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12 September, 2017 10:04 AM Fat wives make men diabetic, says study

A new study suggests that women who love their food could pose a risk to their husband’s health. According to the study, middle-aged men with obese wives are likely to develop type-two diabetes than those with partners who are slimmer. However, study did also go on to find, that overweight husbands had no impact on their wives’ chance of developing similar 43

9 September, 2017 8:36 PM Martyrs’ wives start new lives as Army officers

After marching to 'Auld Lang Syne' at Chennai's Officers' Training Academy, 332 candidates broke ranks and hugged to celebrate becoming officers of the Indian Army. Among them were Swati Mahadik, wife of Colonel Santosh Mahadik who died fighting terrorists in Kupwara district of Jammu & Kashmir in November 2015, and Nidhi Misra, the widow of a naik who died in 2009. Both were commissioned 65

30 August, 2017 12:17 AM Marital rape: Centre’s stand in Delhi High Court sparks big debate on social media

Marital rape: Government of India's firm stand against making marital rape a criminal offence has sparked debate on social media. Marital rape: Government of India’s firm stand against making marital rape a criminal offence has sparked debate on social media. On Tuesday, the Centre in its submission to Delhi High Court said marital rape is not defined 100

29 August, 2017 7:04 PM Marital Rape As Crime Will Hit Institution Of Marriage: Centre To Court

Women's groups want marital rape to be criminalised. The government says doing so may make it a tool for harassing husbands and affect the institution of marriage New Delhi: Making marital rape a criminal offence will make men vulnerable to harassment by their wives, the Central government told the Delhi High Court today in response to a clutch of petitions 40

22 August, 2017 2:47 PM Post triple talaq verdict, activists urge SC to act on Section 377, marital rape

As the Supreme Court on Tuesday banned instant triple talaq, activists urged the apex court to also take steps to decriminalise homosexuality and penalise marital rape. The triple talaaq verdict should open people’s minds to more progressive laws, gay rights activist Harish Iyer said. “Any step in the direction of liberty for the most marginalised should 30

22 August, 2017 2:46 PM Why triple talaq verdict will help BJP implement Uniform Civil Code

The BJP has reasons to cheer over the Supreme Court's landmark judgment today holding instant triple talaq "void, illegal and unconstitutional". Not just because the judgment would help the BJP derive electoral mileage but also because it helps the ruling party move towards fulfilling one of its important promises - of bringing about a Uniform Civil 42

2 August, 2017 4:24 PM ‘Are you a virgin’, Bihar medical college asks new employees

An employee joining the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences is expected to declare that “I am a bechelor/widower/virgin” or that “I am married and have only one wife living/married to a person who has no other wife living”. A government medical institute in Patna has left its new employees stumped with questions on their virginity and “number 36

2 August, 2017 12:04 PM Are you a virgin? Do you have multiple wives? Patna's IGIMS asks its employees

In a Marital Declaration questionnaire that surfaced today, the premier medical institute has asked its employees whether they are a widower or a bachelor or a virgin. In a ridiculous step, the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna has asked its employees to declare whether they are virgin. The marriage declaration form which has come to light 58

31 July, 2017 5:32 PM Congress, BJP spar over lynching in Lok Sabha

Charges and counter charges flew in the Lok Sabha on Monday over the issue of lynchings, with the Opposition parties targeting the Modi government and the ruling side asserting that it was the responsibility of the state governments to deal with such crimes. As the House took up a discussion on the lynchings, members of all parties condemned the killings 86

28 July, 2017 9:02 AM The SC Order On Sec 498A Addresses The Demands Of 'Men's Rights' Activists

According to reports, no coercive action would be taken against the accused, or arrests would be made, till the veracity of the allegations made by the victim are confirmed. These exceptions would apply to only such cases where there's no visible sign of injury suffered by the complainant. To this end, the court has defined specific guidelines for the police 64