A Delhi court has denied Rs 50,000 as maintenance to a woman, who had claimed the amount from her husband in a domestic violence case, saying that generally in matrimonial disputes the aggrieved partner exaggerates the income of the estranged spouse.
Despite public concern about violence being perpetrated by patients with mental illness, researchers have found that women with severe mental illness are more likely to face sexual assault and domestic violence.
A man, who had to vacate his flat after his wife obtained a restraining order against him in a domestic violence case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to reside in one room of the house as he had nowhere else to go.
The number of domestic violence cases in Gujarat rose by 1154 to 7812 in 2013 with the conviction rate of just 2.30 per cent which is far below the national average in this category, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
China`s top court has overturned the death sentence of a woman convicted of killing her husband after years of violent abuse, her lawyer said on Tuesday, in a move activists say shows the government could be serious about battling domestic violence.
Gurbaksh Chahal, India-born CEO of RadiumOne, a Silicon Valley company focusing on real-time advertising across web, mobile and Facebook, has dodged jail time even after beating his girlfriend 117 times.