Child Marriage
Opinion  /  Published 22.06.22

Letters to the editor

Beyond age Sir —The American actor, Bill Pullman, who is known for starring in the cult classic, While You Were Sleeping, recently noted that the term, “late bloomer”, can be quite ...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 21.06.22

YouTube music video to empower girls post-pandemic

Korbo Na Biye is a 5 minute 20 seconds music video that was launched on June 9. Till Monday evening it had almost 1.7k views on YouTube. The commission is hoping that the video would reach remot...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Role of community vital to curb trafficking

A school at the southernmost tip of West Bengal had 1,280 students in March 2020, just before the nationwide Covid curbs were imposed. When offline classes finally resumed in February this year, the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.04.22

Marriage age revision rejected

Nearly 95 per cent of the email representations received by a parliamentary panel examining a bill to raise women’s legal age for marriage from 18 to 21 have opposed it, prompting sources in the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 30.01.22

This Month

The Philippines passed a law prohibiting child marriage despite disapproval of Filipino Muslims. One in every six Filipino girls gets married before reaching their 18th year. Last year, when the bill ...
By Team Graphic


Opinion  /  Published 09.01.22

BJP strings along Paswan Junior. Why?

The BJP MP from Bhubaneswar and national spokesperson, Aparajita Sarangi, now has another feather in her cap. She is being honoured with a DLitt and the Shri Saraswati Samman by the MIT Art, Design an...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Ganjam now child marriage-free

Odisha’s Ganjam district, the home turf of chief minister Naveen Patnaik, has been declared as child-marriage free district. The district administration has also increased the reward for inform...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 05.01.22

Over 15k held for flouting prohibition: Nitish

More than 15,000 people have been arrested in less than two months for flouting prohibition in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday. He revealed the statistics at a public meeting in th...
By PTI in Aurangabad

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.21

A rose at risk: Life of a nation on a city street

South Chennai has a fascinating lane called Anna Street, ‘Anna’ being an abbreviation of Annadurai, the charismatic scholar-leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and the first non-Congre...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.21

Padma winner stops child marriage

Social worker Kamali Soren, who received the Padma Shri this year, went to Habibpur in Malda district to stop the wedding of an underage girl on Sunday evening. She also assured the girl’s pare...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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