unite to tackle ‘forced marriages’
by Prabhjot Singh
young Punjabi girl, born and brought up in England, was sent to
India by her parents after she declared that she wanted to marry an
English man, her colleague — a constable in county police. Her parents
neither opposed the proposal nor gave their assent to it, but quietly
persuaded her to visit India for some time.
no longer revered in the Land of Gods
startling statistics of census 2001 — which declared that there were
897 girls per 1000 boys in Himachal Pradesh — should come as wake up
call for people in the state as well as social scientists and welfare
game of the glitterati
watch polo is to witness an elemental excitement that is rarely seen in
any other sport. Whatever the intricacies of the rules, a first-time
spectator cannot but be thrilled at the sights and sounds of two teams
engaged in intimate combat.