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Domestic Abuse
India  /  Published 08.11.21

Domestic violence: SC notice to Centre on PIL seeking infrastructure facilities for women

  The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking adequate infrastructure across the country for providing effective legal aid to women abused in matrimonial homes ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 05.10.21

Zverev under ATP probe

The ATP has launched an internal investigation into allegations of domestic abuse against German tennis player Alexander Zverev by his ex-girlfriend Olga Sharypova, the men’s tennis governing bo...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 15.09.21

Dissent cases on the rise: NRCB report

The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown resulted in a drop in traditional crimes like theft, robbery, and assault on women and children in 2020, but there was a drastic jump in disobedience t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.07.21

Women's Commission eyes 24x7 helpline

The National Commission for Women will be starting a 24-hour helpline to provide immediate assistance to women facing domestic violence and sexual harassment. The new helpline, scheduled to be launch...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.06.21

Kerala women’s panel chief forced out

The chairperson of the Kerala Women’s Commission, M.C. Josephine, resigned on Friday after her insensitivity towards a victim of domestic abuse seeking succour on a television programme created ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

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World  /  Published 01.08.20

Consulate to help abused UAE Indian to go home

The Indian Consulate in Dubai has offered support to repatriate an Indian woman in the UAE whose video of domestic abuse and appeals for help went viral on social media, according to a report. The vi...
By PTI in Dubai

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Men run campaign against ‘rising domestic violence’

Some men who have been trained to think that cooking or fetching water do not make them lesser men have been busy with a campaign to stop “rising cases of domestic violence” in their neigh...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Teenager ‘admits’ father murder

A 15-year-old boy walked into Rajarhat police station late on Saturday and told officers that he had hacked his father with an axe after he saw him beating up his mother, police said.The duty officer ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.06.20

No increase in domestic violence during lockdown: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani has debunked claims that the coronavirus-induced lockdown led to an increase in cases of domestic violence against women.Replying to a question that the lockdown has increa...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.20

Other germs

Staying at home during a highly contagious global pandemic can save a number of lives. But what about the lives that such confinement will inevitably endanger? This has been a growing concern ever sin...
By The Editorial Board


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