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    Thane: Shiv Sena corporator Sarika Jadhav’s husband arrested in extortion racket

    Mumbai: The Thane police on Thursday arrested Shiv Sena corporator’s husband and his brother for allegedly extorting money from a builder in Kalyan. Both were produced in a Kalyan court and remanded to police custody. Police said that the accused identified as Satish Jadhav, husband of Sarika Jadhav, who is a corporator from the Bhagwan Nagar area in Kalyan east, and his brother Jugnu Jadhav were arrested on Thursday.Anti-Extortion Cell officials said that

  • Talaq-e-tafweez: Two women divorce their husbands in Uttar Pradesh

    BAREILLY: Two women in Uttar Pradesh have given divorce to their husbands using ‘talaq-e-tafweez’. Nisha Hamid divorced Jawed Ansari in presence of two witnesses at a Bareilly court, 13 years after their ‘nikaah’ was solemnized. According to advocate Qazi Juber Ahmad (in whose presence the divorce happened), Hamid had alleged she was treated badly by her in-laws. She has even registered a police case in this connection. Hamid had further claimed that Ansari

  • Bitcoin Scam: ED grills Raj Kundra for nearly 12 hours in connection with Rs 2000 crore scam

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra was summoned by Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials on Tuesday in connection with a Rs 2000 crore bitcoin scam in which several people, including mastermind Amit Bhardwaj and his brother Vivek, were arrested from Delhi by the Pune police in April this year.

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    Bombay High Court rejects wife’s plea of moving divorce case to Pune

    Mumbai: In an interesting matrimonial dispute, the Bombay High Court recently directed a Mumbai-based man to provide petrol, driver and a maid to his wife so that she can attend the family court hearings. The HC has asked the man to make the said arrangements to facilitate his wife’s travel from Pune to the Family Court in Bandra.

  • Videocon-ICICI loan case: CBI to put out look out circulars at all airports for Chanda Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot

    New Delhi: The BJP government is clearly jittery. After Nirav Modi scooted with the nation’s loot, the government has jumped the gun by asking the CBI to put out look out circulars at all airports for CEO of ICICI bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband and businessman Deepak Kochhar, and promoter of the Videocon group of companies, Venugopal Dhoot.


    Bombay High Court says, picking up a quarrel with one’s husband and his parents is not cruelty

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court recently held that picking up a quarrel with one’s husband and his parents would not amount to cruelty. The HC further observed that general allegations like not preparing food for one’s husband and avoiding him cannot come under the ambit of cruelty. The ruling was delivered by a division bench of Justice Sambhaji Shinde and Justice Sopan Gavhane, while hearing an appeal filed

  • Bhopal: Hatred drives woman to kill her husband in cold blood

    Bhopal: Hatred toward her husband who was suffering from skin ailment forced a woman to kill him in cold blood. With the arrest of the woman, Khajoori police on Tuesday claimed to have cracked the case of man’s killing in just two days.

  • Saudi women can start own business without male permission

    Riyadh: Women in Saudi Arabia can now open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative, as the kingdom pushes to expand a fast-growing private sector. The policy change, announced by the Saudi government on Thursday, also marks a major step away from the strict guardianship system that has ruled the country for decades.

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    Woman’s parents allegedly kidnap her for marrying a Muslim man, Bombay High Court tells them to get marriage registered

    Mumbai: In good news for a Mankhurd-based Muslim man, his Hindu wife on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court of her willingness to continue living with her husband and his family. This comes after the woman was allegedly kidnapped by her parents, who opposed the ‘inter-caste’ marriage. The woman, a native of Mangalore, was produced before the division bench of Justice Bhushan Gavai and Justice BP Colabawala, who were hearing the habeas corpus

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    Mumbai: Wife uses Twitter to seek police’s help against torture by husband

    Mumbai: A woman on Sunday through a video on Twitter sought police help against “torture” by her husband, an automobile businessman. Police said they were looking into the matter and would take necessary action after investigations. In the video posted on Twitter by filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, the woman, a Khar resident, is seen weeping for “help and justice”.

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    Mumbai: Woman tries to self-immolate at Republic Day parade at Shivaji Park

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Friday detained a woman along with her two sons while trying to enter Republic Day parade venue at Shivaji Park. She was reportedly aggrieved over husband’s custodial death and was planning to immolate herself. More details are awaited.