[

dowry

]

Latest from dowry

Submit affidavits declaring that no dowry was taken: UP officials told

All government servants married after April 31, 2004, will have to email affidavits to that effect by October 18
Uttar Pradesh government officials have been asked to submit affidavits declaring that no dowry was taken during their marriage. (Representational image)
Uttar Pradesh government officials have been asked to submit affidavits declaring that no dowry was taken during their marriage. (Representational image)
Updated on Oct 17, 2021 04:42 AM IST
Copy Link
By, Hindustan Times, Lucknow

22-year-old woman allegedly killed for dowry in Bengal village

Last week, another homemaker from Malda district, Jyotsna Mondal, 33, was allegedly poisoned to death for dowry after 13 years of marriage.
A newly married woman was allegedly strangled to death in the Kaliachak area of Bengal’s Malda district on Monday night. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A newly married woman was allegedly strangled to death in the Kaliachak area of Bengal’s Malda district on Monday night. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Mother of two killed for dowry in Bengal village 13 years after marriage: Police

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.
Police have registered a case of murder for dowry but the accused are on the run.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police have registered a case of murder for dowry but the accused are on the run.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 10:55 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Behrampore | BySreyasi Pal

Husband, in-laws booked for dowry after death of pregnant woman in Patiala

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.
HT Image
HT Image
Published on Nov 30, 2019 10:41 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Patiala

In exemplary gesture, man returns land to family which gifted it after 45 years

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.
Jagdish Bharti at his office in Betul, Madhya Pradesh.(HT PHOTO)
Jagdish Bharti at his office in Betul, Madhya Pradesh.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 11:02 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By

Woman burnt alive over dowry in Muzaffarnagar

The woman was burnt to death by her in-laws who were harassing her over dowry since her marriage one-and-half-years ago.
Woman was burnt to death by her in-laws over dowry.(AP photo)
Woman was burnt to death by her in-laws over dowry.(AP photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 01:06 PM IST
Copy Link
Muzaffarnagar | ByPress Trust of India

24-year-old woman kills herself after harassment for dowry in Gurugram

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.
A committed suicide by hanging herself.
A committed suicide by hanging herself.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 11:08 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By, Gurugram

Video shows ex-Hyderabad high court judge assaulting daughter-in-law over ‘demands for dowry’

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.
A CCTV footage of a retired Hyderabad high court Justice Nooty Ramamohana Rao, and his son beating up his son’s wife, has emerged, news website The News Minute reported on Friday.(@panditjipranam/Twitter screengrab)
A CCTV footage of a retired Hyderabad high court Justice Nooty Ramamohana Rao, and his son beating up his son’s wife, has emerged, news website The News Minute reported on Friday.(@panditjipranam/Twitter screengrab)
Updated on Sep 21, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

19-yr-old newlywed burnt to death for dowry in Panchkula

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
Copy Link
By, Panchkula

Chandigarh woman killed for dowry, body kept in freezer

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
Sadhna
Sadhna
Published on Sep 01, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Copy Link
By, Chandigarh

Woman, infant daughter burnt alive for dowry in Deoghar

Rukshana, a resident of Chetnari village under Margomunda police station limits of Deoghar, was married to Ansari in 2017.
On Sunday morning, neighbours informed police about the stench emanating from Ansari’s locked house, following which police reached the spot, and found the charred bodies.(HT Photo)
On Sunday morning, neighbours informed police about the stench emanating from Ansari’s locked house, following which police reached the spot, and found the charred bodies.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2019 08:41 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By

‘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.
At the time of her death on the midnight of March 21 due to illness and uneasiness, the woman weighed just 20 kg, they said.(HT file photo)
At the time of her death on the midnight of March 21 due to illness and uneasiness, the woman weighed just 20 kg, they said.(HT file photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 08:55 AM IST
Copy Link
Kollam | ByPress Trust of India

For a dowry of 20 Lakh, man poses as fake Bihar government servant, held

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
The fact came to the light when the girl started talking with Shankar.  He repeatedly changed his departments during their conversations(AFP)
The fact came to the light when the girl started talking with Shankar.  He repeatedly changed his departments during their conversations(AFP)
Updated on Feb 22, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Patna | ByMukesh Mishra, Patna

Pregnant woman commits suicide in Patiala, husband, in-laws booked for dowry

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
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Patiala | By

Harassed for dowry, 25-year-old commits suicide in Gurugram

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
TThe police have registered an FIR under Section 304B (dowry death) of the IPC on Friday, said, Kuldeep Kumar, station house officer(SHO), Kherki Daula police station.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
TThe police have registered an FIR under Section 304B (dowry death) of the IPC on Friday, said, Kuldeep Kumar, station house officer(SHO), Kherki Daula police station.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 04:49 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Bangladesh cricketer Mosaddek Hossain’s wife accuses him of torture over dowry

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.
Mosaddek Hossain has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13.(AFP)
Mosaddek Hossain has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to be held from September 13.(AFP)
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 11:39 PM IST
Copy Link
Dhaka | ByPress Trust of India

Bangladeshi cricketer’s wife accuses him of torture over dowry

The report said that the cricketer did not immediately respond for comments on the case.
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the fifth and final day of the first cricket Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong(AFP/Getty Images)
Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the fifth and final day of the first cricket Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong(AFP/Getty Images)
Published on Aug 27, 2018 03:24 PM IST
Copy Link
Dhaka | ByPress Trust of India

Jharkhand woman, 3 sons jump to death over dowry harassment: Police

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.
ubaida Khatoon (35) and her three sons allegedly jumped into a well on Saturday night in Nimadih village of Jharkhand.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
ubaida Khatoon (35) and her three sons allegedly jumped into a well on Saturday night in Nimadih village of Jharkhand.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Aug 19, 2018 05:59 PM IST
Copy Link
Giridih | ByPress Trust of India

Woman allegedly beaten to death over dowry in UP

The woman’s husband and mother-in-law were arrested. Her body has been sent for post mortem
The woman was beaten to death allegedly by her in-laws and husband over dowry at a village in Shamli district(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The woman was beaten to death allegedly by her in-laws and husband over dowry at a village in Shamli district(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 12, 2018 05:30 PM IST
Copy Link
Muzaffarnagar | ByPress Trust of India

Baby’s body recovered from Delhi’s Najafgarh drain, day after mother’s body found floating

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.
After a search of around two hours by professional divers, the baby’s body was found below the flyover of Najafgarh drain at Sector 16-B Dwarka.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
After a search of around two hours by professional divers, the baby’s body was found below the flyover of Najafgarh drain at Sector 16-B Dwarka.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 10, 2018 04:58 AM IST
Copy Link
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Muktsar man booked for demanding dowry, thrashing wife

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.”
(Representative Photo)
(Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 12:14 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By

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.
The victim is survived by a six-year-old child. Her sister alleged that the victim’s husband used to beat her up for dowry.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
The victim is survived by a six-year-old child. Her sister alleged that the victim’s husband used to beat her up for dowry.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
Updated on Jul 12, 2018 05:54 PM IST
Copy Link
Bareilly (UP) | ByPress Trust of India

Odisha schoolteacher demands ‘green dowry’ of 1,001 saplings

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.
Sarojkanta Biswal asked his father-in-law to give him 1001 saplings of fruit-bearing trees when the latter insisted on giving dowry.(HT Photo)
Sarojkanta Biswal asked his father-in-law to give him 1001 saplings of fruit-bearing trees when the latter insisted on giving dowry.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 09:07 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

Magistrate in Madhya Pradesh booked for rape on pretext of marriage, demanding dowry

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.
The victim alleged she is being threatened.(AP/Photo for representation)
The victim alleged she is being threatened.(AP/Photo for representation)
Published on Jun 15, 2018 12:00 AM IST
Copy Link
Press Trust of India, Jabalpur | ByPress Trust of India

MP police hunt for army soldier accused of beating bride-to-be for dowry

According to the woman, the solider and his family suddenly demanded Rs 2 lakh for a Royal Enfield motorcycle and an air-conditioner.
The woman also alleged that the soldier and his family members vanished from the wedding venue with cash and gifts after her father alerted the police.(Shutterstock/Representative image)
The woman also alleged that the soldier and his family members vanished from the wedding venue with cash and gifts after her father alerted the police.(Shutterstock/Representative image)
Published on May 13, 2018 10:38 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By

Woman burnt to death by husband, in-laws for dowry, allege kin

An FIR has been registered against the husband and three others.
(AFP/Representative Photo)
(AFP/Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2018 07:31 PM IST
Copy Link
Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India

Newly-married woman raped by husband, his two friends in Assam for not giving dowry

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.
The woman’s husband was arrested after she said he and his friends had raped her after his dowry demands were not met.(Reuters File Photo)
The woman’s husband was arrested after she said he and his friends had raped her after his dowry demands were not met.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Apr 23, 2018 07:32 AM IST
Copy Link
PTI, Karimganj | By

Bhagalpur woman forced to drink acid for dowry, dies

After the woman died on Sunday, members of her in-laws family fled from the hospital, leaving the body behind.
On Tuesday, an angry mob blocked the NH-80 that connects Bhagalpur with Jharkhand by placing the body on the road.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
On Tuesday, an angry mob blocked the NH-80 that connects Bhagalpur with Jharkhand by placing the body on the road.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 10:41 PM IST
Copy Link
Bhagalpur, Hindustan Times | By
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, January 29, 2022