Dowry Harassment News
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act bans the practice of instant triple talaq. An offence under the Act can attract three years of imprisonment
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
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
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.
The Green Gang was formed by Anguri Dahadiya in 2010 after her house was seized by an influential person in Kannauj.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Delhi University Student Union President, Satender Awana was booked for attempt to murder, molestation, demanding and harassing for dowry
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The 25-year-old woman's husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment.
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.