As per new rules, the 'anti-dowry' affidavit has to be signed duly by the employee’s wife, father, and father-in-law
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
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
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
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
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.
Flight attendant suicide case: Anissia Batra's in-laws surrender before court, sent to 1-day police custody
Anissia Batra (39), wife of Mayank Singhvi, worked with a German airline.
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
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
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
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.
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."
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.
The in-laws of flight attendant Anissia Batra, who allegedly committed suicide last week, were questioned by the police on Monday.
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
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.
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
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
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
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