News  /  Published 21.05.22

Role of community vital to curb trafficking

A school at the southernmost tip of West Bengal had 1,280 students in March 2020, just before the nationwide Covid curbs were imposed. When offline classes finally resumed in February this year, the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.22

So high, look, look and let’s sigh

We are surging. We can feel it in our every pore. We can see it all around. We have never been here before. So high. Last week, or some week in the recently gone past I can’t care to remember, ...
By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 14.04.22

Marriage age revision rejected

Nearly 95 per cent of the email representations received by a parliamentary panel examining a bill to raise women’s legal age for marriage from 18 to 21 have opposed it, prompting sources in the...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.22

Too early still: youthful brides

It should come as no great surprise that West Bengal leads the country in the number of girls marrying younger. The 2019 statistics of the Sample Registration System from the office of the Registrar G...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.03.22

All that glitters is girls’ education

Education is worth its weight in gold. The Tamil Nadu government has modified a decades-old scheme to educate the girl child that had ironically reinforced the stereotype that marriage was the be all...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai


India  /  Published 23.03.22

Marriage bars brutal beast: HC

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday said that a brutal act of sexual assault on the wife, against her consent, albeit by the husband, cannot but be termed to be rape. It said such sexual assault by...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bangalore

Lifestyle  /  Published 17.03.22

Booker Prize-nominated author Monica Ali’s new book 'Love Marriage'

Strewn with Bengali phrases, here is a glimpse at British life as witnessed through burdensome colonial glasses. Exploring the concept of a love marriage, this book is a macrocosmic look at dysfunctio...
By Shrestha Saha

India  /  Published 20.02.22

Rajasthan: 9 killed in accident

  Nine people were killed when a car carrying a marriage party fell into the Chambal River here on Sunday, police said. The deceased included the groom who, along with other persons, was travel...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kota

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Ridiculous Bengali TV serials sullying the idea of marriage

Enforced bonds Sir — Television serials have had a long history of portraying dubious ideas. But Bengali teleserials have taken things to new heights with a recent trend: forced or accidental m...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 13.02.22

Explore healthy relationship goals with Minu Budhia

Minu Budhia is a psychotherapist, counsellor, founder of Caring Minds, ICanFlyy, Cafe ICanFlyy, and a TEDx speaker. Write to askminubudhia  ...
By Minu Budhia


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