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Tag: Marriage

BJP leader in trouble over cheating in marriage

Bolangir: State coordinator of BJP’s Skill India campaign, Hitesh Sahu has landed in controversy after his wife levelled charges of polygamy against him and lodged police complaint here seeking justice. Sahu is absconding, said police sources. “My suspicion ran high after I found his photo with another woman posted on Facebook. I approached my in-laws […]

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Marry your children into tribal families, BJP leaders told

Panaji: Criticising the trend of BJP leaders taking a meal at the homes of tribal families, former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik on Wednesday urged them to offer their sons and daughters in marriage to members of Dalit and tribal families. Naik also told the media that most homes of tribal families had tables and chairs […]

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A Tale of Two Love Stories

As I read about the ‘honour killing’ of Amrita Singh, the Rourkela girl strangulated to death by her relatives for the ‘crime’ of marrying a Muslim man, my mind inevitably went back 30 years in time when another inter-faith love story blossomed in the same Steel City but later went horribly wrong. Little, it seems, […]

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'Thank you Modiji,' Odisha girl expresses gratitude for getting loan to marry

Bhubaneswar: When 21-year old Priyabati Nayak, a resident of Unchabahali village in Boudh district realised that she won’t be able to marry until his father is free from a housing loan and that will take years to repay, she did what others at her age would not have thought of. She wrote a letter to […]

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Farmers spend agri loans to marry off daughters, consume alcohol: Dama Rout

Bhubaneswar: In a statement which could spell more trouble for the ruling BJD, senior party leader and Excise minister Damodar Rout on Wednesday said, the farmers are using agriculture loans for the marriage of their daughters. He too went on to say the major pie of the loan amount is spent on consuming alcohol. Rout […]

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Hockey star Birendra Lakra ties knot

Jharsuguda: Ace hockey player and Indian hockey team defender Birendra Lakra tied knot at a church here on Monday. The 26-year-old international and Olympian defender got married to Rashmita Kerketta, a resident of Amalipalli police colony in Jharsuguda. The marriage was solemnised at Arnold Church here. MP and former Indian hockey team captain Dilip Tirkey and […]

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Ollywood star Arindam ties knot with Minister's sister

Bhubaneswar: Ollywood actor Arindam Roy tied the knot with Anupa Das, sister of Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das, at a city hotel here last night. Many political heavyweights, including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary AP Padhi, BJP State president Basant Panda and MP Baijayant Panda attended the wedding. Prominent actors from the Ollywood industry, […]

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