Health  /  Published 06.05.20

Hearing impairment: why and how

Hearing, sight and physical mobility are the basic requirements for a normal life. Of the three, deficiencies in hearing are likely to remain unrecognised. In India, 6.3 per cent of the population suf...
By Dr. Gita Mathai in

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.20

Soldiers together

Hard on the heels of Narendra Modi’s last address to the nation came Amit Shah’s assurance that people needn’t worry because “there is enough stock of food, medicines and other commodities in ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.20

Bengal and the question of justice

The recently released India Justice Report 2019, which provides a succinct analysis of government data across the four pillars of justice — judiciary, police, prisons and legal aid — ranks West Be...
By Deepan Kumar Sarkar & Madhurima Dhanuka in

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Delhi court offers legal aid to 2012 Delhi gangrape convict

A Delhi court on Wednesday offered Pawan Gupta, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case, legal aid after he said that he does not have a lawyer.Additional session...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

Legal team meets teacher for probe

A high school teacher, who had been dragged, beaten and locked up by alleged Trinamul Congress supporters, on Tuesday narrated her ordeal before a team from the District Legal Aid Services Authority o...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Teacher's assault: HC asks legal aid authority to submit report

The Calcutta High Court on Monday directed the West Bengal Legal Aid Service Authority to file a report in connection with the alleged physical assault of a woman in South Dinajpur district.On a praye...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Legal help for men arrested in UP

By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

North East  /  Published 26.11.19

Legal aid for register victims in Assam

The Indian Civil Liberties Union (ICLU), a pan-India advocacy network of lawyers, activists, paralegals and students, has been providing free legal aid to those left out of the final National Register...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.19

Mamata Banerjee warns against bias in cyclone aid

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday warned against “politics in distribution of relief material and rehabilitation programmes” for people affected by Cyclone Bulbul.Addressing a meeting at...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

World  /  Published 23.10.19

Russia deploys troops in Syria-Turkey border

The top American diplomat in Ukraine on Tuesday gave impeachment investigators a vivid and impassioned account of how multiple senior administration officials told him that President Trump blocked sec...
By New York Times News Service/Michael D. Shear and Nicholas Fandos in Washington


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