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Dowry Case: Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Wife, In-Laws Jailed For 3 Years

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The convict Raju killed his wife by slitting her throat for not bringing enough dowry. It was brought up in the Muzaffarnagar court that the Raju's parents accompanied him in carrying out the crime. Raju has been imprisoned for life.

Jharkhand Man Sets Wife On Fire For Dowry, Arrested

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rajesh Paswan of Kusumara village was arrested on Saturday as a case was lodged against him and his parents at Mufassil police station after his wife Soni Devi died of burn injuries, they said.

Woman Poisoned To Death In UP For Not Bringing Enough Dowry

The alleged incident happened in Muzzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The complaint flied by the woman's family alleges harassment for dowry for months following which, she was poisoned to death.

UP Man Booked For Giving Triple Talaq To Wife Over Phone From Saudi Arabia

Aug 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In her complaint, Razia Bano has alleged that Tasabbul gave her talaq as her family could not fulfill dowry demands, Hathgam Station House Officer (SHO) A K Gautam said.

Kerala Opposition Leader Launches Anti-Dowry Help Desk

Women who suffer from mental and physical abuse in connection with dowry can now avail of free legal aid at the help desk after calling on the designated toll-free number.

21 July, 2021

MP: In-Laws Booked For Forcing Woman To Drink Acid Over Dowry Demand

Outlook Web Bureau

After the victim's condition deteriorated, she was referred to Delhi for treatment, where she informed the magistrate in the statement that she was made to drink the acid by her husband and in-laws

14 July, 2021

Kerala Governor Observes A Day-Long Fast To Create Awareness Against Dowry

Outlook Web Bureau

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan began his fast at 8 am today and he will continue till 6 pm, Raj Bhavan sources said.

06 July, 2021

Woman Found Strangled In UP For Dowry, Police Apprehends Husband And In-Laws

Outlook Web Desk

According to police, the incident took place at Dahod village on Monday and the victim’ family alleged that she was being harassed for dowry by her in-laws

27 June, 2021

Will Consider Setting Up Separate Courts For Women: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Outlook Web Bureau

The CM’s comments come in the backdrop of the death of a 24-year-old woman, Vismaya, who was found hanging inside her husband's house in Kerala’s southern Kollam district on Monday.

23 June, 2021

Strict Action Will Be Taken Against Culprits: Kerala CM On Dowry-Related Deaths In State

Outlook Web Bureau

A 24-year-old woman was found hanging at her husband’s house in Kollam district on Monday, just a day after she sent WhatsApp messages to her relatives complaining of harassment

16 May, 2021

Husband, In-Laws Arrested For Murdering Woman For Dowry

Outlook Web Bureau

Police said family members of Hansika alleged that after one year of her marriage, her in-laws started demanding dowry and used to beat her up.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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