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Opinion  /  Published 27.09.20

Foul ball

Sir — The fifth edition of the United Nations' Global Biodiversity Outlook and the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2020 highlight the serious damage done...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Pandemic lesson of self-reliance

The Kolkata Mary Ward Social Centre (KMWSC), a wing of the Loreto Congregation in South Asia, had received requests from women to reopen the vocational units in the initial days of the lockdown. &ldq...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.04.19

Board exam? It’s a canter for Krishna

A Kerala schoolgirl has been extolled as “Wonderwoman” on social media after riding a horse to her Class X board exam.A short video of C.A. Krishna’s act, filmed by her trainers, has gone viral ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.19

Empowering women for a better tomorrow

A few weeks ago, Soroptimist International of Calcutta or SIC, a club of women professionals, handed over their twelfth gift of a toilet to the Sarberia Sanatan High School in Gocharan in South 24-Par...
By Manasi Shah in

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised

Hell hath no fury like a man chastised. In July, a 22-year-old woman had alleged that the president of the owners’ association of her housing complex refused to entertain her request to allow a work...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 29.10.19

Unique Assam project wins National CSR Award

Mein Pragati Assam, run by CRISIL Foundation, a project in Assam where there is no payment of money or goods to the beneficiaries but only transfer of financial knowledge, has won the National CSR Awa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.20

Lessons from afar

India is currently making waves across the world for all the wrong reasons. The State’s response to the protests against the controversial Citizen (Amendment) Act has the potential to challenge the ...
By Chandru Chawla in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.19

More power to women

Tejashwini — the city police’s annual five-day self-defence course for women and girls — will now be held every three months, city police chief Anuj Sharma announced on Wednesday. More than 200 ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

We need to treat women's equality as a political issue

If there is one thing that India has maintained, especially in the past few years, it is its consistent slide on important indices. It has already performed dismally on a number of indices, such as th...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.19

Ironic lack of women candidates in NE India

‘My vote matters’. This is how the Election Commission is exhorting the electorate “in our ageless democracy,” in a poster depicting two tribal women from Sikkim. “The lines on my face do no...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in


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