Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 22:50
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 08:33
British singer Alexandra Burke has lent her support to PETA`s fight against animal cruelty.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 16:42
Iris Science Fair, one of India`s largest student science competition, will not allow any kind of experimentation on animals from 2014 as its organisers have decided to put a ban on their use.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 21:40
Four crocodiles, including three hatchlings, were rescued from various areas of the city lashed by heavy rains in last 24 hours.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 20:45
Madras High Court observed that mere skirmishes between spouses in day-to-day family life would not amount to cruelty under the Hindu Marriage Act.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 19:51
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 18:33
Alec Baldwin’s wife Hilaria used her high profile image to promote PETA’s `Cruelty-Free Shopping Guide` campaign and fronted the launch event in New York on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 20:25
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.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 02, 2010, 14:00
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 15, 2009, 11:12
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.
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