DOWRY HARASSMENT

  • Woman beaten to death by inlaws, family hold protest January 3, 2014

    The kin of a woman who was allegedly beaten to death by her inlaws held a protest on Friday with her body at the office of the Senior Superintendent ofPolice here in Saharanpur district seeking action against the accused. A police official said that a large group of people from the...
  • Indore: Woman industrialist goes missing October 29, 2012

    Indore: A woman director in a leading iron and steel company in Indore has gone missing, police said on Monday. Akanksha Rathi was a director in Rathi Iron and Steel. Her husband, Anirudh Rathi, had in fact, died under mysterious circumstances in Delhi in September this year. Akanksha's death adds a...
  • Delhi: 5 cases of domestic abuse in 24 hours September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Highlighting the rise in crime against women in the national capital, five cases of dowry related violence were reported in a span pf 24 hours on Sunday. Three women were found dead in the capital over the past 24 hours in three separate cases of suspected dowry harassment...
  • Delhi: 4 cases of domestic abuse in 24 hours September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Three women were found dead in the capital over the past 24 hours in three separate cases of suspected dowry harassment. In a fourth incident, a woman in Najafgarh suffered 90 per cent burns after her husband allegedly set her on fire, again for dowry. The victim is...
  • Delhi moves to save men from fake dowry cases June 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi government is following in Hyderabads footsteps with regard to arrests and probe in dowry cases. This essentially means those accused of dowry harassment will be arrested only after a thorough probe. The Delhi police chief says it has been done so as to avoid increasing misuse...
  • Woman commits suicide, parents blame inlaws May 1, 2008

    New Delhi: A 24yearold woman committed suicide because of alleged dowry harassment. Aastha Jain was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her bedroom and her suicide note blamed her inlaws and husband Amit Jain for the death. ...
  • Dowry case: Pak doc says victim was 'harassed' November 21, 2007

    Chennai: Twentythreeyearold Smalin Jenita signals victory after battling a grueling ordeal. In what could be a new twist to the incident, a Pakistani pathologist Sardar Inamullah, who rescued Smalin, confirms that her husband and inlaws had tried to push her out of a moving car. Smalin was brought to our hospital...
  • Sex twist to dowry case, NCW probes bare truth July 13, 2007

    New Delhi/Rajkot: On July 6, a young woman in Rajkot protested dowry harassment by walking seminude on the city streets. Twentytwoyearold Pooja Chauhan hit headlines after she took to the shocking form of protest alleging torture by her inlaws and husband, embarrassing the police into filing a dowry harassment case...
  • Woman strips, walks in city against dowry demand July 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Residents of Rajkot city in Gujarat were shocked on Wednesday when a woman walked on a busy road seminude to protest against dowry harassment. Pooja Chauhan, 22, alleges her husband and inlaws are harassing her for dowry and bearing a girl child. Soon after Poojas protest, police arrested her...
  • Prabhakar named in dowry case August 23, 2006

    New Delhi: A case of dowry harassment has been registered against former cricketer Manoj Prabhakar, more than four years after his estranged wife filed a complaint against him for torturing her. The case was registered against the former allrounder at Kalkaji police station in South Delhi...