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Jan 25, 2018
Nitish Kumar denies walking out of Grand Alliance was a political volte-face, says he acted in Bihar's interestsBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday rejected opposition RJD's allegation that he had done a political volte-face by walking out of the Grand Alliance and re-joined the BJP-led NDA.
Jan 15, 2018
Triple talaq bill not enough: Marital rape, anti-dowry legislation among 5 criminal laws Indian women need just as urgentlyIn its urgency to push through the Triple Talaq Bill, govt appears to have overlooked five criminal laws relating to women that need immediate attention.
Dec 30, 2017
Triple talaq bill: Government bulldozing its way through Lok Sabha shows its animus towards Indian MuslimsThe triple talaq bill is, quite simply, the BJP’s approach to delegitimise Indian Muslims. The proposed legislation has its roots in hatred of Muslims being nursed in our political culture.
Dec 29, 2017
Triple talaq: Criminality provision is very fulcrum of a much-needed reform, diluting it will kill the billCriminalisation of talaq-e-biddat might not totally abolish it, but definitely take away the threat of divorce from men and make Muslim marriages a more equitable contract.
Dec 17, 2017
Suhaib Ilyasi, former host of India's Most Wanted, convicted in wife's murderA Delhi court today convicted former television serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi for stabbing his wife, Anju, to death 17 years ago
Dec 04, 2017
Sushil Modi offers to 'find bride' for Tej Pratap Yadav, on condition that he stops threatening to disrupt weddingsTej Pratap Yadav, who is also the son of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, had recently threatened to disrupt the wedding of Sushil Kumar Modi's son following which the venue of the function was changed
Nov 29, 2017
SC says it does not intend to frame guidelines on FIRs for dowry harassment casesThe Supreme Court on Wednesday said it does not intend to frame guidelines for the police regarding registration of FIRs on subjecting a married woman to cruelty for dowry.
Oct 29, 2017
After Nitish Kumar's appeal, Bihar man returns Rs 4 lakh dowry received during son's marriageBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who launched a state-wide campaign to end social evils like dowry and child marriage recently, on Sunday received a shot in the arm
Oct 28, 2017
Sociology text lists dowry 'advantages': How the media fanned a Facebook post-fuelled rowThe dowry controversy was an unwarranted but deeply damaging attack on St. Joseph's College, Bengaluru. It also revealed several interesting problems
Oct 13, 2017
SC to review its own order restricting automatic arrests in dowry cases, says judgment went against women’s rightsThe Supreme Court on Friday said that it will review its July order diluting the anti-dowry law and added that it won't allow the legislation to become meaningless