Opinion  /  Published 22.03.21

Bengal’s child brides

‘Banglar meye’ is at the centre of a political campaign in West Bengal. That could well be because women, particularly school-going girls, have been the primary beneficiaries of numer...
By Sabir Ahamed in

India  /  Published 19.03.21

SC issues directives on sexual violence

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Cop finds groom for girl left at altar

A police officer posted here went beyond the call of duty on Monday to arrange a groom for a girl who resides in a locality under his police station area after a youth with whom her marriage was fixed...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.21

Quiet revolutions

By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.03.21

These Khunti girls 'conquered' English

As many as 26 girls, most of them survivors of child marriage and human trafficking, were conferred with certificates by the US Consulate General in Khunti on Saturday fo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Nuptial knot to book gift

Moyna Khatun, 24, a resident of Murshidabad’s Suti and an arts graduate from D.N. College in Kalyani University, has set an example in the minority-dominated area when she demanded 60 books as &...
By Alamgir Hossain in Suti

People  /  Published 21.02.21

The better Half is Best in Triplicate

The lockdown made me appreciate my better half better. I could begin to understand why everything in the household needed to be in double, triple and sometimes more. Even in pre-pandemic times, if we ...
By Anasuya Basu in

India  /  Published 13.02.21

Inter-caste marriage the way forward

The Supreme Court has quashed an FIR against a highly educated inter-caste couple, saying such marriages are the way forward for reducing rising caste and communal tensions in the country. The court ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

Teen thwarts teen wedding

A child marriage was foiled on Monday at a village in South 24-Parganas because of efforts of a teenager in the neighbourhood. The 17-year-old girl, a member of a local child protection committee, we...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.21

Hands off: interfaith marriage law

Some images endure, like that of Pontius Pilate washing his hands of guilt before the trial of Jesus Christ. Nothing so world-changing was taking place in the Lok Sabha, however, when the minister of ...
By The Editorial Board in


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