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Housewife killed for dowry in...

Housewife killed for dowry in...

Nation

Tue, Aug 13 2019

Deceased found hanging from ceiling

2 sentenced to death for killing woman...

2 sentenced to death for killing woman...

Court

Mon, Aug 5 2019

Abdul Alim killed his wife with the help of a friend

When a false accusation is made

When a false accusation is made

Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed

Sun, Jul 28 2019

The law should never be misused

Woman killed for dowry

Woman killed for dowry

Nation

Mon, Jun 3 2019

The deceased was identified as Arifa Akhter, 20, daughter of Alam Mia

Do you dare to be a woman?

Do you dare to be a woman?

Proma Gulshan

Sat, Apr 27 2019

Even the most open-minded families are not fully free from misogyny and sexism

A step backwards

A step backwards

Nafiz Ahmed

Tue, Apr 16 2019

Existing laws against dowry are entirely unhelpful

Hero Alom lands in jail in domestic...

Hero Alom lands in jail in domestic...

Court

Thu, Mar 7 2019

His wife was hospitalized after the incident at the Bogra home on Tuesday night

Hero Alom detained for allegedly assaulting...

Hero Alom detained for allegedly assaulting...

Crime

Wed, Mar 6 2019

In the complaint against Alom, his father-in-law has alleged that the internet star thrashed his wife...

Man jailed for 14 years for torturing...

Man jailed for 14 years for torturing...

Court

Tue, Aug 14 2018

The court also fined the convict, 35-year-old Awlad Hossain, Tk25,000

Odhikar: 418 rapes in seven months

Odhikar: 418 rapes in seven months

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 2 2018

The July report shows a disturbing rise in instances of child rape

New law proposes 5-year jail time for...

New law proposes 5-year jail time for...

Parliament

Mon, Jun 25 2018

The draft law has been prepared rearranging the original Dowry Prohibition Act, 1980 and its subsequent...

Drowning in dowry

Drowning in dowry

Miti Sanjana

Fri, May 18 2018

'Proper education and financial independence is the best dowry that any parent can ever give to their...

Cabinet approves revised dowry law

Cabinet approves revised dowry law

Law & Rights

Mon, May 7 2018

The cabinet simultaneously proposed slapping of an amount of Tk50,000 for demanding or giving dowry

Husband, father-in-law held for torturing...

Husband, father-in-law held for torturing...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jan 19 2018

The victim's husband and father-in-law were arrested on Friday morning, but her mother-in-law is still...

Woman beaten dead by husband, in-laws...

Woman beaten dead by husband, in-laws...

Nation

Thu, Dec 7 2017

The husband and his family has gone into hiding since the incident, according to their neighbours

Court denies bail to pop singer Mila’s...

Court denies bail to pop singer Mila’s...

Court

Sun, Oct 15 2017

Pervez Sanjary, a pilot of a privately-run domestic airline company, was arrested on October 5 following...

Man reportedly kills newborn, tries...

Man reportedly kills newborn, tries...

Crime

Fri, Oct 13 2017

In-laws allege that Raju Khan carried out the barbaric crimes after failing to squeeze them for...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny indicted in ICT...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny indicted in ICT...

Court

Thu, Oct 12 2017

The national cricketer is also accused in two more cases filed by his wife Nasrin Sultana

Housewife brutally tortured for dowry,...

Housewife brutally tortured for dowry,...

Nation

Mon, Jul 17 2017

Manu Mia married Roksana, the only daughter of Rafiqul Islam from Panbazar village, about a year ago...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny gets bail in...

Cricketer Arafat Sunny gets bail in...

Court

Mon, Jul 17 2017

An arrest warrant was issued against him on Sunday

Arrest warrant issued against cricketer...

Arrest warrant issued against cricketer...

Court

Sun, Jul 16 2017

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Zakir Hossain Tipu framed the charges against Sunny after rejecting...