Law For The Protection Of Women

  • How did your wife die? SC to hubbies June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that in case of death of a married woman under suspicious circumstances, the husband must explain the circumstances else he can be held responsible for her death. The ruling was handed down by a bench comprising Justices G P Mathur and R V...
  • Women law brings hope for victims June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Can the Domestic Violence Act really protect women from abusive husbands in absence of social change in a society where the position of women is still subordinate and where traditional mindsets dominate? People like Monika Singh, a victim of domestic violence, do feel that this law can help...
  • Govt serious about livein relations June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: For many couples, living together is serious business. And now the Government too has realised that it is indeed a serious affair be it a marriage or a livein relationship. Starting Thursday, when the law for the protection of women from domestic violence comes into force, it...