Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.20

Dowry FIR against Ex-DGP, probe on

Former Jharkhand Director General of Police-turned BJP leader D.K. Pandey has been accused of mental harassment by his daughter-in-law in an FIR lodged with the women’s police station here, police s...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Minor killed in Tripura, 2 in custody

A court in Belonia sub-division of Tripura’s South district on Sunday sent a woman and her son to 14-day judicial custody for allegedly setting a 17-year-old girl ablaze after her family failed to m...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.19

Achieving balance in the law in an imbalanced society

When societies display imbalance, it is not always easy to reach perfect balance in the law against it. An example is the controversy surrounding the anti-dowry law. The complaint of murder for dowry ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 09.09.19

Cop shoots at girl's uncle after marriage gets cancelled

A police constable opened fire at a girl's relative in Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar after his marriage was cancelled over dowry demands, an official said on Monday.Shahrukh, posted as a constable in ...
By PTI in Muzaffarnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.19

Unusual gift: pile of books greets groom

Suryakanta Barik, 30, an English teacher at a private school in Sonarpur in South 24-Parganas, had told his prospective in-laws well in advance that he would not accept any dowry.On May 14, when Barik...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Khejuri


India  /  Published 08.12.19

17-yr-old burnt to death in Tripura, 2 arrested

A 17-year old girl was allegedly set on fire and killed by her fiance and her mother-in-law in south Tripura, after her parents failed to pay a dowry of Rs 50,000.The teenage suffered 90 per cent burn...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.20

Homemaker killed over dowry

A 22-year-old homemaker was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws on Monday within three months of her marriage as she couldn’t meet their demand for more cash and jewellery even after paying ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.18

Jamshedpur teen wife burnt alive for a bike

A young woman from Ulidih, Mango, died of severe burns in hospital early on Tuesday after allegedly being set on fire by her husband and in-laws over a two-wheeler for dowry.Nineteen-year-old Madhuri ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.19

The obstacle course of curbing population growth

Progress is rarely linear; each step forward gives rise to newer challenges. The existence of such challenges was evident in the findings of a survey which was recently made public. The survey, conduc...
By The Editorial Board


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