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Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
Richa Srivastava

Richa Srivastava


Richa Srivastava is a senior correspondent. She writes on social issues and human interest stories.

articles by Richa Srivastava (106 results)
Apr 30, 2018 17:55
There is no dearth of laws to check sexual abuse, time-bound action and fixing of accountability is the need of the hour. read more
Apr 11, 2018 21:53
Allahabad high court has taken cognizance of the Unnao case and asked the state government for a response. read more
Apr 10, 2018 15:43
Mother of the 2012 Delhi gang rape victim feels that only quick conviction can check growing crimes against women in the country. read more
Mar 29, 2018 13:49
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 read more
Mar 26, 2018 13:03
Vulnerable: Homeless children, adolescents and even women living in unprotected environment on streets make easy prey for sexual abuse read more
Mar 21, 2018 15:20
Down Syndrome is a lifelong condition. But with care and support, such children can grow up to have healthy, happy, productive lives. read more
Mar 15, 2018 14:06
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. read more
Mar 14, 2018 13:15
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. read more
Mar 12, 2018 15:45
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 wo... read more
Mar 08, 2018 13:13
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. read more
Sep 01, 2017 16:11
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. read more
Jul 07, 2017 12:23
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... read more
Jul 03, 2017 14:56
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. read more
Jun 29, 2017 12:36
Sources said as there weren’t enough chairs, the teachers — including women, elderly and a President awardee — were made to sit on the floor. read more
Jun 23, 2017 13:38
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. read more