Chinese-Aussie love marriage stuck over 'dowry' demand

A proposed love marriage between an Australian man and his Chinese fiancee is stuck over a hefty dowry demanded by the girl's parents as 'bride price', a custom in several countries.

Government may amend Dowry Act

Government to amend the Dowry Act in the section 498A of the Indian Penal Code.

Dowry demand: Groom refuses to turn up for his wedding

A groom refused to turn up for his wedding because his dowry demands were not met.

Woman killed for dowry in Bihar

A 28-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband on dowry demand at Jogibigha in Nawada district of Bihar, police said on Sunday.

Delhi court frees husband in dowry death case, says he was a victim

A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charges of cruelly treating his wife for dowry and compelling her to commit suicide, saying he was a "victim of circumstances" and that no evidence was found to establish that he harassed her.

UP: Bride refuses to marry after groom’s family demands dowry

A girl named Madhuri in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba refused to get married after groom Subhash's family demanded dowry.

Cases against 12 for dowry in Haryana

A case has been registered against 12 persons in two separate dowry-related cases, police said on Saturday.

Goa lady magistrate booked for dowry harassment

A woman magistrate of a trial court is among three family members who have been booked in a dowry harassment case, police said on Wednesday.

Muslim cleric in Bihar opposes dowry

A Muslim cleric in Bihar has opposed a demand for dowry and issued a fatwa against organising dinner or lunch with the money received from bride's family.

Man, relatives get 2 yr-jail term for harassing wife for dowry in Delhi

A man facing trial for cruelly treating his wife for dowry has been sentenced to two years in jail by a Delhi court which observed that as a husband it was his responsibility to keep her happy but he instead "victimised her".

Woman poisoned to death by in-laws in Muzaffarnagar

A 28-year-old woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws for dowry at Buara village under Khatoli Police Station in the district, police said on Monday.

Maharashtra: Husband, in-laws held for abetting woman's suicide

A woman's husband and in-laws were arrested for allegedly torturing her for dowry following which she committed suicide, police said on Friday.

Parents-in-law get 7-year jail term in dowry death case

A Delhi court has sentenced parents-in-law of a woman to seven years in jail for treating her cruelly and harassing her for dowry, saying that the "victim died an unnatural death."

UP: Woman commits suicide after family convicted in dowry case

A woman allegedly committed suicide after her husband and in-laws were sentenced to life imprisonment in a dowry death case by a local court here.

Anti-dowry law abused but can't suspect every complaint: Court

Abuse of anti-dowry law is repeatedly increasing but every complaint cannot be suspected, a Delhi court has observed while discharging a woman accused of subjecting her brother's wife to cruelty.

Woman burnt alive by husband, in-laws for dowry in UP

A 35-year-old woman was burnt alive by her husband and in-laws over dowry demands at Lachera village here, police said.

Woman commits suicide after family convicted in dowry case in UP

A woman allegedly committed suicide after her husband and in-laws were sentenced to life imprisonment in a dowry death case by a local court here.

Pay Rs 50K to wife, child if you want bail: Delhi HC to man

The Delhi High Court has asked a man to give Rs 50,000 to his estranged wife and minor daughter as a pre-condition for granting him anticipatory bail in a dowry harassment case registered against him.

Arvind Kejriwal meets family of Neha Yadav

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.

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

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.