Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on January 6, 2011 ·
India’s Bihar State Leads Wife-Beaters’ Pack
PATNA – Bihar has the dubious distinction of being the state with the highest number of women having been beaten by their husbands. What’s worse, many women in the state find nothing wrong with what is a punishable offence under the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act of 2004. These are the findings of the latest [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on January 1, 2011 ·
MUMBAI: In an order that will provide relief to hundreds of domestic violence victims, the Bombay high court ruled that a court hearing such a case need not wait for a report filed by the protection officer before awarding interim compensation.
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on December 30, 2010 ·
“Commitment” to live together
Commitment” to live together
OP ED PAGE ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN THE TRIBUNE CHANDIGARH / DECEMBER 20, 2010
Traditionally, the Indian society might have frowned upon live-in relationships. But the growing number of such couples indicates a degree of acceptance. Women, however, are still the losers
THE ‘live- in-relationship’ is a living arrangement in which [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on December 25, 2010 ·
The Domestic Violence Act: Constitutional Perspectives
This Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005. This Act being among the first in this particular sphere has concretely dealt with the challenge of domestic violence taking into account all the related laws and has attempt to lessen the numerous ancillary problems generally faced by such legislations (such as impractical provisions). [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on December 19, 2010 ·
NCW fined for harassing men
The Delhi High Court has awarded a compensation of Rs. 40,000 towards a man who was off-loaded by immigration authorities from an aircraft here on the basis of a look-out circular from the NCW, saying statutory bodies are certainly not empowered to initiate criminal proceedings.
The High Court said that the compensation award will have to be equally shared because of [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on December 7, 2010 ·
This is what happened with me!
At one time, I too was like you. Secure in the typical Indian family environment. I had a career, had enough money to spend. Yes, I had gone through a divorce before, but then I had my family to support me and I came out of it, without many scars. Having the sole custody of my child and no alimony or child support, [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on December 2, 2010 ·
The Truth About “Civilized” Society
The objective of this article is to explain what abusive relationships are, and how to verify whether you or someone close to you is living in such a relationship.
Victims of Abuse:
”Verbal Abuse Syndrome”
Anyone, male or female, can be responsible for an abusive relationship. However, the fact is that throughout [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on November 24, 2010 ·
How do you survive an affair?
Learn what it takes to rebuild a relationship after an affair.
It takes seconds to destroy trust, and years to rebuild it . . .
There’s a song from back in the day that says, “When you are trying to love two. It sure isn’t easy to do.” That may be true but it does not stop countless cheating spouses from giving it the old college try.
In the beginning [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on November 22, 2010 ·
Kantaben Jamnadas Mistry
Metropolitan judge orders Bipin Mistry to let mother live with him, pay her Rs 300 as rent every month apart from Rs 1,500 for food, clothing and medicine expenses.
In probably the first case of its kind in Gujarat, a 65-year-old woman harassed and thrown out of her house by her son and daughter-in-law received justice under the Domestic Violence Act. Metropolitan magistrate [...]
Posted by Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate on November 19, 2010 ·
HOW IS YOUR RELATIONSHIP?
Yes / No
I am afraid of my spouse/partner.
I cannot express my anger or my opinion for fear of my spouse/partner’s reaction .
I must always ask my spouse/partner for permission to see family or friends, spend money, or buy something for myself.
I sometimes feel numb inside.
I try and try to please my spouse/partner only to find that my efforts still [...]