Family kills 23-year-old daughter-in-law over dowry in Jharkhand's Palamu

The incident happened in Rehlakhurd village on Friday, hours after she completed the rituals for 'But' puja for the long life of her husband.

published on : 21st May 2023

Ex-Finance minister Shashi Behera booked in dowry case

The former minister said his daughter-in-law was a follower of former chief minister JB Patnaik.

published on : 17th May 2023

In-laws booked for dowry death after woman dies by suicide in Delhi

The body of the woman was shifted to AIIMS post-mortem and is currently preserved in the mortuary.

published on : 16th May 2023

Woman strangled over dowry in UP's Budaun

According to police, Renu, a resident of Lahori village of Bisharatganj Police Station in Bareilly district, was married about nine months ago to Vikesh, a resident of village Paiga-Bhikampur of Bisau

published on : 7th April 2023

24-year-old woman 'killed' for dowry in Rajasthan's Kota; husband, in-laws booked

Ajay was an alcoholic and used to torture and harass Laxmi for dowry, her parents alleged in the complaint.

published on : 2nd April 2023

Man, mother held for killing wife, staging suicide drama in Chennai

Tambaram city police arrested a 32-year-old man and his mother for allegedly murdering his wife and staging it as a suicide on Thursday. 

published on : 31st March 2023

Harassed for dowry, woman police constable ends life in Telangana

She married Sridhar, who runs a private finance agency, six years ago and since then he was harassing her, demanding dowry.

published on : 6th March 2023

Divorce plea can’t quash dowry case, says Supreme Court

In this case, the husband filed an application for divorce on the ground that the wife is suffering from the disease AIDS

published on : 14th January 2023

Abused, demanded divorce: Woman lodges complaint against in-laws, husband after seven years

As per the FIR, the woman was a victim of domestic violence and abuse by her husband. “A year after my wedding, my husband started troubling me.

published on : 12th January 2023

Berhampur: Man arrested for dowry torture

Police said Pradhan married Gitanjali of Karchuli in February last year. However, the couple frequently had fights as Rajendra allegedly raised questions over his wife’s character.

published on : 10th January 2023

Death of three sisters and their children spotlights dowry violence in India

Kalu, Kamlesh and Mamta Meena were victims of a dispute over dowries, the often hefty sums Indian parents pay to marry off their daughters.

published on : 7th June 2022

Death of three sisters in Rajasthan spotlights India's dowry violence

All three were found dead last month near their marital home, a village on the outskirts of Jaipur, along with Kalu's four-year-old son and infant child. Both Kamlesh and Mamta were pregnant.

published on : 7th June 2022

Vismaya case: Kerala court convicts husband for dowry death, abetting suicide

The SPP said that the court is expected to pronounce the sentence on Tuesday after hearing arguments on behalf of the prosecution and the convict.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Local court sentences man to 10 years imprisonment in dowry murder case in Uttar Pradesh

A local court sentenced a man to 10 years of imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 in a dowry murder case.

published on : 10th December 2020

Delhi dowry death case: Police arrest husband of air hostess who committed suicide

The FIR alleged that late Anissia Batra faced assault by her husband since early days of her marriage.

published on : 16th July 2018

Thane woman alleges dowry harassment, triple talaq 'by post'

According to the 20-year-old woman, her husband also divorced her by giving her instant triple talaq by post.

published on : 27th January 2018

WATCH | Triple Talaq nightmare: Women divorced over dark complexion, dowry

Fresh cases of triple talaq have been reported from Uttar Pradesh, where women were given divorce on frivolous grounds.

published on : 7th January 2018

Four of family arrested for dowry killing in UP's Rajthal village

The father of the deceased in his complaint had stated that his daughter was married to Pappu almost seven years ago, but her in-laws were unhappy and continued to demand dowry from her.

published on : 8th June 2017