India  /  Published 16.04.22

Hathras rape: 2 get 21 years

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district has sentenced two men to 21 years' jail convicting them of raping and impregnating an 11-year-old girl, an official of the police department said on...
By Kishor Dwivedi in Noida

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.22

‘Gas chamber’ jibe from governor

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday went all guns blazing at the state government over the recent incidents of violence and crimes against women in the state. “Bengal is a gas chamber ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Saugata's 'swipe' at Mamata

Senior TMC MP Saugata Roy stirred a hornets' nest on Thursday by saying that not a single incident of violence against women should occur in a state helmed by a woman chief minister and there shou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.04.22

Mahant Bajrang arrested

  The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested Bajrang Muni Das of Maharishi Shri Laxman Das Udasin Ashram, days after he allegedly made a hate speech and issued a "rape threat" in S...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

Suvendu injured

Leader of the Opposition in West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari of the BJP, was injured on Wednesday when an iron barricade fell on his feet during a law violation programme of the party in Birbum ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 13.04.22

Letters to the Editor: With enough resources, women's football in India can shine too

Still behind Sir — When the film, Bend It Like Beckham, was released in 2002, few girls could dream of a career in football. Not only was there a lack of resources but a number of cultural...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Delhi govt-run IGDTUW signs pact with Malaysian university to promote bilateral research

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, Malaysia’s minister of higher education Noraini Ahmad, and high commissioner of Malaysia...

India  /  Published 09.04.22

On video: Rape threat

Muni Das confirmed to reporters that he was the sadhu in the video but added: “It (audio) was tampered with. It was posted on Twitter by one Mohammed Zubair. His Twitter handle should be checked...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 08.04.22

Letters to the Editor: The term, geriatric mother, is offensive and misleading

Age no bar Sir — There is a curious term used by doctors for pregnant women over 35 years of age — geriatric mothers. This deeply offensive term — it is fine for men to have childre...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.22

Women pedal fitness message

An all-women expedition team led by mountaineer Bachendri Pal has reached Sikkim.  Officially flagged off from New Delhi on March 10, the Fit@50+ Trans-Himalayan Expedition has 12 women, who are...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


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