India Ink blog:
After decades of fixing arranged marriages for their children, Indian parents are taking on a new challenge: trying to orchestrate their kids love marriages.
A new generation of young Indian professionals has refused to follow the arranged-marriage route, with its emphasis on caste, family ties, wealth and skin color with the blessings of their parents.
But as these kids tread toward their 30s, some parents say they fear their offsprings chances of finding a marriage partner are evaporating entirely. These parents, while trying to respect their childrens wishes, are trying other measures, like pushing their offspring to singles networks and online dating sites.