Our relationship was not under `nature of marriage`: Leander Paes on Rhea Pillai

Challenging the domestic violence complaint filed by estranged companion Rhea Pillai, tennis star Leander Paes said that she was already married to Sanjay Dutt when she linked up with him.

LS polls: Ahmedabad candidate promises justice for `dukhi pati`

There are promises galore for voters in Ahmedabad East constituency with fringe political parties and Independent candidates promising justice for "aggrieved husbands" and "lavish" lifestyle for the poor in their manifestos.

Married or not domestic violence act binding: HC

In a significant ruling, Kerala High Court has held that a woman is entitled to get protection under the provisions of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act even if she was in a live-in relationship.

Domestic Violence Act can be invoked against female relative

In a significant ruling, Bombay High Court has held that a woman can file a complaint of cruelty under the Domestic Violence Act against female family members too, and not just the male relatives.

Domestic Violence Act can be invoked against female relative

In a significant ruling, Bombay High Court has held that a woman can file a complaint of cruelty under the Domestic Violence Act against female family members too, and not just the male relatives.

Relief under DV Act only if wife in domestic relationship: HC

In a significant order, the Bombay High Court has held that a wife can file an application for specific reliefs under the Domestic Violence Act only while remaining in a domestic relationship.

Govt`s reply sought on petition challenging Domestic Violence Act section

The petition filed by two women, including a senior citizen, has challenged the validity of section 2 (q) of the DV Act according to which the definition of `respondent` is limited to adult male members.

Govt for stricter punishment to dowry takers

In a move to put greater onus of culpability on dowry takers, the government is amending a law to enhance punishment for such people.

Estranged wife can live in husband`s house: SC

The SC bench passed the ruling while dealing with a matrimonial dispute of a couple who are senior citizens of the capital.

Create awareness among women of Domestic Violence Act

Lack of awareness among women of provisions of `protection of women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005` was a major reason behind them falling victims to domestic violence, according to District Collector Mini Antony.

Females can also be tried under Domestic Violence Act: Raj HC

Rajasthan High Court has ruled that
if a female relative of a husband is accused of torturing his
wife she can also be tried for offences under the Domestic
Violence Act.

Pune: Minor boy granted relief under Domestic Violence Act

A local court has granted relief to an
11-year-old boy here, under the Protection of Women against
Domestic Violence Act, ordering his estranged father to bear
his educational expenses.

Woman can`t book in-laws under DVA if she, hubby stayed abroad

A woman cannot book her in-laws
under the Domestic Violence Act if she, along with her
husband, had stayed abroad at the time of matrimonial dispute,
the Delhi High Court held today.

Domestic Violence Act scope widens, woman can be prosecuted

A woman can be prosecuted under the Domestic Violence Act, the Delhi High Court has ruled.

Woman seeks maintenance from son under Domestic Violence Act

A 65-year-old woman today moved a
Delhi court seeking a direction to her son under the Domestic
Violence Act to pay her maintenance as her husband was ailing
and she did not have any financial resource to maintain
herself.

Women can be charged under Domestic Violence Act: Court

Female members of a family can be
charged under the Domestic Violence Act in case of harassment
of a woman, a Delhi court has said.

Fix separate budget for Domestic Violence Act: Women`s groups

Ruing that the Protection of
Women from Domestic Violence Act was not being implemented
properly, women`s organisations today asked the Government to
fix a separate budget for the legislation.

`Woman can invoke Domestic Violence Act against bros`

A woman, who is living with her brothers, can take refuge under the Domestic Violence Act in case of any harassment to her, a Delhi court has said.

`No protection officers appointed under Domestic Violence Act`

Though the Domestic Violence Act was
passed in 2005, no independent protection officers have been
appointed under the act as yet, a PIL has contended.

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SHS 63 63 19
INC 42 42 -40
NCP 41 41 -21
MNS 1 1 -12
OTH 19 19 -22
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BJP 47 47 43
INLD 19 19 -12
INC 15 15 -25
HJCBL 2 2 -4
OTH 7 7 -2
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