Updated : 2 weeks, 5 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 1 (ANI): Taking suo motu cognizance of the media report titled "starved for dowry, woman dies at 20 kg", the National Commission for Women (NCW) has issued a letter to the DG Police and the Kerala Police Chief to take strict and immediate action in the case.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Mar 14 (ANI): Cricketer Mohammed Shami has been charged under Section 498A (dowry harassment) and 354A (sexual harassment) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) by the Kolkata Police, which submitted the charge-sheet against Indian fast bowler before the court of Alipo
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Oct 23 (ANI): In Lucknow's Khurram Nagar area, the family of a bride tonsured the heads of the groom and his relatives after he called off the wedding owing to unfulfilled dowry demands. The incident took place late night on Saturday.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Oct 1 (ANI): A techie in Hyderabad has committed suicide by hanging herself allegedly over dowry harassment by her husband and in-laws.
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday struck down the need for "family welfare committees" to look into complaints by women before arresting the husband and family members in dowry harassment cases.
Updated : 9 months ago IST
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 19 (ANI): A woman from Uttar Pradesh's Hapur has been given divorce through triple talaq by her husband after she failed to meet his demands of dowry.
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a special remission to prisoners on October 2, to mark the 150th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): The husband of the air hostess, who committed suicide on Friday, was arrested by the Delhi Police on Monday, following an hour-long interrogation.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr. 15 (ANI): In a hair-raising incident, a woman was brutally thrashed and her hands were tied to the ceiling by her husband over non-fulfillment of dowry demands.
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Anuppur, (Madhya Pradesh) [India] Mar 19 (ANI): A woman was given triple talaq on February 14, as she failed to meet the dowry demands by her husband's family.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The father of a bride has allegedly attempted suicide by hanging himself after the groom cancelled the marriage over dowry.
New Delhi [India], Jan 28 (ANI): In the wake of the recent human chain formed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and others opposing social evils, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while lauding the efforts emphasised on the need to get rid of these from the society.