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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.
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.
Jul 28, 2017
Supreme Court rules out instant arrests in dowry harassment cases, makes probe a mustTo 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.
Jun 10, 2017
IIT scholar Manjula Devak's suicide shows that in India, dowry is still a silent killer of womenThe 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.
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.
May 25, 2016
Woman throws three kids into well, jumps to her deathA 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
Mar 14, 2016
DUSU chief who threatened to shoot 'JNU traitors' in trouble for dowry harssmentDelhi University Student Union President, Satender Awana was booked for attempt to murder, molestation, demanding and harassing for dowry
Aug 14, 2015
Dowry harassment case: Bombay HC grants bail to 'godwoman' Radhe MaaControversial self-styled 'godwoman' Radhe Maa was on Friday granted interim pre-arrest bail by the Bombay High Court in a case of alleged dowry harassment, a day after a sessions court rejected her anticipatory bail plea.
May 25, 2015
Pranking your customer: Here’s why the Shaadi.com’s dowry calculator is a big winSo, 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?
Sep 20, 2014
Daawat-e-Ishq review: Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapur's film is so not deliciousFirst things first. Daawat-e-Ishq is not a new film.