Workplace couples are often romanticized — think Bill and Melinda Gates or Michelle and Barack Obama. But when the relationship involves two people with unequal power, it can also be fraught with peril, especially in the #MeToo era.
SARLAHI, March 25: Twenty-three years old Sushil Pokharel unwillingly opted for a court marriage at the Sarlahi District Court, after his family's refusal to accept his inter-caste love affair. Pokharel officially tied the knot with 20 year old Sangam Pariyar after a three year long relationship on March 14.
On August 15, Republica carried a news report about inter-caste marriage and conflict. A neighbor from Charambi village of Arun Rural Municipality had gone to the district headquarters of Bhojpur to file complaint after they were severely beaten up by the family of Sushmita Rai who was married to Nishan Nepali. The Rai family and relatives had indiscriminately beaten up several Dalit families and had taken back the bride home the same day of the wedding.
LAMJUNG, Dec 17: Twenty-nine years old Prabhat Ghimire of Dordi Rural Municipality, is a primary level teacher. Ghimire, who has done masters in Nepali, earned a teaching license by passing the exam of Teacher's Service Commission (TSC).
NEW DELHI, Nov 26: India’s Supreme Court will begin hearing a case on Monday that prosecutors say shows how Islamic State sympathizers are using “Love Jihad” – marrying Hindu women and converting them to Islam – to win recruits and spread their message.
CHITWAN, Nov 20: With the completion of golden marriage anniversary (50 year), twenty couples have been felicitated with ‘Ideal Couple’ in the district. The couples were honored during the First Eastern Chitwan Fair.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Exactly ten years ago on July 7, the then popular messaging tool 'Yahoo messenger' had helped establish a relationship between Dikshya Risal of Bhaisepati, Kathmandu, and Sumit Gupta of Uttar Pradesh, India. Long after the messenger became defunct, the relationship created through its medium still stands tall today. The couple is celebrating their 10th anniversary on Friday.
BUTWAL, April 18: Sunita Chaudhari, 21, of Bairghat village was married when she was just 12. As part of the cultural practice in Madhes, where some young brides go to the groom’s house after staying some years at their parent’s house, she also went to her husband’s house in Maryadapur village seven years after the marriage. But things did not turn the way they were expected.
KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal's mountaineering authorities are investigating a climbing claim by an Indian couple who are accused of altering photographs of themselves on the summit of Mount Everest, an official said Monday.