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Thursday, May 13, 2021



Ayesha suicide: Despite one death every hour, the menace of dowry persists

March 05, 2021 6:21 pm

Stories of harassment and deaths over dowry cut across class, financial, educational and religious barriers. Though dowry was made illegal decades ago, the crime is still rarely reported to the police

Fashion designer urges people to 'say no to dowry' with latest bridal collection

February 11, 2021 4:53 pm

Pictures of the bridal collection, featuring a young bride, have been going viral

‘Kept taking beatings to save my marriage’: Man arrested after wife files complaint

February 06, 2020 12:24 pm

According to the FIR, the accused and his family, was given more than 17 pieces of jewellery along with a total expenditure of 10 lakhs on the wedding.

Happy Daughters' Day 2019: History, Importance and why we celebrate Daughters' Day

September 22, 2019 6:35 pm

Daughters' Day 2019 Date: Since we have a dedicated day for mothers and fathers, it is only apposite to have one for daughters as well.

Delhi: Woman set on fire, 10-year-old daughter calls cops

August 19, 2019 3:29 am

The girl was returning home after tuition with her younger sisters, when she heard her mother screaming from inside their house. The children went in and saw their mother’s clothes were burning.

Mumbai: 29-year-old CA, parents booked for ‘calling off wedding over dowry’

May 15, 2019 1:00 am

The groom’s family had reportedly asked the bride’s family to give 10 tola gold and also arrange for the wedding expenses.

Hyderabad: Techie commits suicide over alleged 'dowry harassment'

September 30, 2018 7:24 pm

The woman hung herself from the ceiling fan of the bedroom after bolting the door from inside. Her father alleged that her in-laws started harassing her for dowry since August.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman beaten to death over dowry

August 12, 2018 5:17 pm

The woman's husband and mother-in-law were arrested. Her body has been sent for post-mortem, Circle Officer said. The complainant has alleged that his daughter was being harassed over dowry since her marriage in 2015, the officer said.

Maneka Gandhi writes to IT minister seeking blocking of dowry calculator website

May 31, 2018 4:00 pm

On filling out categories like, age, caste, profession, monthly income, skin colour etc., of the prospective groom, the website calculates the amount of dowry the potential groom can expect to receive.

‘Dowry demand not met’, man calls off wedding; three booked

May 15, 2018 3:59 am

The father of the 29-year-old woman filed a complaint on Sunday. “...We had contacted Sachin Paralkar’s family through a friend and a meeting was fixed at Star Mall in Dadar on November 25, last year.”