West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

Doctor hit over neglect charge by patient kin

Relatives of a patient allegedly assaulted a doctor on duty in the emergency section of the state general hospital at Birpara in Alipurduar district on Thursday night. Doctors, paramedics and other s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 05.09.20

Odisha BJP MLA arrested

A BJP MLA from Baripada in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, Prakash Soren, was arrested by police on Friday for allegedly assaulting a government engineer. It was alleged that the concerned engine...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 22.08.20

Official suspended in UP for mask assault

A sub-divisional magistrate has been suspended and a police case registered against him for assaulting people in the name of implementing Covid-19 protection guidelines in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

States  /  Published 18.08.20

Ex-chief of Sikkim tourism body held under Pocso charges

Rup Narayan Rai, a former chairman of the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation, was arrested on the charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl after he surrendered before South Sikkim police on Mon...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.20

Youths say sorry, assault case withdrawn

An officer of the state consumer affairs department, who filed a police complaint alleging four youths of a courier firm assaulted and threatened him on Friday, said on Sunday that he withdrew the com...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 28.07.20

Assault video gets OC suspended

An officer in-charge (OC), who was posted in chief minister Hemant Soren’s constituency in Barhet in Sahebganj, was suspended hours after a video of him brutally assaulting a 20-year-old girl we...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

#MeToo: Lessons from the US experience

Nityanjali Thummalachetty is a New York City-based cybersecurity entrepreneur and Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion, and was listed in BBC 100 Women in 2017. Abby DiCarlo is a New York City-based re...
By Nityanjali Thummalachetty and Abby DiCarlo in

India  /  Published 18.01.20

‘Molesters’ beat mom to death

A 36-year-old woman was beaten to death in Kanpur by men who were accused of molesting her minor daughter and were out on bail, a senior police officer said on Saturday.The woman and her sister, who w...
By PTI in Kanpur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Jadavpur VC ‘broken’ but won’t say names

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das is “physically and mentally broken” after an alleged assault by some students when he intervened in a scuffle between two groups on Tuesday, educat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.18

Footballers lose, win hearts

A football team had just lost a match. But many around the field clapped for them on Saturday afternoon.The applause was for a bunch of girls from Birbhum who had to apparently brave abuse and assault...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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