Domestic Violence
India  /  Published 17.08.22

HC: Abusive husband should move out

When a couple lives under one roof, the conduct of one party towards the other is always vital in defining the respect and recognition the family would get from others. If the domestic peace is distur...
By PTI in Chennai

Events  /  Published 19.03.22

Domestic violence is much more than physical abuse, show three short films by Swayam

“It is said that home is the safest place for women. But is it actually true? According to statistics one in three women in India face domestic violence either in the parental home or their matr...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

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 13.03.22

Welcome to the new show

The magic of the silver screen has been replaced by the glow of Amoled display. The pandemic has significantly altered the entertainment landscape in the country and around the world, with the silver ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 25.02.22

Court finds Leander Paes guilty

A metropolitan magistrate court here has held in its order in a domestic violence case filed by model-actor Rhea Pillai against her former partner, tennis player Leander Paes, that he committed variou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.21

Delve deeper: fairness creams

The fairness industry, which had been pushed into the background when the pandemic first started, is rearing its ugly head again. In September 2021, Bloomberg reported that it is flourishing in Asian ...
By Chirantan Chatterjee

News  /  Published 09.12.21

Survivors of home violence in Kolkata during pandemic pour their hearts out

A group of women, survivors of domestic violence, on Wednesday recounted in front of a panel how their horrors were multiplied during the pandemic.  The four-member panel at Rotary Sadan in Chow...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.21

Inner beast: spousal violence

The independence of the judiciary is non-negotiable. The president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, emphasized this in his speech on Constitution Day. While this is a universally accepted doctrine — a...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 19.11.21

Men can be victims too of harassment by women

Cry rape in revenge Mallick recalls a Salt Lake case of a lady who filed a molestation charge against her interviewer after she failed to land the job. “The interviewer’s innocence was pr...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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