India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday July 24, 2015
A poorly-worded written reply in Parliament to a question on the sensitive issue of farmer suicides in the country, has earned Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh much criticism. In his reply he lists dowry, love affairs and impotency as some causes of suicide.
Karnataka News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 16, 2015
A man wanted in India on charges of domestic violence and dowry has been tracked down in a British county, a media report said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
A sessions court in New Delhi has refused to discharge the husband and in-laws of a woman of cruelty charges in a domestic violence case, saying a prima facie case is made out against them.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 19, 2015
"They knew so much about India right from terrorism to the Nirbhaya case," said Richa Chadha
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 29, 2015
The wife of an Assistant Agricultural Officer (AAO) working with Barachana block in Odisha's Jajpur district has accused her husband and his family members of dowry harassment and physical torture, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
A 34-year-old man allegedly chopped off his wife's hair and nose over dowry in Puranpur town of Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district this morning, police said.
Offbeat | Adrija Bose | Tuesday May 12, 2015
The matrimonial site has launched an innovative campaign against dowry and claims that "154 out of the 195 countries around the World have played our anti-dowry game."
Others News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
A woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws for dowry, police said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
A 32-year-old man, who allegedly set his wife ablaze, was arrested by the police.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 20, 2014
A proposed love marriage between an Australian man and his Chinese fiancee is stuck over a hefty dowry demanded by the girl's parents as 'bride price', a custom in several countries.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 1, 2014
A man, facing charges of dowry harassment, on Friday attacked his wife with a knife inside a court, which was to hear the case, and inflicted serious injuries on her, police said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 22, 2014
A 25-year-old woman who was allegedly set ablaze by her father-in-law, a Deputy Superintendent of Tihar Jail, and her husband on Wednesday evening, succumbed to her injuries last night in New Delhi at Safdarjung Hospital.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 22, 2014
The iPhone 6 is certainly a much-desired product, enough that a brother has chosen to supplant the father's request for money as dowry.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 9, 2014
In a shocking case of cruelty, a 25-year-old married woman was allegedly kept locked up in a bathroom in Bihar's Darbhanga for the last three years by her husband and in-laws after she could not meet their dowry demands, police said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, a Delhi court has said while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Fears about the inability to find a suitable groom for their daughters, along with the pressure to pay a huge sum of dowry, adds to the feeling of the girl child being a 'burden', says a United Nations report released on Tuesday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
A man, along with his four family members, has been acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry which led to her death.
Muzaffarnagar News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and his family over dowry demands in Muzaffarnagar police said today.
Delhi News | Reuters | Tuesday July 8, 2014
Reports of crimes against women in India such as rape, dowry deaths, abduction and molestation increased by 26.7 percent in 2013 compared to the previous year, government statistics showed on Monday.
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday July 2, 2014
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the misuse of a law meant to target those guilty of dowry harassment and said people accused in such cases cannot be automatically arrested.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 4, 2014
A woman allegedly set herself ablaze along with her one-year-old daughter following atrocities over dowry demands in Pal Chandraha village, police said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 29, 2014
A man, along with his mother and two other family members, has been jailed for seven years by a Delhi court for the death of his wife following dowry demand with the judge saying the victim had been treated cruelly and had died in unnatural circumstances.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday May 26, 2014
A 28-year-old constable attached to prison department and his kin were arrested, for allegedly driving his wife to commit suicide over dowry harassment, police said today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 25, 2014
A Canada-based Non-Resident Indian was today booked on the charges of alleged bigamy while three of his family members for harassing his wife for dowry, police said.