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In Kashmir, complainants run pillar-to-post for justice in absence of commission for women and children that was dissolved last August
Politics

In Kashmir, complainants run pillar-to-post for justice in absence of commission for women and children that was dissolved last August

The other commissions which remain dissolved dealt with human rights, the right to information, the rights of the disabled, and allegations against public functionaries.

Daughters' Day 2019: 22 September celebrated globally to promote equality, raise awareness about crimes against girl child
India

Daughters' Day 2019: 22 September celebrated globally to promote equality, raise awareness about crimes against girl child

Daughters' Day: In a bid to promote equality and celebrate the presence of daughters, this day is celebrated by different countries on different days, but in India, it is usually observed on the fourth Sunday of September which is today (22 September).

Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife over dowry in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar; case registered against husband’s family, say police
India

Man booked for giving triple talaq to wife over dowry in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar; case registered against husband’s family, say police

When demands of dowry were not met, the husband gave instant triple talaq to Shama Perveen, the police officer said

Newly-married woman from Uttar Pradesh accuses husband of giving her triple talaq for failure to pay dowry
India

Newly-married woman from Uttar Pradesh accuses husband of giving her triple talaq for failure to pay dowry

A newly married woman on Monday accused her husband, residing in Saudi Arabia, of giving her 'triple talaq' (divorce) over the phone for failing to pay dowry

Kannauj man molests wife, gives triple talaq over dowry demands; case registered against husband, six members of family
India

Kannauj man molests wife, gives triple talaq over dowry demands; case registered against husband, six members of family

A woman has alleged that her husband gave her triple talaq after her family failed to meet his demands for dowry, in Kannauj's Chhibramau, police said on Friday.

19-year-old woman in Odisha dies after being set on fire by her in-laws for dowry
India

19-year-old woman in Odisha dies after being set on fire by her in-laws for dowry

A 19-year-old woman was set on fire allegedly by her in-laws for dowry in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, police said on Tuesday.

Anissia Batra suicide case: In-laws move SC asking for pre-arrest bail; court to hear matter on 14 October
India

Anissia Batra suicide case: In-laws move SC asking for pre-arrest bail; court to hear matter on 14 October

The move comes after the Delhi High Court last week denied anticipatory bail to Anissia Batra's in-laws RS and Sushma Singhvi, who claimed that they had no role in her suicide.

Husband, in-laws burn woman to death in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar allegedly for dowry; all accused absconding
India

Husband, in-laws burn woman to death in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar allegedly for dowry; all accused absconding

Uttar Pradesh Police said that a case has been registered against the victim's husband, father-in-law, mother-in-law and brother-in-law.

'Misuse' of anti-dowry law: Supreme Court modifies earlier order on Section 498A, leaves decision to arrest on police
India

'Misuse' of anti-dowry law: Supreme Court modifies earlier order on Section 498A, leaves decision to arrest on police

The court also said that though Section 498A was enacted to protect women from cruelty in matrimonial houses, its misuse to harass the other side too is causing social unrest.

'Bride spends too much time on WhatsApp': Uttar Pradesh family's reason to call off wedding
India

'Bride spends too much time on WhatsApp': Uttar Pradesh family's reason to call off wedding

The groom family refused to marry on the wedding day, scheduled for 5 September, saying that the "the girl is not good as she uses WhatsApp."

Lack of familial and govt support in Jammu and Kashmir drives oppressed women to suicide
India

Lack of familial and govt support in Jammu and Kashmir drives oppressed women to suicide

The women's commission in Jammu and Kashmir receives nearly 10 daily complaints from women who live in despair after being abandoned by their husbands and families.

New Delhi air hostess commits suicide: Anissia Batra's in-laws questioned by police
India

New Delhi air hostess commits suicide: Anissia Batra's in-laws questioned by police

The in-laws of flight attendant Anissia Batra, who allegedly committed suicide last week, were questioned by the police on Monday.

In-laws of air hostess who committed suicide to be questioned by Delhi Police after 20 July
India

In-laws of air hostess who committed suicide to be questioned by Delhi Police after 20 July

The in-laws of a female flight attendant, who allegedly committed suicide in south Delhi's Panchsheel Park, will be questioned after 20 July, police said on Tuesday.

Husband of air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi arrested by police; to be produced before magistrate today
India

Husband of air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi arrested by police; to be produced before magistrate today

The husband of the Delhi air hostess who allegedly committed suicide in south Delhi's Panchsheel Park has been arrested by the police, according to several media reports.

Lookout circular issued against husband of Lufthansa air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi
India

Lookout circular issued against husband of Lufthansa air hostess who committed suicide in Delhi

She allegedly jumped from the terrace of her house on Friday in Delhi. Her husband rushed her to a nearby hospital, where she was declared brought dead. Her family has alleged that she was harassed for dowry.

39-year-old air hostess commits suicide in Delhi, say police; parents accuse husband of dowry harassment
India

39-year-old air hostess commits suicide in Delhi, say police; parents accuse husband of dowry harassment

A 39-year-old air hostess allegedly committed suicide after jumping from the terrace of her house in Hauz Khas, south Delhi, on Saturday, ANI reported.

Man arrested in Uttar Pradesh after wife's death; accused kept her locked up without food, water after giving her triple talaq
India

Man arrested in Uttar Pradesh after wife's death; accused kept her locked up without food, water after giving her triple talaq

The husband who runs a slipper factory was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Friday and sent to jail said police.

Woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws for dowry in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district; FIR registered
India

Woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws for dowry in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district; FIR registered

A newly married woman was allegedly burnt to death by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Raipur village in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district

Man ties and thrashes wife in UP's Shahjahanpur, sends video to her family with dowry demands
India

Man ties and thrashes wife in UP's Shahjahanpur, sends video to her family with dowry demands

In a chilling incident, a man brutally thrashed his wife and tied her to the ceiling in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district over the woman's failure to meet his demand for Rs 50, 000 as dowry, according to reports. The man filmed the act and sent the video to his in-laws to press for his demand