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Apr 16, 2019
Child marriage rampant in West Bengal's Malda, but parties believe addressing social evil would be political suicideDespite the high prevalence of child marriage in West Bengal's Malda district, very few police cases get reported, and the rate of conviction is even more abysmal.
Mar 19, 2019
NCRB's silence on farmer suicides: RTI reply reveals why organisation has not released data since 2016The number of farmer suicides is the tip of the iceberg of an agricultural crisis, and by not making “uncomfortable” figures public under various pretexts, the government is doing a disservice to itself and to the public at large
Dec 15, 2018
Assembly elections 2018: Lack of focus on women's issues, reduced spending on welfare angered female voters in MP, RajasthanMarginalisation of women can be seen in the dip in women's representation in the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Nov 13, 2018
Aadhaar's biometrics database can't be used to identify the dead, says UIDAIUIDAI said that it was impossible to match the fingerprints of a dead body with its biometric database.
Sep 28, 2018
High suicide rates among women in India: Toxic gender roles in marriage exacerbate the problemMost of these Indian women who kill themselves are under 40, and most are married.
Sep 21, 2018
Data suggests Centre's move to roll out sex offenders registry is ill-advised; move will only create more problemsIndia is not ready for a sex offenders registry because it seems to be violating more rights in the garb of protecting public safety.
Aug 27, 2018
Yogi Adityanath says law and order in UP is best in past 15 years, slams Opposition for disrupting Assembly over issueYogi Adityanath was speaking to media persons after the state Assembly was adjourned following noisy protests by Opposition members over the Deoria shelter home case.
Aug 17, 2018
Sluggish disposal of cases, inadequate legal aid system: How the Indian judiciary repeatedly fails womenData with the NCRB shows that the disposal rate of crimes against women in courts is just 11.2 percent; out of 13,42,060 cases filed, 12,04,786 are still pending.
Aug 11, 2018
Rahul Gandhi asks Narendra Modi to wake up from 'deep slumber' over atrocities against Dalits in BJP-ruled statesRahul Gandhi's remarks came days after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an 'anti-Dalit' mindset.
Aug 09, 2018
Women and their struggles: Excessive focus on sexual crimes ignores everyday iniquities and indignities they faceThe latest National Crime Records Bureau statistics show an 83% increase in crimes against women, with as many as 39 cases reported every hour across the country. There are several thousand more instances that go unreported. And yet, such felonious acts represent only a limited view of the manner in which women in this country must face brutality. In this series of reported pieces, Firstpost examines those societal forces that, while beyond the ambit of law, have the same deleterious effect on women as criminal acts.