Domestic Violence
West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.20

Accused of hooch trade by husband, woman held

A middle-aged “entrepreneur” was arrested from her home in a North 24-Parganas village on Saturday after her husband filed a complaint with the police alleging that she sold illicit countr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Haroa

India  /  Published 07.09.20

Domestic violence case against BJD MP deferred

Earlier, Mohanty had told the media he was yet to get a legal notice in the matter. The DPO has contacted Mohanty, but is yet to record his statement on the allegations made by Varsha. However, the D...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 06.09.20

Marital strife hits MP, actress

The actress alleged that Anubhav had extra martial affairs. She said during lockdown she remained alone in Cuttack while Anubhav was in Delhi. On the other hand in his petition, Anubhav denied these ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Arts  /  Published 01.08.20

Narrativizing domestic violence

On June 21, as a sultry afternoon melted into a rain-drenched evening, a rather nondescript roof of a South Calcutta apartment became the site of the making of theatre history of sorts, with Bond...
By Dipankar Sen in

World  /  Published 18.07.20

Coercion finger at Johnny Depp

A friend of US actress Amber Heard told London’s High Court on Friday that a lawyer for Hollywood star Johnny Depp had pressured her to say unfavourable things about the actress. Depp, 57, is s...
By Reuters in London

India  /  Published 03.07.20

NCW received 2,043 complaints of crimes against women in June

  The NCW has received 2,043 complaints of crimes committed against women in June, the highest in the last eight months. According to the National Commission for Women (NCW) data, 452 complaint...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.20

No increase in domestic violence during lockdown: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani has debunked claims that the coronavirus-induced lockdown led to an increase in cases of domestic violence against women.Replying to a question that the lockdown has increa...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Spike in domestic violence cases amid lockdown: NCW

The National Commission for Women has received over 250 complaints since the country-wide lockdown was imposed to control the spread of coronavirus out of which 69 were cases of domestic violence, and...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 30.03.19

Women are driving their way to empowerment

Ramchandra Jha, the owner of Premier Car World — a showroom in south Calcutta — is a worried man. He is one of those who collaborated with NGOs Azad Foundation and Shakha to launch the pink cab or...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Women unsafe in own homes in Calcutta

Nearly 90 per have been subjected to physical abuse by their husbandMore than 93 per cent were forced to have sex with their husband against their will...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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