Wife to compensate husband

New Delhi, Jan 27: A working woman’s bid to get maintenance from her estranged and ailing husband in a matrimonial case has boomeranged in a Delhi court which not only dismissed the plea but also asked her to bear his expenses. “From the documents, it is clear that the petitioner … Continue reading

CJ cautions against misuse of law

BANGALORE: The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, is an important law for protecting women against abuse. But its provisions, if not interpreted properly, could cause injustice to the alleged perpetrator. Chief justice of Karnataka High Court Justice P D Dinakaran stressed on need for awareness about the … Continue reading

Court rescues old woman

A court has come to the rescue of a 60-year-old woman implicated in a domestic violence case by her daughter-in-law. A magistrate’s court had issued notices to Shalini and her son Vinod, residents of Bara Hindu Rao in North Delhi, on a complaint filed by Vinod’s wife Anita (all names … Continue reading