India  /  Published 02.09.20

Trauma Ravi Shankar went through as child

Anoushka Shankar has spoken candidly about how her father, Ravi Shankar, was sexually abused as a child. Anoushka, who will be reinterpreting some of her father’s music when she performs at the...
By Amit Roy in London

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.20

Children should be able to live freely

Independence is not just about hoisting the national flag. It should also mean an ability to think independently without fear, said those working with children. Children should be free from abuse, ch...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.08.20

Consulate to help abused UAE Indian to go home

The Indian Consulate in Dubai has offered support to repatriate an Indian woman in the UAE whose video of domestic abuse and appeals for help went viral on social media, according to a report. The vi...
By PTI in Dubai

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Men run campaign against ‘rising domestic violence’

Some men who have been trained to think that cooking or fetching water do not make them lesser men have been busy with a campaign to stop “rising cases of domestic violence” in their neigh...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.06.20

Caution on drug abuse signs

Drug abuse among adolescents is going up but parents and teachers can help curb the menace by becoming watchful and being role models, experts said at a webinar on Friday.Psychiatrists, clinical psych...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.19

Banned drug seized, 1 held

A 39-year-old man, a resident of Hooghly’s Uttarpara, was arrested from Russell Street on Saturday for allegedly possessing a banned drug, police said.An officer at Lalbazar said police seized about...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 19.11.19

Child abuse worry in Assam

Assam has the second highest cases of child torture in the country, after Madhya Pradesh.A report was released on Tuesday by the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) in New Delhi which said 96 chi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.19

Watching Yuvraj back in form is exhilarating

Sir — Watching the southpaw, Yuvraj Singh, playing like he used to at his peak was exhilarating. As a player for the Mumbai Indians in a match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian P...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Teenager ‘admits’ father murder

A 15-year-old boy walked into Rajarhat police station late on Saturday and told officers that he had hacked his father with an axe after he saw him beating up his mother, police said.The duty officer ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.06.20

No increase in domestic violence during lockdown: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani has debunked claims that the coronavirus-induced lockdown led to an increase in cases of domestic violence against women.Replying to a question that the lockdown has increa...
By PTI in New Delhi


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