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SC verdict on anti-dowry law retrograde: CPI(M)

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 14:45

CPI(M) Wednesday termed the Supreme Court verdict on the anti-dowry law as "retrograde" and said it diluted the present legislation on the matter.

Anti-dowry law misused, no automatic arrest in such cases: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:29

Expressing concern over misuse of anti-dowry law by "disgruntled" wives against her husband and in-laws, SC ruled that police cannot arrest accused in such cases "automatically".

Law panel rejects demands to repeal anti-dowry law

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 21:10

The Law Commission has rejected demands to repeal an anti-dowry law but has recommended making the offence compoundable.

Govt seeks ministries’ views over anti-dowry law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 16:45

The amendment bill was drafted taking into account the recommendations of the National Commission for Women (NCW).

NCW`s views to be included in anti-dowry law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 03, 2012, 16:33

The Women and Child Development Ministry is eliciting views of other ministries before amending the anti-dowry Act on the basis of recommendations of the National Commission for Women (NCW).