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International Cases

Applicant must establish, on balance of probabilities, that Respondent has committed an act of domestic violence(15.07.2022)

The Appellant brought an application for a protection order against the Respondent in terms of Section 4(1) of Domestic Violence Act, 1998 in the Bloe.....

Tags : Domestic violence, Protection, Proof



Judgments

Delhi HC propagating traditional husband-wife roles?(23.05.2016)

Fallacious litigation by one spouse against the other amounts to mental cruelty, the Delhi High Court noted, even if same is ultimately dismissed.

Tags : domestic violence, false claim, mental cruelty



Notifications & Circulars

Implementation of Law preventing Domestic Violence(27.06.2019)

State Governments and UT Administrations are responsible for implementation of The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (PWDVA), 2005. The C.....

Tags : Domestic Violence, Prevention, Law



News

Seemapuri Violence: Delhi Court Allows Police to Conduct Bone Test to Ascertain Age of Accused(28.12.2019)

Delhi Court has allowed the Delhi Police to carry out bone ossification test to ascertain the age of an accused, arrested in connection with violent p.....

Tags : Delhi Court, Seemapuri Violence



SC Directs Manning of Polling Booths in View of Allegations of Violence on Election Day(26.11.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Home Secretary of Tripura Government, the State Election Commission and the Director General of Police to ensure that e.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Allegations of Violence on Election Day



SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Independent Investigation in Communal Violence in Tripura(29.11.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a plea seeking Independent investigation into the recent communal violence in Tripura and into the complicity and i.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Independent Investigation in Communal Violence in Tripura



Allahabad High Court Seeks UP Govt Response on Accused Ashish Mishra's Bail Plea(29.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has heard the bail plea filed by Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, and sought the response of the .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Lakhimpuri Kheri Violence Case



Allahabad High Court Asks DCP to Complete Probe in Lucknow District Court Violence Incident(30.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Deputy Commissioner of Police, West Zone, Lucknow to file a report on the violent behaviour of the lawyers outside .....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Lucknow District Court Violence Incident



2002 Naroda Gaon Riots Case: SC Gives Six Months to Complete Trial(20.09.2016)

Supreme Court has granted six months extension to Gujarat court to complete trial in the Naroda Gaon violence case, one of the nine post-Godhra riots .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Naroda Gaon violence case



Delhi High Court Nod for Panel to Look into Issue of Sexual Violence(01.08.2018)

Delhi High Court, while noting that there was urgent need to prevent sexual violence against women and children, has decided to set up a panel to look.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Sexual Violence



All Live-in Relationships Are Not Covered Under Provisions of DV Act: Bombay High Court(02.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that in order to claim any relief under the provisions of Domestic Violence Act, relations between the woman and her partne.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Domestic Violence



Calcutta HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Youth Leader iIn Case of Alleged Violence During Protest(20.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to prominent youth leader and president of West Bengal Demorcatic Youth Federation of India, Meenaks.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, anticipatory bail, youth leader, West Bengal Demorcatic Youth Federation of India, Meenakshi Mukherjee, Anis Khan, violence



Calcutta HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Youth Leader iIn Case of Alleged Violence During Protest(20.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has granted anticipatory bail to prominent youth leader and president of West Bengal Democratic Youth Federation of India, Meenaks.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, anticipatory bail, youth leader, West Bengal Demorcatic Youth Federation of India, Meenakshi Mukherjee, Anis Khan, violence



Delhi HC: Restraint Order Against Husband Under DV Act from Making Arrangement for Child Visitation(21.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the domain and extent of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and Family Courts Act, 1984, being two c.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Family Courts Act, 1984



SC Issues Notice on Plea for Probe Into Killings of Two BJP Workers During Post-Poll Violence(18.05.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a writ petition seeking SIT/CBI investigation into the killings of two BJP workers in West Bengal, allegedly by the.....

Tags : Supreme Court, West Bengal Post-Poll Violence



Calcutta HC Directs Post-Poll Violence Victims to Approach Relevant Authorities for Filing Complaint(19.05.2021)

Calcutta High Court has directed that if any person has suffered on account of post-poll violence, he shall be at liberty to file a complaint along wi.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Post-Poll Violence Victims



JKL HC: Proceeding U/S 12 DV Act Not Bar to Criminal Action Under Section 498A IPC(24.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that merely because proceedings have been initiated by a wife against her husband under Protection of.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Domestic Violence, Cruelty, FIR



SC: Courts Shouldn’t Impose Onerous Conditions on Complainants Under DV Act(28.02.2023)

Supreme Court while setting aside condition imposed by Delhi High Court that victim of domestic violence can lead evidence subject to payment of Rs. 2.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Onerous Conditions, Domestic Violence



Meg. HC: Application U/S 12 DV Act Not a Complaint(06.03.2023)

Meghalaya High Court while observing that application under Section 12 of Domestic Violence Act is not a complaint, has held that procedure and procee.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Domestic Violence, CrPC, Complaint



Ker HC: Prohibition of Liquor Around Areas of Religious Festivals May Reduce Instances of Violence(06.03.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that although licensees make substantial investments to carry on liquor vending, disruption of sales for few days es.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Liquor, Violence, Religious Festivals



Muslim Father-In-Law Under No Obligation To Maintain Son’s Widow: Calcutta HC(27.11.2017)

Calcutta High Court has exempted a father-in-law from maintaining his son’s widow, opining that he was under no obligation to maintain her under Prote.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Domestic Violence



Karnataka High Court: Domestic Violence Complaint can be Tried by Court where Aggrieved Woman Resides(22.10.2019)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that a Magistrate where the aggrieved woman resides even temporarily has jurisdiction to entertain an application filed.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Domestic Violence



NHRC Issues Notice to Delhi Govt Over Increasing Incidents Of Violence Among Tihar Jail Inmates(29.09.2021)

National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report alleging increasing incidents of violence among inmates in the.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Violence Among Tihar Jail Inmates



Calcutta HC: Petition U/s 482 CrPC To Quash Domestic Violence Proceedings Maintainable(01.10.2021)

Calcutta High Court has had the opportunity to expound in detail on the question whether an order passed by a Magistrate in a proceeding under Section.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Quashing of Domestic Violence Proceedings



All. HC: Lawyers Grievance Can’t Have More Weight than Weight of Tears and Pain of Litigants(13.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court while expressing displeasure over lawyers continued abstinence from work following Hapur violence incident, despite positive inte.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Hapur violence, Lawyers Grievance



Gujarat HC: High Court Can Quash Domestic Violence Act Complaints like FIRs(30.11.2015)

Gujarat HC has held that HC can quash complaint filed by women against their in-laws under Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005 under .....

Tags : Gujarat HC, Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2005



Bombay HC : Woman Has Right To Residence In Matrimonial Home Under DV Act(23.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, any woman has a right to reside in her matrimonial home or.....

Tags : Bombay HC, Domestic Violence



Kerala HC Grants Bail to Ten CPI (M) Workers Allegedly Involved in the Thalassery Post-Poll Violence(14.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has granted bail to ten CPI(M) workers allegedly involved in the Thalassery post-poll violence which culminated in the death of one .....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Thalassery Post-Poll Violence



SC to Centre/State: Provide Essential Supplies to People Amidst Road Blockades(04.09.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that removing blockades in Manipur in current situation was 'easier said than done', has directed Central and State Gove.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Road Blockades, Manipur Violence, Essential Supplies



All. HC to State: Include Retired Judge in SIT Probing Police Violence Against Advocates in Harpur(05.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Government to include a retired judicial officer in SIT probing the incident of police violence against advoca.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Police Violence, Advocates, Harpur



Kar. HC: Under DV Act, Question of Awarding Maintenance Till Marriage of Daughters Doesn’t Arise(05.09.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that under the provisions of Domestic Violence Act, question of awarding maintenance till marriage of the daughters does.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Domestic Violence Act, Maintenance, Daughters



SC Rejects Plea to Enact Law to Provide Uniform Compensation to Victims of Violence(13.10.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a lawyer's plea seeking direction to Parliament to enact a law providing a uniform scheme of compensation for persons who .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Compensation to Victims of Violence



J&K HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Domestic Violence Cases Amid Lockdown(20.04.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of plight of victims in domestic violence cases amidst lockdown and issued notices to the c.....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Domestic Violence Cases



SC Directs to Respond to SIT Reports Seeking Cancellation of Bail to Ashish Mishra(31.03.2022)

Supreme Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to respond to the two reports of a retired judge by April 4, monitoring the SIT investigation .....

Tags : Supreme Court, SIT, Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, Ashish Mishra



Calcutta HC Issues Notice to NHRC for Committee for People Displaced in Post-Poll Violence(05.04.2022)

Calcutta High Court has issued notice to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the State Legal Services Authority (SLSA) in connection with .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Post-poll violence, Committee



Delhi HC Directs Centre, Delhi Govt to Convene High Level Meeting for Domestic Violence Cases(21.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government, Delhi Government, National Commission for Women, Delhi Commission for Women, and other concerned.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Domestic Violence Cases



Karnataka HC Asks State About Action Taken on Increasing Complaints of Domestic Violence(23.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government about the action it is taking due to an alleged spike in cases of domestic violence, during the lo.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Domestic Violence



Delhi High Court: Make Sure Domestic Violence Act is Enforced(01.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party Government to effectively implement provisions of the Protection of Women from Domest.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Domestic Violence Cases



Madras HC: Greater Social Responsibility Required to Avoid Caste Violence(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has underscored need for greater social responsibility by citizens, more so, on part of political parties, to avoid caste violence.

Tags : Madras High Court, Caste Violence



Gujarat HC: Property Cannot be Straightway Given to Complainant Under Domestic Violence Act(07.11.2016)

Gujarat High Court has held that a property owned by a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) and any suit property cannot be straightaway given to an aggrieved.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Hindu Undivided Family, Domestic Violence Act



Delhi HC Directs Centre to File Replies to Plea Seeking Independent Probe in Jamia Violence Case(13.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to file its reply to all the Petitions concerning Jamia Millia University violence within 2 days.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Jamia Millia University Violence



Kerala HC: Magistrate Can Decide Validity of Talaq in Wife's Petition Under DV Act(02.05.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that a Magistrate is empowered to decide the plea of talaq raised by the husband in his wife's petition filed under the Dom.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, talaq, Domestic Violence Act, 2005, marital status



Calcutta HC Allows CBI to Commence Fresh Investigation Even After Filing of Charge Sheet(06.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has upheld a Single Judge order allowing the Central Bureau of Investigation to take up investigation regarding a case pertaining .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Central Bureau of Investigation, West Bengal post, poll violence, charge sheet



Bombay High Court Asks Teacher To Pay His Wife Rs 7 Lakh For Domestic Violence, Torture(11.09.2018)

Bombay HC has upheld an order directing a retired teacher to pay Rs 7 lakh in compensation to his wife for subjecting her to torture and domestic viol.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Domestic Violence



Supreme Court Extends House Arrest Of Rights Activists In Koregaon-Bhima Violence(13.09.2018)

Supreme Court has extended the house arrest of five rights activists who were arrested in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case till Septem.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Koregaon-Bhima violence



Kerala HC: Divorced Women Entitled to Initiate Action under DV Act, 2005(23.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a divorced woman is entitled to initiate proceedings against her ex-husband or former in-laws under Protection of Wome.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, divorced woman, Domestic Violence Act



Domestic Violence Cases Against Visiting Relatives not Tenable: Bombay HC(08.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that domestic violence cases filed against relatives who do not live in the married couple’s household but regularly visit .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Domestic Violence



Domestic Violence Act Not for Live-In Ties if Man is Already Married: Delhi High Court(10.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act can’t be invoked in a live-in relationship if the man is already mar.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Domestic Violence



Madras HC Seeks Detailed Report on Marina Violence(31.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Advocate-General R Muthukumaraswamy to file within two weeks a detailed counter affidavit, giving reasons for removing .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Marina Violence,



Allahabad HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Accused in Bulandshahr Violence Case(28.12.2018)

Allahabad High Court has refused to quash the FIR filed against one Satish, who is an accused in the Bulandshahr violence case in which police inspect.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Bulandshahr Violence Case



SC to MHA: Obtain Verification Reports from 8 States on Allegations of Violence Against Christians(02.09.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to obtain verification reports from law enforcement agencies of 8 states, namely, Biha.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Violence Against Christians, Law Enforcement



Supreme Court: Need for Having Survivor-centric Approach Towards Sexual Assault Victims(16.12.2016)

Supreme Court while restoring conviction of a man for raping his nine-year old niece in 2009, has said that there is a dire need to have a survivor-ce.....

Tags : Supreme Court, sexual violence, rape



Allahabad HC to Legal Services Committee: Appoint Lady Counsels to Represent Sexual Violence Victims(26.08.2022)

Allahabad High Court while noticing that very few lady counsels have appeared for the victims, has requested the High Court Legal Services Committee t.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Lady Counsels, Sexual Violence, Minor Girls



Calcutta HC: Denial of Economic Support is DV Even if Parties Aren't Residing in Shared Household(24.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that denial of economic support to the wife and the minor son constitutes domestic violence (DV) under Protection of Wome.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Domestic Violence, Shared Household



Allahabad HC: Media Runs Kangaroo Courts & Oversteps Upon Sanctity of Judiciary(27.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court while denying bail to Lakhimpur Kheri violence case accused Ashish Mathur, has held that recent trend in media to conduct ill-inf.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Lakhimpur Kheri Violence, debates, High-Profile



Mad. HC Restrains Media from Revealing Identity of Sexual Violence Victims & Publishing Depositions(05.09.2022)

Madras High Court has restrained print and electronic media from publishing details of the victims, their family members, and the witnesses or any mat.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Identity, deposition, Sexual Violence



Bombay HC to Centre: Consider Maharashtra's bill to make S. 498A IPC Cases Compoundable(12.10.2022)

Bombay High Court has asked the Union of India to consider Maharashtra's bill to make domestic violence cases under Section 498A IPC compoundable with.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Domestic Violence, Compoundable



Magistrate can Pass Residence Order in DV Act with Regard to Property Situated Outside State: J&K HC(04.02.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that a Magistrate can pass 'Residence order' under Domestic Violence Act even with regard to property situated o.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Domestic Violence Act



SC Questions Central Govt About Power to Control Broadcast of Content Which May Incite Violence(28.01.2021)

Supreme Court has asked the Central Government about its powers under Cable TV Networks (Regulation) Act 1994 to control broadcast of content by elect.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Broadcast of Content That May Incite Violence



Madras HC: Proceedings U/S 12 of DV Act Can Be Challenged Only Under Article 227(18.11.2022)

Madras High Court has held that proceedings under Section 12 of Domestic Violence Act can be challenged in High Court only under Article 227 of Consti.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Domestic Violence, Constitution



Bombay High Court Puts On Hold DV Case Against Magistrate(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has stayed proceedings initiated against a woman Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Gujarat in a domestic violence case filed by her b.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, domestic violence, Magistrate



Meghalaya HC: Petition u/s 482 CrPC Challenging Domestic Violence Act Proceedings Maintainable(10.03.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has held that petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 before it challenging Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Domestic Violence Act Proceedings



Bombay High Court: Financial Deprivation Amounts to Economic Abuse Under Domestic Violence Act, 2005(27.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has observed that financial deprivation amounts to economic abuse under the Protection of Domestic Violence Act, 2005. Court held th.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Domestic Violence



Madras HC: Women Residing in India Temporarily, OCI Cardholders Entitled to Relief Under DV Act(02.02.2023)

Madras High Court has held that persons who were living temporarily in India and foreign citizens who are Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cardhold.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Domestic Violence Act, OCI Cardholders



Delhi Court Discharges Sharjeel Imam, Asif Iqbal Tanha in 2019 Jamia Violence Case(06.02.2023)

Delhi Court has discharged Sharjeel Imam and Asif Iqbal Tanha in a case connected to the incidents of violence at Jamia Milia Islamia University in De.....

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Delhi Court Discharges Sharjeel Imam, Asif Iqbal Tanha in 2019 Jamia Violence Case(06.02.2023)

Delhi Court has discharged Sharjeel Imam and Asif Iqbal Tanha in a case connected to the incidents of violence at Jamia Milia Islamia University in De.....

Tags : Delhi Court, Sharjeel Imam, Jamia Violence



Karnataka High Court: Husband Can Initiate Proceedings Under DV Act Against Wife(26.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that any person, whether male or female, aggrieved and alleging violation of provisions of Domestic Violence Act, can in.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Domestic Violence Act



Kerala HC: Breach of 'Monetary Relief' Order Can't be Prosecuted U/S 31 of DV Act(06.12.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the penalty provided under Section 31 of Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (DV) Act would attract only breach.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Domestic Violence, Monetary Relief



Orrisa HC: Prima Facie Disclosure of Violence Sufficient to Maintain a Complaint Under PWDV Act(11.01.2023)

Orissa High Court has observed that complainant need not mention particulars of every single act of domestic violence in complaint and even a prima fa.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Domestic Violence, Prima Facie



Bharti Gets Bail on Furnishing a Personal Bond of Rs 1 Lakh(08.10.2015)

A Delhi trial court in domestic violence case against AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, has ordered Bharti to report once a week to office of DCP (southwest) ti.....

Tags : Bharti , domestic violence case



Delhi Court Grants Bail to Deep Sidhu in Red Fort Violence Case(19.04.2021)

Delhi Court has granted bail to Deep Sidhu, accused in the Red Fort Violence case in connection with the violence that broke out during the farmer's t.....

Tags : Delhi Court, Deep Sidhu, Red Fort Violence Case



Kerala HC: Recovery Proceeding Under Domestic Violence Act Only Ancillary Proceeding(22.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has held that recovery proceedings instituted under Section 20 of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 would not operate as a bar on a Fa.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Recovery Proceeding Under Domestic Violence Act



Post-Divorce, No Relief Under Domestic Violence Act: Bombay HC(23.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled that a woman cannot seek relief under the Domestic Violence Act against her divorced husband, as after divorce there is no.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Post-Divorce, Domestic Violence Act



Bombay HC: Once Divorce Is Granted, Relief Can't Be Sought Under DV Act(25.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has held that once a decree of divorce has been granted, relief cannot be sought by under the Domestic Violence Act.

Tags : Bombay HC, Domestic Violence Act



NHRC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal(05.05.2021)

National Human Rights Commission has taken suo moto cognizance taking note of several media reports published in various newspapers on May 4, 2021, re.....

Tags : National Human Rights Commission, Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal



NCPCR Takes Cognizance, Seeks Action Taken Report from WB Govt.(05.05.2021)

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Home Secretary of West Bengal raising concerns over post-poll violence i.....

Tags : National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Post-Poll Violence in West Bengal



SC Raps Tripura High Court over Dismissing Woman's Plea to Clailm ‘Streedhan’(23.11.2015)

SC has rapped Tripura HC for dismissing plea of woman for 'streedhan' on ground that she lost right over it after judicial separation. The court said .....

Tags : SC, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, streedhan, Tripura HC



Supreme Court: ‘Domestic Relationship’ Necessary to Permit a Party to Occupy ‘Shared Household’(18.07.2017)

Supreme Court has observed that to issue an order under Domestic Violence Act permitting a party to occupy a household, it is necessary that the two p.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Domestic Violence Act



Delhi High Court: Custodial Violence Won't Be Tolerated(25.07.2017)

Delhi High Court, while directing Tihar Jail authorities to ensure that Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who is accused in Election Commission bribery case, is n.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Custodial Violence



Del. HC Partially Allows Plea Against Discharge of Sharjeel Imam & Others in Jamia Violence Case(28.03.2023)

Delhi High Court while partially allowing petition against discharge of Sharjeel Imam, Safoora Zargar, Asif Iqbal Tanha and eight others in Jamia viol.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Discharge, Sharjeel Imam, Jamia Violence Case, Violent Speeches



Kerala Court: Rape is an Evil Act; a Brutal Exertion of Power and Control Over Another Person(07.04.2023)

Kerala Court while sentencing a 26 year old accused to 20 years imprisonment for rape and impregnating a 17 year old minor, has observed that rape is .....

Tags : Kerala Court, Rape, Minor, Violence



SC Rejects Plea For Urgent Hearing on Petition for SIT Probe in Saharanpur Caste-Violence(29.05.2017)

Supreme Court has denied urgent hearing of a Petition demanding a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) into recent incidents of caste violence .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Saharanpur Caste-Violence



Meg. HC to State: Consider Enhancing Compensation for Custodial Violence by 25%(04.05.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has directed State to consider enhancing the compensation to custodial violence victims by 25% or consider making a distinction b.....

Tags : Meghalaya High Court, Custodial Violence, Compensation



Gujarat HC: Court can Allow Evidence on Affidavit in Cases Under Domestic Violence Act(10.05.2023)

Gujarat High Court has held that Court can allow evidence on affidavit in its discretion and while considering aims/objects of the Domestic Violence. .....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Evidence, Affidavit, Domestic Violence



Panchkula Violence: Punjab & Haryana High Court Orders SIT Probe(30.08.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered constitution of Special Investigation Teams for monitoring cases registered for the incidents of violence in.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Panchkula Violence



Karnataka HC: Neglecting To Maintain Wife & Living With Another Woman Amounts to 'Domestic Violence'(11.08.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that omission of husband in neglecting to maintain the wife and living with another woman amounts ‘economic’ and ‘emotio.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Domestic Violence Act



Delhi HC: Maintenance Under DV Act Cannot Be Denied Solely Because Grievance Arose in Second Marriage(21.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has set aside a lower Court order, which had denied maintenance to the wife under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act



SC Issues Notice on Petition Seeking SIT Probe into West Bengal Post-Poll Violence(02.07.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Central Government, State of West Bengal, and the Election Commission of India in a plea seeking for an inquiry.....

Tags : Supreme Court, West Bengal Post-Poll Violence



Calcutta HC Refuses to Recall Order Asking NHRC to Examine Post Poll Violence Complaints(22.06.2021)

Calcutta High Court has refused to recall its 18th June, 2021 order directing the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to constitute a committee fo.....

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Calcutta HC Pronounces Verdict in Plea Alleging State Inaction in Post Poll Violence Case(20.08.2021)

Calcutta High has pronounced the verdict in a batch of petitions alleging State inaction against the alleged acts of violence unleashed by members of .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Post-Poll Violence Case



SC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Manipur Sexual Violence Video(20.07.2023)

Supreme Court has taken suo motu cognizance of the video showing two women in Manipur being paraded naked and subjected to sexual violence amidst the .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Suo Moto, Manipur Sexual Violence Video



JKL HC: S.482 CrPC Cannot be Invoked to Challenge Proceedings Initiated U/S 12 J&K DV Act(25.07.2023)

Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh HC has held that Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) cannot be used to challenge the proceedings initiated under.....

Tags : Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh HC, Code of Criminal Procedure, Jammu and Kashmir Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act, 2010



Del. HC Discharges 12 Lawyers in Criminal Contempt Case in Connection With 2006 Tis Hazari Violence(31.07.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that there was no substantial evidence to establish obstruction of justice, manhandling, or destruction of property b.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Tis Hazari Violence, Lawyers, Contempt



Calcutta HC Grants Time to WB Government to Submit Reply to Final Report by NHRC(22.07.2021)

Calcutta High Court has granted time to the West Bengal state government to submit a reply to the final report submitted by the Committee of the Natio.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, West Bengal Post Poll Violence



SC to WB Sessions Court: Decide Mohammad Shami’s Domestic Violence Case in One Month(07.07.2023)

Supreme Court has directed West Bengal Sessions Court to decide and dispose of all proceedings against cricketer Mohammad Shami in a cruelty and assau.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Mohammad Shami, Domestic Violence



SC: Court Can’t Take Over the Law And Order Situation(11.07.2023)

Supreme Court while hearing plea pertaining to Manipur violence observed that skepticism of the parties cannot lead us to take over the law and order .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Manipur violence, Law and Order



Calcutta HC to IG CSF: Submit Report on Alleged Poll Violence(11.07.2023)

Calcutta High Court has directed Inspector-General (IG) of the Central security forces (CSF) to submit report pertaining to the alleged violence durin.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Panchayat Elections, Poll Violence



Cal HC: Declaration of Panchayat Election Poll Results will be Subject to Final Orders of the Court(13.07.2023)

Calcutta High Court while expressing regret over repeated complaints pertaining to violence and mismanagement during the Panchayat Election, has direc.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Panchayat Election, Violence, Mismanagement



Cal. HC to State: Immediately Hand Over Files Related to Ram Navami Violence to NIA(01.08.2023)

Calcutta High Court has directed State authorities to comply with the directions passed by the Division Bench of the Court, as affirmed by the Apex Co.....

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SC to CBI in Manipur Sexual Violence Case: Refrain from Recording Survivor’s Statements Survivors(01.08.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to refrain from taking statements of the survivors of the Manipur sexual violence cas.....

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SC: Absolute Breakdown of Constitutional Machinery of State in Manipur(02.08.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that the investigation by Manipur police in relation to the ethnic violence has been tardy due to considerable lapse bet.....

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SC: Will Pass Directions in Manipur Violence Cases to Restore a Sense of Faith in Rule of Law(08.08.2023)

Supreme Court has stated that it will pass directions in relation to Manipur violence cases to restore a sense of faith in the rule of law and build a.....

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SC Issues Directions to Ensure the Fairness of the Investigation in Manipur Violence Case(11.08.2023)

Supreme Court while issuing directions in the Manipur violence case to ensure fair investigation has directed that SIT should not consist exclusively .....

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SC Grants Protection to Editors Guild of India Members from FIRs by Manipur Police(06.09.2023)

Supreme Court has granted interim protection to members of the Editors Guild of India from the FIRs registered by the Manipur police over a fact-findi.....

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All. HC Constitutes Judicial Committee for Lawyers' Grievance Redressal in Hapur Violence Case(11.09.2023)

Allahabad High Court has constituted a judicial committee to address the grievances of the lawyers regarding the Hapur violence Incident.

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SC Transfers CBI Cases Related to Sexual Violence Cases During Manipur Ethnic Violence, to Assam(25.08.2023)

Supreme Court has transferred sexual violence cases related to Manipur ethnic violence, which had been transferred to CBI, to Assam due to overall sec.....

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Supreme Court Allows Transfer Plea of 100% Visually Disabled Husband In DV Case(19.01.2018)

Supreme Court has allowed the transfer petition filed by a husband seeking transfer of a domestic violence case filed against him by his wife.

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Allahabad High Court Refuses Bail to Bulandshahr Mob Violence Accused(04.12.2019)

Allahabad High Court has rejected the bail application of an Accused in last year's violence in Bulandshahr, where a mob shot dead a police inspector......

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SC Directs UP Police to Provide Protection to Witnesses, Record Statements of Relevant Witnesses(26.10.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the State of Uttar Pradesh to provide protection to the witnesses of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence of October 3, which claim.....

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Delhi HC: Senseless Violence over Trivial Issues Has Become Endemic(14.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has irked over prospect of tendencies of creating senseless violence over trivial issues and said it is spilling over to affect gener.....

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SC: Domestic Violence Complaint not Valid if Parties are not Living Together in Shared Household(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a dismissal of domestic violence complaint filed by a woman against persons not living with her in a shared household. The Co.....

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Calcutta High Court Orders CBI Probe into West Bengal Post-Poll Violence Cases of Murder and Rape(27.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the investigation of the cases related to murder, rape and crime agai.....

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Calcutta HC Appoints Former Chief Justice Manjula Chellur to Head Probe in Post Poll Violence Cases(03.09.2021)

Calcutta High Court has notified that Justice Manjula Chellur, former Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court would head the Special Investigation Te.....

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Allahabad HC Rejects Plea Seeking CBI Probe in Mathura Clash(14.06.2016)

Allahabad High Court has rejected a plea seeking a CBI inquiry into the recent Mathura violence that left 24 people dead.

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Bombay High Court: Domestic Violence Means Mental, Economic Harassment Too(02.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that domestic violence involves not only physical abuse but also mental, emotional and economic harassment.

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Mathura Violence: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Plea Demanding CBI Probe(06.06.2016)

Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea demanding a CBI probe into the recent violence in Mathura, which left 29 people dead and several others injure.....

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SC: Court to be Satisfied with Instances of Domestic Violence Before Issuing Notice in Complaint(23.01.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that before issuing notice in a complaint alleging domestic violence, the Court has to be prima facie satisfied that there .....

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SC Issues Directions for Dignified Burial of Victims of Ethnic Violence in Manipur(29.11.2023)

Supreme Court while observing the bodies of the victims who perished in ethnic violence in Manipur, has issued directions regarding dignified burial o.....

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SC Grants Relief to Manipur Journalist Against FIRs Over Tweets on Manipur Violence(05.12.2023)

Supreme Court has granted interim relief to Journalist Makepeace Sitlhou for tweets she made in relation with Manipur violence.

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SC to Manipur Govt.: Furnish Information on Steps Taken to Restore Places of Worship to Committee(18.12.2023)

Supreme Court has directed the Government of Manipur to furnish information regarding steps taken to restore places of worship destructed in the ethni.....

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SC Terms Patiala House Court Violence as "Extraordinary Circumstances"(19.02.2016)

SC has termed as "extraordinary circumstances” , the violence in Patiala House Courts and rejected a lawyer's contention that exceptional importance w.....

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SC Says, There is Nothing Explosive in Patiala House Courts Mob Violence Reports(23.02.2016)

SC has said that there was nothing explosive in reports filed separately in sealed covers by Delhi Police, Registrar General of Delhi HC and its own t.....

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Give Women Gadgets to Fight Sexual Violence: Madras High Court(18.12.2017)

Madras High Court has asked the Central and Tamil Nadu Governments to explore the possibility of providing gadgets to women to prevent sexual violence.....

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Tis Hazari Court Violence: Delhi HC Tells Lawyers to Settle Dispute with Delhi Police through Talks(08.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the lawyers to settle their dispute with Delhi Police personnel in Tis Hazari Court clash through talks. The Court refused .....

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Karnataka HC: Can't Pass Blanket Orders to Protect Doctors from Acts of Violence(02.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by one Dr Vinod G Kulkarni, seeking directions to authorities to protect doctors/medical practitio.....

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Bombay HC: DV Act Cases Can be Transferred to Family Court(02.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has held that Section 12 application under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 before a magistrate can be transferred to a Family Court .....

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Madras HC: Suspecting Wife’s Fidelity is Also Domestic Violence(13.07.2016)

Madras HC has held that suspecting wife’s fidelity, questioning her for moving about with almost every other person, including her father, also amount.....

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Bombay HC: Domestic Violence Complaint Cannot be Filed Where Woman Only Casually Visiting(06.12.2021)

Bombay High Court has said that a domestic violence complaint cannot be filed at a place a woman is only casually visiting and proceedings must be ins.....

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Allahabad High Court Orders Enquiry into Lucknow District Court Violence Incident(19.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has ordered an inquiry into the violent behavior of the lawyers outside the Lucknow District Court campus on October 30, stressin.....

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Bom. HC: Domestic Violence Complaint Not Maintainable Against Father and Brother of Daughter-in-Law(09.01.2024)

Bombay High Court has observed that while the object and purpose of the DV Act, 2005 is to protect a woman from domestic violence, it does not confer .....

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Del HC: Interim Maintenance Can’t be Denied Based on Unproven Allegations of Illicit Relationship(10.01.2024)

Delhi High Court held that a wife cannot be denied the benefit of interim maintenance under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 merely on the basis of all.....

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Del. HC: Findings of Cruelty Against Wife Cannot be a Base To Deny Maintenance To her Under DV Act(22.01.2024)

Delhi High Court while deciding the revision petition filed by the wife has held that findings of cruelty against a wife in the divorce proceedings by.....

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SC Orders Enhanced Compensation to Victims of 2008 Anti-Christian Violence(02.08.2016)

Supreme Court has ordered payment of additional compensation to the victims of anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal, Odisha in 2008.

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Bombay HC: Aggrieved Person Under DV Act Must be Alive at Time of Filing Petition(10.01.2022)

Bombay High Court has ruled that an aggrieved person, as defined under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act (DV Act), 2005 must be alive.....

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SC Upholds All. HC’s Direction to Medically Examine Person Called in Police Station After Release(22.02.2024)

Supreme Court while upholding Allahabad High Court’s direction to medically examine person called in police station after release, has stated that suc.....

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SC Directs Re-Investigation of 315 Closure Reports Filed in 2008 Kandhamal Violence Case(04.08.2016)

Supreme Court has asked the Odisha Government to re-investigate closure of 315 cases related to anti-Christian violence in Kandhamal district in 2008,.....

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Delhi Court: Domestic Violence Act Does Not Override Personal Laws(04.08.2016)

A Delhi Court, while observing that the ‘Protection of Women from Domestic Violence (PWDV) Act does not override personal laws completely’, has reduce.....

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Woman Governed By Muslim Personal Law Can Invoke Provisions of DV Act: Bombay HC(15.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that merely because parties are governed by the Muslim Personal Law, it should not be an impediment in the wife invoking pr.....

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SC: Any Person Can Now be Tried under Domestic Violence Act(10.10.2016)

Supreme Court has widened scope of Domestic Violence Act by ordering deletion of words “adult male” from it, paving the way for prosecution of women a.....

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Bombay HC: Woman Can Invoke Domestic Violence Act against Female In-Laws(25.07.2016)

Bombay HC has ruled that a woman can invoke criminal provisions of Domestic Violence Act against female relatives of her husband.

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Bombay High Court: In Absence of Domestic Violence, No Maintenance for Wife Under DV Act(08.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a wife cannot be entitled to seek maintenance from her estranged husband under the Domestic Violence Act unless she ha.....

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Bombay High Court: Domestic Violence Act Can’t Be Invoked Simply For Claiming Maintenance(10.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that the provisions of Domestic Violence Act cannot be invoked simply for claiming maintenance unless the party alleges.....

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Domestic Violence Act for Divorced Women Too: Supreme Court(14.05.2018)

Supreme Court has said that the Domestic Violence Act, meant to punish men who abuse women in a relationship, extends to all man-woman relationships, .....

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Supreme Court Stays Bail Granted to Accused in Bulandshahr Violence(04.01.2022)

Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Allahabad High Court granting bail to one of the main accused, Yogesh Raj, in the Bulandshahr mob violence c.....

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Gujarat HC Denies to Quash Domestic Violence Charges against Judges(01.09.2016)

Gujarat HC has denied to quash a complaint of domestic violence and cruelty against two judges - who are brother and sister - and lambasted the judici.....

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‘Permanent’ Custody of Children Can’t be Ordered in Proceedings Under DV Act: Bombay HC(18.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that no ‘permanent custody’ orders can be made in proceedings under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

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Tuticorin Violence: Madras High Court Orders Re-postmortem of 7 Bodies(31.05.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered re-postmortem on the seven bodies of victims of police firing on May 22 and 23 at Thoothukudi during the protest against.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail to Ashish Mishra, Prime Accused in Lakhimpur Kheri Violence Case(11.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to Ashish Mishra, the son of Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, who is the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri Vi.....

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Bom. HC: Husband Directed to Pay Wife Compensation of Rs. 3 Crore for DV & Calling Her ‘Second-Hand’(28.03.2024)

Bombay High Court has while upholding the Trial Court’s Order, has directed a man to pay compensation of Rupees Three Crore to his ex-wife for his act.....

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Delhi HC Directs Superintendent of Prison to Look Into Complaint of Alleged Violence(25.05.2020)

Delhi HC has directed Superintendent of Rohini Central Prison to look into the complaint filed by undertrial prisoner alleging violence committed by c.....

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Delhi HC Directs Superintendent of Prison to Look Into Complaint of Alleged Violence(25.05.2020)

Delhi HC has directed Superintendent of Rohini Central Prison to look into the complaint filed by undertrial prisoner alleging violence committed by c.....

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