Dowry Harassment

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Mohan Bhagwat may 'blame' education, affluence for incidents of divorce, but most vulnerable remain trapped in difficult marriages
India

Mohan Bhagwat may 'blame' education, affluence for incidents of divorce, but most vulnerable remain trapped in difficult marriages

Despite the rise from 0.50 per 1000 in 1988 to 3.0 in 2015, India still has one of the lowest divorce rates in the world. It is the educated and affluent who have the means and the social support to go through with a divorce.

Thane man gives triple talaq to differently-abled wife via WhatsApp over dowry; police seek legal opinion
India

Thane man gives triple talaq to differently-abled wife via WhatsApp over dowry; police seek legal opinion

She alleged that her in-laws also constantly harassed her and sometime back her husband demanded Rs 10 lakh from her and threw her out of the house.

Mohammed Shami charged by Kolkata Police in dowry and sexual harassment cases weeks before World Cup in England
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Mohammed Shami charged by Kolkata Police in dowry and sexual harassment cases weeks before World Cup in England

Shami's wife Hasin Jahan had accused the cricketer of sexual offences and domestic violence in March last year after exposing his extra-marital affair in public.

In Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, women form 'Green Gang' to take on abusers in rough and ready manner
India

In Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, women form 'Green Gang' to take on abusers in rough and ready manner

The Green Gang was formed by Anguri Dahadiya in 2010 after her house was seized by an influential person in Kannauj.

Bobby Darling's husband, accused of domestic abuse, gets bail after paying fine of Rs 15 lakh
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Bobby Darling's husband, accused of domestic abuse, gets bail after paying fine of Rs 15 lakh

Bobby Darling had filed a case against her husband Ramnik Sharma in 2017, alleging domestic abuse, unnatural sex and dowry harassment

PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questioned
India

PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questioned

Ashwini Upadhyay has filed a PIL praying that practices of polygamy and nikah halala should be declared unconstitutional. The petition is a good starting point.

Triple talaq bill: Government bulldozing its way through Lok Sabha shows its animus towards Indian Muslims
India

Triple talaq bill: Government bulldozing its way through Lok Sabha shows its animus towards Indian Muslims

The 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.

Supreme Court rules out instant arrests in dowry harassment cases, makes probe a must
India

Supreme Court rules out instant arrests in dowry harassment cases, makes probe a must

To curb misuse of anti-dowry laws, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed that no arrest should be made in dowry cases without examining the complaint.

IIT scholar Manjula Devak's suicide shows that in India, dowry is still a silent killer of women
Life

IIT scholar Manjula Devak's suicide shows that in India, dowry is still a silent killer of women

The death of Manjula Devak, a PhD scholar from IIT Delhi, has exposed a society which still views women only as bringers of dowry. Not as sentient humans beings with lives, dreams and abilities of their own.

Dowry death social crime but can't convict husband without proof, says Delhi court
India

Dowry death social crime but can't convict husband without proof, says Delhi court

It 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.

Woman throws three kids into well, jumps to her death
India

Woman throws three kids into well, jumps to her death

A 28-year-old woman, who was 'harassed by her in-laws' for money, allegedly threw her three minor children into a well and then jumped into it, in the Marathwada region

DUSU chief who threatened to shoot 'JNU traitors' in trouble for dowry harssment
Politics

DUSU chief who threatened to shoot 'JNU traitors' in trouble for dowry harssment

Delhi University Student Union President, Satender Awana was booked for attempt to murder, molestation, demanding and harassing for dowry

Pranking your customer: Here’s why the Shaadi.com’s dowry calculator is a big win
Life

Pranking your customer: Here’s why the Shaadi.com’s dowry calculator is a big win

So, 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?

Harassed for dowry, woman consumes poison outside a Delhi metro station
India

Harassed for dowry, woman consumes poison outside a Delhi metro station

The 25-year-old woman's husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment.

Former Odisha law minister's son arrested in dowry case
India

Former Odisha law minister's son arrested in dowry case

After public outcry and protests by opposition parties, police Sunday arrested Raja Shree Mohanty, the son of former Odisha minister Raghunath Monahty, on charge of torturing his wife for dowry, an official said.