Domestic Violence: News
18 Apr 2023Hollywood
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 2022Pune
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 2022Delhi 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 2022Instagram
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 2022Women 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 2021NFHS
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 2021Uttar 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 2021Madhya 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 2021Bollywood
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 2021Sexual 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 2021Karan 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 2021Himachal 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 2020Madhya 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 2020Odisha
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 2020Twitter
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.
08 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
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 2020Mumbai
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 2020Bollywood
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 2019Narendra 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.
02 Sep 2019Cricket: News, Stats and more!
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 2019Shweta 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 2019Delhi 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 2019Tamil 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.
26 May 2019Supreme Court Of India
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 2019Gurugram
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.
12 Apr 2019United States of America
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.
09 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
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 2019Instagram
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 2019Entertainment
'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 2019Twitter
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 2018Gujarat
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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018Crime 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.
27 Aug 2018Cricket: News, Stats and more!
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, Bdnews24.com reported.
13 Aug 2018Uttar 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 2018India
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 2018India
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 2018BMW
'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 2018BMW
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.