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Bollywood singer Honey Singh came to Delhi's Tis Hazari District court for the hearing of the domestic violence case filed by his wife. 

Domestic violence case: Honey Singh's parents will have to appear for hearing

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2021 04:49 PM IST
The Delhi court on Friday said Honey Singh's parents named as accused in Shalini Talwar's complaint will have to appear for an online hearing on September 28. Shalini's demand for compensation of 20 crore will also be heard on the next hearing date.
A study of violence during the lockdown by Saravana Ravindran and Manisha Shah published on(AP)
A study of violence during the lockdown by Saravana Ravindran and Manisha Shah published on(AP)

Covid-19: A distressing spike in violence

UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 07:46 PM IST
To stop gender-based violence, target attitudinal change through interventions in education, ad campaigns and other behaviour change communication
In this Oct. 31, 2019 photo, the word "violence" is pasted onto a wall by a group of women in a dark street in Paris. In Paris and cities across France, the signs are everywhere. "Complaints ignored, women killed" and "She leaves him, he kills her," they read in black block letters pasted over stately municipal buildings. Under cover of night, activists have glued them to the walls to draw attention to domestic violence, a problem French President Emmanuel Macron has called "France's shame." (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)(AP)
In this Oct. 31, 2019 photo, the word "violence" is pasted onto a wall by a group of women in a dark street in Paris. In Paris and cities across France, the signs are everywhere. "Complaints ignored, women killed" and "She leaves him, he kills her," they read in black block letters pasted over stately municipal buildings. Under cover of night, activists have glued them to the walls to draw attention to domestic violence, a problem French President Emmanuel Macron has called "France's shame." (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)(AP)

99-year-old woman tortured by sons, files petition under Domestic Violence Act

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The woman filed the petition last week after she was ousted from her house in Ashok Nagar and was compelled to spend two days on road.
The court noted how domestic violence in this country is rampant yet underreported.(Rajkumar/HT Photo)
The court noted how domestic violence in this country is rampant yet underreported.(Rajkumar/HT Photo)

SC gives right to reside to wives in shared house not owned by husband

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 11:28 AM IST
The Supreme Court also reversed a previous SC verdict given in a similar case in 2006 in favour of the victims of domestic violence cases.
Secret hand signal to call for help against domestic violence(Twitter/ChrisNocco)
Secret hand signal to call for help against domestic violence(Twitter/ChrisNocco)

Alert others about domestic violence with this hand signal for help | Watch

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 08:30 AM IST
A spike has been witnessed in the domestic violence cases worldwide amid the COVID-19 lockdown as women have been forced to live with their abusers. Read on to learn the hand signal to alert others against domestic abuse and how to help if you see someone doing it
The police officer has been featured on the Humans of Bombay pages.(Facebook/Humans of Bombay)
The police officer has been featured on the Humans of Bombay pages.(Facebook/Humans of Bombay)

‘Hats off,’ say netizens about cop who set up ‘Mobile Safety’ to help domestic violence victims

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 11:03 PM IST
The police officer shares how one incident acted as an eye-opener and prompted her to help others in similar situations.
Actor Shama Sikander says she is enjoying this basic life in this lockdown
Actor Shama Sikander says she is enjoying this basic life in this lockdown

Shama Sikander urges people to be vocal about mental health: We’ve forgotten how to be normal human beings

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 12:14 PM IST
The actor, who has been vocal about her battle with depression in the past, says it is important to have conversation about mental health.
Scientists and experts believe that when it comes to the rapid rise in temperature this summer season, this year could be the hottest.
Scientists and experts believe that when it comes to the rapid rise in temperature this summer season, this year could be the hottest.

News updates from Hindustan Times: Experts warn, 2020 could be the hottest year since records began and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 01:00 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
A relief package worth Rs 20 lakh crore was recently announced by the government to ease the economic distress caused by the raging coronavirus disease.(ANI)
A relief package worth Rs 20 lakh crore was recently announced by the government to ease the economic distress caused by the raging coronavirus disease.(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: MSMEs to get Rs 3 lakh crore credit guarantee facility under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, News Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 12:59 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Domestic violence sees surge as people forced to stay home amid coronavirus pandemic. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)
Domestic violence sees surge as people forced to stay home amid coronavirus pandemic. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)

Speak up: Domestic violence sees surge as people forced to stay home amid coronavirus pandemic

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, there’s been a surge in domestic violence incidents reported globally since stay-at-home orders were put into effect.
Pope Francis leads the Easter vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica with no public participation due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Vatican, April 11, 2020.(via REUTERS)
Pope Francis leads the Easter vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica with no public participation due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Vatican, April 11, 2020.(via REUTERS)

Protect women from domestic violence during coronavirus lockdowns: Pope

Vatican City | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2020 06:10 PM IST
The pope, speaking on a religious and national holiday in Italy and other countries, also praised the many women at home helping children, the elderly and the disabled.
The incident took place at the couple’s residence in MHADA colony on Sunday night when the accused, James John Kurraiya, came home heavily drunk and asked his wife Rabiya James Kurraiya (45) to give her mobile phone to him.
The incident took place at the couple’s residence in MHADA colony on Sunday night when the accused, James John Kurraiya, came home heavily drunk and asked his wife Rabiya James Kurraiya (45) to give her mobile phone to him.

Man, 51, kills wife after she refuses to hand over mobile phone to him

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 01:04 PM IST
The accused tried to run away, but was caught by some neighbours and family members who handed him over to police.
Man burnt alive five members of a family including his wife and two kids in Telangana(AFP Photo/Representative)
Man burnt alive five members of a family including his wife and two kids in Telangana(AFP Photo/Representative)

Telangana man sets wife and two kids on fire along with two others

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 12:30 AM IST
Rajyam, a resident of Nemalikonda village in Karimnagar district, used to harass Vimla, his wife for twenty years, which made her file a case of domestic violence against him eight years ago.
(ANI FILE)
(ANI FILE)

Delays in investigation, justice add to trauma of abuse victims

Hindustan Times | By Dhamini Ratnam
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2019 06:41 AM IST
Physical, verbal, economic and emotional violence is often part of a sexual abuse survivor’s experience
The accused was arrested and booked under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder) for allegedly killing her daughter.(HT File photo/Representative image)
The accused was arrested and booked under Indian Penal Code Section 302 (murder) for allegedly killing her daughter.(HT File photo/Representative image)

Maharashtra woman kills 19-year-old daughter with heavy stone over argument

Pune | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 12:03 PM IST
Maha woman Sanjeevani Bobhate, bludgeoned her daughter Rutuja to death with a heavy stone in the morning after the two women had a heated argument over some domestic issue.
The bench said besides the place where a woman was living before and after marriage, the place of shelter will also have territorial jurisdiction for filing matrimonial cases.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The bench said besides the place where a woman was living before and after marriage, the place of shelter will also have territorial jurisdiction for filing matrimonial cases.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Dowry harassment cases can be filed from anywhere: Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 11:36 PM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi delivered an important judgment with regard to territorial jurisdiction of a place where a married woman can file cases against her estranged husband and in-laws after being subjected to dowry harassment and cruelty.
In 2017, the highest number of complaints was received from UP (67) and in 2018 it constituted the third highest number of complaints (82) after Punjab (93) and Delhi (85).(Representative image)
In 2017, the highest number of complaints was received from UP (67) and in 2018 it constituted the third highest number of complaints (82) after Punjab (93) and Delhi (85).(Representative image)

Brides deserted by NRIs in quest of justice

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Saurabh Chauhan, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2019 11:43 AM IST
When Zuby Zaidi, a lawyer by profession, got married to a non resident Indian (NRI) on April 10, 2014, like the average Indian girl she too dreamed of ‘a happy ever after.’ The dream was shattered barely a year later, when she came to Lucknow to visit her parents and was deserted by her US-based husband and his UAE-based family, who sent her a divorce notice.
Nida Khan and her brother met district magistrate Pinki Jowel.(HT Photo)
Nida Khan and her brother met district magistrate Pinki Jowel.(HT Photo)

Minority panel team meets Nida Khan

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Chandan Kumar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2018 12:45 PM IST
A two-member fact finding team of Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission met Nida Khan on Thursday and enquired about her cases.
Air hostess Anissia Batra died after falling from terrace of her apartment in south Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Air hostess Anissia Batra died after falling from terrace of her apartment in south Delhi.(HT File Photo)
According to the FIR, the family would lock her up in the ground floor of the Juhu bungalow.(Photo used for representational purpose)
According to the FIR, the family would lock her up in the ground floor of the Juhu bungalow.(Photo used for representational purpose)

Mumbai fashion designer Babita Malkani files FIR against husband, in-laws

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 12:27 PM IST
She has accused them of domestic violence and of forcing her to leave her matrimonial house in Juhu.
The accused used a sickle to allegedly slit his wife’s throat.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The accused used a sickle to allegedly slit his wife’s throat.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

61-year-old man slits wife’s throat over domestic quarrel in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 08:48 AM IST
According to police, one of the victim’s sons rushed to the couple’s room upon hearing his mother’s cries and saw his father flee the spot.
The right to maintenance of a child from his father cannot be restricted to two meals a day but must be determined on the basis of benefit, status and money that the child would have enjoyed as if he was living with the family including mother and father, the court said.(Shutterstock)
The right to maintenance of a child from his father cannot be restricted to two meals a day but must be determined on the basis of benefit, status and money that the child would have enjoyed as if he was living with the family including mother and father, the court said.(Shutterstock)

Father’s maintenance for child cannot be only two meals a day, says Delhi court

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 11:50 AM IST
The court’s observation came while directing a man to pay Rs 12,000 per month to his estranged wife for maintaining their eight-year-old son.
The Gujarat State Commission for Women asked police to provide justice to the victim.(HT/File Photo)
The Gujarat State Commission for Women asked police to provide justice to the victim.(HT/File Photo)

Mother-in-law arrested, husband absconding after video of assault on Gujarat woman goes viral

Press Trust of India, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2018 10:56 PM IST
The woman from Ahmedabad told local media that her husband and mother-in-law forced her to do whatever they wanted and beat her up when she refused.
Police said the accused is allegedly an alcoholic and poisoned his family in an inebriated state.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police said the accused is allegedly an alcoholic and poisoned his family in an inebriated state.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Jind man on the run after allegedly poisoning 3 minor daughters to death

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 11:06 PM IST
The police initially suspected that a woman attempted suicide and had also poisoned her daughters. Later, one of the daughters regained consciousness and gave her statement to the police saying that all of them were forcefully poisoned by their father.

Wife alleges abuse, Mumbai priest claims she mocked him, likened him to Asaram Bapu

Hindustan Times | By Farhan Shaikh
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 11:52 AM IST
A Bandra metropolitan court has ordered a priest from Santacruz to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs 6,000 to his wife and minor son
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