Women Helpline-181 starts awareness drive

Women Helpline-181 starts awareness drive

SRINAGAR: Women Help Line -181 and One Stop Center (OSC) project of the Union Ministry of Child and Women’s Development Tuesday started its outreach awareness drive at Srinagar. The programme initiated by the Department of Social Welfare Jammu and Kashmir under State Resource Centre for Women is implemented by Aman Movement. The purpose of the […]

Woman admitted with burn injuries, husband arrested

Woman admitted with burn injuries, husband arrested

Handwara: Police in Handwara area of northern Kashmir have arrested a man after his wife was admitted with burn injuries at a hospital. A police statement said that police received information about a woman admitted in Handwara Hospital with burn injuries. “Immediately, officers from local police unit rushed to the hospital and they learnt that […]

Woman commits suicide in Kangan

Woman commits suicide in Kangan

Kangan: A newly married woman committed suicide by jumping into power canal in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday afternoon. Officials said that the 25-year-old Irshada Begam, wife of Tariq Ahmad Lone of Chhatetgul Kangan ended her life after she jumped into a power canal, a couple of meters away from her […]

SHAME- Allegedly raped by father, Bandipora girl ‘ends life’

SHAME- Allegedly raped by father, Bandipora girl ‘ends life’

Bandipora: A girl allegedly raped by his father, repeatedly, over years, in Challiwan village of Bandipora district ended her life by consuming some poisonous substance at her home. A police statement issued here said that the girl was taken to hospital for medical treatment where she breathed her last, on Saturday. Her father has been […]

Father can seek visitation rights to child under DV Act: HC

MUMBAI: A father can seek visitation rights to his child under the Domestic Violence Act if the child is in the mother’s custody, the Bombay High Court has ruled. Justice Prakash Naik dismissed an application last Friday filed by a woman challenging a sessions court order granting visitation rights to her estranged husband. The woman […]

Budgam family alleges murder of their daughter, demand investigation

Budgam family alleges murder of their daughter, demand investigation

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The family members and relatives of a girl, Insha Qayoom on Monday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding proper investigation of her ‘murder’. Scores of family Members and relatives of insha Qayoom assembled here in press enclave and chanting the slogans “we want justice “and “Punish the culprits of Insha”. […]

Domestic Violence Against Women: Stop Before It is Too Late!

Domestic Violence Against Women: Stop Before It is Too Late!

DR AJAZ AHMAD SUHAFF omestic violence is the most prevalent yet relatively obscured and ignored form of violence. It is an evil that even though so common, it is often overlooked, excused on one pretext or another and , at worst, denied. Domestic violence is universal phenomenon that persists in all societies of the world. […]

Bandipora woman allegedly burned to death by in-laws

Bandipora woman allegedly burned to death by in-laws

BANDIPORA: A 35-year-old Health department employee and mother of three children was allegedly tortured and burned to death by her in-laws in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday, her family said on Tuesday. Rehana Gulzar, a Female Multipurpose Health Worker (FMPHW) at Sub-Centre Panaar village, “was first tortured and later burned alive by her in-laws” […]

Supreme Court modifies its order on dowry harassment

Supreme Court modifies its order on dowry harassment

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday modified its order that provided for setting up of a committee to deal with dowry harassment complaints by protecting the provision of pre-arrest. The top court had on April 23 reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas seeking revisiting of a judgement that had reduced the severity of […]

1 2 3 6