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  • Giving triple talaq amounts to domestic violence: Bombay HC

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court recently held that pronouncing triple talaq and harassing the wife, amounts to domestic violence. The HC also held that granting maintenance to a wife is a measure of ‘social justice.’ A single-judge bench of Justice Prakash Naik pronounced the ruling in response to a plea filed by Noor Khan challenging the orders of a trial court, which directed him to pay an amount

  • Andhra woman kills herself by jumping into well with two children

    Vijayawada, Fed up with domestic problems, a woman committed suicide by jumping in a well along with two children in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district on Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred in Peyanakandriga village in Chittoor rural ‘mandal’.

  • Husbands in Indore most vulnerable to domestic violence, says MP Police

    Bhopal: The incidents of women being victims of domestic violence may be prevalent on a large scale but the cases of men being at the receiving end of such domestic violence are also being reported, according to an analysis by the Madhya Pradesh Police.

  • Rama Chouhan overcame every adversity to emerge winner

    Indore: The struggle of Rama Chouhan, a 42-year-old dress designer and beautician, is an eye opener for those who lose hope easily. Sharing her story, Rama said, “I was an ordinary girl who did not dream big and just wanted to study.” She said she was a sincere student whom teachers admired. But something went wrong as she turned 16.

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    Domestic Violence Act are misused in some cases: Bombay High Court Judge

    Mumbai: Legal provisions meant to prevent domestic violence and protect married women from harassment are sometimes misused, a judge of the Bombay High Court has said. Justice Vasanti Naik of the Nagpur bench of High Court was speaking after inaugurating the new courtroom of the family court at Amravati District Court here on Sunday.

  • Depression: The Dark Corner; why people fall prey to it

    Encountering someone near or dear to us having a sad and long face, is something that we all have experienced at some point of our life. We perceive that condition as tension. But the prolonged tension along with sadness, feeling to isolate oneself from society and losing interest in one’s favourite activities are early signs of depression. Generally the patients are not treated medically as people think it embarrassing to go to

  • Bhopal: Actor Bobby Darling files complaint against Bhopal-based hubby

    Bhopal: Television and Bollywood actress Bobby Darling aka Pakhi Sharma, who married Bhopal based businessman in February 2016 has filed a complaint with Habibganj police against her husband Ramnik Sharma. She had undergone a sex change operation before her marriage in Bangkok before she tied the knot. She has filed the complaint against Sharma and his parents through speed post to Habibganj police after lodging one with Delhi police as she currently

  • Shocking! TV actress Sanjeeda Sheikh gets into legal trouble

    Popular TV actress Sanjeeda Sheikh has recently found herself in legal trouble. Reportedly, the actress’ 22-year-old sister-in-law Zakerabanu Zakir Hussain Bagban has filed a domestic violence case against her brother Anas Abdul Rahim Sheikh, her and their mother, Anisha Sheikh. As per the reports published in Mumbai Mirror, Zakerbanu has alleged that she was having a conversation with her father on May 27 when the trio yelled and beat her up saying

  • Bhopal: 19-yr-old married woman commits suicide

    Bhopal: Newly married woman hanged self at her house after dispute with her husband under Bag Sewania police station on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

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    Social consensus is necessary for prohibition

    Bihar has recently prohibited the sale of alcohol. Alcohol is basically harmful to people’s health. It subdues the mind. Thus, it is said that an inebriated person does not tell a lie. He does not have control on his mind to be able to tell a lie. The thoughts in his heart come out spontaneously. However, the same lack of control leads to traffic accidents, domestic violence and the like. Hinduism, Christianity

  • Man cuts off his wife’s ears in Afghanistan

    Mazar-I-Sharif: A man in northern Afghanistan has cut off his young wife’s ears, the head of a hospital caring for her said today, confirming the brutal act of domestic violence.

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    Intervention can reduce HIV risk in female victims of domestic violence

    Washington D.C : According to a recent study, an intervention for women experiencing intimate partner violence can help reduce HIV transmission. The team led by the University of Maryland’s Mona Mittal conducted an integrated HIV risk reduction intervention for a racially diverse group of economically-disadvantaged women with histories of intimate partner violence (IPV).

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    Amber Heard withdraws spousal support request

    Los Angeles: Actress Amber Heard has withdrawn her request for alimony, saying she felt it drew attention away from the issue of “domestic violence”.

  • Psychedelic drugs may help reduce domestic violence: study

    Toronto: Psychedelic drugs such as LSD may help curb domestic violence committed by men with substance abuse problems, a new US study has claimed. The study found that 42 per cent of US adult male inmates who did not take psychedelic drugs were arrested within six years for domestic battery after their release, compared to a rate of 27 per cent for those who had taken drugs such as LSD, psilocybin (commonly known

  • Domestic violence ups preterm birth, low birth weight risk

    New York : Domestic violence by husband or ex-husband during pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight (less than 2.5 kg) and small-for-gestational-age babies, finds a study.

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