Opinion  /  Published 20.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The modern Indian family is taking on many forms

New blend Sir — Remarriage in India, where the divorce rate is only about one per cent, is still frowned upon. The situation is further complicated when children are thrown into the mix —...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.22

Bid to help pension-hit widow

An elderly tribal widow has been denied her pension benefits for not having Aadhaar card in violation of Supreme Court order in Jharkhand. The Supreme Court had, in September 2018, directed that a pe...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.21

Son jobless for long, widow kills herself

A 71-year-old widow, who was a pensioner and the lone earning member in the family that included an unemployed son and a daughter, is believed to have ended her life consuming bathroom cleaner at her ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Haridevpur

Calcutta  /  Published 02.03.21

Kits move widows together

A 65-year-old woman who lost both her sons and is raising her grandchildren came to receive a kit of basic necessities of food, clothing and bed linen. A 57-year-old woman who lives alone and earns a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 19.07.19

'Prem Rog': Love, ahead of time

Yeh pyar tha ya kuch aur tha, na tujhe pata na mujhe pata...It’s an opulent mujra at a Thakur wedding where the bejewelled dancer (Asha Sachdev) sings before wealthy, smug men but you have eyes only...
By Sulagana Biswas

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Mamata ‘surprise’ for slain MLA’s wife

Rupali Biswas, widow of slain Trinamul MLA Satyajit Biswas, was surprised when a senior party leader from the district asked for her biodata a few days ago. On Tuesday Rupali, whose husband was shot d...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hanshkhali

World  /  Published 22.12.18

Dr. Seuss’s widow dies at 97

Audrey Geisel, the widow of beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss and an avid promoter of his legacy, died this week at her California home at age 97, a representative confirmed on Friday. Geisel m...
By Reuters in Los Angeles

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Who are the women beggars?

The author is a doctoral researcher in Sociology at Jawaharlal Nehru University...
By Sabina Y. Rahman

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.19

Heroes forever fresh in memory

It was a day to honour the bravehearts.The Cockerel Division of Indian Army, in association with the district administration and district sainik boards, organised Gaurav Senani and Veer Nari Samman Sa...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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