Abu Dhabi on November 7 announced a new law, in which non-muslims will be allowed to marry, divorce, and get joint child custody. Reportedly, the UAE government followed the Islamic sharia principles, which have been changed in the view of maintaining its competitive edge as a regional commercial hub. "It aims to enhance the position and global competitiveness of the emirates as one of the most attractive destinations", reported Reuters. … read-more
Sachin Kumar with his two associates attempted to shoot his sister's husband Rajesh Saini in Haryana on August 21 for eloping with his sister to get married seven years ago. Saini currently at a hospital said Kumar reached my house and "shot at me on my right shoulder and I lost my balance.'' After registering the FIR, the police are trying to nab the accused.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has announced to provide "safe house" for interfaith and inter-caste couples, whose relationships are opposed by their families. The government has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), which also ensures to create "special cells" for the protection of couples. Moreover, the services women helpline number 181 will be extended for interfaith and inter-caste couples and the tele-callers will be… read-more