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Crime Against Women
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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News  /  Published 13.11.21

Kolkata: Woman scribe abused

An app cab driver has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman scooterist and her friend who tried to protest against the driver’s alleged reckless driving. The incident happened around 8...
By Our Special Correspondent in Behala

News  /  Published 09.11.21

Man arrested for misbehaving with woman in Behala auto

A man has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a woman co-passenger in an autorickshaw.  The incident happened at Behala in southwest Kolkata on Sunday night when the woman, 21, was retu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Behala

News  /  Published 09.11.21

History-sheeter arrested for Diwali night assault on aged lady in Tallah

A man has been arrested in Canning, in South 24-Parganas district, for allegedly assaulting an elderly woman and robbing her Tallah home in north Kolkata on Diwali night when she was alone.  Pol...
By Our Special Correspondent in Tallah

News  /  Published 25.10.21

Man arrested for luring women into porn films

A 27-year-old man from Bolpur in West Bengal’s Birbhum district was arrested on Sunday for allegedly forcing aspiring models into pornography by threatening them or promising them roles in web s...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 23.10.21

Bikers harass, drag woman on road in New Town

A woman in her twenties who was walking towards a bus stop was allegedly teased and molested by two bike-borne men in New Town's BB Block late on Wednesday.  Raju Majumder, 27, and Shabuj Sh...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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