Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 11:20
One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons on an average in the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 16:29
Daughter-in-law should be treated as a family member and not housemaid, and she cannot be "thrown out of her matrimonial home at any time", the Supreme Court has said.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 23:03
A 25-year-old woman, who with her 13-month-old daughter was set on fire by her in-laws for dowry a week ago.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 09:46
A sentence lesser than life term cannot be awarded to convicts for heinous offences like dowry death where the victim is killed in a brutal manner, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 12:28
A 22-year-old woman and her
minor son were killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Parasrampur area, police said here Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 00:10
Supreme Court has directed all courts
in the country to add the charge of murder against the accused
so that death penalty could be awarded in such heinous cases.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 18:31
A total of 23,883 dowry deaths
have been registered in different parts of the country during
2006-08, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
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