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Apr 29, 2018
Woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws for dowry in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi district; FIR registeredA 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
Apr 17, 2018
Unnao and Kathua rape cases: Changes in substantial law meaningless until accompanied by changes in procedural lawThe narrative of change in law, which is usually the main standpoint of protests in the wake of such incidents, is therefore self-defeating and mostly results in the number of false cases, with no effect on the deterrence of that particular crime
Apr 16, 2018
Man ties and thrashes wife in UP's Shahjahanpur, sends video to her family with dowry demandsIn 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
Apr 10, 2018
Uttar Pradesh woman's hands broken by husband, in-laws for not bearing male childBoth hands of a woman were fractured by her husband and in-laws in a village here allegedly for giving birth to three daughters and not bearing a male child in eight years of married life, police said.
Mar 09, 2018
PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questionedAshwini Upadhyay has filed a PIL praying that practices of polygamy and nikah halala should be declared unconstitutional. The petition is a good starting point.
Mar 08, 2018
Economic Survey of Maharashtra: State records rise in crimes against women, children; sexual harassment, dowry cases see dropMaharashtra recorded a rise in the incidents of crime against women and children in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the state's Economic Survey
Jan 27, 2018
Asaduddin Owaisi calls triple talaq bill ploy to send 'Muslim men to jail,' says law is not solution to social problemsLaw is not the solution to social problems, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has said, claiming that triple talaq bill was a ploy to send Muslim men to jail.
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.