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.
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.
Kusum got seriously injured after her husband attacked her with an iron rod when she tried to prevent him from drinking.
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.
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?
While the rate of petty crime dropped during the lockdown, domestic violence showed a sharp increase in the district.
Around 360 women and children, who survived violence, have received financial aid instituted by the women and child development department.
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.
The victim, Pratima Das, was rushed to Kujang hospital by her husband on Wednesday after sustaining serious head injuries.
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.
Sitting on the floor and leaning against the wall, Shahida is seen taking blows from son on her face in a video.
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.
Domestic violence remained serious concern for WCD ministry in 2020Over 5,000 complaints of domestic violence were received by the NCW in 2020.
After a lengthy standoff, three police officers were killed and another injured, and the gunman fled.
Anubhav had been demanding Varsha to hand over one of the two keys of her room which was opposed by the actress.