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Category: Dowry
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At Saudi Arabia's Millennial Weddings, Small Is The New Beautiful 13.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
It was a Saudi wedding like any other -- clutching a decorative sword, the groom bobbed and swayed in a traditional dance. But there was one striking difference -- a tiny guest list. Weddings in the...
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58% youth believe that men can dictate their women: MFF Survey 7.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 7 (NewsVoir): A recent survey conducted by Martha Farrell Foundation, an organisation working towards building a gender-neutral society in India has revealed that over 58% population
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A writer read 168 books in 2018 and lived to tell the tales of a few of her favourites 31.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Writer Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan identifies the books that mattered to her in 2018.
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Woman Alleges Triple Talaq Over WhatsApp From Husband In Saudi 28.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A woman in Uttar Pradesh has accused her husband of giving Triple Talaq on WhatsApp. The woman said her husband, who lives in Saudi Arabia, divorced her last month my sending messages on WhatsApp.
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Woman Allegedly Burnt For Dowry In Greater Noida 28.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 30-year-old woman received severe burn injuries after she was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over dowry in Greater Noida, police said on Thursday.
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Triple talaq bill gets LS nod 28.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi The re-worked legislation to make triple talaq – an instant divorce practice amo-ng Muslims – a criminal offence was passed in Lok Sabha on Thursday with the opposition and the AIADMK walking out in protest claiming the legislation needed further examination. The lower house witnessed marathon debate on the issue with the government rejecting the demands for the bill to be sent to a parliamentary committee for further scrutiny. When the legislation was put to voting, 245 MPs were in its favour while 11 opposed it. The opposition claimed that many provisions of the revised legislation brought by the government were unconstitutional and needed to be reviewed. The bill makes instant talaq a cognisable offence leading to imprisonment of upto three years. The government termed it as pro-women legislation that was the need of the hour. The legislation will now be placed in the Rajya Sabha where the government will face an uphill task to get it passed because of the lack of numbers. The government ...
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"If Dowry Banned, Why Not Triple Talaq": Smriti Irani Asks House 27.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Addressing a parliamentary session held to decide on the Triple Talaq law, Union Minister Smriti Irani today wondered why there was so much opposition to curbing the controversial Islamic practice of...
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UP Woman Given Triple Talaq On Phone Over Dowry: Police 25.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A Muslim man divorced his wife by uttering the word 'talaq' thrice on the mobile phone for not getting dowry, police said on Tuesday.
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Hyderabad Woman Alleges Husband Gave Talaq Over Phone, Submits Proof 20.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Hyderabad woman alleged that first her husband abused her and then gave her triple talaq.
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Pune Woman Says Husband Infected Her With HIV Virus Through Saline 1.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 27-year-old woman has lodged a police complaint alleging that her doctor husband administered her an HIV-infected saline a year ago.
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Members of Jaunsari tribe avoid dowry 29.11.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya is organising of its popular series, Curatorial Talk Assistant Keeper of Manav Sangrahalaya, Dr. Rakesh Mohan Nayal spoke on “Culture and Traditions of Jaunsar-Bawar of Himalayan Region”. The significance of the tribe in Uttrakhand particularly the Jaunsari, a small tribal community who primarily inhabited in the Sub-Himalayan region […]
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Centre To Soon Introduce Bill Against NRIs Who Abandon Wives 29.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The government will bring a bill in Parliament's upcoming winter session, as part of its efforts to keep a check NRI husbands abandoning their wives, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on...
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Winter Session: Centre will introduce bill against NRI men deserting wives, says Sushma Swaraj 28.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Union minister said the government has already introduced an institutional mechanism to curb such cases.
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Dowry deaths account for high share of female homicides 28.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Dowry deaths account for high share of female homicides
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Dowry Deaths Make Significant Share Of Female Killings In India: Report 27.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Dowry deaths continue to account for a substantial share of all female homicides in India despite legislation prohibiting it, according to a UN study which says the home is the most dangerous place...
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Sex worker, con-woman, serial murderess: The story of Troilokya, who terrorised Calcutta in 1800s 26.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Troilokya and her partner cheated several men and women, before their crimes took a murderous turn.
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Pregnant woman loses baby after husband kicks her in the stomach 25.11.2018 Zee News : States
The 31-year-old victim said in the complaint that after her marriage in November last year, she was facing harassment from the in-laws for dowry.
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Pregnant Woman Kicked In Stomach By Husband Loses Baby In Maharashtra 25.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Police in Thane district of Maharashtra have registered a case against a man after he allegedly assaulted his pregnant wife which resulted in miscarriage.
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No Children For 4 Years, UP Man Pushes Wife From Second Floor Window 20.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A woman was allegedly pushed by her husband from the second floor window of their house in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad. Police say the woman could not deliver a child in the four years of marriage which...
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Man Gets Life Term For Killing Wife Over Dowry 20.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Banka (Bihar) A court in Banka today awarded life sentence to a man for killing his wife over dowry in 2015 in Bihar's Banka district
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