Month: June 2012

More opt for D.V. Act

The Domestic Violence (DV) Act which came into existence in 2005, picked up momentum two years later in 2007 in East Godavari. In the last seven years, 1,352 cases were booked, 226 cases settled through a compromise between the complainant and respondent by the concerned department which handles the cases....

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House panel wants NRI marriage registration

The Ministry of Overseas Affairs and the National Commission for Women (NCW) aren’t doing enough to help women deserted by NRI husbands, a parliamentary standing committee has found. In its draft report on NRI marriages, the standing committee on external affairs has come down heavily on the ministry and the...

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