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All government servants married after April 31, 2004, will have to email affidavits to that effect by October 18
Updated on Oct 17, 2021 04:42 AM IST
Last week, another homemaker from Malda district, Jyotsna Mondal, 33, was allegedly poisoned to death for dowry after 13 years of marriage.
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Berhampore |Sreyasi Pal
On Friday, the father of the dead woman, lodged a written complaint of murder for dowry at Baishnabnagar police station against her husband’s parents. Police officers said the accused couple locked the house and fled.
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 10:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Behrampore |Sreyasi Pal
The district police have booked the husband in-laws of a 29-year-old pregnant woman after postmortem reports cleared that she had died due to abdominal injuries after she was allegedly thrashed by her in-laws. The victim, Gagandeep Kaur, was pregnant when she was admitted at a private hospital where she died while undergoing treatment.
Published on Nov 30, 2019 10:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Patiala
Jagdish Bharti (49) had received 10-acre land in dowry from the grandfather of his would-be wife at his engagement when he was just four years old.
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 11:02 PM IST
The woman was burnt to death by her in-laws who were harassing her over dowry since her marriage one-and-half-years ago.
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 01:06 PM IST
Muzaffarnagar |Press Trust of India
According to the police, the woman was a native of Gurugram and got married in July 2013. Her husband is a driver with an online cab aggregator and they have two daughters.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 11:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | HT Correspondent, Gurugram
Thirty-year-old Sindhu Sharma married to Nooty Vashishta, the son of a former judge Nooty Ramamohana Rao, had filed a case of domestic violence and harassment for dowry against her in-laws in April this year.
Updated on Sep 21, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Father says she called him up 15 days back to complain that she was being harassed by her husband and in-laws for dowry
Published on Sep 04, 2019 12:56 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Panchkula
Police have arrested 24-year-old victim’s husband and mother-in-law. They hanged her from a hook with a dupatta after she fell unconscious on being beaten up
Published on Sep 01, 2019 12:57 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
Rukshana, a resident of Chetnari village under Margomunda police station limits of Deoghar, was married to Ansari in 2017.
Updated on May 13, 2019 08:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | HT Correspondent
‘Bag of a skeleton’: Woman allegedly starved to death for dowry in Kerala; husband, mother-in-law held
The woman’s husband used to do odd jobs other than welding works. The couple married in 2013. At the time of the marriage, the woman’s family had given some gold ornaments and money to the man’s family and had promised to give ₹2 lakh later.
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 08:55 AM IST
Kollam |Press Trust of India
Police said that Shakar kept the family and the girl from Jamalpur in dark by posing as a government employee posted as in secretariat in order to get married to her. He tried to dupe ₹20 lakh and a luxury vehicle of the girl’s family. The marriage was fixed and even clothes and some gifted were given to Shankar
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | , PatnaMukesh Mishra
The victim’s brother said his sister got married eight-months ago and was being harassed for dowry since the past few months.
Updated on Oct 10, 2018 09:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patiala | HT Correspondent
Jamuna, identified only by her first name, allegedly consumed poison on Thursday afternoon, when she was alone at home in Shikohpur village near Sector 78
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 04:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram |HT Correspondent
Mosaddek Hossain, 22, who married his cousin Sharmin Samira Usha six years ago, has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13-28 in the UAE.
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 11:39 PM IST
Dhaka |Press Trust of India
The report said that the cricketer did not immediately respond for comments on the case.
Published on Aug 27, 2018 03:24 PM IST
Dhaka |Press Trust of India
A police team rushed to the village when informed that Jubaida along with her three minor sons were missing at around 11 pm last night, police said.
Published on Aug 19, 2018 05:59 PM IST
Giridih |Press Trust of India
The woman’s husband and mother-in-law were arrested. Her body has been sent for post mortem
Updated on Aug 12, 2018 05:30 PM IST
Muzaffarnagar |Press Trust of India
Parents of the deceased woman, Sonika, accused her husband Pawan Singh of harassing her, following which a case of dowry death was registered against him.
Published on Aug 10, 2018 04:58 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The complainant said, “I left my husband’s house a few weeks ago after being repeatedly harassed for dowry. He even used to beat me when the demand was not met.”
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | HT Correspondent
UP woman given triple talaq over phone for dowry, dies after being locked up for one month without food and water
A case of dowry death has been registered against the husband and in-laws of a woman who was given triple talaq over phone and allegedly locked up for a month without food and water leading to her death.
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 05:54 PM IST
Bareilly (UP) |Press Trust of India
On June 21, the day before marriage, Sarojkanta Biswal’s father-in-law sent 1001 saplings, which the science teacher carried in a small van the next day during the marriage procession.
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 09:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar |Debabrata Mohanty
The victim said her family members went to accused Manoj Soni with a marriage proposal in 2015. A year later, he contacted her and invited her to a temple, promised to marry her and applied sindoor on her forehead. Thereafter, the victim said the accused had physical relation with her several times.
Published on Jun 15, 2018 12:00 AM IST
Press Trust of India, Jabalpur |Press Trust of India
According to the woman, the solider and his family suddenly demanded Rs 2 lakh for a Royal Enfield motorcycle and an air-conditioner.
Published on May 13, 2018 10:38 PM IST
An FIR has been registered against the husband and three others.
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 07:31 PM IST
Press Trust of India |Press Trust of India
The woman said her husband had demanded gold jewellery as dowry, but when his demand was not met, he along with his friends raped her on April 17.
Published on Apr 23, 2018 07:32 AM IST
PTI, Karimganj | HT Correspondent
After the woman died on Sunday, members of her in-laws family fled from the hospital, leaving the body behind.
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 10:41 PM IST
Bhagalpur, Hindustan Times | Avijit Biswas