Opinion  /  Published 06.04.22

Letters to the Editor: When dowry gets the veneer of respectability

Twisted logic Sir — The progressive, urban Indian family no longer asks for or provides a dowry during marriage. But does that mean that this reprehensible social custom has been rooted out for...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.22

Woman falls prey to dowry violence

In yet another incident of dowry violence in the country, a 24-year-old Ranchi woman, married to a Dhanbad-based auto driver, was mercilessly beaten and pushed into the coke oven by her...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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

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


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