• The observations came while hearing an appeal filed by

    Dowry death crime against society, shall be dealt with iron hand: Supreme Court

    India | August 19, 2022 22:21 IST

    Supreme Court on dowry death: A bench of Justices M R Shah and B V Nagarathna said the legislative intent of incorporating Section 304­B (dowry death) of the Indian Penal Code was to curb the menace of dowry death with a firm hand.

  • A former bureaucrat in the Central government, his wife and their son were convicted on Wednesday of

    Former bureaucrat, wife and son sent to jail for dowry death

    India | July 31, 2019 20:14 IST

    Swatantra Kumar Jain, 72, wife Kamla Jain, 65, and their son Anurag Jain, 37, were also slapped with a fine of Rs 1.80 lakh by Additional Sessions Judge Indrapreet Singh Josh. Jain retired as a deputy secretary in the Central government, his wife retired as an official in the Union Public Service Commission, while their son was educated abroad and worked at a private company in Noida.

  • bombay hc confirms life sentence to man mother in dowry

    Bombay HC confirms life sentence to man, mother in dowry death case

    India | June 19, 2013 16:17 IST

    Mumbai, Jun 19: In a case of dowry death, the Bombay High Court has confirmed the life sentence awarded to a man and his mother for the murder of the former's wife.  The duo were