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  • Death Threats for This Hindu-Muslim Couple in Kerala

    Death Threats for This Hindu-Muslim Couple in Kerala

    Kerala is known for its high literacy rate. But an inter-faith marriage in in Kozhikode is making it look rather hollow.

  • In Kerala, Inter-Faith Couple Lives in Fear, Plans to Request Chief Minister For Help

    In Kerala, Inter-Faith Couple Lives in Fear, Plans to Request Chief Minister For Help

    Kerala is known for its high literacy rate. But an inter-faith marriage in in Kozhikode is making it look rather hollow.

  • Child Marriage on Rise in Kerala: UNICEF

    Child Marriage on Rise in Kerala: UNICEF

    Kerala, the state that tops India's literacy chart, is suddenly witnessing a spurt in child marriages, reports UNICEF.

  • Surge in Child Marriage Cases in Kerala: UNICEF

    Surge in Child Marriage Cases in Kerala: UNICEF

    Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF.

  • Muslim girls' marriage age becomes political fodder in Kerala

    Muslim girls' marriage age becomes political fodder in Kerala

    It's been a free-for-all this week with every leading political party in Kerala declaring in one voice that the marriageable age of Muslim girls should not be reduced from the present 18 years.

  • Kerala CPM attacks Oommen Chandy government over marriage age row

    Kerala CPM attacks Oommen Chandy government over marriage age row

    The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today alleged that the Indian Union Muslim League is behind the move by some Muslim religious outfits in Kerala to take legal recourse to get marriageable age of girls in the community lowered from 18.

  • Three arrested in Kerala over forced marriage of minor girl

    After an appeal for justice made by a 17-year-old teen who was forced to marry a UAE national by a Muslim orphanage in Kerala, police have arrested three accused in the case.

  • Kerala teen forced to marry a man from UAE, sexually abused and abandoned

    Kerala teen forced to marry a man from UAE, sexually abused and abandoned

    Till June this year, she lived in an orphanage in Kozhikode and dreamt of a better life by studying further. Then, says a 17-year-old in Kerala, she was forced into marriage with a man from the United Arab Emirates, who sexually abused her for two we...

  • 'Forced' to marry, 'sexually abused' teen seeks justice after UAE national abandons her

    'Forced' to marry, 'sexually abused' teen seeks justice after UAE national abandons her

    A 17-year-old girl from Kerala, now abandoned by her husband from the UAE, has claimed she was forced into the marriage by a Muslim orphanage in Kozhikode, where she lived for 16 years. The marriage lasted a mere two weeks during which the girl alleg...

  • Probe ordered into Kerala girl, UAE national's 'marriage'

    Probe ordered into Kerala girl, UAE national's 'marriage'

    An investigation has been ordered into the case of a 17-year-old Kerala girl who was allegedly misled into "marrying" a UAE national who deserted her and returned to his country within 13 days, a rights panel member said today.

  • Kerala withdraws 'controversial' circular on marriage age

    The Kerala government today issued a new circular clarifying that the marriageable age for Muslim girls is 18 years, and 21 years for men.

  • Kerala minister domestic abuse case: will do everything to save a family, says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy

    Kerala minister domestic abuse case: will do everything to save a family, says Chief Minister Oommen Chandy

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today took the high moral ground saying he was right in trying to save the marriage of his former minister KB Ganesh Kumar and asked the opposition not to take advantage of a domestic problem.

  • Why Kerala govt tried marriage counselling for minister who quit

    Why Kerala govt tried marriage counselling for minister who quit

    Hours after a minister in his government was forced to resign after being accused of domestic abuse by his wife, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is fire-fighting a political crisis. The opposition today demanded that Mr Chandy should resign "on m...

  • Why Kerala govt tried marriage counselling for minister who quit

    Why Kerala govt tried marriage counselling for minister who quit

    Hours after a minister in his government was forced to resign after being accused of domestic abuse by his wife, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is fire-fighting a political crisis. The opposition today demanded that Mr Chandy should resign "on m...

  • In Kerala, celibate priests turn match-makers

    In Kerala, celibate priests turn match-makers

    As avowed celibates, Catholic priests are supposed to know little about the intricacies of marriage alliances. But a group of Catholic priests in Kerala has made "match-making" their mission by running a matrimonial website for community members over...

  • Collector intervenes to stop minor girl's marriage

    The marriage of a seventh standard student scheduled for today at a village near Sathiyamangalam in the district was stopped on the timely intervention of the District Collector, officials said.

  • Kerala women's panel wants HIV test before marriage

    The Kerala Women's Commission (KWC) has asked the state government to pass resolutions and if necessary, a law to ensure that all those who get married undergo an HIV test."This is an issue that is affecting the entire humanity and hence adequate measures have to be taken to safeguard all," KWC chai...

  • Acid attack on girl for rejecting marriage proposal

    In a gruesome incident, a 22-year old woman suffered serious burn injuries when a middle-aged person poured acid on her for allegedly rejecting his proposal for marriage at Aranmula on Saturday.The victim, Anjali Krishana, a staff of a private school, was admitted to Medical College at Kottayam alon...

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