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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
Sep 30, 2017
Bihar: 'Vikas purush' Nitish Kumar all set to wage war against social evils like dowry, child marriageCome 2 October, Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, and you will see Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar in a new avatar.
Sep 15, 2017
Over 1,200 cases of crimes against women piled up in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar courtsMore than 1,200 cases related to crimes against women are pending at various courts in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district.
Aug 11, 2017
Nepal criminalises exiling of menstruating women, strengthens laws against acid attacks and dowryNepal's parliament has passed a bill toward making women safer by strengthening laws against acid attacks, dowry and exiling women who are menstruating.
Aug 09, 2017
A decade of Domestic Violence Act shows dearth of data, inadequate implementation and delayed justiceIn the 10 years since the PWDVA, a civil act, was passed, over 10,00,000 cases have been filed across the country under sections pertaining to “cruelty by husband” and dowry, data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show.
Aug 02, 2017
Modi govt may preach Beti Bachao but sex ratio is still skewed in big cities and only getting worseContrary to popular perception that the deeply rooted prejudice against girls, reflected in the country’s sex ratio, is mostly in rural areas, some of the largest cities in India — including Delhi and Mumbai — had imbalanced sex ratios in 2011, according to an analysis of government data.