Women S Safety

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Women unsafe in own homes in Calcutta

Nearly 90 per have been subjected to physical abuse by their husbandMore than 93 per cent were forced to have sex with their husband against their will...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.19

Women's right to safe public transport

On buses and other public transport across a sprawling South Asian city, women are wearing T-shirts and hair brooches saying, “Ga gheshe daraben na”, Bengali for ‘Don’t come too close’. It i...
By Sanjoy Hazarika

India  /  Published 15.06.19

AAP replies to Metro Man Sreedharan on free rides

The Aam Aadmi Party on Friday responded to “Metro Man” E. Sreedharan’s public opposition to the Delhi government proposal for free rides for women, saying the measure would not hurt Delhi Metro ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.19

Delhi Metro freebie — policy with an eye on populism

There are free lunches — in New Delhi at least. The state government, headed by the Aam Aadmi Party, has proposed free rides for women commuters in buses and on the Delhi Metro. The proposal — it ...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 13.03.20

What will it be like if women turn

What would India, or any Indian city, look like if all women did a disappearing act for one day? Last Monday, a day after huge protests against the growing numbers of ‘femicides’ — the killing o...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 22.12.19

Call for rally on December 3 to protect women

Former health minister and Tripura BJP MLA Sudip Roy Barman has called for an apolitical protest rally on January 3 here, protesting against the rising crimes against women in the state.In a letter, B...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.19

Young men uphold age-old prejudices

Equality is still a distant dream for Indian women. A survey by an NGO has revealed that the youth in Mumbai — the so-called face of cosmopolitan India — are as insensitive when it comes to gender...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 02.06.19

Assam govt urged to curb violence against women

The Moran Jatiya Mahila Parishad of Assam said on Sunday the government should take stern action to stem the rise in crimes against women.The women rights activists and leaders of the Parishad were s...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.20

New knives are out against women

Women — girls included — have been at the receiving end of violence of all kinds. The pervasiveness of violence in their lives can mitigate the progress that they have achieved in some other spher...
By The Editorial Board


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