Constant Harassment for Dowry

Constant Dowry Harassment: A 21 year old woman died under mysterious circumstances in Nihal Vihar in outer Delhi.  Her family has alleged that she was murdered by her in-laws after constant harassment for dowry.  A case of dowry death and cruelty by husband and relatives has been registered. Reference: Times of…

Woman kills self, kin blame in-laws

NEW DELHI: A 29-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide at her house in southeast Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh on Tuesday night. Her family members, however, suspect that she was forced to take the step by her husband – a software engineer – as the couple had regular arguments. They said that her husband and…

Dowry cases double in 5 years

NEW DELHI: "It was a mistake to educate my daughter and send her to IIT. I should have saved all the money for her dowry," said Manoj Devak, waiting outside a mortuary on a hot summer evening in late May as doctors carried out an autopsy on his daughter, Manjula.…
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