Dowry Death

  • Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowry: Report 01-09-2013 07:33 PM

    New Delhi:One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons on an average in the country, which has seen a steady rise in such cases between 2007 and 2011, according to official data. National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures state that 8,233 dowry deaths were reported in 2012 from...
  • Mumbai: Woman commits suicide as husband watches on a webcam 23-05-2013 09:23 AM

    Mumbai: A 27-year-old woman allegedly hanged herself while her husband watched with horror through a laptop webcam in Mumbai. The woman was chatting with her husband and had an argument after the parents of the man allegedly forced him to call off their wedding. The man, the police say, frantically...
  • Delhi: Woman consumes poison outside a metro station 29-04-2013 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman committed suicide by consuming poison outside a Metro station in the national capital, police said on Sunday. Her husband and in-laws have been arrested for alleged dowry harassment. "Shilpa was found lying unconscious outside Dwarka Sector 12 Metro Station in the morning. She was spotted...
  • Twist in Gurgaon suicide case, husband arrested 08-07-2011 08:03 AM

    New Delhi: Twenty eight-year-old Ruchi Bhuttan in Gurgaon who was found hanging in her house on Tuesday. The police have now recovered her personal diary. It seems from the contents of the diary, that she was pushed to commit suicide. Two days after she was found hanging from her house...
  • Gurgaon: Woman found dead, harassed for dowry? 06-07-2011 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: Twenty eight-year-old Ruchi Bhuttan was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her flat in the posh DLF Phase 2 area of Gurgaon. But while it may seem like suicide, her family alleges that Ruchi was being harassed for dowry by her husband. Ruchi's sister said, "She called...
  • Hyderabad: woman killed over dowry demands 28-06-2011 08:13 AM

    Hyderabad: Mayuri Yadav, 25, niece of Secunderabad Congress MP Anjan Kumar Yadav was found burnt to death in her house in Hyderabad, allegedly for dowry. Her charred body was found by neighbours and relatives, who then alerted the police. While Mayuri's father is accusing her in-laws of harassing her- they...
  • Niece of Secunderabad Congress MP found dead 27-06-2011 10:03 AM

    New Delhi: The niece of Secunderabad Congress MP Anjan Kumar Yadav was found dead in her Hyderabad home on Sunday evening. The family says she was being harassed for dowry. The family members of the Congress MP allege that Mayuri was burnt to death following dowry harassment. A case has...
  • Girl dies after man cancels marriage for dowry 09-02-2011 08:51 AM

    Rewari: A young girl on Monday died of low blood pressure apparently caused due to depression after the boy with whom her marriage was fixed refused to tie the knot as her parents expressed their inability to meet his dowry demands, police said. The family of Kanchan, a resident of...
  • Dowry practice claims another life in Delhi 26-11-2008 01:18 PM

    A newly-married woman was found dead sabzi Mandi area. ...
  • Zindagi Live: Dowry deaths, a curse that lives on 03-11-2008 12:51 AM

    What happens when dreams of a bride turn into a nightmare? ...
  • Cops say air hostess killed self, family cries murder 10-06-2008 01:52 AM

    Karachi: Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and allrounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan series is bigger than the Ashes. Besides Afridi, Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said that fans from both sides of the border are always eager to...
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  • Dowry claims life, guilty scot free 20-08-2006 01:28 PM

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