Acid Attack
West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Acid splashed on official

A former ration dealer walked into the office of the Cooch Behar district food controller and splashed acid on him on Thursday afternoon to avenge an old legal setback. Food controller Dawa Wangel La...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Entertainment  /  Published 10.01.20

Chhapaak is the mirror of the times we live in

Before Friday morning, ‘chhapaak’, for me, was a happy word. ‘Chhapaak’ meant the sound of jumping into puddles on the way back home from school. ‘Chhapaak’ meant pelting snowballs at the ...
By Priyanka Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Trafficking survivors in postcard plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Trafficking and acid attack survivors from across Bengal sent 2,000 postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, requesting him to ensure that the anti-human trafficking bill is passed during...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.08.19

21 injured in acid attack in Bihar

Over 20 people, including three women, suffered serious burn injuries when acid was thrown during a skirmish between members of two households in Vaishali district, police said on Wednesday. The incid...
By PTI in Hajipur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Silent call to stop torture of women

Rape, trafficking, acid attack, dowry death and other atrocities against women were the focus of a mime act enacted at a police programme to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday.The 30-minute pr...
By Neha Singh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.20

Acid attack on wife feeding son at school

A man allegedly attacked his wife with a screwdriver and threw acid at her when she was feeding their five-year-old son at a kindergarten school on Thursday morning.“The man attacked his wife in fr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Bollywood  /  Published 08.01.20

Director Meghna Gulzar on Chhapaak

After the runaway success of Raazi, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar’s back with another story that revolves around a feisty female character. Starring and co-produced by Deepika Padukone, Chhapaak is charts...
By Karishma Upadhyay in

Entertainment  /  Published 11.01.20

HC asks Chhapaak makers to credit Laxmi Agarwal's lawyer

The Delhi High Court on Saturday directed the makers of Deepika Padukone-starrer 'Chhapaak' to give credit to a lawyer, who represented acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal on whose life the movie is ba...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.19

Acid attack on schoolteacher

A 33-year-old teacher of a private school here was attacked with acid by two men on a bike while she was on her way home from work on Sunday afternoon.Pandvipriya, a resident of Main Road, received ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Entertainment  /  Published 16.01.20

Chhapaak’s mixed run

Such a drag”, “Avoidable”, “A scream and a voice that will shatter your heart!” These are just some of the reactions to Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak on IMDb, the online database on everythi...
By Ushnota Paul in


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