Articles about Dowry
29 Apr 2022India
In a horrific incident, a pregnant woman in Telangana's Nizamabad district died on Wednesday after being forced by her husband to consume toilet cleaning acid.
21 Jul 2021India
A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the in-laws of a 22-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior who was allegedly made to drink acid for failing to fulfill their dowry demand, a senior official said on Wednesday.
17 Jul 2021India
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Friday suggested that prior to taking admission in colleges, students and their parents should sign a bond that they will not engage in the practice of dowry.
05 Mar 2020India
Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal's wife, Priya Bansal, has filed a case against him alleging dowry harassment.
19 Aug 2019India
In a horrific event, a 22-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh was allegedly torched by her husband and in-laws as she had approached the police after being given triple talaq.
27 Apr 2019India
36-year-old Komal Ganatra cleared the Civil Services Examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, in 2012.
09 Apr 2019India
The Supreme Court today held that a woman driven out of her matrimonial home can file a criminal case against her estranged spouse and in-laws at a place where she has taken shelter.
31 Mar 2019India
In a shocking turn of events, a 27-year-old woman from Kollam district in Kerala was starved to death, allegedly by her in-laws for dowry. The victim Tushara weighed only 20 kg when she died.
28 Dec 2018India
A 30-year-old woman received severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over dowry in Greater Noida, police said yesterday.
18 Dec 2018Delhi
The Delhi High Court today sought police's response on a bail plea of the husband of a flight attendant, who allegedly committed suicide in July this year.
07 Dec 2018India
A woman was allegedly poisoned to death by her husband and in-laws over demands for dowry in UP's Shamli district.
17 Nov 2018India
A fast-track court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a man to 10 years' imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry in 2013.
18 Oct 2018India
In a horrific incident, a 28-year-old woman was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws over dowry demand at Nawla village in Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, police said today.
04 Oct 2018India
Police have registered a case in Bahraich, UP against a man for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife over the phone.
01 Oct 2018India
A 25-year-old Uttar Pradesh woman was allegedly burned to death by her husband and in-laws over dowry.
27 Sep 2018India
A man in Barmer, Rajasthan, has been booked for allegedly giving 'triple talaq' to his wife, police said yesterday.
21 Sep 2018India
An Army Major has been booked for allegedly subjecting his wife to domestic abuse and demanding dowry, the police said today.
14 Sep 2018India
Taking note of the misuse of Section 498A of the IPC, the Supreme Court on Friday said the accused can now seek anticipatory bail.
14 Sep 2018India
The Supreme Court today modified its previous order that had provided for setting up of a committee to deal with complaints of dowry harassment.
09 Sep 2018India
In a bizarre incident, a marriage was called off on the wedding day in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district because the bride spent too much time on WhatsApp.
01 Sep 2018India
In what is a gross misuse of laws, a woman faked her own death to live with her lover, but not before her family slapped a case of dowry on her first husband.
27 Aug 2018World
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat's wife has accused him of driving her out of their home and torturing her over dowry, Bdnews24.com reported.
23 Aug 2018India
The relatives of a husband shouldn't be roped in cases of matrimonial disputes and dowry deaths unless specific instances of their involvement in the crime are made out, the Supreme Court has held.
02 Aug 2018India
A Bihar-based man killed his wife and slept with her dead body for almost a week, but was tipped off when neighbors and relatives complained of a foul smell emanating from his residence.
28 Jul 2018India
A 21-year-old married woman was today found hanging from the ceiling fan at her residence in outer Delhi's Nihal Vihar area.
16 Jul 2018India
A female flight attendant allegedly committed suicide on Friday after jumping from the terrace of her residence in south Delhi's Hauz Khas, police said today.
12 Jul 2018India
A case of dowry death has been registered against the husband and in-laws of a woman in UP's Bareilly who was given triple talaq over the phone and allegedly locked up for a month without food and water leading to her death.
12 Jul 2018India
The SC has advised the Centre to make it mandatory for brides and grooms to furnish details of their wedding expenses to their marriage officer.
30 Jun 2018India
Social activist and lawyer Talib Hussain, who led the stir in demand for justice for Kathua rape victim, has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife and attempting to kill her for dowry.
25 Jun 2018India
A 33-year-old school teacher refused dowry and instead received 1,001 saplings as the wedding gift with the brides' parents agreeing to the unusual pre-condition set by him in Odisha's Kendrapara district.
16 Apr 2018India
In a horrifying incident, a man in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri Thursday allegedly beat his wife for hours till she fell unconscious, then tied her hands to the ceiling and continued thrashing her.
12 Apr 2018India
In a horrific incident, body of 23-year-old Mala was found stuffed in a suitcase in Indirapuram along NH-24 on Wednesday.
03 Apr 2018India
Indian laws do not acknowledge 'marital rape' if the woman is aged over 18, meaning husbands can legally have forced sex with their wives.
19 Mar 2018Entertainment
Martyrs of Marriage, a 2016 documentary film by Deepika Bhardwaj, that explores the evils of India's anti-dowry law - IPC Section 498A - is now streaming on Netflix.
26 Feb 2018Bengaluru
"It's my last day, take care of my son" - this was the last text sent by Rashmi Sathish to her US-based sister before she took her life, unable to bear the constant nudge of her husband and in-laws for dowry.
07 Feb 2018India
A 28-year-old woman in West Bengal, a mother, was being harassed for dowry since her marriage in 2005.
05 Feb 2018World
Getting their daughter married to an NRI might be a fantasy for many Indian parents, but things might not be as pleasant as they appear.
20 Dec 2017India
Suhaib Ilyasi of "India's Most Wanted" fame has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his wife Anju's murder in 2000.
05 Dec 2017India
With Aadhaar reigning supreme over every other government-issued ID proof, its relevance can't be highlighted enough.