Domestic Violence: News

18 Apr 2023


Jonathan Majors dropped by management firm amid domestic violence case

Hollywood actor Jonathan Majors lost a large chunk of his representatives in the wake of his ongoing domestic violence case in New York.

23 Aug 2022


Woman forced to bathe publicly to 'conceive son', case filed

In a horrific incident, a woman from Pune, Maharashtra, was compelled by her husband and in-laws to bathe naked in public as part of a "ritual" recommended by a local occultist in order to conceive a son.

22 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

Trouble over tea: Delhi man attacks family, daughter dies

A jarring incident in Delhi led to the death of an 18-year-old girl after she was allegedly attacked by her father during a domestic fight.

05 Jul 2022


Judith Chemla details domestic violence experience, shares pictures of injuries

French actor Judith Chemla opened up about suffering at the hands of her daughter's father on Sunday.

02 Jul 2022

Women Safety

Actor Surbhi Tiwari alleges domestic violence; to divorce husband soon

A major trouble is brewing in Hindi TV actor Surbhi Tiwari's paradise.

27 Nov 2021


Are husbands justified in beating their wives? What Indians think

The fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) reveals there is a long way to go as far as attitudes toward domestic violence are concerned.

20 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

A woman died after being brutally assaulted by her husband for at least two straight days in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

28 Aug 2021

Madhya Pradesh

'Don't arrest him,' woman tells cops after husband stitches genitals

A man in Madhya Pradesh stitched up his wife's private parts as he suspected she was cheating on him.

04 Aug 2021


Honey Singh's wife accuses him of domestic violence, emotional abuse

Hirdesh Singh—known by his stage name Yo Yo Honey Singh—has been accused of physical, mental, and emotional abuse by his wife.

31 Jul 2021

Sexual Assault

Pakistan's women lawmakers demand public hanging of all rapists

Women lawmakers of Pakistan have unanimously demanded the public hanging of all rapists to curb rising cases of harassment and abuse of women and children in the country.

27 Jun 2021

Karan Mehra

Domestic violence: Mumbai Police registers case against actor Karan Mehra

In the latest development to the alleged domestic abuse case against actor Karan Mehra, the Mumbai Police have registered a case against him.

26 Jun 2021

Himachal Pradesh

Dharamshala BJP MLA accused of mental, physical torture by wife

Dharamshala BJP MLA Vishal Nehriya has been accused by his HPAS officer wife of physical and mental torture.

28 Sep 2020

Madhya Pradesh

MP: DG rank officer brutally beats wife; captured on video

A disturbing video of Madhya Pradesh's Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, Purushottam Sharma, where the officer is seen brutally assaulting his wife, has been doing the rounds on social media since Monday morning.

06 Sep 2020


Odisha: BJD MP's wife accuses him of torture; moves court

Actor-turned-politician and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Anubhav Mohanty has been accused of domestic violence and torture by his wife, Odia film actor Varsha Priyadarshini.

01 Aug 2020


Google Cloud employee fired over domestic violence allegations

Alphabet Inc. has reportedly fired a Google Cloud employee after allegations of domestic violence surfaced against him.

Smriti Irani claims domestic violence didn't increase during lockdown

Locked down India became disastrous for some women, who had to share the same roof with their abusers round the clock. Several reports suggested that domestic violence saw a spike after March when restrictions were enforced to contain coronavirus' spread.

24 May 2020


Mumbai: Man booked for thrashing wife over cooking 'tasteless' khichdi

In a shocking incident, a 39-year-old man allegedly assaulted his wife over her cooking in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

24 Apr 2020


Sona accuses Kartik of planting negative stories about her

Singer Sona Mohapatra has accused Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan of having his publicists to push negative stories about her in the media.

27 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

He urinated on me: BJP minister's wife alleges domestic violence

A minister of Yogi Adityanath's government has been accused of domestic violence by his wife, who claimed she apprised the Chief Minister and Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it too.

Arrest warrant issued against Mohammed Shami: Details here

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami is once again at the center of controversy after an arrest warrant was issued against him.

12 Aug 2019

Shweta Tiwari

Shweta Tiwari faces domestic violence again, files complaint against husband

Shweta Tiwari, popularly known as Prerna from Kasautii Zindagii Kay, has filed a police complaint against her second husband Abhinav Kohli.

10 Aug 2019

Delhi Police

Delhi: Former BJP MLA booked for allegedly raping daughter-in-law

A former MLA of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was booked for allegedly raping his daughter-in-law on the intervening night of December 31 and January 1, this year, Delhi police said on Saturday.

11 Jun 2019

Tamil Nadu

Woman pushed out of moving SUV, allegedly by her in-laws

In a shocking incident, a woman from Tamil Nadu was thrown out of a moving car, allegedly by her in-laws. The incident, which was captured on CCTV footage, took place in Coimbatore last month.

Even brother-in-law can be asked to pay alimony: SC

Under the domestic violence law, the brother-in-law of the aggrieved complainant can be ordered to pay alimony, the Supreme Court underlined.

30 Apr 2019


Woman dies after husband drags her from second-floor to ground-floor

A woman died after her husband dragged her from their second-floor residence to the ground-floor following a heated argument, a police official said yesterday.

TV actress Somya Seth hints at husband's criminal background

Last week Navya actress Somya Seth shocked everybody by revealing that her marriage to Arun Kapoor was abusive.

Abused woman can file case from place of shelter: SC

The Supreme Court today held that a woman driven out of her matrimonial home can file a criminal case against her estranged spouse and in-laws at a place where she has taken shelter.

06 Apr 2019


Did 'Navya' actress Somya Seth hint at facing domestic violence?

It's been eight years since actress Somya Seth became an overnight star with Star Plus' Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal.

07 Mar 2019


'Baghban' actress Arzoo Govitrikar files domestic abuse case against husband

Actress Arzoo Govitrikar, who is known for her role in Baghban, has filed domestic violence case against her husband Siddharth Sabharwal.

03 Feb 2019


Modi-bhakts married each other; woman now accuses husband of torture

A few days back, a tweet from a youngster in Gujarat went viral which had a picture of him with a girl, both wearing 'NaMo Again' T-shirts.

17 Dec 2018


Gujarat: Man beat ex-wife over WhatsApp display picture

People who are short-tempered are often known to be aggressive and can easily get enraged over petty issues.

11 Dec 2018


Woman wakes up from coma, accuses husband, in-laws of murder

Domestic violence is a concerning issue in India and cases of violence against women keep emerging almost regularly.

11 Nov 2018


One-third of married women in India experience spousal violence: Study

Almost one-third of all married women in India have experienced spousal violence, says a study which calls gender-based violence as one of the most serious concerns in the country.

21 Sep 2018

Crime Against Women

Delhi: Army Major booked for domestic abuse, demanding dowry

An Army Major has been booked for allegedly subjecting his wife to domestic abuse and demanding dowry, the police said today.

Bangladeshi cricketer's wife accuses him of torture over $12,000 dowry

Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat's wife has accused him of driving her out of their home and torturing her over dowry, reported.

13 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man bites off wife's nose, arrested

A man bit off a part of his wife's nose, suspecting her of having illicit relations with other men, police said.

26 Jul 2018


Of abused NRI wives and their struggle to break free

Neha Rastogi worked with Apple and lived in Silicon Valley. She had a good education, an illustrious career, a four-year-old daughter and an abusive husband.

25 Jul 2018


Why can't even privileged women move out of abusive marriages?

A 39-year-old independent woman, who married the love of her life, earns a six-figure salary, is a fauji-kid, travels abroad. A life we all want.

19 Jul 2018


'Husband locked me up': Airhostess told friends minutes before 'suicide'

Minutes before allegedly jumping from the terrace of her Delhi home last week, a Lufthansa airhostess had messaged a friend saying her husband had locked her in a room, and sought help from her, police said.

17 Jul 2018


Airhostess 'suicide': Husband wanted money she got from flat's sale

Three days after a Lufthansa air hostess in Delhi was found dead after falling from her terrace, police arrested her husband, whom her parents have accused of harassing and abusing her.