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Dowry Death Crime Against Society, Shall Be Dealt With Iron Hand: SC

A bench of Justices M R Shah and B V Nagarathna said the legislative intent of incorporating Section 304­B (dowry death) of the Indian Penal Code was to curb the menace of dowry death with a firm hand.

19 August 2022

Case Registered Against A Man In UP For Giving Instant Triple Talaq To His Wife

The Uttar Pradesh police have registered a case against a man who had allegedly given his wife, instant triple talaq, over a dowry dispute.


Woman's Body Dug Up For Post-Mortem Following Dowry Death Complaint In UP

Woman's Body Dug Up For Post-Mortem Following Dowry Death Complaint In UP

The body was dug up and sent for post-mortem and an investigation is underway, the police officer said.


We The People: Champion For Women's Rights

Jaipur-based Nishant Hussain started National Muslim Women Welfare Society to provide survivors of domestic violence, dowry a safe space, and to women caught in the triple talaq situation, legal recourse

14 August 2022

Dowry in India.

NCW Asks Union Education Minister To Take Action Over Book Listing 'Merits' Of Dowry

The NCW, in a statement, said the matter is of serious concern and the commission has taken cognisance of it.


Dowry Case: Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Wife, In-Laws Jailed For 3 Years

The convict Raju killed his wife by slitting her throat for not bringing enough dowry. It was brought up in the Muzaffarnagar court that the Raju's parents accompanied him in carrying out the crime. Raju has been imprisoned...

25 November 2021

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar: I Would Call Dowry As Extortion

Dowry is like "extortion" and the malpractice continues to plague India even today, said Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Wednesday.

10 August 2022

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Dowry Case: Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Wife, In-Laws Jailed For 3 Years

The convict Raju killed his wife by slitting her throat for not bringing enough dowry. It was brought up in the Muzaffarnagar court that the Raju's parents accompanied him in carrying out the crime. Raju has been imprisoned...

25 November 2021

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26 September 2021
Jharkhand Man Sets Wife On Fire For Dowry, Arrested

Jharkhand Man Sets Wife On Fire For Dowry, Arrested

Rajesh Paswan of Kusumara village was arrested on Saturday as a case was lodged against him and his parents at Mufassil police station after his wife Soni Devi...


15 September 2021
Woman Poisoned To Death In UP For Not Bringing Enough Dowry

Woman Poisoned To Death In UP For Not Bringing Enough Dowry

The alleged incident happened in Muzzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The complaint flied by the woman's family alleges harassment for dowry for months following...


18 August 2021
UP Man Booked For Giving Triple Talaq To Wife Over Phone From Saudi Arabia

UP Man Booked For Giving Triple Talaq To Wife Over Phone From Saudi Arabia

In her complaint, Razia Bano has alleged that Tasabbul gave her talaq as her family could not fulfill dowry demands, Hathgam Station House Officer (SHO) A K...


14 August 2021
Kerala Opposition Leader Launches Anti-Dowry Help Desk

Kerala Opposition Leader Launches Anti-Dowry Help Desk

Women who suffer from mental and physical abuse in connection with dowry can now avail of free legal aid at the help desk after calling on the designated...


21 July 2021
MP: In-Laws Booked For Forcing Woman To Drink Acid Over Dowry Demand

MP: In-Laws Booked For Forcing Woman To Drink Acid Over Dowry Demand

After the victim's condition deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi for treatment, where she informed the magistrate in the statement that she was made to...


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14 July 2021
Kerala Governor Observes A Day-Long Fast To Create Awareness Against Dowry

Kerala Governor Observes A Day-Long Fast To Create Awareness Against Dowry

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan began his fast at 8 am today and he will continue till 6 pm, Raj Bhavan sources said.


06 July 2021
Woman Found Strangled In UP For Dowry, Police Apprehends Husband And In-Laws

Woman Found Strangled In UP For Dowry, Police Apprehends Husband And In-Laws

According to police, the incident took place at Dahod village on Monday and the victim’ family alleged that she was being harassed for dowry by her in-laws


27 June 2021
Will Consider Setting Up Separate Courts For Women: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Will Consider Setting Up Separate Courts For Women: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The CM’s comments come in the backdrop of the death of a 24-year-old woman, Vismaya, who was found hanging inside her husband's house in Kerala’s southern...


23 June 2021
Strict Action Will Be Taken Against Culprits: Kerala CM On Dowry-Related Deaths In State

Strict Action Will Be Taken Against Culprits: Kerala CM On Dowry-Related Deaths In State

A 24-year-old woman was found hanging at her husband’s house in Kollam district on Monday, just a day after she sent WhatsApp messages to her relatives...


16 May 2021
Husband, In-Laws Arrested For Murdering Woman For Dowry

Husband, In-Laws Arrested For Murdering Woman For Dowry

Police said family members of Hansika alleged that after one year of her marriage, her in-laws started demanding dowry and used to beat her up.


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