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Feb 18, 2020
Mohan Bhagwat may 'blame' education, affluence for incidents of divorce, but most vulnerable remain trapped in difficult marriagesDespite 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.
May 09, 2019
Thane man gives triple talaq to differently-abled wife via WhatsApp over dowry; police seek legal opinionShe 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.
Mar 14, 2019
Mohammed Shami charged by Kolkata Police in dowry and sexual harassment cases weeks before World Cup in EnglandShami'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.
Aug 23, 2018
In Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj, women form 'Green Gang' to take on abusers in rough and ready mannerThe Green Gang was formed by Anguri Dahadiya in 2010 after her house was seized by an influential person in Kannauj.
Aug 07, 2018
Bobby Darling's husband, accused of domestic abuse, gets bail after paying fine of Rs 15 lakhBobby Darling had filed a case against her husband Ramnik Sharma in 2017, alleging domestic abuse, unnatural sex and dowry harassment
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.