dowry harassment

Dowry case: Ex-IAS officer PV Ramesh, family members served notice

Ravi Suresh Reddy, Inspector, Patamata PS told to the Express that the notices were served in the 2018 case, asking them to appear for questioning and provide required information.

published on : 20th January 2022

Seeking money for construction of house is 'dowry demand': Supreme Court

A bench headed by CJI NV Ramana said Section 304-B was inserted in the IPC to combat the social evil of dowry demand that has reached alarming proportions.

published on : 11th January 2022

Mofiya’s death: Kerala HC denies bail to husband

Issuing the order, Justice P Gopinath observed that if the allegations against the husband were true, it would indicate that the deceased had been treated with utmost cruelty by Suhail.

published on : 5th January 2022

Dowry harassment: Tamil Nadu doctor arrested for demanding cash from his wife over a decade after marriage

The 36-year-old man's wife, who filed a case against her husband before the Madras High Court, is also a doctor.

published on : 31st December 2021

Reviving the dowry dialogue

Prajnya's 16 Day Campaign Against Gender Violence brings together eminent activists to highlight the fight against dowry and the associated violence

published on : 2nd December 2021

Kerala Police found wanting as helpless, tortured women plead for help

Recent incidents of women being subjected to violence by partners and in-laws show that the problem persists even after the victim complains to the police. 

published on : 30th November 2021

Court raps man who produced fake papers to prove wife’s ‘adultery’

However, the court wasn’t convinced with the evidence and dismissed the bail pleas of Althaf Manayaparambil, 41, and his mother and sister. 

published on : 30th November 2021

‘Makalkoppam’ campaign to reach colleges in Kerala

The campaign aims to instill self-confidence and courage among boys and girls to overcome the obstacles in life. 

published on : 28th November 2021

It took 45 days for police to act on woman’s dowry harassment plaint

The Nileshwar police on Saturday registered an FIR under Section 498 A of the IPC (domestic cruelty) based on the complaint filed by Payyannur native Sahana P V.

published on : 28th November 2021

CBSE schools in Kerala to launch unique anti-dowry campaign on Friday

Dowry, the social evil that has claimed the lives of thousands of women, is continuing to grip the society in its vicious talons.

published on : 26th November 2021

Mofiya Parveen suicide: A Facebook love story culminates in tragedy

Mofiya’s husband Suhail started harassing her after she refused to ask for Rs 40 lakh from her family, says her father

published on : 24th November 2021

Dowry harassment: Govt machinery mute spectator as young women choose death

Even as dowry claimed yet another woman’s life in the state on Tuesday, the public seems oblivious to the presence of the government machinery to prevent such extreme steps.

published on : 24th November 2021

Dowry harassment: Woman suffers miscarriage after assault by in-laws

Two women were arrested and hunt is on for two others for allegedly assaulting a 22-year-old woman, who reportedly suffered a miscarriage.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Brutally assaulted by husband over dowry, Kalady woman undergoes abortion

In a brutal incident of dowry harassment, a pregnant woman lost her foetus after she was physically assaulted by her husband. 

published on : 16th November 2021

Man tortures differently-abled wife demanding more dowry

He started torturing her 15 days after marriage saying her family hid her deformities

published on : 27th October 2021
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