One Nation, One Law

Rajeev Deshpande

Uttarakhand’s uniform civil code aims to introduce the same provisions for marriage, divorce and succession for all communities and reduce the divisiveness inherent in different personal laws

The House Supremacy

The Supreme Court makes it clear that there is no judicial route to creating a fundamental right to marriage, same-sex or otherwise. Parliament alone can make laws

In Love and Sickness

How a few online matchmaking platforms are connecting survivors and sufferers of serious illnesses like cancer

The Long Road to a Uniform Civil Code

A lack of political will to undo a colonial legacy has been the biggest obstacle

Vikram Seth: Still Suitable

Vikram Seth’s magnum opus, reissued as a limited edition, remains relevant three decades later because it contains multitudes

‘Often when love is gained, it can start to feel unheroic,’ says Mansi Choksi

Mansi Choksi’s book chronicles the lives of three young couples who chose love over all else. She speaks about what they gained and what they lost

Evolution Of the Role

Marriage, pregnancy and the changing stature of the Bollywood heroine

A Fair Match

At the Tarnetar Mela an age-old matchmaking tradition is practised even today

How Dynasties Rule Bollywood

A marriage brings out the clan power in the Hindi film industry

The Door Closes

When you marry a narcissist


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