Cruelty

  • Refusal to have sex during honeymoon is not cruelty: Bombay HC 09-03-2014 11:30 AM

    Refusal to have sex with a life partner during honeymoon does not amount to cruelty, the Bombay High Court has ruled while setting aside a family court judgement dissolving the marriage of a couple on this ground. The court also ruled that a wife donning shirts and pants to office...
  • Bombay HC allows animal lover to keep 12 dogs in her flat 17-10-2013 05:21 PM

    In an interim relief to an animal lover, the Bombay High Court, on Thursday, ruled that she may be allowed to keep 12 dogs in her suburban Andheri flat until further orders. Hearing a petition filed by animal lover Durga Rai, a bench of Justices P V Hardas and P...
  • Anticipatory bail plea of Yukta Mookhey's husband adjourned 21-07-2013 02:03 AM

    Mumbai: A local court on Saturday adjourned till July 25 the hearing on the anticipatory bail application filed by former Miss World Yukta Mookhey's husband Prince Tuli in a cruelty case. The sessions court also extended the interim protection from arrest it had earlier granted to Tuli. Mookhey had accused...
  • Man abducts estranged wife, leaves 100 cuts on her body 14-07-2013 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: A 23-year-old history-sheeter has been arrested for allegedly abducting and torturing his estranged wife for nine days and leaving nearly 100 cuts on her body with a razor blade, police said. The 21-year-old victim managed to escape from the clutches of the accused and lodged a complaint at Mulund...
  • Kunal Kapoor: Make India a cruelty-free cosmetics zone 11-07-2013 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor has used the dying telegram service to urge the government to ban the import and sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals. The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) has decided to discontinue the 160-year-old telegram service on July 15. Kunal did a good...
  • Divorce litigation is a long winding process: Fazaa Shroff-Garg 04-07-2013 04:16 PM

    How do I file for divorce in India? How do I identify a good lawyer? What are the grounds on which I can file for divorce? What goes into deciding who gets custody of the children? How much alimony will I have to pay? How much does it cost? Divorce...
  • US man held for chopping puppy, cooking its ribs 30-06-2013 07:54 PM

    Washington: A man in the US state of Florida has been arrested for allegedly strangling a family puppy, chopping it into pieces and cooking its ribs on a stove, police said. Thomas Elliot Huggins, 25, was arrested earlier this week after a family member called police in Tampa, a media...
  • Video: Argentine football player hurls stray dog at fence 12-06-2013 09:54 AM

    A football player in Argentina caused outrage after he flung a dog at a fence in the middle of a match. Fans and the opposing team were angered and people in the stands began hurling garbage and insults at him. ...
  • McDonald's drops egg supplier over cruelty charges 19-11-2011 07:59 AM

    Minneapolis: McDonald's Corp said it has dropped a Minnesota-based egg supplier after an animal rights group released an undercover video of operations at the egg producer's farms in three states. The video by Mercy for Animals shows what the group calls animal cruelty at five Sparboe Farms facilities in Iowa,...
  • Pamela Anderson accuses India of animal cruelty 20-02-2011 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Former Baywatch star and model Pamela Anderson has accused one of India's most prestigious research centres of animal cruelty, urging it to retire decades-old test monkeys and adopt humane practices. Anderson, famous for slow-motion beach running scenes in the hit 1990s lifeguard TV show, wrote to RC Deka,...
  • Height of cruelty: Elephant beaten to death 27-10-2010 03:21 PM

    An elephant calf is beaten to death by villagers for encroaching on their paddy fields in Morigaon district, Assam. ...
  • Jaipur raises voices against cruelty to elephants 31-08-2009 12:27 PM

    Elephant lovers now want the government to step in. ...
  • Saving Ganesha: a fight to save the elephant race 26-08-2009 12:41 AM

    Elephants in the country continue to be treated with cruelty. ...
  • Citizen journo busts AIIMS animal house of horrors 06-10-2008 09:46 PM

    Visuals show lab animals in pain, being mistreated. ...
  • Wife refuses sex, HC grants divorce 12-06-2007 11:02 PM

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