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Battling dowry, this woman from Gujarat cracked UPSC
India

Battling dowry, this woman from Gujarat cracked UPSC

36-year-old Komal Ganatra cleared the Civil Services Examination, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission, in 2012.
Abused woman can file case from place of shelter: SC
India

Abused woman can file case from place of shelter: SC

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.
Kerala woman starved to death for dowry, weighed just 20kg
India

Kerala woman starved to death for dowry, weighed just 20kg

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.
30-year-old woman burnt for dowry in Greater Noida
India

30-year-old woman burnt for dowry in Greater Noida

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.
Anissia Batra's death: Delhi HC seeks police response
Delhi

Anissia Batra's death: Delhi HC seeks police response

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.
UP: Husband, in-laws poison woman to death over dowry demands
India

UP: Husband, in-laws poison woman to death over dowry demands

A woman was allegedly poisoned to death by her husband and in-laws over demands for dowry in UP's Shamli district.
UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment
India

UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment

A fast-track court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a man to 10 years' imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry in 2013.
UP: Woman poisoned to death over dowry in Muzzafarnagar
India

UP: Woman poisoned to death over dowry in Muzzafarnagar

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.
UP: Man gives triple talaq to wife over phone; booked
India

UP: Man gives triple talaq to wife over phone; booked

Police have registered a case in Bahraich, UP against a man for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife over the phone.

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