Articles about Domestic Violence
27 Jun 2021
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
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
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.
08 Jun 2020
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
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 2019
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 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: 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
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 2019
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.
12 Apr 2019
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 2019
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
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 2018
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 2018
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.
16 Jul 2018
Noida: Cancer patient kills wife for refusing him sex
A 40-year-old barber in Noida slit his wife's throat as she "refused to engage in sex with him" because his mouth cancer had left a hole in his cheek, police said.
16 Jul 2018
Delhi air hostess 'commits suicide', family claims murder
An air hostess associated with Lufthansa Airlines allegedly jumped to her death Friday in Delhi's posh Panchsheel Park locality.
09 Jul 2018
UP: Woman given 'triple-talaq' by husband for serving burnt roti
A woman has complained to the police that she was given triple talaq and forced to leave her husband's house because the roti she had prepared got burnt.
30 Jun 2018
Activist, who led Kathua-rape protest, booked for domestic violence
Social activist and lawyer Talib Hussain, who led the stir in demand for justice for Kathua rape victim, has been booked for allegedly assaulting his wife and attempting to kill her for dowry.
29 Jun 2018
Andhra Pradesh: Gamble-addict man tries selling family for Rs. 6.5L
An Andhra Pradesh man, addicted to alcohol and gambling, sold his wife and children to settle his debts, but the family was thankfully rescued.
26 Jun 2018
Man bound to pay maintenance for wife, son: Delhi Court
A Delhi court rejected a man's plea to set aside an order directing him to pay Rs. 15,000 as monthly maintenance to his estranged wife and son, saying a man is duty-bound to maintain his family.
15 Jun 2018
Mumbaikars treat seniors much better than other Indian cities: Survey
The recently released HelpAge India report on abuse of the elderly in Indian cities revealed that out of 23 cities, Mumbai fared much better than most.
19 Apr 2018
India's taking provisions to protect girls. What about married women?
In the wake of the Kathua, Unnao and Surat rape cases, the central government is considering awarding death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12.
17 Apr 2018
Kolkata Police summon Mohammed Shami, his brother for questioning
Kolkata Police have summoned Mohammed Shami and his elder brother Hasib Ahmed for questioning in the complaints filed by Shami's wife Hasin Jahan.
10 Apr 2018
Carrying babies on back, Ugandan police-officers march against domestic violence
Officers of the Ugandan Police Force put up an unlikely show of protest against domestic violence last week.