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Protecting marriages across castes

0Eight years after the National Commission for Women as said that adults are free to marry persons of their own choice and hurting couples, or summoning them before clan members, groups, or a khap, is “absolutely illegal”. India registered 251 honour killings in 2015, recording

Stray violence hits Mumbai amid Maratha shutdown

The second phase of the Maharashtra shutdown call by Maratha groups seeking quotas, evoked mixed response in Mumbai and coastal districts of the state, punctuated with incidents of stray violence, here on Wednesday. Since morning large groups of Maratha activists armed with saffron flags and