Domestic Violence
News  /  Published 22.09.22

Study bares why women feel unsafe in Kolkata

Streetlights are cloaked in foliage. Railway tracks turn into gambling and drinking dens after dark. Access to police is a major challenge. A recent survey conducted by a city NGO focused on neighbou...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.22

Violence: Bengal tops

West Bengal reported the highest number of cases of cruelty against women by spouses or their relatives in 2021, according to the latest report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). A total 19...
By Soumyajit Majumder in Calcutta

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

Across the world, one in three women face abuse in their lifetime, and among all the forms of violence inflicted upon them, domestic violence is the most prevalent. But despite its prevalence, domesti...
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The magic of the silver screen has been replaced by the glow of Amoled display.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


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