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States told to block matrimonial websites encouraging dowry: Centre tells HC

Marriage     Mumbai : The Union government has informed the Bombay High Court that it has issued guidelines to all the states to block matrimonial websites encouraging dowry. “Such guidelines [...]

January 4th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,Mumbai,Topnews | Read More »

HC seeks Maha reply on PIL saying some marriage bureaus facilitate dowry

bombay high courtMumbai : The Bombay High Court today sought a “detailed reply” from Maharashtra government on a public interest litigation contending that marriage bureaus are not regulated properly and some of [...]

February 10th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Mumbai | Read More »

Woman brutally beats up mother-in-law, caught on CCTV

women-fight     Bijnor (UP) : A woman was caught mercilessly beating up her 70-year-old mother-in-law and trying to strangle her with a cloth at her home here with a CCTV [...]

January 12th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation | Read More »

Maha govt asked to file affidavit on steps to prohibit dowry

Dowry      Mumbai :  Dowry is essentially a social problem and can be resolved only through social reform, the Bombay High Court today said directing Maharashtra government to file an [...]

January 8th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews | Read More »

Woman, infant daughter strangulated for dowry in UP

Dowry caseSitapur: A 21-year-old woman and her infant daughter were strangled to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws over dowry demand in Mehmoodabad area here, police said today. Manisha and [...]

June 15th, 2015 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Woman, 2 minor children burnt alive for ‘dowry’ in UP

Jaunpur: A 27-year-old woman along with her two minor children were burnt alive today allegedly by her husband and in-laws who were demanding dowry since the marriage in Rampur area [...]

June 5th, 2015 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Govt plans amendments in dowry harassment law

dowryNew Delhi: With an average 10,000 false dowry harassment cases being registered every year, government plans to amend the criminal law to prevent frequent misuse of its legal provisions. Under [...]

May 17th, 2015 | Posted in Nation | Read More »

Woman files dowry harassment complaint against husband, others

harassmentThane (Maha):  A 28-year-old housewife from Manpada area here has filed a complaint alleging that her husband and in-laws tortured for dowry for over two years. The woman filed the [...]

April 9th, 2015 | Posted in Thane | Read More »

Three of family booked for dowry death

dowryThane: Three members of a family including the husband of a 23-year-old woman have booked in a case of dowry death here after they allegedly tortured and drove her to [...]

April 4th, 2015 | Posted in Thane | Read More »

Couple booked for harassing daughter-in-law for dowry

dowryThane: A couple has been booked for allegedly harassing their daughter-in-law for dowry in Ulhasnagar area here, police said today. The 25-year-old victim lodged a complaint against her father-in-law Manjitsingh [...]

March 14th, 2015 | Posted in Thane | Read More »