domestic violence

Mamata Banerjee has made fool of people, why should I apologise: Roopa Ganguly

First came the shameful ‘rape’ comment from the BJP MP Roopa Ganguly for political mudslinging, now is the absurd justification. Roopa Ganguly, who had dared TMC and Congress leaders to send women from their families to West Bengal and see if they can survive 15 days without getting raped, is unapologetic about her statement. “There are too many incidents happening in West Bengal. Atrocities against women are very high, beyond

Delhi court grants bail to Somnath Bharti in domestic violence case

A Dwarka court on Wednesday granted bail to AAP leader and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti in connection with a domestic violence and attempt to murder case lodged against him by his wife Lipika Mitra. The court also ordered Bharti to furnish a personal bond of Rs one lakh to secure his release. Bharti had yesterday termed the domestic violence and attempt to murder case against him as a

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti sent to two-day policy custody

Controversial AAP MLA Somnath Bharti, arrested in the wee hours in connection a domestic violence and attempt to murder case, was today sent to police custody for two days by Delhi court. 41-year-old Bharti, who had surrendered before police last evening, was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Manika who remanded the former Delhi Law Minister to police custody till October 1 after the investigating agency said some recoveries were to be

Delhi court dismisses Somnath Bharti's anticipatory bail plea

A court here on Monday dismissed anticipatory bail plea of AAP leader and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, who has been booked for domestic violence. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Garg refused to grant anticipatory bail to Bharti. Bharti was on Thursday named in a First Information Report (FIR) filed under several sections of the Indian Penal code (IPC), including domestic violence and attempt to murder, at Dwarka North police

Narayan Sai had illicit relationship with women

The wife of Narayan Sai, who has been behind the bars in a rape case filed by a Surat-based woman, has alleged that the son of self-styled godman Asaram is a blot on saint community’s escutcheon. As per a complaint filed by Janaki, her husband had illicit relationships with a number of women and involved in promiscuity. During a maintenance and domestic violence-related hearing in a family court here on

Delhi L-G Jung gives nod to prosecute Somnath Bharti in molestation case

Ignoring the AAP government’s view, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has given his nod to prosecute former Delhi Law minister and party MLA Somnath Bharti in connection with alleged misbehavior with women during a midnight raid in South Delhi in January last year. “LG has given the police sanction to prosecute Bharti. However, Home Minister Satyendra Jain recently suggested that prosecution sanction should not be given against Bharti,” LG office

Delhi Police to file chargesheets against Arvind Kejriwal, 20 other AAP MLAs

A newspaper report claimed on Wednesday that the Delhi Police is soon likely to file chargesheets against several Aam Aadmi Party MLAs. The Times of India reported today that the Delhi Police, following an internal investigation, found that 21 AAP MLAs have been named in 24 criminal cases registered over a period of time. These include Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia. The police is believed to

AAP leader Somnath Bharti refutes charges of harassment by wife

Two days after the Delhi Commission for Women summoned him on charges of harassing his wife, AAP leader Somnath Bharti on Saturday said they were untrue and lacked substance. He said he will appear before the Commission wherever he had to and “when a legitimate” need arose. Bharti claimed that he had been living separately from his wife for the past five years and therefore there was “no question of

Read the complaint lodged against AAP leader Somnath Bharti

Former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, whose wife has filed a complaint of domestic violence against him, had told her that he owns an international Law firm with offices in US and UK. In her 20 page complaint to the Delhi Commission for Women, Bharti’s wife alleged that he tortured her repeatedly and even left his dog on her when she was pregnant. Bharti and Lipika Mitra met on matrimonial

AAP MLA Somnath Bharti accused of domestic violence

In more trouble for the Aam Aadmi Party, former Delhi Law Minister and MLA Somnath Bharti has been accused of domestic violence, as per reports on Wednesday. AAP MLA’s wife has leveled serious charges against him and has approached the Delhi Commission for Women. Bharti has been accused of assault and domestic violence and the DCW has issued summons to the leader. He has been asked to appear before the Commission


According to Los Angeles attorney Mike Feuer and the international media, rapper 50 Cent whose real name is Curtis Jackson is being charged with domestic violence and four counts of vandalism for attacking his ex-girlfriend and destroying her Los Angeles condo. Reports are that the incident occurred in the affluent Toca Lake, California and resulted after an argument according to the unnamed woman’s account. After the argument, it is alleged