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Govt mulls amendments to anti-dowry law

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 09:48

Keeping in view the rising number of complaints regarding the misuse of anti-dowry law, Centre is mulling to introduce penal provisions in the act that will ensure punishment or penalty to those who make false charges.

Woman dies of burns, family accuses her in-laws of murder

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 00:39

A 35-year-old woman, who had sustained severe burn injuries under mysterious circumstances in Rohini, died at a hospital here on Friday.

Dowry harassment case registered against actress Rambha in Hyderabad

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:25

A case of dowry harassment was registered against actress Rambha and her brother by local police on Tuesday on the directions of a court.

Arvind Kejriwal meets family of Neha Yadav

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:28

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal met the family of Neha Yadav, who was allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws for dowry and assured all possible help to take the case to its logical end.

Man kills wife, buries body in field in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:39

A man allegedly killed his wife and buried her body in an agricultural field in a village here before ploughing the ground to avoid suspicion.

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".

Woman beaten to death by husband, in-laws for dowry in UP

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:17

A 26-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and in-laws after she failed to fulfil their dowry demands, police said Wednesday.

Protesters block national highway in Punjab over dowry death

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 22:24

Locals along with family members of a woman, who died allegedly in a dowry case, on Tuesday blocked a national highway for more than four hours protesting against the laxity of local police in the matter.

Woman dies under mysterious circumstances

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 17:12

A 22-year-old woman died under mysterious circumstances but her brother alleged that she was killed by her in-laws over dowry in Lakshapur village here, police said today.

Husband, in-laws discharged in dowry death case in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:27

A Delhi court has discharged a man and his parents of allegations of subjecting his wife to cruelty for dowry, holding there was no evidence to show she was harassed by her in-laws just before her death.

Indore cop shoots his mother-in-law to death for filing dowry case

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 23:11

Apparently resenting a dowry harrassment case filed against him, a police constable allegedly shot dead his mother-in-law on Monday with his service rifle and also injured two others, including his father-in-law, police said.