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Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

Parliamentary panel to decide on marriage age

The bill sets 21 years as the uniform marriage age for both women and men

22 Dec 2021 12:46 AM

Assam: Child marriage will bar people from govt jobs

Rules notified, violators of 2-child policy not eligible too.

29 Oct 2019 1:12 AM

Bombay HC deems 14 year old, man’s marriage valid

The bench directed the woman’s husband to transfer 10 acres land in her name.

07 May 2019 7:15 AM

Child marriages in India halved driving down global rate: UNICEF

Despite the law, child marriage remains deeply rooted and accepted in society, and is widespread in parts of the country.

06 Mar 2018 1:50 PM

MP Sarpanch, 51, loses job for trying to marry 12-yr-old girl

The sarpanch had booked helicopter ride for his would-be wife and sought permission for constructing temporary helipad.

29 Dec 2017 11:07 AM