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The nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 25 last year to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, but it also trapped many domestic violence victims with their abusers.(AP representative image)

Domestic violence complaints against women spiked in year of lockdown: NCW data

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:30 PM IST
The NCW received a total of 19,730 complaints of crimes against women in 2019 as compared to 23,722 in 2020, according to official data.
The Supreme Court held that live-in relationships were now even recognized by the Legislature and they had found a place under the provisions of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.(HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court held that live-in relationships were now even recognized by the Legislature and they had found a place under the provisions of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.(HT File Photo)

Adult couple can live together without marriage: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 09:11 PM IST
The observations came while the top court was hearing a plea filed by Nandakumar against a Kerala High Court order annulling his marriage with Thushara on the ground that he had not attained the legal age of marriage.
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