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Tag: Domestic Violence

'Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh Has Extramarital Affairs' - Wife Files Domestic Violence Case Against Him

Famous rapper and music composer Hirdesh Singh, professionally known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, has found himself in a legal controversy.

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Women Face Domestic Violence Even Today: Actress Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia

Mumbai: Actress Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia, who plays the lead role in the telly series Choti Sarrdaarni, will be seen tackling domestic violence in an upcoming episode of the show. The actress says it is a serious issue that women face even today. “Domestic violence is a very serious issue that women face even today.Being a […]

Woman Can Stay In Shared Households Of Husband's Kin Under DV Act: SC

New Delhi: In a ruling expanding the meaning of “shared household” under the domestic violence act, the Supreme Court on Thursday held that a woman can seek the right to stay in her in-laws’ house, where she lived for some time due to her relationship. A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and […]

Varsha Priyadarshini Moves SC Seeking Transfer Of Anubhav Mohanty's Divorce Petition To Cuttack Court

Cuttack: Ollywood actress and wife of BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty- Varsha Priyadarshini, has moved the Supreme Court urging transfer of the divorce petition filed by her husband at Delhi’s Patiala House court to a family court in Cuttack, Odisha. The MP on the other hand filed a caveat in the Apex Court requesting to hear […]

Will Not Accept Barsha Priyadarshini In This Or Any Birth: MP Anubhav Mohanty

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP from Kendrapara Anubhav Mohanty, who finds himself in trouble after his wife and Ollywood actress Barsha Priyadarshini moved court alleging domestic violence against him, today clarified that he and his family would never accept Barsha. While lashing it out at a member of human rights activist for allegedly backstabbing him, Anubhav took […]

Two Persons Entered My Bedroom, Clicked Photos: Barsha Priyadarshini

Cuttack: Ollywood actor Barsha Priyadarshini has filed a complaint at Purighat Police Station here on Tuesday seeking protection after two persons entered her bedroom yesterday and clicked photographs. Barsha alleged in the complaint that two persons, who work in actor-turned-politician AnubhavMohanty’s residence at Nandi Sahi in Cuttack, entered her bedroom yesterday evening while she was […]

Seven women report domestic violence in Odisha
7 Women Report Domestic Violence During Phone-Up Programme Of Odisha Police

Bhubaneswar: Seven women have complained of abuse when the Odisha Police made calls to them, as part of the ‘Phone-Up’ programme – which is aimed at curbing domestic violence in the State, a top officer said. A total of 304 calls were made on Saturday to women, who had in the past reported domestic abuse, […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: Odisha launched WhatsApp no to curb domestic violence

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government here on Wednesday launched a WhatsApp number — 7205006039 — for reporting cases of domestic violence during the Covid-19 lockdown. It was launched by the Women and Child Development Department, which already has a women helpline number 181. Also Read: Odisha Appoints 6 Senior Officers To Tackle COVID-19 In Bhubaneswar “The WCD […]

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Domestic violence victims need not visit police stations during lockdown: Odisha DGP

Bhubaneswar: Hours after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked law enforcers to take stern action against people involved in domestic violence, Odisha Police on Tuesday said complainants need not go to police stations for lodging FIRs during the lockdown period. The police will reach the complainant upon receiving a call and also lodge an FIR, if […]

COVID-19 Lockdown: NCW Launches WhatsApp Number To Report Domestic Violence

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) launched a WhatsApp number on Friday to report cases of domestic violence, which have seen a rise during the COVID-19 lockdown period. The NCW said the WhatsApp number –7217735372 — is in addition to the online complaint links and emails which are already operational. “This is an […]

Lockdown Impact: Domestic Violence Cases Have Increased- NCW

New Delhi: The 21-day nationwide Lockdown impact after the Coronavirus outbreak has resulted in an increase in domestic violence cases in India, the National Commission of Women (NCW) said on Thursday. “There have been different kinds of complaints related to the domestic violence, in which husbands are abusing them (women) and calling them COVID-19,” NCW […]

Kids Of Abused Mothers 50% More Likely To Have Low IQ

London: Children of women who reported domestic violence during pregnancy or the first six years of the child’s life are almost 50 per cent more likely to have low IQ (intelligence quotient), researchers have found. The study, published in the journal Wellcome Open Research, revealed that only 13 per cent children whose mothers didn’t experience […]

One-Third Of Pak's Criminal Cases Are Of Domestic Violence

Islamabad: In the case of Pakistan, which ranks sixth on the list of the most dangerous countries for women, it is not possible to change gendered social norms regarding domestic violence by only focusing on legal reform, according to a recent report published in the Journal of International Womens Studies. “Women are subjected to violence that […]

Man Thrashes Wife To Death After Minor Altercation

Baripada: A minor scuffle turned fatal after a woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband in Purnachandrapur Village under Morada Police limits in Mayurbhanj district. According to sources, Jena Bhakta belonging to Purnachandrapur village had an argument with his wife on some domestic issues. However, in the heat of the moment, Jena allegedly […]

'Newly-wed woman hammered to death by in-laws in Ganjam'

Ganjam: A newly married woman was bludgeoned to death with a hammer allegedly by her in-laws over dowry demand at Gobindapur village under Sheragada police limits in the district today. As per reports, deceased Pinky Swain (24) of Gobindapur village had tied the knot with one Firoj Swain of her village two years back with […]

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Panikoili Murder: Family sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of killing daughter-in-law

Jajpur: The additional district judge on Friday sentenced four members of a family to life imprisonment in connection with the murder of their daughter-in-law at Solpata in Panikoili area of Jajpur district in 2014. he newly-wed woman woman , Kusumlata Sahu was allegedly murdered by her husband and in-laws and her family had then lodged […]

Money not Infidelity behind Mohammed Shami, Hasin Jahan marital strife?

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Seamer Mohammed Shami has been in hot water since his wife Hasin Jahan accused him of domestic violence and extra-marital affairs. However, the reason behind their spat has taken a new turn. The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) 26-member annual contracts system, which saw the addition of a new category, […]

Yuvraj named in domestic violence complaint

Gurugram: Veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been named in a complaint of domestic violence filed by his sister-in-law Akanksha Sharma. The case was filed against Yuvraj’s younger brother Zoravar Singh and mother Shabnam Singh for alleged mental and financial torture. A court here has issued a notice to Yuvraj and his family to respond by October […]

Mother-son duo booked for poisoning wife

Palghar: A man was booked along with his mother for allegedly poisoning his wife here, police said today. According to the complaint lodged in this regard yesterday, the man, a resident of Virar locality here, had force-fed poison to his wife, 33, on July 6, for dowry and also because she could not conceive, Virar […]

BJP protests against AAP leader Somnath Bharti

New Delhi: The supporters of BJP today protested outside AAP leader Somnath Bharti’s office here following allegations of domestic violence levelled against him by his wife. Holding banners and placards against Bharti, the protestors rallied outside Bharti’s office in south Delhi’s Malviya Nagar and demanded his resignation as a legislator. “He (Bharti) should resign. He […]