Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicDomestic violence

Topic: domestic violence

Aussie ex-cricketer Slater, who once made Dravid lose cool, avoids jail for domestic violence

Court dropped the charges of domestic violence on mental health grounds. Last year, Slater had been charged with stalking and intimidating his ex-partner.

Virtual reality could become a big part of attempts to stop domestic violence

The French government has just announced a trial using virtual reality to try to prevent domestic violence.

Pakistanis are divided this week — not over cricket or Taliban, but a slap

A scene from Pakistani serial ‘Laapata’ has gone viral for its portrayal of domestic violence. And its lead actor saying ‘oppression is a choice’.

Delhi court raps Yo Yo Honey Singh for failing to appear in domestic violence case

Shalini Talwar filed a domestic violence case against her husband, Singh, and sought Rs 20 crore as compensation, citing incidents of physical, verbal, mental, and emotional abuse.

Domestic violence valid ground for terminating pregnancy, says Bombay HC

The high court bench allowed the abortion of a 23-week-old healthy foetus, saying the woman had undergone mental trauma and continuation of the pregnancy would add to such trauma.

Pakistan wants Islamic body that said man can ‘lightly beat’ wife to vet domestic abuse bill

Our prolific feature about Pakistan’s fascinating politics, economy, society, culture, cricket, fashion and more — stories beyond the routine headlines.

Tamil Nadu left Punjab, Bengal far behind. Here’s what it needs to do now

Tamil Nadu is ageing and the availability of labour may cause a problem if inward migration is not encouraged.

Downside of dowry crackdown — women’s decision-making power falls, domestic violence goes up

Researchers from Rice University in US studied the relationship between dowry payments and Indian women's post-marital status by using amendments to the anti-dowry law.

Wife’s refusal to make tea for husband not grounds for assault, says Bombay HC

Upholding a 35-year-old man's conviction for assaulting his wife with a hammer, the court reiterated that a wife is 'not a chattel or an object'.

Locked up, starved and all of 25 kg — how a Panipat woman was rescued after year in toilet

Ramrati, a mother of three, was rescued from her house in Panipat village 2 weeks ago. Doctors say she is not mentally stable. Domestic violence case registered against husband.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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