Domestic Violence
Opinion  /  Published 15.03.21

Unkindest cut: intimate partner violence

In the largest multi-country survey of violence against women using data from 2000 to 2018, the most striking feature is the scale of intimate partner violence. The study, conducted by the World Healt...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

Biggest war: violence at home

“For me every day is a day of love. Not just February 14. Because I don’t believe in hatred, I don’t believe in fighting,” said Bhasin, the south Asia coordinator of One Billio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 20.01.21

Cong targets BJP on crime against women

Senior Congress women leaders from Assam on Monday said the growing crime against women only reflected the “failure” of the BJP-led Centre’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Health  /  Published 15.12.20

Mask and the mind

To live or not to... Retired bank manager Mr M, 70, told me, “You know what this illness has taken away from me? My desire to live, to see the world again.” He is not the only one. Our re...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee in

World  /  Published 17.11.20

Tibetan farmer’s death shocks China

Lhamo, a Tibetan farmer in southwestern China, lived her life mostly outdoors and shared it online, posting videos of herself cooking, singing and picking herbs in the mountains around her village. By...
By Elsie Chen in New York


India  /  Published 16.10.20

Estranged wife cannot be thrown out of home

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

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 08.09.20

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 07.09.20

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


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