Category: Domestic Violence Act

Dowry demand by wealthier people against impoverished family members of wife is rampant: Bombay High Court

The High Court overturned judgments acquitting the husband and his family members, stating that the evidence of the deceased woman’s parents was rejected on inadequate grounds. The Bombay High Court in Aurangabad recently stated that the societal scourge of dowry persists in our culture, with even ostensibly wealthy people demanding payment from the destitute parents

The Delhi High Court is concerned about the "disturbing trend" of lower courts hearing bail requests that are now before the high court.

Mother seeks son-his wife to be ousted from her house; Delhi Court Allows

A Delhi court recently ordered a man and his wife to leave the home of his parents. The man’s mother stated that the man and his wife had been torturing and harassing her, in addition to bringing a dog home against her will. The mother alleged that her son had provoked the dog to attack


The Patna High Court affirms the man’s conviction for sexually assaulting two young girls, stating that rape hurts the victim mentally and causes long-term suffering.

The Patna High Court recently noted that sexual assault on a young girl affects her personality and leaves the survivor dealing with lifetime trauma while maintaining the conviction and life sentence of a father who had sexually assaulted his two younger children from 2007 to 2013. [F vs State of Bihar] According to a division

Thane court denies anticipatory bail to man accused of concealing homosexuality from wife


GRANT OF ANTICIPATORY BAIL TO HUSBAND BY BOMBAY HIGH COURT BOOKED FOR OFFENCES UNDER IPC AND DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT –SHIVEK RAMESH DHAR Vs. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA A domestic violence and cruelty case including complaints and counter complaints; by the husband and wife against each other which causes the Bombay High Court to decide how they

Ankur Lal: Arbitration

An Overview on Domestic Violence Act

ABOUT THE AUTHOR The author is a Bhopal national Law University graduate. Having graduated from the university the author joined the prestigious Haryana judicial services. After having served for a period of five years the author opted for practicing before the honourable Punjab and Haryana High Court at Chandigarh as an independent council. The author

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