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News  /  Published 23.08.22

Calcutta High Court rejects dual probe plea in Rashika case

The Alipore court has rejected a plea from Kushal Agarwal, arrested in connection with the death of his wife Rashika Jain, to direct the team that is probing the death to investigate a case lodged by ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.08.22

Husband, in-laws named as accused in Rashika death case chargesheet

Kolkata police have submitted a chargesheet in connection with the death of young homemaker Rashika Jain, who had died after falling from a height at her in-laws’ Alipore residence in southwest ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Alipore

News  /  Published 23.07.22

Rashika husband’s custody extended till July 26

Kushal Agarwal, the husband of homemaker Rashika Jain who died last year after falling from height at her in-laws’ place, was re-sent to police custody on Friday. The police remand was extended...
By Our Special Correspondent in Alipore

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.22

Back in police custody

Kushal Agarwal, the husband of homemaker Rashika Jain who died last year after falling from height at her in-laws’ place, was re-sent to police custody on Friday. The police remand was extended...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Husband arrested for Rashika Jain’s death

Kushal Agarwal, husband of Rashika Jain, who had died after falling from a height at her in-laws' Alipore house in February 2021, was arrested on Wednesday night from his Alipore home in southwest...
By Our Special Correspondent in Alipore

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West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

Dowry murder with ‘live wire’

A homemaker was allegedly electrocuted by her in-laws for dowry in Nadia’s Bhimpur on Tuesday night. The victim’s eight-year-old daughter reportedly informed her maternal grandparents tha...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.05.22

10-year jail for Vismaya husband

A court in Kerala on Tuesday sentenced a former government employee to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment for dowry harassment and domestic violence that led his wife Vismaya N. Nair to commit suic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.05.22

Husband guilty in Vismaya case

A trial court in Kerala on Monday found a former government employee guilty of dowry harassment and domestic violence that led to his wife taking her own life in a case that had rocked the state and p...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Letters to the Editor: When dowry gets the veneer of respectability

Twisted logic Sir — The progressive, urban Indian family no longer asks for or provides a dowry during marriage. But does that mean that this reprehensible social custom has been rooted out for...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.22

Woman falls prey to dowry violence

In yet another incident of dowry violence in the country, a 24-year-old Ranchi woman, married to a Dhanbad-based auto driver, was mercilessly beaten and pushed into the coke oven by her...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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