Domestic Violence

Lok Adalat may cover domestic violence cases

At presently, cases under the the Motor Vehicles Act, accidents, matters related to financial institutions, criminal compoundable cases, are being settled through Lok Adalat amicably at no cost.

published on : 28th March 2021

Complaints of domestic violence against women spiked in year of lockdown: NCW data

The NCW received a total of 19,730 complaints of crimes against women in 2019 as compared to 23,722 in 2020, according to official data.

published on : 25th March 2021

On International Women's Day, wife succumbs at hospital after beaten by drunk husband in UP

Kusum got seriously injured after her husband attacked her with an iron rod when she tried to prevent him from drinking.

published on : 8th March 2021

Dubai-bound man arrested for abetting wife’s suicide

  A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with abetting the suicide of his wife Nousheera, 25, of Parappally in Ambalathara, said the police.

published on : 5th March 2021

India no country for women? Here's what the National Family Health Survey reveals

The survey carried out across 6.1 lakh sample households had significant pointers on how women are girls are treated in India. So, what does it reveal?

published on : 4th February 2021

Capital sees spike in domestic violence cases

While the rate of petty crime dropped during the lockdown, domestic violence showed a sharp increase in the district.

published on : 30th January 2021

Rs 2.23 crore distributed to 359 victims of violence

Around 360 women and children, who survived violence, have received financial aid instituted by the women and child development department.

published on : 21st January 2021

Dispose of domestic violence cases in 60 days: HC

The court found out that around 1,000 such cases were pending, in which a majority of them have come to a grinding halt, without any progress for over three years.

published on : 19th January 2021

In-laws attack woman for giving birth to two girls

The victim, Pratima Das, was rushed to Kujang hospital by her husband on Wednesday after sustaining serious head injuries.

published on : 15th January 2021

NCW received 23,722 complaints in 2020 - highest in six years, UP worst performer

Among states, the highest number of complaints were received from Uttar Pradesh at 11,872 followed by Delhi 2,635, Haryana 1,266 and Maharashtra 1,188, it added.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Battered by son, woman says ‘no complaint’, dismisses it as one-off incident

Sitting on the floor and leaning against the wall, Shahida is seen taking blows from son on her face in a video.

published on : 31st December 2020

Man arrested after video of him brutally torturing mother goes viral

The police said the incident happened a month back and the victim had then refused to lodge a complaint. Razaq was working as a private bus cleaner and is said to be a drug addict.

published on : 30th December 2020

Domestic violence remained serious concern for WCD ministry in 2020

Domestic violence remained serious concern for WCD ministry in 2020Over 5,000 complaints of domestic violence were received by the NCW in 2020.

published on : 25th December 2020

Gunman kills three French police in domestic abuse standoff

After a lengthy standoff, three police officers were killed and another injured, and the gunman fled.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Varsha Priyadarshini files fresh case against Kendrapara MP Anubhav Mohanty

Anubhav had been demanding Varsha to hand over one of the two keys of her room which was opposed by the actress.

published on : 20th December 2020
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