dowry death

Husband and in-law sentenced lifeterm for killing wife

The Kamrup district Session court yesterday sentenced lifeterm imprisonment with fine of Rs 2000 against Shyamalendu Deb and Chandrasekhar Deb for killing Shipra Deb, wife of Shyamalendu Deb, on March 20 of 2006. Shipra Deb died of flame under doubtful condition, and her brother Tarun Dey lodged a complain demanding probe against the death of […]

The world is not eligible for you

The world is not eligible for you

Dead body of a victim killed by her in-laws for dowry. She lived in a society where the nation claims “Assamese never had culture of Dowry”. This is the culture of Assamese nation, happening daily. No media, no organization bother to shout for a moment for these cases. Police takes bribes, Doctor takes bribes for […]

Supreme Court’s Recent Directive on Dowry and Assam

Supreme Court’s Recent Directive on Dowry and Assam

By- Suajata Das A few days back, The Supreme Court asked the government to relook at the anti-dowry law (Section 498A of Indian Penal Code) stating it has been misused by women to lodge false or exaggerated complaints against husbands and their relatives accusing them of cruel behavior. Expressing concern at the increasing number of […]