Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Girl marries boy, parents tonsured

Elders of the Ghatwar community publicly tonsured the parents of an 18-year-old girl for marrying a boy from the Bhuiyan caste in the Fulwaria village, 2km from the Koderma police station, sub divisio...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 05.08.20

Atrocity over property dispute in Odisha

A 36-year old man was allegedly beaten up, tonsured and forced to drink urine in Odisha’s Bhadrak district, about 160km from here. The incident took place at Baunsabag village under the district...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 06.12.19

Don't look away from the ugly truth

The sketches should be seen only by adults but they must be seen. Drawn by a victim of torture, they show, in raw and agonizing detail, the methods that Americans — soldiers, psychologists, spies, w...
By The New York Times Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 19.11.19

Child abuse worry in Assam

Assam has the second highest cases of child torture in the country, after Madhya Pradesh.A report was released on Tuesday by the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) in New Delhi which said 96 chi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.19

Torture FIR on husband

A 37-year-old woman on Thursday lodged an FIR at Birsanagar police station against her husband for allegedly assaulting her at their house in Calcutta.Prabha Kasireddy Singh, an architect by professio...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.05.19

Rights group seek UN probe into torture by troops in Kashmir

A report by two prominent rights groups in Kashmir has unlocked purported secrets of 206 alleged torture chambers linked to security forces and notorious methods like water boarding and letting loose...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 21.09.19

Kashmir boy suicide after ‘beating’, army denies

A teenager committed suicide hours after an alleged beating by the army in Chandgam village, Pulwama.The army said the allegation was “completely baseless” and that “the boy was not detained or ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.19

R-Day ire at Daribhit teachers

Villagers on Saturday confined three teachers of the Daribhit school where a flare-up in September last year had claimed two youths’ lives, accusing the trio of “instigating” the trouble and thr...
By Kousik Sen in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.19

Trump is running concentration camps

I have often wondered why good people of good conscience don’t respond to things like slavery or the Holocaust or human rights abuse.Maybe they simply became numb to the horrific way we now rarely t...
By Charles M. Blow / New York Times News Service in

Sports  /  Published 15.03.19

Mohammad Shami chargesheeted in torture case

Police have submitted a chargesheet against cricketer Mohammad Shami, slapping him with section 498A of the Indian Penal Code that deals with physical and mental torture by husband or his relatives.If...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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