Dowry Case

  • Chennai: Woman files dowry complaint against HC Judge January 22, 2014

    Chennai: The daughter-in-law of an Andhra Pradesh High Court judge on Wednesday lodged a dowry harassment complaint against him and his family members with the police. Kavya Rao, daughter of a Chennai-based businessman, handed over her complaint to senior police officials at the city police commissionerate, police said. In her complaint, she...
  • Odisha: Man suspects wife's infidelity, slashes her private parts September 30, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A man in Odisha, suspecting his wife of infidelity, allegedly tonsured her, slashed her private parts with a blade and stabbed her with a tubelight. The man has been arrested, police said on Monday. The gory incident occurred in the state capital Bhubaneswar on September 24, but came to light...
  • Former AP minister surrenders, gets bail in dowry case June 20, 2013

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Minister and Secunderabad Cantonment MLA P Shankar Rao on Wednesday surrendered before the police in connection with a dowry harassment case lodged by his daughter-in-law, and was subsequently released on bail. Rao, who had secured anticipatory bail from the Sessions Court, surrendered before the Women Police Station...
  • Mohanty's daughter, son-in-law get anticipatory bails April 9, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Orissa High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bails to ex-minister Raghunath Mohanty's daughter Rupasree and son-in-law Suvendu Madhual in the high-profile Barsa Swony Choudhury dowry torture case. Justice SC Parija directed Rupasree and Madhual to present themselves before the investigating officer of Human Rights Protection Cell (HRPC) of Odisha police....
  • Odisha: Mohanty, wife granted bail in dowry case April 2, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Former state law minister Raghunath Mohanty and his wife have been granted bail by a court in Baleshwar, Odisha. The duo was arrested in Kolkata on charges of dowry on Saturday. Mohanty's daughter-in-law Barsa Swony Choudhury had on March 14, 2013 filed an FIR against her parents-in-law, sister-in-law and...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Dowry in big fat Indian weddings May 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Eighty per cent of the bank loans are taken by people to meet dowry demands. One woman dies every hour in our country in dowry related cases. On Sunday, May 20, Aamir Khan brought home the ugly truths about giving and accepting dowry in our big fat Indian...
  • Chiranjeevi's son-in-law granted bail August 3, 2011

    Hyderabad: A local court today granted conditional bail to G Shirish Bharadwaj, son-in-law of actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, who is facing a dowry harassment case. The 13th Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court (Mahila court) ordered release of Bharadwaj on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 with two sureties of the same amount....
  • Woman on cruise ship jumps to death; in-laws booked January 3, 2010

    Gurgaon: The police in Gurgaon on Sunday lodged an FIR against a doctor and his family for the death of their daughter-in-law, who jumped to her death from a cruise ship in the Bahamas after allegedly being beaten by her husband for dowry. Gurgaon civil surgeon S S Dalal, his wife...
  • Dowry complain against Orissa Dy Speaker, son August 22, 2008

    New Delhi: The Orissa Assembly has been adjourned till Monday after Opposition uproar against the Deputy Speaker, Prahlad Dora. Dora's daughter in law Smita Majhi has lodged complaint of dowry harassment against him and his son. Twenty-one-year-old, Smita - who was married to Dora's son Chinmay (26) on July 9,...
  • Arjun Singh, family face CBI probe in dowry case July 31, 2007

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Monday decided to recommend a CBI inquiry into a complaint of alleged torture of the wife of Union HRD Minister Arjun Singh's grandson for dowry. "The state government has decided to make a request to the Centre to get the matter inquired by CBI," Home...
  • Foreign Service officer wanted dowry December 25, 2006

    Darbhanga: An Indian Foreign Service Officer has been accused of refusing to marry his fiancée after her family told him that they cannot pay the Rs 1 crore dowry he had demanded. A police complaint against Amit Kumar Mishra was registered at the Lehariasarai police station on Sunday on Rachna Kumari’s...