Domestic

  • Indian Super League clubs to pick from domestic player draft July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The best of Indian footballing talent will be up for grabs when the franchises of the Hero Indian Super League vie among themselves to pick the players from the Domestic Player Draft in a three-day event which begins on Monday. The 84-player strong list will feature senior national team players...
  • 3 men allegedly gangrape 25-year-old maid, booked July 14, 2014

    A 25-year-old maid was allegedly gangraped by three youth under Azad Chowk police station area of Raipur, the police said. The accused Tarun Nand (35), Chakrasena alias Chakro (25) and Ajay Sona (26), all residents of Ramkund locality, have been arrested for sexually assaulting the girl based on her complaint on...
  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group today July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India will be formally inducted as the 27th member of the Star Alliance on Friday. The ceremony will be held at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport where Air India is set to unveil a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A-320. Top officials of several major global...
  • Government considers proposal to give power to arrest to NCW July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Government is mulling giving punitive powers to arrest, search and seize to National Commission for Women (NCW) in matters of domestic violence, police apathy and sexual harassment at work place and plans to extend NCW's jurisdiction to Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Women and Child Development...
  • Rhea accuses Paes of domestic violence June 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Model Rhea Pillai has filed a case of domestic violence and harassment against her estranged live-in partner ace tennis player Leander Paes and his father in a local metropolitan magistrate court. "Pillai has filed a case of domestic violence against Paes, his father Vece Paes and has sought monthly maintenance...
  • Unique mobile app 'SIF' to save male domestic violence victims June 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Men who are at the receiving end of domestic violence or charged with false rape cases need not feel left out any more. Help has come via a mobile app. An NGO working for protection of men's rights has come up with a unique mobile application and a dedicated helpline...
  • What happens when a woman starts abusing a man in public? This video changes the way we see domestic violence May 26, 2014

    When we talk about domestic violence, the first image that flashes in the head is of a woman being beaten up by a man at home. This video might change the way you see domestic violence. In a staged prank, a hidden camera recorded the reactions of public when a man...
  • SpiceJet announces 25 pc discount on family travel May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, no-frill carrier SpiceJet on Firday announced up to 25 per cent discount on tickets for four or more passengers travelling together on domestic flights. Under the 'Friends and Family' offer, four to nine air travellers can travel together on domestic routes and...
  • Techie couple faces arrest for torturing a minor domestic help April 29, 2014

    Bangalore: A minor girl was rescued from a techie couple's house in Electronics City by the police and an NGO last week. The employers, a techie couple, are alleged to have brutally abused the girl who worked as their domestic help. The child is now under the care of the...
  • Indian-origin tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal convicted of kicking his girlfriend 117 times, escapes jail time, ordered community service April 25, 2014

    An Indian-origin tech CEO, who pleaded misdemeanor, domestic violence and battery charges, escaped without any jail time and was asked to do community service despite kicking his girlfriend 117 times, recorded in the security footage of his home, the Huffington Post reported. RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal, 31, dodged 45 felony counts...
  • Power of 49: Story of Rashmi Anand who fought domestic violence February 27, 2014

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN IBN joins hands with Tatas and their latest 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week's theme of the campaign is 'women and domestic violence'. ...
  • Artist's work shows Barbie as a victim of domestic violence, with a bloody lip and a black eye February 25, 2014

    Artist Samantha Humphreys has documented a series of disturbing pictures of domestic violence using an icon of female perfection - the Barbie. The series 'What If?' by Humphreys was featured in the Speaking Out Exhibition at Embrace Arts, University of Leicester. Since then, the series has been receiving worldwide media...
  • In Jharkhand per capita debt is Rs 10,000 February 24, 2014

    In Jharkhand, each person owes a debt of Rs.10,000, while the per capita income is around Rs.37,000, said an official. "Jharkhand owes loans of around Rs.36,000 crore. If the total loan is divided with number of the total population, it will come around Rs.10,000 debt on each person of the state,"...
  • New amendment in law makes wife beating legal in Afghanistan February 7, 2014

    The Guardian reported on Thursday that Afghanistan has legalised domestic violence by changing a law so it will become impossible for anyone to testify against relatives. This effectively gives sanction to honour killings. The change in legislation has been passed by the Afghan Parliament and now awaits President Hamid Karzai's signature....
  • Maine police investigating screams find happy pig February 5, 2014

    Maine: Police responding to reports of screaming coming from a home in Maine didn't find a victim of domestic violence as they feared. Instead, they found an amorous pig. State police say a woman called last week after hearing what she believed to be a fight coming from a neighbour's home...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: HC summons trial court records January 23, 2014

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned the records of trial court, which had tried and sentenced dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar for the murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic aide Hemraj. A Division Bench comprising Justices VK Shukla and Karuna Nand Bajpayee passed the order while clubbing...
  • Karnataka into Ranji Trophy final after Day 5 washout vs Punjab January 22, 2014

    Mohali: Karnataka booked their spot in the summit clash of the Ranji Trophy after the final day of their semi-final match against Punjab was washed out on Wednesday. Karnataka, who entered the final by virtue of first innings lead, will take on Maharashtra at Hyderabad from January 29. The match was called...
  • Mumbai: Adnan Sami moves HC to furnish fresh sureties for bail January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami moved the Bombay High Court on Monday seeking permission to furnish two fresh sureties in keeping with a condition imposed on him while being granted anticipatory bail in a domestic violence case filed by his estranged wife Sabah Galadari. Two persons who had stood surety for...
  • Gujarat Congress worker gives Rs 600 cr property to domestic help January 14, 2014

    Rajkot: In a generous gift for 40 years of service in Gujarat, a Congress worker, Gajraj Sinh Jadeja, in Rajkot gave away property worth Rs 600 crore to his domestic help. The man who died in September 2013 wrote a will leaving all his property to his help. The will...
  • US to return stolen Indian artifacts worth $1.5million January 13, 2014

    Talking about wide range of points of engagements between India and the US, State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said that the consulate general of India in New York along with the Homeland Security will have a ceremony where stolen Indian artifacts worth USD 1.5 million will be returned to India...
  • Vasundhara Raje asks officials to ensure 24-hour domestic power supply January 8, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday asked officials to ensure round-the-clock domestic power supply and six-and-a-half hour uninterrupted electricity supply to farmers. Speaking at the inaugural session of two-day Collectors and SPs conference in Jaipur, the Chief Minister also directed them to effectively monitor water projects and ensure proper arrangements...
  • Woman beaten to death by in-laws, family hold protest January 3, 2014

    The kin of a woman who was allegedly beaten to death by her in-laws held a protest on Friday with her body at the office of the Senior Superintendent of Police here in Saharanpur district seeking action against the accused. A police official said that a large group of people from the...
  • Man arrested for murdering wife over property dispute January 3, 2014

    A person was arrested on Friday for allegedly killing his wife over a property dispute, the police said. Identified as Dilip Pahwa (54), the accused allegedly killed his wife Santosh Pahwa (50) by attacking her with a sharp-edged weapon on December 19 last year, when she was at her cast iron...
  • Employment of domestic workers to be on agenda for talks: US December 25, 2013

    The US on Wednesday said employment of domestic workers will now be on agenda for the bilateral talks with India with which it is in conversation to "determine the way forward" in resolving the 14-day-long diplomatic row. "The Department of State is in conversation with the Government of India on determining...
  • BSP MP denied bail in maid's murder case November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, was on Friday denied bail by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma had on Thursday reserved order on Dhananjay's bail application after hearing arguments from the counsel for...
  • Domestic help murder case: Delhi police opposes BSP MP's bail, court reserves order November 28, 2013

    The Delhi police on Thursday opposed in a court here the bail plea of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, saying he had incited his spouse to carry out the "illegal activities" of beating the servants. The police...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murders: How Talwars' domestic helps faced the brunt November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ahead of the much anticipated verdict in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, CNN-IBN takes a look at the domestic helps who were initially charged with the crime but were given a clean chit by the CBI later. Even though the CBI's closure report gave them a clean chit,...
  • No home for housemaids: We have failed them November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: I was browsing through some of the blogs which came up on my timeline when I stumbled upon one which read - A woman is not a woman's worst enemy. Patriarchy is. To be honest I didn't end up reading the whole post but the title somehow got...
  • Delhi: NRI woman arrested for torturing maid, beaten with iron rods November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another case of torture of domestic help, a 30-year-old maid was allegedly beaten with hot iron rods and dogs were let loose on her by her NRI employer, who has been arrested. Umarwati (30) was employed by 45-year-old NRI Arti Jain, residing in Mayur Vihar Phase-1, four...
  • Now, a rape case against BSP MP who was arrested in maid murder case November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no end to the troubles for BSP MP Dhananjay Singh. A 42-year-old married woman has now alleged that the MP raped her and has filed a case against him. The MP from UP's Jaunpur is already in police custody in the case of the murder of his...