Wednesday 26th Apr 2017
Radiance Views Weekly
You are here: Home »  Inside India
Text size: A | A

LIVE-IN RELATIONSHIPS BREAKING UP AT A RAPID RATE IN BANGALORE

Inside India

Bangalore is witnessing a sharp rise in cases of discord in live-in relationships. Most cases reported are those of people working in the software and BPO industries.  “The number of cases of break-up in live-in relationships was 30 during 2011-12. This rose to 42 between April 2012 and March 2013. With an average of six cases reported every month, the number is expected to double this year,” says Rani Shetty, chief coordinator with Mahila Sahaya Vani, a family counselling centre attached to city police. Most live-in couples are in the 25-35 age group. To get accommodation, they declare themselves a married couple. Counsellors say such relationships are for financial and social security. Things fall apart when the boy refuses to tie knot.



Top
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE 
From Egypt to Bangladesh
Vol. LI No.20, 2013-08-18
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE 
From Egypt to Bangladesh
Vol. LI No.20, 2013-08-18
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Political Implications of Ban on Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
Vol. LI No.19, 2013-08-11
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Egypt's Al-Sisi Dragged the Country into Civil War
Vol. LI No.18, 2013-08-04
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
The Scourge of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Vol. L No.43, 2013-01-20
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Arab Spring: Promises and Challenges
Vol. L No.21, 2012-08-19
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Just World Order
Vol. XLIX No.43, 2012-01-29
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Let Us Refuse to Be Provoked
Vol. L No.27, 2012-09-30
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
The Islamists and Western Blinkers
Vol. L No.15, 2012-07-08
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Death, Disappearance and Despair in India
Vol. L No.13, 2012-06-24
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE From Egypt to Bangladesh
Subscribe 
 
Focus Issue
 Enter your Email:
Submit