Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Dowry

Doctor in Kerala takes own life as colleague’s ‘exorbitant dowry demand’ scuttles marriage plans; colleague arrested

A young doctor at a government medical college died by suicide after another doctor from the same institute, with whom she had made plans for marriage, backed out because her family could not meet his exorbitant dowry demands.

Kerala dowry death: 10-year jail for dismissed govt staffer for driving wife to kill self

A Kerala court on Tuesday sentenced a dismissed state government employee Kiran Kumar to 25-year (concurrent) rigorous imprisonment and fined him Rs 12.55 lakh for driving his wife Vismaya to die by suicide last year by harassing her over dowry.

To prevent dowry, Muslim Personal Law Board launches campaign

The Social Reform Committee of All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday has launched a campaign to "make marriages simple, easy and prevent unnecessary ceremonies and customs, especially demands of dowry, oppression on daughters and daughters-in-law."

Ayeshas and the institution of dowry

There has been an alarming increase in the number of dowry deaths in the past few years. In 2015, 7,634 cases were reported and from about 19 per day in 2001 to 21 per day in 2016 are reported cases of dowry death by NCB data.

Reasoning the Dowry System to the Sociology Students in a College in Bangalore

A picture of a page from a study material has been going viral in the social media, which states the advantages of dowry system. The material has been provided to a sociology class of 60 stating the different cons of a menace which is in actuality, backdropping a nightmare of the indian society.