Newbies at St. Xavier’s College, Patna

Newbies at St. Xavier’s College, Patna

On Monday and Tuesday, (23-24 July) St.  Xavier’s College campus observed  new faces filled with excitement and nervousness as it welcomed its new batch for the year 2018. All the students starting a new phase of their life were addressed by the Rector, Principal and the vice principal  in the A.P.J Abdul Kalaam Hall. The […]

Eve teasing in public transport

Eve teasing in public transport

Sir, In Patna the incidents of eve teasing in public transport are increasing on daily basis. It includes cat calling, lewd remarks and inappropriate physical contact like rubbing and fondling. Girls using public transport regularly face such incidents twice a week. Especially in auto rickshaws the cases are on increase. In auto rickshaws ideally where […]

Rape happens to boys too!

Rape happens to boys too!

Sir, Every next day we get to hear news of girls either minor or major becomes a victim of sex abuse, but we hardly talk about boys as being victims of the same. Child sex abuse causes harm to child’s health, survival, development and dignity. It even traumatizes the child. Girls are not only the […]

Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

Kindergarten students locked in the School Basement for Fees

In an interesting case from Delhi, parents of some kindergarten children have lodged FIR against a school stating that their children were locked up in the basement because they failed to pay the fee on time. The FIR was lodged under the section 75 of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act), punishment for cruelty to […]

Dalit boy says ‘Give me Brahmin Status, I give up claim to reservation’

Dalit boy says ‘Give me Brahmin Status, I give up claim to reservation’

Reservation has always been a topic of debate and discussion. It has raised many fights and strikes all over the country. Some upper caste people have always been against this law from the time it was made and have always raised objections to it. Dalits are always taunted for their abilities and reservation. Replying to […]

“World Population Day”: Cheer or Cry?

“World Population Day”: Cheer or Cry?

Sir, Bihar has a population of 121 million people and is one of the most densely populated states in east India. Bihar has the highest number of youth as compared to other states. There are 2 million people living in Patna alone. Growing population has an adverse effect on economic growth such as reduced rate […]

Special provision for Drug Abuse Victims

Special provision for Drug Abuse Victims

The increase in the abuse of drugs and substances in Bihar is a worrying reality. The National Legal Services Authority is addressing this and working for the eradication of the drug menace. NLSA is introducing a scheme called ‘legal services to the victim of drug abuse and eradication of drug menace’. The objective of the […]

World’s Anti-Drugs Day- “Let’s think health not drugs”

World’s Anti-Drugs Day- “Let’s think health not drugs”

Sir, Drug abuse is one of the most serious health issues, especially among the youth. It damages both the mental and physical health of the addicted person with diseases like HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis and several psychological disorders. According to UN Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC), nearly 200 million people are using illegal drugs such […]

What’s the progress in the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Scandal?

What’s the progress in the Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Scandal?

The news of girls being raped, physically assaulted, and being forced in the business of prostitution at Muzaffarpur shelter home left everybody stunned. The people who were given the responsibility to protect the orphan and abandoned girls were accused of sexually harassing them.  This shelter home is run by NGO “seva sankalp evm vikas samiti” […]

Buxar Ghats: Will Faith go together with Rotten Corpses?

Buxar Ghats: Will Faith go together with Rotten Corpses?

The Ghats of Buxar witness huge crowd of people every day. People worship, bath even drink the water of Ganga with the faith that it’s sacred. But rotten vegetables, animal corpses, sewage and other garbage are being dumped in the river every day. Recently human corpses were seen floating on the Ram Rekha Ghat of Buxar. […]