Women aspiring to be professors of economics, whether at universities in India or in the US, should know that the odds of becoming one are quite bad.
More than one year since the Kolkata flyover collapse that killed 26, the criminal trial has not begun. The police are not speaking on the record. And the government is silent.
Ghoramara Island in the Ganga firth of West Bengal is slowly getting submerged by rising sea levels, forcing people to migrate in large numbers.
The Kolkata-based university is investigating complaints of sexual harassment against a senior professor’s son after a student posted an account of being molested and sexually harassed him.
The state needs historic development and with it, complete freedom of expression.
The Gender Beat: BSP Leader, Son Arrested for Woman’s Murder; Dalit Woman Killed After Her Brother Elopes
A round-up of what’s happening in the worlds of gender and sexuality
A round-up of news, both bad and good, on the rights front from India.
Hostels across the country have different rules for women, arguing that to keep girls ‘safe’, you need to keep them inside.
Excerpts from a speech given by Trinamool Congress MP Sugata Bose, a noted historian and the grand-nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Kolkata: What the Congress used to do with the Bengal unit of the party, the BJP is now doing to its parivar in the state. With one eye fixed firmly on the safe passage of bills in the Rajya Sabha, the BJP leadership is wooing the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress, causing […]