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Category: Dowry
Last updated: Sep 15 2018 19:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dowry Law Shouldn't Be Misused Out Of Anger, Vendetta, Says Supreme Court 15.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court has said "anger" and "vendetta" of an aggrieved person should not take advantage of the legal provision on dowry harassment and harass the other side espousing the principle of...
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Back to basics: SC scraps “family welfare committee” to look into complaints of dowry harassment 14.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Friday asserted that there was no need for a “family welfare committee” to look into the complaints of dowry harassment cases before arresting the accused. A three-judge Bench, led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra modified its earlier judgement which the court had given in July 2017. In […]
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Dowry Cases: Top Court Modifies Order, Restores Power To Arrest Accused 14.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today restored the polices power to arrest those accused in dowry harassment cases, modifying a previous order that mandated a probe by a specially constituted panel before any such...
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Supreme Court Modifies Its Order On Dowry Harassment 14.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court Friday modified its previous order that provided for setting up of a committee to deal with complaints of dowry harassment
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SC allows immediate arrests for dowry harassment cases under 498A IPC 14.9.2018 Zee News : India National
Amending its order, the CJI-led three-judge bench observed that the misuse of Section 498A has caused social unrest but added that it's not for the courts to fill in legislative gaps.
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Delhi: Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj sent to three-day police custody for raping two women 14.9.2018 Zee News : India National
The Delhi Police had arrested him on Thursday night. His son Samar Khan was also detained by the Crime Branch for raping the woman, Additional Commissioner of Police (crime) Rajiv Ranjan had said.
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Haryana girl gangraped by 5; mother seeks justice, quotes PM Modi's 'Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao' 14.9.2018 Zee News : States
The victim was on her way to coaching classes when she was allegedly kidnapped by the rapists.
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SC to announce verdict on PIL against stay on immediate arrest in dowry harassment 14.9.2018 Zee News : India National
The court will decide whether the husband and his relatives should be arrested on the complaint of harassment lodged by the wife.
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After Thousands Of Liquor Law Arrests in Bihar, An Amnesty 14.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Thousands of people, arrested in Bihar over the tough prohibition act, will be released in Bihar next month under a new amnesty scheme of the state government.
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In UP, Groom Refused To Marry As The Bride Used WhatsApp 10.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A man at Amroha in Uttar Pradesh has refused to marry a girl because she uses WhatsApp. On the day of the wedding, the groom did not show up at the bride's house where the nikah or wedding was fixed...
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NGO demands commission for men, says `they are more vulnerable than women` 9.9.2018 Zee News : India National
World's Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting has said that the number of false dowry disputes is on the rise but no one talks about men committing suicide because of these.
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Woman killed for dowry in Muzaffarnagar; husband, father-in-law arrested 6.9.2018 Zee News : States
The victim, who got married in April, was facing harassment at the hands of her in-laws since her marriage, said Deshraj Singh SHO Phugana police station.
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Man Allegedly Kills Wife Over Dowry Harassment Complaint In UP 3.9.2018 NDTV News - Cities
A woman was allegedly killed by her husband in Sanjay Nagar locality of Baradari area here, the police said Monday.
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Bangladeshi Cricketer's Wife Accuses Him Of Torture Over $12,000 Dowry 27.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat's wife has accused him of driving her out of their home and torturing her over dowry, a media report said today.
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Woman, 3 Sons Allegedly Commit Suicide Over Dowry Harassment In Jharkhand 20.8.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Unable to bear the atrocities meted out by in-laws, a woman along with her three minor sons allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well in Giridih district, police said on Sunday.
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Baby Recovered From Delhi Drain, Day After Mother's Body Found Floating 10.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A day after the body of a woman was found floating in the Najafgarh drain in Dwarka, her six-month-old daughter's body was recovered today, the police said.
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Army Jawan's Wife Found Hanging At Home In UP 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
An Army jawan's wife was found hanging from the ceiling of their home under mysterious circumstances in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, a police official said today.
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Operation All Out: Police Arrests 50 'Offenders' In Amethi 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a district-wide crack down on anti-social elements, the Amethi police has arrested 50 persons accused of various offences, including murder and dowry deaths, an official said today.
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Family, Friends Of Delhi Air Hostess Who Killed Herself Seek Fair Probe 6.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
People from various walks of life held a candle light vigil on Sunday at Parliament Street in memory of flight attendant Anissia Batra, who allegedly committed suicide last month.
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Anissia Batra death: Crime Branch takes over probe into alleged suicide of Delhi air hostess 1.8.2018 DNA: Money
The Crime Branch has taken over probe into the alleged suicide of a female flight attendant in south Delhi's Panchsheel Park last month, police said today. Anissia Batra, who worked with a German airline, had allegedly jumped from the terrace of her house on July 13. Her husband Mayank Singhvi was arrested on the charge of dowry death. The case was transferred to the Crime Branch a few days ago after Anissia's family alleged inadequacies in the manner the local police carried out the investigation, a senior police officer said.  Anissia's father, a retired major general had, in his complaint to the police on June 27, 2018, had stated that he was filing the report as a precautionary measure against any harm which may come from his daughter's husband or her in-laws to her safety. "He is a violent man. Ever since their marriage, he has been using physical force and beating her up. We have been keeping the matter quiet to keep the marriage alive but now his violence is becoming more frequent and has come to ...
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