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Dec 20, 2013
How romantic: Bride's father wants groom to get a million Facebook likes as dowryWe know dowry is a terrible practice, but this is taking it to crazier heights
Dec 13, 2013
Dowry must be dealt with firmly, says Supreme CourtHolding dowry as a disgraceful and distressing reality, a bench of justices TS Thakur and Vikramajit Sen at the same time also said the penal provision against dowry harassment is being abused.
Oct 04, 2013
Women can be booked under domestic violence act: Bombay High CourtThe Bombay High Court has ruled that women can also be booked under the anti-domestic violence legislation
Sep 01, 2013
Did you know: Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowryWhile in 2007, 8,093 such deaths were reported, the numbers rose to 8,172 and 8,383 in 2008 and 2009 respectively. In 2010, 8,391 such deaths were reported, according to the NCRB. The agency is the central nodal department to collect and process crime statistics at the national level.
Jul 20, 2013
HC upholds life sentence for 4 family members who killed housewifeThe Bombay High Court has upheld a lower court order imposing life sentence on four persons of a family for killing a woman in 2006 as she was unable to meet dowry demands
Apr 29, 2013
Harassed for dowry, woman consumes poison outside a Delhi metro stationThe 25-year-old woman's husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment.
Mar 17, 2013
Former Odisha law minister's son arrested in dowry caseAfter 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.
Mar 15, 2013
Odisha law minister resigns following dowry, torture chargesBarsha, who has now been staying at her parents house due to alleged torture, claimed that there was an attempt to kidnap and kill her on March 13.
Jan 24, 2013
Dear politicians, make the Justice Verma report an election issuePoliticians can argue after other issues, but on violence against women, they must act as one.
Oct 17, 2012
Woman, baby daughter burned alive by in-laws who wanted sonNews reports indicated that the duo had been set on fire because of an issue over dowry, and also because the husband's family had wanted the couple's first child to be a son.