One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons

One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons on an average in the country.

Daughter-in-law be treated as family member, not housemaid: SC

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.

Delhi woman dies a week after set on fire for dowry

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.

Only life imprisonment for dowry deaths: SC

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.

Woman, son killed over dowry in UP

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.

Charge murder for dowry killings, SC tells courts

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.