West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

Bengal: drive faces backlash

The Trinamul Congress is making desperate attempts to contain the resentment of people over distribution Amphan compensation by cracking down on “perpetrators of corruption” within the par...
By Anshuman Phadikar and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nandigram/Basirhat

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Living with the enemy

The solution? Long-term social change “Thousands of years of conditioning takes time to change” says Kapoor. “However, with the work of women’s organisations over decades, dom...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Gun supplier in CA case arrested

A 45-year-old woman was injured while getting off a bus on route No. 45 near the Gariahat flyover on Tuesday. The woman, a resident of Sonarpur, was admitted to Ramakrishna Mission Seva Prat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Phoolbagan

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Panchayat chief ‘beaten’

Tribal villagers on Monday allegedly ransacked a Trinamul-run panchayat office and thrashed the rural body chief in Gopalpur near here. Villagers said they went to the panchayat office with a complai...
By Our Correspondent in Durgapur

India  /  Published 03.07.20

NCW received 2,043 complaints of crimes against women in June

  The NCW has received 2,043 complaints of crimes committed against women in June, the highest in the last eight months. According to the National Commission for Women (NCW) data, 452 complaint...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.07.20

Doctors decry targeting

A nationwide network of physicians and public health experts on Tuesday condemned a Delhi police chargesheet that has named a doctor who had saved the lives of many people injured during the riots in ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

So kind: Safoora Zargar's bail

The ‘humanitarian’ impulse, apparently, comes and goes. Safoora Zargar, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on April 10, was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on Jun...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Release CAA protesters: UN

Experts from the United Nations Human Rights Council have demanded the immediate release of 11 people, including six students, arrested for taking part in protests against the new citizenship matrix.&...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.20

Paternal Bond

Sir — He likes his drink shaken, not stirred, but James Bond has his audience both shaken and stirred by the news that he will have a five-year-old child in the next Bond film. A former Bond girl ha...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 08.06.20

No increase in domestic violence during lockdown: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani has debunked claims that the coronavirus-induced lockdown led to an increase in cases of domestic violence against women.Replying to a question that the lockdown has increa...
By PTI in New Delhi


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