Entertainment  /  Published 23.02.19

Bollywood's Hollywood script

Bharathi S. Pradhan is a senior journalist and author...

Entertainment  /  Published 23.02.19

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse

For more than two decades, R&B singer R. Kelly has been trailed by allegations of sexual misconduct. He was married to a young singer who turned out to be 15 years old. There were claims that he c...
By Elizabeth A. Harris/NYTNS

World  /  Published 22.02.19

French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse victims

Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, France's bishops have agreed to award financial compensation to vict...
By AP in Paris

World  /  Published 17.12.19

Pope abolishes sexual abuse secrecy

Pope Francis on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the way the Roman Catholic Church deals with cases of sexual abuse of minors, abolishing the rule of “pontifical secrecy” that previously cove...
By Reuters in Vatican

North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Campaign against drug abuse

Women Against Social Evils, an NGO, conducted an awareness campaign and coordination meeting at Torajan village under Dhemaji district of Assam on Sunday to fight unitedly against drug trafficking/abu...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat


India  /  Published 07.08.19

Kerala Sister who supported ‘raped’ nun sacked

A Kerala church has sacked a nun after she spoke up for a fellow nun who has accused a bishop of raping her.The Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) has issued a dismissal order to Sister Lucy Kalapu...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.19

Children fight abuse battle

Groups of children in 80 villages of Sandeshkhali I in North 24-Parganas are helping prevent abuse and trafficking of kids hired as domestic help in cities.From passing on information to the village a...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Sandeshkhali

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.19

Protecting the identity of those accused of rape

The need to correct a perceived imbalance may lead to others. Prompted by the increase and spread of sexual violence against women, laws against them were sharpened and conditions laid down for their ...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 01.07.19

Priests ‘cannot reveal confessions’

The Vatican on Monday reaffirmed Catholic teaching that priests cannot reveal what they learn in confession, in an apparent response to moves in Australia and elsewhere to force them to do so in ...
By Reuters in Vatican

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.19

Trump is running concentration camps

I have often wondered why good people of good conscience don’t respond to things like slavery or the Holocaust or human rights abuse.Maybe they simply became numb to the horrific way we now rarely t...
By Charles M. Blow / New York Times News Service


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