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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.
Mar 27, 2017
Delhi sees fall in rape cases even as murders rise in first quarter, reveals crime dataThe first quarter of 2017 under new Commissioner of Police Amulya Patnaik has seen an increase in the number of murders, attempts to murder, burglary and theft in the national capital.
Dec 04, 2016
Dowry death social crime but can't convict husband without proof, says Delhi courtIt is a heinous crime to hang one's wife to death but a husband cannot be convicted without any reliable evidence, a Delhi court has said while acquitting a man and his family members in a murder and dowry death case.
May 25, 2015
Pranking your customer: Here’s why the Shaadi.com’s dowry calculator is a big winSo, did Shaadi.com also notice a need in the market and decide that this could be a good add-on feature to offer to its marriage-minded clientele?
Oct 24, 2014
Under Vasundhara Raje's watch crime against women in Rajasthan goes from bad to worseWhile Vasundhara Raje has focused on economic reforms in Rajasthan, let's take a look how does the state fair when it comes to the law and order.
Aug 30, 2014
Uttar Pradesh to set up fast track courts for crimes against womenAll 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh will soon have fast track courts for crimes against women, an officials said on Saturday.
Sep 01, 2013
Did you know: Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowryWhile in 2007, 8,093 such deaths were reported, the numbers rose to 8,172 and 8,383 in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In 2010, 8,391 such deaths were reported, according to the NCRB. The agency is the central nodal department to collect and process crime statistics at the national level.
Jul 20, 2013
HC upholds life sentence for 4 family members who killed housewifeThe Bombay High Court has upheld a lower court order imposing life sentence on four persons of a family for killing a woman in 2006 as she was unable to meet dowry demands
Apr 13, 2012
Jharkhand's shameful decade: 7,563 women rapedThe report said that a total of 1,157 women were killed in the state between 1991 and 2010 after being branded witch.