India  /  Published 05.01.22

Over 15k held for flouting prohibition: Nitish

More than 15,000 people have been arrested in less than two months for flouting prohibition in Bihar, chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday. He revealed the statistics at a public meeting in th...
By PTI in Aurangabad

India  /  Published 31.12.21

HC refuses to quash FIR against husband

Delhi High Court has refused to quash an FIR for dowry death on the basis of a settlement between a man and his deceased wife’s family.  Justice Mukta Gupta, while dismissing the petition ...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 27.11.21

Anti-dowry campaign at Metiabruz street corner

A campaign to resist dowry, a practice that is “still rampant”, was organised at a street corner in west Kolkata to enable women to reach out for help. Pamphlets were distributed, women t...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.08.21

STATE DIGEST: Gumla born model accuses in-laws of torture

Dhanbad: Two rival groups of Katras trying to establish their supremacy at Chaitudih area of Katras on Monday engaged in violence at a mining site of a private miner, Kejriwal Outsourcing, engaged in ...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Chhattisgarh HC denies marital rape

The Chhattisgarh High Court has discharged a 37-year-old man in a rape case filed against him by his wife after observing that sexual intercourse or any sexual act with a legally wedded wife is not ra...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Raipur


Opinion  /  Published 12.08.21

Letters to the editor: Allegations of sexual misconduct against Andrew Cuomo

Look within Sir — The allegations of sexual misconduct against the former governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, do not come as a surprise. Powerful men often get away with wrongs by threatening t...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.21

Much needed: focus on dowry

Dowry deaths have persisted in India in spite of laws. Recent revelations of the growth of this crime in Kerala have disturbed the state government and spurred it into thinking of different solutions ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 01.07.21

Letters to the editor: Dowry deaths in Kerala, animal cruelty in Cambodia

Act now Sir — It is shameful that even after 60 years since Parliament enacted the Dowry Prohibition Act and 16 years after the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, dowry deaths cont...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.21

Just fight: Kerala dowry deaths

High literacy does not automatically lead to gender justice. This is what Kerala found to its shock with the recent rise in cases of violence against women such as suicide and domestic abuse following...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Kerala: Gender-neutral textbook drive

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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