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Abuse survivor from Bihar shelter now gang-raped in car

Patna: An 18-year-old survivor from the Muzaffarpur girls’ shelter, where a succession of inmates had been sexually abused for years, was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car on Friday night, less than 14 months after being rehabilitated and reunited with… Continue Reading →

Pesticide consumption a leading cause of suicides worldwide

Pesticide accounted for as many as one in every five suicides across the world, a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report on suicide prevention has said. The report titled Preventing Suicide has been published in the form of a resource for pesticide… Continue Reading →

The Demon On My Palm: Mobile-Loving India Faces Strange Digital Disorders

The addiction to the internet is emerging as India’s newest lifestyle disease but we are not ready to accept it. The smartphone revolution is causing enormous digital distress DAMAYANTI DATTA05 SEPTEMBER 2019 +  She sits pretty on the railing of a… Continue Reading →

Kashmir dispute: Domestic or world issue?

A.G. NOORANIPrint edition : September 27, 2019T+ T- Jawaharlal Nehru with Pakistan Prime Minister Mohammed Ali Bogra. Even in August 1953, Nehru agreed with Bogra that “the Kashmir dispute… should be settled in accordance with the wishes of the people of… Continue Reading →

Everyone wants to help this 82-year-old woman selling idlis for Rs 1 in Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore: Not many entrepreneurs may want to emulate the business model that sustained her for 30 years. But 82-year-old M Kamalathal, who had been selling idlis for Re 1 each at Vadivelampalayam in Coimbatore district, felt she lacked nothing. After… Continue Reading →

Maharashtra-1,900 villages still face water shortage

About 2,265 Water Tankers Deployed Aurangabad: Residents of as many as 1,891 villages and 5,459 hamlets across the state are still dependent on tankers to meet their drinking water needs due to deficit rainfall. Also, the number of tankers currently… Continue Reading →

The “Dead” men who are fighting to stay alive

THE ‘DEAD’ MEN WHO ARE FIGHTING TO STAY ALIVE Lal Bihari and his ‘dead people’s society’ seek justice for those officially ‘killed’ by scheming families Himanshi.Dhawan@timesgroup.com People often go to considerable lengths to grab property — they lie, cheat, even… Continue Reading →

Why Are Poor Women Poor?

Our feel-good narratives put the burden back on the oppressed and let rich countries off the hook. By Serene J. Khader Ms. Khader is a professor of philosophy at Brooklyn College. Sometimes solutions solve problems. Sometimes they go in search of… Continue Reading →

The Jallianwala Bagh Stain

Archbishop of Canterbury’s act of repentance speaks to his larger project of interfaith reconciliation Michael Binyon The dramatic image flashed across the world. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Protestant church in England and spiritual leader of the… Continue Reading →

Raped & beaten, Raj teen ran naked before being rescued #VAW

Jaipur: A horrific tale of a teen’s rape has come to the fore in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara town. The terror-stricken teenaged girl ran half-a-km naked after being abducted, thrashed and raped by three men while she was on her way to… Continue Reading →

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