Women S Rights
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 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

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Saviour recounts tale of horror

After dumping the  woman, the driver suddenly pulled back and took a U-turn. The left front wheel struck my wife’s shin bone and the car’s bonnet hit her head. Nilanjana slumped on th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 23.11.19

Rani unplugged

A Team Telegraph meeting with Rani Mukerji isn’t complete without us walking in with her favourite chocolate cake. That’s exactly what happened earlier this week when we landed up at the acto...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 02.12.19

Is the future accessible?

On December 3, the world observes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) amid awareness marches, street plays and cultural programmes. But what happens next? A small step may n...
By in

Culture  /  Published 02.10.19

Twin plays based on the journeys of women

SPCkraft, an interdisciplinary art collective led by Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee and Blooming Eye, presented two plays — Youniverse and Talking Wombs — in association with The Telegraph at ICCR. ...
By Priyanka Roy in

World  /  Published 27.03.19

Saudi women's rights activists tell judges of abuse

By AP in Dubai

World  /  Published 06.12.19

First arrest on period ritual in Nepal

Nepali police have detained the brother-in-law of a woman who died in a menstruation hut, in what is believed to be the first arrest over the outlawed tradition, officials said on Friday.Many communit...
By AFP in Kathmandu

India  /  Published 21.11.19

More rights for J&K, says law officer

Solicitor-general Tushar Mehta on Thursday told the Supreme Court the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status under Article 370 had conferred more rights on people as laws, including equal ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

Jai Shri…Vidyasagar

In a state ruled by the lone woman chief minister of India, last week, some anti-socials thought nothing of vandalising the bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. The 19th century educationist reformer fro...
By Upala Sen in


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