Richa Srivastava is a senior correspondent. She writes on social issues and human interest stories.
Articles by Richa Srivastava
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2018 05:55 PM IST
There is no dearth of laws to check sexual abuse, time-bound action and fixing of accountability is the need of the hour.
Unnao/Lucknow/Allahabad, Hindustan Times | By Richa Srivastava and Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 10:41 AM IST
Allahabad high court has taken cognizance of the Unnao case and asked the state government for a response.
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2018 03:43 PM IST
Mother of the 2012 Delhi gang rape victim feels that only quick conviction can check growing crimes against women in the country.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2018 01:49 PM IST
Dark truth: A large number of women sexually abused by their husbands have no social or legal remedy at hand because marital rape is not recognised as a criminal offence
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2018 01:06 PM IST
Vulnerable: Homeless children, adolescents and even women living in unprotected environment on streets make easy prey for sexual abuse
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2018 03:20 PM IST
Down Syndrome is a lifelong condition. But with care and support, such children can grow up to have healthy, happy, productive lives.
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2018 02:10 PM IST
Good Vs Bad Touch: Sexual abuse is a risk for every child. Just as children are taught safety rules for crossing the road or not going near a fire, they must essentially be taught to discern an inappropriate touch and object to it, say activists.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2018 01:15 PM IST
One of Lucknow’s icons Begum Hamida Habibullah, a former UP minister and pioneer in women empowerment, passed away at the command hospital. She was 102.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2018 03:45 PM IST
Women of all age groups are vulnerable to rape, in both rural and urban areas as per the NCRB data, highlighting that still sufficient mechanisms are not in place to check the deplorable trend and that more needs to be invested in the security of women.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2018 01:13 PM IST
From January to December 2017, around 50 such cases were reported in the media in UP. And 19 cases in the name of ‘honour’ were reported in January-February 2018.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Anupam Srivastava and Richa Srivastava, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2017 04:11 PM IST
The start of the Lucknow metro rail service is expected to improve city’s air quality in the long run with reduction in use of personal vehicles, drop in fuel consumption.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2017 12:23 PM IST
The condition of artisans is getting from bad to worse.Involved in zari and zardozi work for generations, Chandu Ali, 40, has now quit his family profession and runs an e-rickshaw in old Lucknow. Low wages, less work and poverty made Chandu switch his job.
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2017 06:38 PM IST
The transfer of Uttar Pradesh police officer Shreshtha Thakur, who fined a BJP leader Rs 200 for not wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle in Bulandshahr’s Syana circle, triggered widespread condemnation.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2017 12:36 PM IST
Sources said as there weren’t enough chairs, the teachers — including women, elderly and a President awardee — were made to sit on the floor.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2017 01:38 PM IST
The cleric would also dedicate the prayers for peace in Arab countries and the unrest in Palestine. Rozedars would also be urged to follow the law of zaqat mentioned in Islam.
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2017 02:54 PM IST
The percentage of students in Uttar Pradesh who cleared the UP Board Class 10 and Class 12 examinations witnessed a decline as compared to last year.
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2017 09:52 PM IST
Lucknow’s Devanshu Tiwari and Aparna Singh were on cloud nine on Saturday after scoring a CGPA of 10 in the CBSE Class 10 board examinations.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2017 01:49 PM IST
With her consistent hard work and will, Vedanshi Gupta of City Montessori School, Lucknow, scored 99% to share the third rank in the country in the ISC Board examination
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2017 09:18 PM IST
Yukta Meena of St Agnes’ Loreto Day School scored 99% in the ISC or Class 12 board examination to share the third place in the country with 4 other students.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2017 07:30 PM IST
Second topper scored 99.25% in the ISC (Class 12) 2017 examination, the results of which were declared on Monday
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2017 03:10 PM IST
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2017 05:12 PM IST
Lucknow’s Iti Singh plans to celebrate her success in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 board examination 2017.
Hindustan Times | By Richa Srivastava & Anupam Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2017 08:53 AM IST
Across social strata, child abusers are usually someone known and trusted. How the family reacts to a first report is crucial, say survivors.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2017 04:46 PM IST
This pond earlier had lotus. This was the best indication that makhana crop will grow successfully. Precautions were taken to ensure that the seeds germinate and there was a crop.
Lucknow, Hindustan Times | By Richa Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2017 04:16 PM IST
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2017 01:02 PM IST
Demands for celebration of ‘UP Diwas’ had been pending for long. During the previous regime, governor Ram Naik had proposed the idea to the then chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2017 12:47 PM IST
The new science kit that has been provided to their school by the education department for making science fun and encouraging innovation among students.
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2017 07:29 AM IST
The girl was first spotted by villagers foraging in Uttar Pradesh’s Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary in January. She was with a troop of monkeys and was at ease with her wild family.
Lucknow, Hindustan Times | By Manish Chandra Pandey/Haidar Naqvi/Richa Srivastava, Lucknow/kanpur
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2017 04:43 PM IST
‘Victims’ of triple talaq are increasingly petitioning the Uttar Pradesh government on the issue. Several Muslim women met UP minister for women and family welfare Rita Bahuguna Joshi to express their support for BJP’s stand on abolition of triple talaq.
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2017 04:07 PM IST
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