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Bangladesh to Replace ‘Virgin’ With ‘Unmarried’ Before Bride’s Name in Muslim Marriage Certificate

Activists see the verdict as a ‘landmark’ win over a provision that violates the right to privacy and is discriminatory against women who want to get married.
Pallavi Pundir
Question Of The Day

Here’s What India’s Gen Z Really Thinks About Arranged Marriage

Surveys say Gen Z doesn't care much about the sanctity of marriage. So would they even care about matchmaking? We asked around.
Shamani Joshi

What’s It Like for a Queer Photographer to Shoot Straight Weddings in a Country Where Same-Sex Marriages Are Illegal

“Even as I’m genuinely happy for the couples I photograph, one thought keeps running through my head: I probably won’t get to do the same."
As told to Dhvani Solani
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An Indian Cop Ran Away and Married a Gangster She Met in Jail

The unlikely pair met during his court hearings and continued to keep in touch, eventually tying the knot in a secret location and settling for a life in hiding.
Shamani Joshi

West Bengal Just Had Its First Transgender Wedding

It comes as a historic moment for the community, which has long faced intolerance throughout India.
Meera Navlakha
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A Community in Gujarat Has Banned Inter-Caste Marriage and Mobile Phones for Unmarried Girls

Even the local Congress MLA supports this regressive move and said that, "Since girls are easily controlled because they stay with parents, it is right to ban (mobile phone use among) girls.”
Shamani Joshi
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A Frog Wedding Was Held in Karnataka in a Desperate Bid to Make It Rain

The event's organisers even sent out invitation cards, got custom wedding clothes made for the frogs, and arranged for them to go on a honeymoon.
Shamani Joshi
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Asia's First Official Same-Sex Weddings Just Took Place in Taiwan

After a three-decade battle, about 300 couples are expected to legally tie the knot for the first time in the continent.
Shamani Joshi

Mischief Managed!

This couple met at a Harry Potter quiz. Two years later, they’re getting married.
Srishti Chaudhary

Instead of Her Vows, a Bride Read Out Her Cheating Fiancé’s Texts

An Australian woman saved her fiancé's smutty texts until she was standing at the altar.
Gavin Butler

How to Marry Somebody of a Different Religion In Indonesia

It's not as hard as you think.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja