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Who is TMC's Sheikh Shahjahan, arrested in relation to attack on ED officials?

Shahjahan had been evading authorities since an attack on Enforcement Directorate officials in Sandeshkhali last month.

TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh. (Sourced.)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 09:55 AM IST

Child abuse: Worrisome rise in acquittals in Chandigarh as victims retract statements

In a whopping 76% acquittals, accused walked free after victims resiled from their statements given to Chandigarh Police

As per figures made available by police, as many as 60 cases were registered under the Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in 2020. The figure has been climbing ever since. (HT)
Updated on Feb 26, 2024 08:38 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

New #MeToo step: French actress to speak on sexual violence at Cesar Awards

French Cinema Faces #MeToo Movement at Cesar Awards Ceremony

French newspapers Le Parisien and Liberation report that actress Judith Godreche is to make a speech on sexual violence in the cinema industry at the Cesar Awards' ceremony, the French version of the Oscars. (AP)
Published on Feb 24, 2024 12:03 AM IST
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West Bengal BJP leader held for running sex racket in Howrah, claims TMC

TMC further claimed that the police have arrested 11 accused and rescued six minor girls from Howrah's Sankrail, where the alleged sex racket was operating.

West Bengal BJP leader Sabyasachi Ghosh(X/ @AITCofficial)
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 04:30 PM IST

Fear of unsafe public spaces erodes women’s autonomy

The study argues that as the idea of the unsafe city has taken hold, women have been forced to restrict their own conduct in public while facing restraints

Women have been cast as vulnerable and in need of paternalistic protection and guardianship of the State and family. (HT File)
Published on Jan 27, 2024 10:05 PM IST
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