age at which brides were given away earlier shows how our society was steeped in such obscurantist practices.
13 Oct 2017 12:58 AM
Donning the cap of a social reformist Kumar launched a campaign to eliminate these evils with the participation of the people.
07 Oct 2017 3:17 AM
As per the latest census, 30 per cent of married women in India wed before they turn 18.
27 Sep 2017 3:19 AM
The Centre had defended Section 375(2), saying the immunity provision was meant to protect the institution of marriage.
07 Sep 2017 1:52 AM
Criminalising consummation of marriage as a serious offence not practical: Centre
06 Sep 2017 2:05 AM
Women find it difficult to prove and report marital rape due to economic and emotional reasons.
28 Aug 2017 3:09 AM
The girl was allegedly kidnapped on May 10 when she had gone to buy ice cream, they added.
15 Jul 2017 10:07 AM
As child marriage becomes the flavour of the season on TV yet again, we look at how content in entertainment is actually regressing.
04 Jul 2017 12:03 AM
Supreme Court termed child marriage as a ‘violation of human rights’ of children.
02 Jun 2017 10:25 AM
Though child marriage is banned in Jharkhand as per the Child Marriage Act of 2006, the pernicious practice continues to be rampant.
05 May 2017 6:02 PM
UNICEF, the UN children's agency, welcomed the edict, describing it as a landmark moment in efforts to end child marriage in Indonesia.
28 Apr 2017 6:00 PM
The I-T department served the notice to Gujjar after video of him giving Rs 1 crore for dowry went viral on social media.
13 Apr 2017 11:28 AM
The state government records say that between 2010-13, there were only 45 cases of child marriage.
08 Apr 2017 5:31 PM
Parliament, which was in session over the Sexual Offences Against Children Bill 2017 debated on child marriage as an offence.
06 Apr 2017 3:33 PM
The police on Monday moved an application in this respect before the court of metropolitan magistrate Pankaj Sharma.
21 Feb 2017 3:04 AM
The Delhi Commission for Women got information about her scheduled marriage from an anonymous caller on its helpline.
02 Feb 2017 8:04 AM
Wazir Ahmed's first wife, Saima's mother, had given him only daughters, and he hoped his second wife would give him a son.
31 Dec 2016 9:16 AM