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Maharashtra textbook shocker: 'Ugly or handicapped girls cause dowry demands`

Maharashtra textbook shocker: 'Ugly or handicapped girls cause dowry demands`

The reasoning appears in the textbook of Sociology under the title, "Major Social Problems in India" prescribed for Class 12 students in the state.

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt takes Re1 as dowry from wife's family

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt takes Re1 as dowry from wife's family

Former Odisha CM's son charges wife with harassment, extramarital affair

Sishir Gamang, son of former Odisha Chief Minister Giridhar Gamang, on Saturday charged his wife with harassment, torture of their minor son and an extramarital affair.

Denying sex to spouse for a long time mental cruelty, valid ground for divorce: Delhi High Court

Denying sex to spouse for a long time mental cruelty, valid ground for divorce: Delhi High Court

Putting an end to a nine-year-old marriage, the Delhi High Court has reiterated that denying sex to the spouse for a long time, without sufficient reason, amounted to mental cruelty and is a ground for divorce.

Woman dies under mysterious circumstances in west Delhi

The woman, identified as Lakshmi, yesterday died after falling from the balcony of her residence.

Woman forced out of house in UP, accuses husband, in-laws of demanding dowry

A woman in Etah in Uttar Pradesh has accused her husband of harassing and forcing her out of their house after she refused to heed to his demands for dowry.

This Russian daughter-in-law's misery in Akhilesh's UP has caught Sushma Swaraj's attention - Read detailed story

This Russian daughter-in-law's misery in Akhilesh's UP has caught Sushma Swaraj's attention - Read detailed story

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to help the Russian daughter-in-law, who has been sitting in protest against her mother-in-law at the doorstep of the family home in Agra from where she has been kicked out.

Software engineer commits suicide in Jodhpur

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Rajasthan shocker: When "mera baap chor hai" was tattooed on a woman's forehead for not bringing dowry

Rajasthan shocker: When "mera baap chor hai" was tattooed on a woman's forehead for not bringing dowry

The woman alleged that since her marriage in January last year, her husband and in-laws used to beat her up and demand dowry of Rs 51,000.

Woman commits suicide, case lodged against husband, in-laws

Harassed for dowry, a woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself here.

Dowry shame: Husband pours boiling water on 21-year-old wife in Kolkata

Dowry shame: Husband pours boiling water on 21-year-old wife in Kolkata

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws in Old Malda police station area on Friday. 

Government to launch campaign against dowry, foeticide: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government will plan a campaign involving people to fight against the menace of foeticide and dowry.

Woman killed for dowry in Uttar Pradesh; husband, 4 others booked

Police has filed an FIR against five persons including the husband of a woman, four months after she was allegedly murdered over a dowry demand here, officials said today.

Money demanded by man for business will not come under dowry: Madras HC

The Madras High Court Wednesday ruled that money demanded by a man from his in-laws for doing business does not come under the category of 'dowry'.

Rajasthan woman calls off her marriage over dowry, lodges police complaints against groom's family

Rajasthan woman calls off her marriage over dowry, lodges police complaints against groom's family

 Enraged over dowry demands, a 24-year-old woman called off her marriage to a government teacher scheduled for next week.

Bagpat: 'Khap Panchayat' serves justice against dowry demands

A 'Khap Panchayat' was held in a small village of Bhagpat. The Panchayat was held to sort out the matter of dowry which a boy's family demanded from the girl's family. The Panchayat successfully sorted the case out by Penalizing the boy's family. Watch the full video to know more.

Haryana khap does its bit to end female foeticide

No third child after the birth of two daughters and only Re. 1 to be taken by the groom as dowry from a girl’s family. These were among a host of rulings given out by a Khap Panchayat here to discourage the practices of female foeticide and dowry.

Case against Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's daughter, others

Case against Bihar ex-CM Jitan Ram Manjhi's daughter, others

An FIR has been filed against former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's daughter regarding her daughter-in-law's death in Gaya district, police said on Monday.

Facebook post goes viral - Kerala girl calls off marriage due to dowry demands

Facebook post goes viral - Kerala girl calls off marriage due to dowry demands

Kerala girl Remya Ramachandran called off her marriage after groom demanded dowry.

DNA: Telangana's youth inspires fight against dowry

A group of youngsters in Nawabpet village of Telangana have decided to launch a campaign against the dowry menace.

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