Self Defence
India  /  Published 17.10.20

UP: MLA seeks ‘justice’ for accused

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Style  /  Published 10.07.20

Kickbox and push limits

Action movie buffs will certainly know of Jean Claude Van Damme and his movies based on kickboxing. The most famous one was even called Kickboxer! Kickboxing originated in Japan, but found popularity...
By Mayukh Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 11.11.18

Self-defence camp for young women in Guwahati

A city-based group dedicated to women’s empowerment and the fight against rising cases of rape in Assam, on Sunday announced an eight-day self-defence training camp for 100 women from across the sta...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

Schoolgirls pack a mighty punch

Three hundred girls of a village school in Murshidabad take turns to stay back for an hour and a half after class to learn taekwondo — a skill the school hopes will give the girls confidence and hel...
By Jhinuk Mazumder in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Teen who kicks away odds to win medals

A 19-year-old girl, whose home is in a slum by the Hooghly, was introduced to kickboxing through self-defence classes in school. The classes stopped about a year later but Priya Patra was not ready to...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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