Domestic

  • Artist's work shows Barbie as a victim of domestic violence, with a bloody lip and a black eye 25-02-2014 04:46 PM

    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 24-02-2014 09:19 PM

    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...
  • New amendment in law makes wife beating legal in Afghanistan 06-02-2014 02:09 PM

    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...
  • Maine police investigating screams find happy pig 05-02-2014 10:37 AM

    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...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: HC summons trial court records 23-01-2014 07:40 PM

    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...
  • Karnataka into Ranji Trophy final after Day 5 washout vs Punjab 22-01-2014 02:01 PM

    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...
  • Mumbai: Adnan Sami moves HC to furnish fresh sureties for bail 20-01-2014 09:28 PM

    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...
  • Gujarat Congress worker gives Rs 600 cr property to domestic help 14-01-2014 09:26 AM

    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 13-01-2014 08:55 PM

    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 08-01-2014 09:16 PM

    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...
  • Woman beaten to death by in-laws, family hold protest 03-01-2014 11:58 PM

    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 ofPolice here in Saharanpur district seeking action against the accused. A police official said that a large group of people from...
  • Man arrested for murdering wife over property dispute 03-01-2014 09:14 PM

    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...
  • Employment of domestic workers to be on agenda for talks: US 25-12-2013 12:18 PM

    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...
  • BSP MP denied bail in maid's murder case 29-11-2013 02:20 PM

    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...
  • Domestic help murder case: Delhi police opposes BSP MP's bail, court reserves order 28-11-2013 02:08 PM

    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...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murders: How Talwars' domestic helps faced the brunt 23-11-2013 10:08 AM

    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 18-11-2013 11:21 AM

    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 14-11-2013 11:51 PM

    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,...
  • Now, a rape case against BSP MP who was arrested in maid murder case 14-11-2013 09:06 AM

    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...
  • Domestic help death: BSP MP, his wife sent to Tihar jail till Friday 11-11-2013 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Dr Jagriti Singh in four days judicial custody in connection with the murder of their domestic help. Dhananjay has also filed for bail and arguments on bail matter is posted for November 15....
  • Domestic help abuse case: BSP MP, wife's custody ends today 11-11-2013 08:33 AM

    New Delhi: Police custody of both the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh will end on Monday. The two were arrested last week in connection with the assault and murder of their 35-year-old domestic help Rakhi Bhadra. Jagriti has been charged with murder of...
  • Police trace son of BSP MP's deceased maid 10-11-2013 10:23 AM

    New Delhi: The 21-year-old son of Rakhi Bhadra, the maid who was allegedly tortured to death by BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti, was on Saturday traced by a team of city police after he had gone missing since Thursday. However, the police team in West Bengal to track down...
  • Delhi: The Devil's hole of 175 South Avenue, brutal torture of maids 09-11-2013 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: It was a slow week and the Diwali weekend had just got over. Festivity was still in the air. A few of my friends wanted me to join them for an early morning ride through the pristine Lutyen's Delhi. Being mid week and in a profession that demands...
  • No one to claim the body of BSP MP's maid, her foster son goes missing 09-11-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police sources have told CNN-IBN that noone has come forward to claim the body of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's deceased maid Rakhi. Sources also say that Rakhi's foster son has gone missing after he was last seen on Thursday. He though is neither a complainant nor a...
  • Delhi Police looking for iron allegedly used for torturing maids at BSP MP's house 08-11-2013 07:44 AM

    Delhi Police are searching for the iron which was used to torture the domestic helps at the house of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh and trying to access clippings of a video recorder recovered from the couple's South Avenue house. According to a police source close...
  • BSP MP's wife was doctor 'death': Survivors 07-11-2013 05:10 PM

    New Delhi: Flat number 175 on South Avenue looks like any other flat in the same area. The exclusive residential area of Members of Parliament, next to Rashtrapati Bhawan is one of the most beautiful areas in the national capital. After the death of a domestic help allegedly at the...
  • BSP MP's wife spat on domestic help's food, forced her to eat it 07-11-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Horrifying details have emerged from another domestic help of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh, who is facing murder charges in the death case of one of her domestic helps. The domestic help Meena Sardar has alleged that Jagriti spat on her food, served it on the...
  • Another maid says BSP MP Dhananjay's wife beat her up, burnt her 07-11-2013 08:25 AM

    New Delhi: A third domestic help of BSP MP Dhananjay Singh's wife Jagriti Singh has now come forward claiming that she too was assaulted by her. The woman says she was beaten and burnt by Jagriti so much so that she couldn't even walk. Her statement has been recorded by...
  • BSP MP arrested by Delhi police in domestic help death case 05-11-2013 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi police on Tuesday arrested Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh in connection with the mysterious death of his domestic help. Singh has been arrested on the charges of destruction of evidence in the murder case. Earlier in the day his wife Dr Jagriti Singh was...
  • BSP MP's wife torture maid to death, say police sources 05-11-2013 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: A domestic help at Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh's residence has died under mysterious circumstances in New Delhi. Police sources said that she may have died due to torture inflicted by Jagriti Singh, the wife of the BSP MP. Police sources said Jagriti had been allegedly torturing...