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Domestic Violence
World  /  Published 17.11.20

Tibetan farmer’s death shocks China

Lhamo, a Tibetan farmer in southwestern China, lived her life mostly outdoors and shared it online, posting videos of herself cooking, singing and picking herbs in the mountains around her village. By...
By Elsie Chen in New York

India  /  Published 16.10.20

Estranged wife cannot be thrown out of home

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By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Accused of hooch trade by husband, woman held

A middle-aged “entrepreneur” was arrested from her home in a North 24-Parganas village on Saturday after her husband filed a complaint with the police alleging that she sold illicit countr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Haroa

India  /  Published 08.09.20

Domestic violence case against BJD MP deferred

Earlier, Mohanty had told the media he was yet to get a legal notice in the matter. The DPO has contacted Mohanty, but is yet to record his statement on the allegations made by Varsha. However, the D...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 07.09.20

Marital strife hits MP, actress

The actress alleged that Anubhav had extra martial affairs. She said during lockdown she remained alone in Cuttack while Anubhav was in Delhi. On the other hand in his petition, Anubhav denied these ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Arts  /  Published 01.08.20

Narrativizing domestic violence

On June 21, as a sultry afternoon melted into a rain-drenched evening, a rather nondescript roof of a South Calcutta apartment became the site of the making of theatre history of sorts, with Bond...
By Dipankar Sen in

World  /  Published 18.07.20

Coercion finger at Johnny Depp

A friend of US actress Amber Heard told London’s High Court on Friday that a lawyer for Hollywood star Johnny Depp had pressured her to say unfavourable things about the actress. Depp, 57, is s...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 03.07.20

NCW received 2,043 complaints of crimes against women in June

  The NCW has received 2,043 complaints of crimes committed against women in June, the highest in the last eight months. According to the National Commission for Women (NCW) data, 452 complaint...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Spike in domestic violence cases amid lockdown: NCW

The National Commission for Women has received over 250 complaints since the country-wide lockdown was imposed to control the spread of coronavirus out of which 69 were cases of domestic violence, and...
By PTI in New Delhi


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