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anti-dowry law

6,450 dowry deaths in 2022: Shahana’s suicide brings under the spotlight the chronic social evil afflicting modern India

A World Bank blog published in 2021 said dowry is not just a social evil endemic to the Hindu society but also afflicts the Muslim society significantly.

Madhya Pradesh: Three years after eloping with a man named Waseem against her family’s wishes, Jain girl commits suicide

A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against Waseem and his family under Indian Pena Code (IPC) Sections 304B (dowry death) and 498A (dowry harassment).

‘Go die and send me a video of your death’: Ayesha’s husband Arif had told her on the phone just before her suicide

Ayesha's video message just before her suicide had gone viral on social media. She was allegedly being harassed by her husband and in-laws for dowry.

Flipkart cofounder Sachin Bansal’s wife files police complaint, alleges dowry harassment

The dowry harassment allegations have been filed against Sachin Bansal, his parents Kiran Bansal and Satprakash Bansal, and Sachin's brother Nitin Bansal. The complaint was filed on February 28.

Madhya Pradesh: Man gives Triple talaq to wife calling her ‘obese’, arrested

While the husband has been arrested, the mother is said to be absconding.

Supreme Court scraps no arrest rule under 498A, says earlier verdict fell in ‘legislative sphere’

The Supreme Court also remarked that the misuse of section 498A could result in a social disaster.

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