Archive for April, 2013

Hubby accused of domestic violence sues judge for discrimination

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a bizarre kind of case, a husband accused of domestic violence and dowry harassment by his wife and in-laws and booked under the Section 498A of the IPC, has approached the Mumbai High Court with a petition to seek action against the magistrate hearing his bail application. The high court while hearing his petition […]

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Decision to make porn-watching non-bailable turns out to a blessing in disguise for the public exchequer

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of India recently recommended to make porn-watching to be made as a non-bailable offense. Realizing the gravity of the situation as it was affecting the young generation – the future of the country – adversely, the UPA govt. immediately passed it as an Ordinance making porn watching a […]

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Start-up Matrimonial site gets award for honesty

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a first of its kind, a start-up matrimonial website has been awarded the newly instituted prestigious award for a being an honest start-up. Christened as the “The Shared Power Honest Start-up Award”, this award is given to those start-ups who work honestly and are very upfront in informing their customers about what one should […]

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IPL 7 future looms in dark with questions being raised about women’s safety

| April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a country where debates over women’s safety can stall the entire country for weeks together, it was difficult for the IPL cricket series to be spared by the same. Serious issues regarding women’s safety have come to light after a documentary filmmaker Dekhika NoRun Bhardwaj interviewed some of the people involved with the IPL. […]

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Feminists take a backstep on Women’s Reservation Bill, oppose amendments

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a shocking revelation, organizations fighting for women’s rights have surprisingly taken a backseat on Women’s Reservation Bill. This news becomes significant particularly because of the fact that women organizations had been pushing the bill a lot and have expressed a lot of displeasure at the bill not being passed. Hailing the bill as the […]

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Online auction site turns haven for harassed husbands

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an unprecedented turn of events, an online auction site has turned out to be haven for harassed husbands who are overburdened with alimony and maintenance orders from courts to be paid to their estranged wives. Many don’t have a vocation to eke out a living and are still forced to pay hefty maintenances if […]

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Feminist organisations protest against misandrous TV ad

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Feminist organisations have rocked the world of gender-justice activists by opposing a seemingly pro-womens Television commercial.  In a departure from its policy of not picking up on individual cases for support or opposition, CEDAW (Centre for Elimination of Dowry law-misuse Activists Wing) a UN(Untied Nations) recognised group has also commented upon the advertisement asking the […]

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