The man had approached the high court challenging a trial court order dismissing his divorce petition.Dec 19, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
A two-year-old Indian-origin baby boy was burned by his nanny with a curling iron and the incident was captured by a security camera leading to her arrest, according to media reports quoting police.Jan 14, 2017, 23:53 PM IST
A woman employee of the anganwadi centre at Melakaatu vilai near here has been arrested for allegedly causing burn injury on the cheek of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl with a hot spoon, police said on Tuesday.Dec 01, 2015, 10:43 AM IST
In a shocking incident, a migrant labourer from Bihar was beaten to death by a factory owner in Amritsar, Punjab. The deceased, identified as Ram Singh, was accused of theft by the owner.Oct 17, 2015, 21:07 PM IST
"One or two instances of physical assault", even if found to be true, cannot make for a case of cruelty for the purpose of satisfying unlawful demand, a Delhi court has observed, while discharging the in-laws of a woman in a dowry harassment case.Apr 13, 2015, 14:56 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that kicking a daughter-in-law amounts to an offence of cruelty punishable under Section 498A of IPC and allowed the trial of in-laws on a complaint of a woman alleging torture by them.Feb 18, 2014, 22:50 PM IST
Setting aside its own verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday decided to hear afresh the issue whether kicking daughter-in-law amounts to an offence of cruelty punishable under Section 498A of IPC.Mar 14, 2013, 19:51 PM IST
An act of a husband that has the
potential to drive a wife to take a step which causes injury to her would amount to subjecting her to cruelty,
ruled the Delhi HC which sentenced a man to life term
for murdering his spouse.
Repeated attempts to commit
suicide as well the threats to commit suicide could amount to
"cruelty", and it can very well be a ground for seeking
divorce, the Bombay High Court has held.
A Delhi court has expressed concern over growing propensity to rope in innocent persons as accused in cases relating to cruelty against married women and
sought a vigilant approach from lower courts in prosecution.