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Jun 01, 2017
Laws prohibiting child marriage have failed due to non-acceptance by society: SC judge AK SikriAK Sikri termed child marriage as a violation of human rights and said there was a need to ensure proper implementation of legislations to curb such socio-legal issues
May 29, 2017
Nitish Kumar: Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowryPatna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced that his government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry.
May 24, 2017
Bihar to launch campaign against dowry, child marriage on Gandhi JayantiAfter enforcing a total liquor ban, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that his government would launch an intensive campaign against dowry and child marriage on Gandhi Jayanti
May 20, 2017
Triple talaq: Govt may step in to enact a law to ban practice, says Venkaiah NaiduThe government may have to step in and enact a law to ban triple talaq if the Muslim community fails to "change" the practice, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu said.
May 01, 2017
Bride's family in Haryana holds groom and his family hostage after dowry demandsA dowry demand got a groom and his brother in trouble with the bride's family holding them hostage and the panchayat asking the man to transfer a land to the woman as a punishment.
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.
Feb 04, 2017
Maharashtra's HSC Sociology textbook says 'ugly' girls' parents have to pay dowry: Why I'm not surprisedEducational institutions of Maharashtra, maybe instead of banning Such a Long Journey next time, put a check on the propaganda you’re selling in the form of textbooks?
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.
Nov 20, 2016
Presumption in dowry death to be backed by cruelty proof: Supreme CourtThe presumption of culpability against an accused in a dowry death case under the Evidence Act would be "activated" only when there is a proof that a deceased woman had been subjected to cruelty for demand of dowry, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Oct 21, 2016
Pakistan’s blue-eyed 'chaiwala' and the reluctance of men to become feministsThe drooling over the pulchritudinous chaiwala is on the verge of settling down, but an epic debate has risen between men and women.