Domestic Violence
Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

JU to seek help for student

Jadavpur University will engage mental health professionals to talk to the family of the student who has been forced to leave home because of domestic violence.The student has been staying in the univ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

India  /  Published 25.03.19

One-year relief for bias study centres

The Centre on Monday extended the lives of 195 centres researching social exclusion and discrimination by one more year, yielding to protests weeks before the general election.This was a fallout of th...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 15.03.19

Mohammad Shami chargesheeted in torture case

Police have submitted a chargesheet against cricketer Mohammad Shami, slapping him with section 498A of the Indian Penal Code that deals with physical and mental torture by husband or his relatives.If...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Kerala boy arranges remarriage for his tormented mother

A young engineering graduate from Kerala has arranged a second marriage for his divorced mother who he says had walked out on her first husband years ago because of domestic violence.Kollam resident G...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Old farmer in Bengal beaten up by family for property

An 81-year-old farmer in Nadia was allegedly beaten up by his wife, son and daughter-in-law and thrown out of his home after he did not agree to make a gift deed to hand over his two-storied house in ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur


West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.19

Stage set for sharing home truths & putting up a fight

A number of women who have faced violence at home are reaching out to women in their neighbourhoods and making them aware of their rights through plays. The theatre group has performed in the city’s...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.20

Unlocked: A chatroom of toxic masculinity

Seemingly innocuous practices often have a nasty way of snowballing into serious — criminal — misdemeanour. This is what appeared to have happened a few days ago when it was revealed that the all-...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.20

Lockdown fight of parents hits kids hard

Parents confined in homes and bickering over uncertainty in their workplaces is affecting children, the state child rights watchdog has said.The state commission for protection of child rights has ask...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.19

Senior citizens are vulnerable targets for violence

Senior citizens living alone are soft targets for various kinds of violence. A series of murders of elderly people across Calcutta has raised, once again, questions about the unsafe existence of this ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Are marriages best when they don't happen?

My 11-year-old comes back home from school and announces that her class is studying the status of women in the late Vedic age in history. I ask her what she has learnt. She answers that the status of ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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