Dowry Deaths
West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

Malda: homemakers found dead

Malda district police launched The Winners, a special 20-member team of women police personnel, to ensure the safety of women in Englishbazar and Old Malda municipal areas of the district. The team h...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 25.02.22

Harsh bars: prisons

Crimes against women continue to be a major concern in India. According to the report, Prison Statistics India: 2020, among close to 90,000 prisoners serving time for committing offences, about 1...
By The Editorial Board

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

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.21

Letters to the editor: Uddhav Thackeray asked to join hands with BJP, Kerala dowry death,

Evil thrives Sir — The recent dowry death case in Kerala, in which a young ayurveda doctor was found dead at her husband’s house in what is suspected to be suicide, has shaken t...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.21

Firm links: Dowry deaths

Silence seems to have prevailed for a while on the phenomenon of dowry deaths. It is almost as though India takes them for granted — a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime report showed that...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.21

Mother, son jailed for suicide

The husband and mother-in-law of a deceased 21-year-old woman from Dhansar area was arrested on Saturday following torture allegations after she died by suicide on May 20. Dhanbad police arrested the...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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