India  /  Published 21.10.20

NCW chief sparks ‘love jihad’ furore

National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma has been roasted online after the NCW announced that she had discussed a “rise in love jihad cases” with Maharashtra governor Bhagat ...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.10.20

‘Sack NCW chief’ cry grows louder

NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma has stirred a controversy with her comment that there was a “rise in love-jihad cases” in Maharashtra, drawing the ire of netizens, politicians and activists w...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

Jharkhand police on WhatsApp

Jharkhand’s director-general of police M.V. Rao has announced that WhatsApp-based helplines to report cases will be rolled out for the public in all 24 districts on Wednesday to help curb crimes...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.10.20

Concern at rape-case gag fallout

An association of women media professionals has expressed grave concern at the manner in which rape accused were being allowed the benefit of gag orders on the reporting of sexual assault and harassme...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.20

Women inspire others at Kaleidoscope

These inspiring stories were beautifully woven together by Pragya Singh, the founder and secretary of ‘Atijeevan Foundation’, one of India’s foremost not-for-profit organizations eng...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.10.20

Kashmiri student allegedly assaulted

She said she was feeling scared and was staying with her cousin. Responding to Bhat’s tweets, Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal said: “This is shocking & shameful. ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Hathras makes daughter translate mom’s poem

Time has not the power to extinguish me, Don’t think for a moment that I wait upon Time. Let Time keep on playing his absurd battle game, Every time he strips me, I rise clothed without shame; W...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.10.20

NCW summon for BJP leader

The NCW on Wednesday summoned BJP leader Ranjeet Srivastava for reportedly making offensive remarks against a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after allegedly being raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh&...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

‘We can’t afford to remain spectators’

There is no agency left to seek justice from. Earlier, there would at least be a pretension to delivering justice. Now even that is not there. We are faced with a two-pronged danger. One is brute musc...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.20

What Indians do with their time

What do Indians do with their time? The ministry of statistics and programme implementation sought to answer this intriguing question with the Time Use in India- 2019 survey. Worryingly — but un...
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