To survive is to hope, in Nasreen Jahan’s ‘Urukku’

Originally published in 1993, 'Urukku' by Nasreen Jahan is a dive into the life of a young woman and a powerful commentary on human need.

The Connotations Around “Broken Family”

Raising a child is no easy feat. Single parents have to fulfil the roles of both a mother and a father.

Tollywood star couple reunites after 5-year divorce

It was 2008 when the duo made their debut in Tollywood, in Raj Chakrabarty’s  "Chirodini Tumi Amar".  After its release, the film became very popular in West Bengal. The success of the film spurred some real-life romance into the lives of Rahul Banerjee and Priyanka Sarkar.

Divorce, low socioeconomic status linked to 2nd heart attack

New European research finds that those who survive a heart attack may be at a higher risk of a second one if they are divorced or have a low socioeconomic status.

Shakib sends divorce letter to Apu

The marital bond between Dhallywood star Shakib Khan and actress Apu Biswas is going to an end as Shakib has sent a divorce letter to Apu.

Divorce doubles, separation triples in one decade

The rate of people getting divorced and living separately from their spouses almost doubled over the last decade, revealed a recent

Women more likely to opt for divorce than men in Pirojpur: Statistic

Women are three times more likely to opt for divorce compared to men in Pirojpur district of Bangladesh, according to a statistic.

Wife calls hubby ‘mota haathi’, Delhi HC says it’s enough for divorce

The Delhi high court has ruled that it is ground enough for divorce for woman who called her overweight husband ‘mota hathi’ (fat elephant) as it is “destructive of the matrimonial bond”.

Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner file for divorce

One day after their 10-year anniversary, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner confirmed they are filing for divorce.

April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015

Divorcees 'have more heart attacks'

Divorcees are more likely to have a heart attack than their peers who stay married, US research suggests.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

Hindu women's divorce rights

Divorce is a procedure whereby the married couple decides to separate and break all the vows that were taken during the sacred ceremony of a marriage. In Bangladesh the Hindu women are suffering greatly to seek divorce or to demand compensation from husbands.