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The atrocities against women in their matrimonial homes are on the rise, and women committing suicide unable to bear the cruelty and harassment on demand of dowry are also rampant.

Jharkhand High Court
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Jharkhand High Court: Navneet Kumar, J., upheld the conviction of the appellant- accused guilty of killing his wife within a few years

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Supreme Court: In an interesting case the Vacation Bench comprising Dinesh Maheshwari and Krishna Murari, JJ., disapproved a strange bail condition imposed

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    Karnataka High Court: Hemant Chandangoudar J. quashed the FIR against accused 5 being the woman who had illicit relations with

Chhattisgarh High Court
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Chhattisgarh High Court: A Division Bench of Arvind Singh Chandel and Sanjay K. Agrawal, JJ. dismissed the acquittal appeal being devoid of

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Allahabad High Court: Noting the brutality with wife a 22-year-old lady and mother of a one year’s infant child in causing her

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“Merit is not solely of one‘s own making. The rhetoric surrounding merit obscures the way in which family, schooling, fortune and a

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Rajasthan High Court: A Division Bench of Sandeep Mehta and Sameer Jain, JJ. allowed the appeal and quashed and set aside the

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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Jammu and Kashmir High Court: In a case alleging dowry death, Rajnesh Oswal, J., clarified the scope and applicability of Jammu and

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“A push in the right direction is required to accomplish the task of eradicating this evil which has become deeply entrenched in our society.”

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Supreme Court: Despite a slipshod investigation in a case, the 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Hima Kohli*, JJ has

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The Investigating Agency, deserves a free hand to investigate the role of the Respondent-Mother-in-law, if any, in the unnatural and untimely death of her daughter in-law.

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Supreme Court of India: In an appeal regarding dowry death case the Division Bench of Navin Sinha and R. Subhash Reddy, JJ.,

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Allahabad High Court: Dinesh Pathak, J., addressed a matter of dowry death and upheld the lower court’s decision. Factual Matrix An FIR

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Supreme Court: In a case relating to dowry death, where it was argued by the accused that without any charges under Section

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Supreme Court: In a case relating to dowry death, the bench of NV Ramana*, CJ and Aniruddha Bose, J has said that

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“When the legislature used the words, “soon before” they did not mean “immediately before”. Rather, they left its determination in the hands of the courts.”

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Supreme Court: The bench of Navin Sinha and Krishan Murari, JJ has held that there cannot be any rigid standard or yardstick

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Delhi High Court: Subramonium Prasad, J., expressed that: “Courts must not close its eyes to the fact that it is the victim

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“To expect that the family of the deceased should be scouring the pages of the print and electronic media before reporting the crime is a mockery of the human condition.”