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Domestic Violence Act


Mumbai: Man, kin get anticipatory bail in domestic violence case

April 15, 2021 10:03 pm

Court says law not recourse for recovery of ornaments

US House passes domestic violence bill, pushes issue to Senate; Biden praises move

March 18, 2021 9:13 am

President Joe Biden introduced the original Violence Against Women Act in June 1990 when serving as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Mumbai: Court rejects man’s contention on expenses, orders payment of maintenance to estranged wife

March 09, 2021 8:50 pm

The man, an architect, had told the court that he earned Rs 2.31 lakh and it was the 'bare minimum' for his survival in Dubai, which he said was one of the most expensive cities in the world, expressing his inability to pay maintenance.

Supreme Court: Woman has right of residence in ‘shared household’ of in-laws

October 16, 2020 10:59 am

The ruling came on a plea by a Delhi resident against an order of the Delhi High Court setting aside a trial court decision allowing his plea to evict his daughter-in-law from the first floor of his property in New Friends Colony.

Supreme Court upholds ruling, Domestic Violence Act applies after divorce too

May 14, 2018 6:03 am

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi on May 10 dismissed a petition challenging a 2013 Rajasthan High Court judgment, which had ruled to this effect.

Not just daughters-in-law, Maneka says Domestic Violence Act must protect mothers-in-law too

July 23, 2014 2:34 am

The minister feels that the law should protect all women, regardless of their relationship with the oppressor.

For Doniger row, don’t blame the law

February 26, 2014 9:41 am

In fact, we should demand more frequent application of Sections 295A and 153A against influential offenders.

Court summons woman for giving false info in domestic violence case

December 20, 2013 4:02 am

A magistrate court has issued an ‘issue process’ against a woman who allegedly provided false information about her expenses in a domestic violence case with an alleged motive of getting a fatter alimony.

Make law to protect women,kids in live-in homes: SC

November 29, 2013 3:52 am

Supreme Court has urged Parliament to protect interests of women and children in live-in relationships,

Make law to protect women,kids in live-in homes: Supreme Court

November 29, 2013 3:34 am

The court observed that polygamous relationship would be in the nature of an "intentional tort".