Sexual Assault
Opinion  /  Published 06.01.20

Safety first is still not the mantra

Sir — Almost 40 people were booked every hour by the Noida Traffic Police on New Year’s Eve. Many in Calcutta, too, were seen helmetless or with two passengers riding pillion. It is shameful that ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Supreme Court name bar on rape FIRs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred police from recording rape victims’ names in FIRs or court documents and the media from disclosing “any facts which can lead to the victim being identified”....
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.18

Photography: A space odyssey

They were just doing their jobThe Shakti Mills case of 2013 is a prime example addressing these complexities. The brutal assault on two young photojournalists pursuing a story, in broad daylight by a ...
By Tejal Pandey

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.19

Molest arrest sparks auto rampage

The arrest of an autorickshaw driver in connection with an alleged molestation triggered a road blockade in south Calcutta that continued for around one-and-a-half hours and led to an attack on a poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.19

Our power-drunk bureaucrats

In India, some are certainly more equal than others. This is the only way to explain the tepidity of the West Bengal administration regarding the penalty of an Indian administrative service officer. T...
By The Editorial Board


World  /  Published 25.06.19

Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type

President Donald Trump said on Monday that the New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his 'type'.'I'...
By AP in Washington, D.C.

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

In India, women are most unsafe at home

Women are most unsafe at home. Estimates by the World Health Organization in 2017 show that one in three women has experienced either physical or sexual violence at the hands of an intimate partner. I...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.18

Is time really up for misogyny?

Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University in California, had accused the then US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual misconduct. According to Ford, this incident happene...
By Mehmal Sarfraz

World  /  Published 25.09.18

Bill Cosby sentenced to jail for sex assault

Norristown: Bill Cosby was sentenced to between three and 10 years in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting a woman, capping the once-beloved comedian’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to co...
By Reuters

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.19

Politicizing the military is inglorious

Sir — The letter written by over 150 veterans of the armed forces to the president, Ram Nath Kovind, requesting him to stop the politicization of the armed forces is timely (“Veterans’ appeal: D...
By The Telegraph


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