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Category: Dowry
Last updated: Aug 18 2017 17:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Singular troubles 18.8.2017 HBL: Home
The resource-intense nuclear family weighs down on the single woman and mother, who often pays a heavy price for a modicum of ‘security’ and ‘stability’
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Body of imams against use of DJs, dance in weddings 17.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
A group of imams, under the banner Tehreek Islah-e-Ummat, has said that marriages where DJs are used and song and dance performances held, would not be solemnised as these are against the 'Shariat'.At a meeting on August 15, a decision was taken by this group to act against social evils and extravagance in marriages including the use of DJs and song and dance performances."It has been decided to act against social evils. And for this, we have decided that we will not get a marriage solemnised if people did not shun these evils. We will boycott such marriages, where DJs are used, dance and musi
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A silent struggle against inequality 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
The promises that inspired the enthusiastic participation of women in the national movement have remained unfulfilled, as a deep and pervasive gender inequality, making the position of women inferior in Indian society, still persists. By JAYATI GHOSH
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Man arrested after Dutch hostage situation ends 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A man was arrested on Thursday after he held a woman hostage at a radio station in Hilversum, the Netherlands, police said.
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1,500 delegates to participate in Global Entrepreneurship Summit 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Around 1,500 delegates from over 160 countries will participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held in Hyderabad from November 28-30, that will see the US President's daughter Ivanka Trump leading her country's delegation, an official said here on Thursday.
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Man sentenced to life for murdering Chinese student 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A 21-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole for murdering a Chinese student from the University of Southern California (USC) using a baseball-bat in 2014.
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3 of family booked for dowry death 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Taking dowry is corruption, says IPS officer 16.8.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
‘Parents should imbibe honesty among children’
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All Bihar medical colleges to have eye banks by Dec end: Nitish Kumar 13.8.2017 Zee News : States
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that eye banks will be set up in all the medical colleges of the state and at the super speciality eye hospital here by the year end.
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Relief for man fighting wife’s false charges 11.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Husband arrested for dowry death 11.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Duniya Na Mane (1937) 10.8.2017 Hindu: Home
I still remember “Duniya Na Mane” that I saw as a young student at Lahore in 1937. By this time Indian cinema had passed through the earlier phase of mythologicals, action thrillers and song dramas. N...
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Nepal tightens laws against dowry, menstrual exile 10.8.2017 Hindu: News
Violators face punishments of up to 3 months in jail or fine
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My new novel: Contemporary Indian politics - with King Lear as blueprint 9.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
King Lear offered me chance to think about issues in India from literary perspective: Preti Taneja
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60% Indians admit abusing their wives: Why domestic violence remains common 9.8.2017 Latest News
For 10 years women, or an average of 22, died each day in dowry-related cases
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West Bengal tops in domestic violence against women: Report 8.8.2017 TOI: India
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Man, brother acquitted in dowry case 8.8.2017 Hindu: Delhi
A Delhi court has acquitted a man and his brother in a dowry harassment case lodged by a woman, saying it seemed to be a “concocted and false” complaint filed due to a property dispute.The court absol...
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Better policing leads to dip in crimes against women 8.8.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
SCRB data show all cases, including of rape, dowry deaths and sexual harassment, have reduced; activists say crime data doesn’t reflect reality
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Mumbai: Woman's pregnancy terminated, blames it on unnatural sex forced by husband 7.8.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The Naupada police have registered a case of dowry harassment and unnatural sex against a Mumbai based man, on a complaint lodged by his wife. The complainant has alleged that her pregnancy was terminated after her husband indulged in unnatural sex. Police has also registered a case of dowry against the family members of husband. According to police, the 38 year old woman from Thane approached them and complained that from 2013 to December 2015, her husband Vipul Nagda and in laws allegedly harassed her for dowry and repeatedly asked her to bring money to open a workshop. Moreover, the woman alleged that her husband abused her through unnatural sex when she was pregnant. "The woman has alleged that due to unnatural sex, her pregnancy was terminated leading to complications in health", said a Naupada police officer. "We have registered a case under sections 377 (unnatural sex), 498 (A) (Dowry harassment), 406(breach of trust),323(causing grievous hurt), 504(intentional insult) of the Indian Penal Code. We ...
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Man, his brother acquitted in dowry harassment case 7.8.2017 deccanherald.com
A Delhi court has acquitted a man and his brother in a dowry harassment case lodged by a woman, saying it seemed to be a "concocted and false" complaint filed due to a property dispute. The court absolved the man, along with his brother, of the charges of torturing, wrongfully confining and threatening his wife to grab the property given to her by her father. "The story as disclosed by the complainant on the face of it seems to be concocted and false and it appears to be a dispute over a 50-square yard plot in the complainants name. "There is nothing on record to prove that she was subjected to cruelty in lieu of demand for dowry," Metropolitan Magistrate Chetna Singh said. According to the prosecution, a complaint was lodged by the woman and her father alleging that her husband used to beat her after consuming alcohol and was forcing her to give him documents of the property. It said she left her husbands house and started living with her brother-in-law, adding that he too began beating and torturing ...
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