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    India Dowry Deaths: One Woman Dies Every Hour

    Dowry deaths: One woman dies every hour PTI - Sep 1, 2013, 11.00 AM IST NEW DELHI: One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons on an average in the country, which has seen a steady rise in such cases between 2007 and 2011, according to official data. National Crime Records...
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    Legal Court Expresses Concern Over Misuse Of Dowry Laws

    <table valign="top" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td class="PageTitle">Court expresses concern over misuse of dowry laws</td></tr> <tr><td>New Delhi, Oct 8 (PTI)</td></tr> <tr><td...
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    India Our Society Has Become Sick: SC On Dowry Deaths

    Our society has become sick: SC on dowry deaths TNN, Nov 2, 2010 - THE TIMES OF INDIA NEW DELHI: Shaken by the large number of women being killed for dowry, the Supreme Court said Indian society has become sick. "The hallmark of a healthy society is the respect it shows to women. Indian...
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    Legal Death Penalty Should Be Given To Those Killing For Dowry: SC

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said that death sentence should be awarded in dowry death and bride burning cases as they fall under the "rarest of rarest" category while observing the Indian society has become totally sick and commercial. A bench of Justices Markandeya Katju and...
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    World Woman Stopped From Making Dowry Claim

    A COUPLE who wed in an arranged marriage in India are in court over claims a dowry was demanded before the wedding. The marriage was set up by their parents and took place in 2002 according to Sikh rites. The dowry issue arose during a property settlement after the couple, both Australian...
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    India Bail Plea Of Judge Couple Rejected In Dowry Harassment Case

    Tikamgarh (MP): Anticipatory bail plea of a judge couple and their son in a dowry harassment case was rejected by a local court here. District and Sessions Judge Uday Singh Behrawat rejected the anticipatory bail application of retired judge Purshottam Bhatt, his wife, Meena Bhatt and...
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    Legal Article On Dowry System

    India Together: Anti-dowry legislation destined to fail - Manushi, Issue 148 Even though MANUSHI played a leading role in bringing national attention to domestic violence and the role dowry has come to play in making women's lives vulnerable, after nearly 28 years of experience with these...
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    Legal Dowry Givers Should Also Be Prosecuted: Court

    Observing that the anti-dowry law has been reduced to a ''paper tiger'' due to the bride's family giving away dowry in many cases, a court here said they also need to be prosecuted like the groom's family to eliminate the social evil...
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    Sikh News She Died Because She Didn’t Bring An AC

    She died because she didn’t bring an AC She was driven to death, allegedly because she did not bring in an air conditioner. 22-year-old Preeti Kaur was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her room at her husband's residence in Moti Nagar. Police said she committed suicide because she was...
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    Those Who Burn Brides Need To Be Hanged: Apex Court

    Those who burn brides need to be hanged: Apex court 1 Jun 2009, 1621 hrs IST, IANS NEW DELHI: Voicing its disgust over the social evil of dowry death, the Supreme Court on Monday observed that perpetrators of bride burning "need to be hanged." The observation was made by the...
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    General She Was The Ticket To A Better Life

    She was the ticket to a better life Before Amandeep Dhillon's short life ended in her murder, she was caught between a new family in the GTA she barely knew and one back in India Hours before she flew to Toronto on May 3, 2006, Amandeep Kaur Dhillon sat in her room chatting with Pawandeep...
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    Curse Of The Dowry !

    http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=cdd4bc90-3d1c-4c07-b113-506ccbc880b6&k=1174 Surrey trio plotted murder, police allege Ludhiana: Indian cops lay charges in alleged conspiracy to kill father of young bride Fabian Dawson, Jupinderjit SinghThe Province; The Tribune, India; with...
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    Sikh News Indian Dowry Woes: Test For Law Makers

    http://allafrica.com/stories/printable/200601310454.html Indian Dowry Woes: Test for Law Makers New Vision (Kampala, UGANDA - Africa) NEWS January 31, 2006 </B> Posted to the web January 31, 2006 By Alice Emasu Kampala TWO weeks ago, Navpreet Kaur, 22, of Indian origin, residing in...
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    Sikh News Bride Burning Persists

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/29/AR2005102900729_pf.html washingtonpost.com . Indian Middle Class Grows, But Ugly Tradition Persists A young bride lived long enough to tell authorities that her husband and in-laws had set her on fire for not meeting their dowry...
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