Every child has the right to a family — Indian law has made this difficult

Sandeep (name changed) is a 35-year-old, Hindu, gay man in a stable relationship and a job. He desperately wants to become a parent and has the support of his parents and partner in raising a child. However, with the recent marriage equality verdict, where the Supreme Court denied LGBTQIA+ individuals the right to marriage, Sandeep …

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What can a domestic violence survivor do when the justice system lets her down?

Also by Audrey Dmello A recent study of over 4 lakh FIRs in Haryana has found that from filing FIRs to getting convictions, the legal process is stacked against women. As an NGO working in Mumbai with women and child victims of sexual and domestic violence, we resonate with this experience. Women who come to …

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Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s lesson on ‘kartavya’ for Narayana Murthy

Infosys founder Narayana Murthy recently advocated 70-hour work weeks for the Indian youth — an already beleaguered lot, bogged down by large-scale unemployment and the exacting terms of the gig economy. While parts of the world are reporting rising poverty levels among senior citizens, the overwhelming perception in popular culture worldwide is of a fattened, …

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Teacher skips poll duty, says arrange my marriage first

A government schoolteacher in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, was suspended after he wrote a letter to the government complaining about his forced bachelorhood and demanding a bride. Akhilesh Kumar Mishra, a Sanskrit teacher, skipped election duty training and was issued a showcause notice. In his reply, Mishra demanded a dowry of Rs 3.5 lakh and a …

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Petition in Supreme Court seeks review of same-sex judgment

NEW DELHI: Within a fortnight of the Supreme Court delivering a judgment refusing to legalise same sex marriage rights under the Special Marriage Act and declining the right to civil union and adoption to queer couples, four members of the LGBTQIA+ community on Wednesday moved a petition seeking review of the October 17 verdict.The verdict …

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Best Online Marriage Registration Service Provider in Mumbai

Hemant Enterprises: Mumbai, India’s Trusted Provider of Marriage Registration Services Welcome to Hemant Enterprises, the trusted name for marriage registration services in Mumbai, India. With over 18 years of experience, we have assisted over 10,000 couples in formalizing their unions. We set ourselves apart in the industry by providing expert services and ensuring the legal …

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Streamlining the Wedding Process: Online Marriage Registration in Mumbai

Getting married in Mumbai, the city of dreams, is a dream come true for many couples. This vibrant city offers an exciting and diverse backdrop for the most memorable day of your life. However, as thrilling as it can be, planning a wedding can also be overwhelming. One crucial step that can potentially cause stress …

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