Domestic violence

International golfer Sujjan Singh booked for domestic violence

Irina had filed a complaint of physical torture in November 2018 and Sujjan has been booked under sections 406 and 498A of IPC.

published on : 16th January 2020

Domestic violence tops crime against women in 2018: National Crime Records Bureau

As per the data, a total of 89,097 cases related to crimes against women was registered across India in 2018.

published on : 9th January 2020

Pakistani woman dies after being set on fire by husband

The victim, a resident of Kabirwala tehsil, was doused in petrol and set on fire by her husband and others on December 6.

published on : 9th December 2019

Woman jumps to death from 21st floor, husband detained

Upset over alleged harassment by her husband’s family, a 26-year-old woman jumped to death from the 21st floor of an apartment block in Kothanur on Monday.

published on : 4th December 2019

'The Silence and the Storm' book review: The Continuing Nightmare of Women’s Lives

Being a woman in India is a complicated business.

published on : 1st December 2019

International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women: Tens of thousands rally worldwide

Roughly 87,000 women and girls were murdered across the world in 2017, according to the United Nations.

published on : 26th November 2019

Each Kerala district to get officer to rein in dowry menace  

The district women protection officer in each district under the woman and child development department (WCD) would be given additional charge as dowry prohibition officers.

published on : 26th November 2019

Crimes against women in Delhi have dipped by 24 per cent, shows data

The data also showed that there was an increase in crimes against senior citizens in 2017 (753) in comparison with 2016 (685), and also a spike in cyber crimes.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Austria man tries to kill ex-wife with homemade bomb

Local police in Austria announced Thursday that they had arrested her former husband, and an accomplice, who admitted carrying out the attempted murder.

published on : 4th October 2019

Pakistan man cuts off wife's nose, shaves her head after petty quarrel

The neighbours told police that Shazia's husband Sajjad Ahmad would torture her quite often and used to beat her with pipes and iron roads over petty domestic matters.

published on : 17th September 2019

NRI booked for sending triple talaq on WhatsApp

Based on her complaint, police filed a case against Ashraf under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, on March 23.

published on : 10th September 2019

Woman harassed by husband over govt scheme, kills self

The deceased Mamata's parents were hesitant to apply for financial assistance under the Kalyana Lakshmi scheme as they were illiterate and her husband was angry about this.

published on : 8th September 2019

Arrest warrant issued against Mohammed Shami for domestic violence

Shami is presently in the Caribbean islands as part of the Indian Test team which is playing the second Test of the two-match series against the West Indies.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Twin suicide: Domestic violence charges slapped on accused

Meanwhile, local residents said when Lekha was being transported to the hospital in an ambulance, she said Chandran was responsible for her fate. The statements were recorded by the police. 

published on : 18th May 2019

Tough recovery ahead for 13 siblings after California couple 'ordeal'

A US couple was arrested on suspicion of torture after investigators on Sunday discovered the grim conditions in which they had been keeping their children, ages two to 29.

published on : 17th January 2018
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