Crime Against Women
West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

Woman stabbed

A woman was severely injured and her 11-year-old son received minor injuries when her former employee allegedly stabbed them with a kitchen knife in her restaurant-cum-bar at Singtam, about 28km from ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Saugata's 'swipe' at Mamata

Senior TMC MP Saugata Roy stirred a hornets' nest on Thursday by saying that not a single incident of violence against women should occur in a state helmed by a woman chief minister and there shou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 18.03.22

NGO campaigns against domestic abuse with three 25-second films

Domestic violence is not only physical abuse but can be economic or emotional and that needs to be recognised, a women’s rights organisation said in a campaign launched on Wednesday. The campai...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.22

Harsh bars: prisons

Crimes against women continue to be a major concern in India. According to the report, Prison Statistics India: 2020, among close to 90,000 prisoners serving time for committing offences, about 1...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 15.02.22

‘One Billion Rising’, a campaign to end violence against women

A woman should be able to recognise “micro aggressions” in a relationship and not sacrifice her individuality Being in love does not give the man the freedom to violate a woman What a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


India  /  Published 02.01.22

UP tops list of crimes on women

Nearly 31,000 complaints of crimes against women were received by the National Commission for Women (NCW) last year, the highest since 2014, with over half of them from Uttar Pradesh. There was a 30 ...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Kolkata NGO helps kids in wall graffiti campaign for gender equality

“No man is born misogynist. It is the socialisation process that teaches men to discriminate. We are not against men but against patriarchy. Patriarchy puts pressure on men, too, to behave in a ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.11.21

Lewd texts, threats to actress lead to man’s arrest from Jadavpur

A man has been arrested in south Kolkata for allegedly sending lewd messages and making threat calls to an actress over the past few weeks. The woman had filed a complaint with Kolkata police. Based ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Garfa

News  /  Published 15.11.21

70-year-old lodges assault complaint against her tenants in Netajinagar

A 70-year-old woman has lodged a complaint of assault against her tenants and alleged that they have thrown garbage in front of her Netajinagar home on the southern fringes of Kolkata and then alleged...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.11.21

Tollygunge homemaker kills self, palm note blames mom-in-law

A 20-year-old homemaker committed suicide in her Tollygunge home on the southern fringes of Kolkata on Wednesday. During her inquest on Thursday, police found her ‘suicide note’ scri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Tollygunge


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