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Aug 01, 2018
Thane court considers children's testimony in case of mother's suicide, sentences father to 5 years in prison for abetmentThe children's statement said that their mother hanged herself in her own home on 21 June. Upon realising that she had committed suicide, Gaikwad ran away.
May 17, 2017
Bombay HC sets 'intent' primary in sexual harassment cases; may renew debate on marital rapeBy making a ruling that upholds the rights of women, irrespective of where she is, the Bombay High Court has indicated that it is open to adjudicating controversial cases around violence against women including marital rape
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu protests: Tamil identity has been a deep fault-line for at least half a centuryThe extent to which the jallikattu issue has united Tamils across caste, religion and political divides should give us pause.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu protest: Courts must view public sentiment with more sympathyIts approach to jallikattu has been different. It bans what locals say is a hugely popular sport in parts of Tamil Nadu, a 2000-year-old tradition. The reason is cruelty to bulls used in the taming game.
Jun 21, 2016
Controversial tradition prevails as Yulin holds dog-meat eating festival despite protestsYulin, a city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival on Tuesday despite heavy criticism and protests from animal rights activists.
Feb 09, 2016
Telangana shame: Pregnant woman stripped and paraded around by family of husband's first wifeA pregnant woman was allegedly stripped and paraded by kin of her husband's first wife in DC Thanda village in the district, police said.
Oct 06, 2013
No your honour, it's not the 'duty' of the wife to do the houseworkThe idea that it is the woman's sacred duty to wake up early, prepare breakfast for the husband and do all the housework is so ingrained in the Indian psyche, that the idea that she wouldn't want to do it is in a word, unthinkable.