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Anti-dowry laws are biased against men folk, say Netizens 21.9.2007 TOI: India
Netizens feel that men can be punished under the slight pretext in India, thanks to ambiguous anti-dowry laws.
Groom chased away for dowry demand 21.9.2007 TOI: Cities
The incident took place in Miani village of Hoshiarpur. Jaswinder had been engaged to Gurvinder Singh for over a year but was put off by his increasing demands for dowry.
Groom beaten up for dowry demand 20.9.2007 Asian Age: India
By OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh, Sept. 20: Infuriated with greedy prospective in-laws demanding a luxury car, a young bride’s family and friends thrashed and chased away the groom and his flabbergasted retinue in Hoshiarpur village. Joining in the melee, young Jaswinder Kaur, who had already decided to call off the wedding but wanted very much to teach the greedy groomsmen a lesson, also threw a few good ones at her incredulous fiancé – an Army sepoy, Gurvinder Singh. The surprised wedding party literally walked into a volley of angry slogans at the Marriage Palace outside the bride’s village, Miani. Dressed in her fine silk bridal dress, Jaswinder was leading the angry anti-dowry chorus. Indignant villagers and many sympathetic ...
APCC: Diggy talks to leaders 20.9.2007 Asian Age: India
By OUR CORRESPONDENT New Delhi, Sept. 20: AICC general secretary incharge of Andhra Pradesh affairs Digvijay Singh held consultations over a new president to the state PCC with state leaders like higher education minister D. Srinivas, special representative of state government in Delhi Mallu Ravi, Guntur Lok Sabha member Rayapati Sambasiva Rao on Thursday. As the state accounts for a major chunk of the Congress seats in the present Lok Sabha and as such considered a crucial state by the Central leadership, the Congress high-command is keen not to take any chances. "Mr Singh wanted to talk to me on the PCC issue as I have already served in that capacity and was at the helm of affairs during 2004 elections. As Assembly polls are only a ...
Groom's relatives beaten up for demanding dowry 20.9.2007 India eNews: Top Headlines
A wedding in a village near Tanda town in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district turned into a free-for-all fight between the bride and bridegroom's sides with the latter being beaten and chased by the bride's relatives after the bridegroom's family asked for a car as dowry.
Spouse abuse: It’s the husband’s turn now 20.9.2007 IndiaInfo.com
A new survey has found that no less than 98% of Indian urban husbands say they have faced domestic violence in one form or the other during married life.
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Daughter's Day: Loving the girl child 20.9.2007 ET: Advertising
After institutionalising western concepts like Valentines Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and many others, Archies Ltd now aims to highlight the cause of the girl child - a cause intrinsic to our country.
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Briefs 20.9.2007 The Statesman
Briefs
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Woman's family cooks up murder for dowry story 20.9.2007 The Statesman
Woman's family cooks up murder for dowry story
Crime against women soars in West Bengal 20.9.2007 Mint: Human Development
Over half the crimes against women in the state involve torture and cruelty by spouses
Bah, women! 19.9.2007 Hindustan Times: Views
Since May 2007, Orissa’s State Commission for Women has registered 38 cases in which men have fallen victim to the anti-dowry law.
Unique swayamvaram in Hyderabad 19.9.2007 Deccan Herald
Unique swayamvaram in Hyderabad
SC cautions High Court against quashing FIRs 19.9.2007 New Indian Express
SC cautions High Court against quashing FIRs
Tolerating gender violence is a habit now: Welfare Board chief 19.9.2007 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Women have become secondary citizens, says Kavignar Salma
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Tolerating gender violence has become a habit: Welfare Board chief 19.9.2007 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
COIMBATORE: Life should not become a habit. There are set patterns for men and women in society that we blindly follow. A violent act is equally painful to a man or a woman. “But, we women do not register any kind of protest to ...
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SC cautions High Court against quashing FIRs 18.9.2007 TOI: India
The Supreme Court has said that High Courts should exercise its special powers like quashing an FIR only under exceptional cases.
NRIs can't file vague police reports in India: HC 17.9.2007 New Indian Express
NRIs can't file vague police reports in India: HC
Arrest after torture tag 16.9.2007 Telegraph: Calcutta
A medical officer of SSKM Hospital was arrested on Sunday on charges of torturing his wife for dowry.
Daughter's Day: Loving the girl child 16.9.2007 ET: Advertising
After institutionalising western concepts like Valentines Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and many others, Archies Ltd now aims to highlight the cause of the girl child - a cause intrinsic to our country.
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HC: Lost NRI battle can't be fought in India 16.9.2007 IndiaInfo.com
The Delhi HC has said that a person who has submitted to the jurisdiction of a court in abroad cannot vent his grievances against a ruling abroad in India.
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