Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Sir Women in India a better half of Indian society, today are becoming the most vulnerable section as far as their security is concerned. Reporting cases of sexual assault, molestation, rape, acid attack, violence against women in remote area etc are increasing day by day. What does this indicates? This certainly implies that there has […]

Future teachers, grin and ‘bare’ it!

Future teachers, grin and ‘bare’ it!

The first combined BEd entrance test being conducted by Nalanda Open University (NOU)in Bihar  is yet another example of certain district administrations enforcing bizarre measures to ‘check the use of unfair means’. I cannot make up my mind whether it is tragic, funny, or plain stupid. Future teachers made to write their exams ‘bare-chested’! At […]

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 […]

This Lynch-culture must be stopped

This Lynch-culture must be stopped

Sir, The practice of lynching in our society and country is increasing day by day. There is a need to control this type of activity because this is destroying the peace and harmony of the nation. It is creating instability in the society and harming the brotherhood. Recently, in the Dhule district of Maharashtra, a […]

Poor drainage, garbage overload and waterlogged Patna

Poor drainage, garbage overload and waterlogged Patna

Sir As the rainy season has arrived, the state capital of Bihar has been facing the problem of water logging after just few days of heavy rain. There seems to be no end to this situation. Patna waterlogging situation is the result of the poor drainage system, low lying areas and the improper garbage disposal. […]

“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 […]

Human trafficking and us

Human trafficking and us

Sir Human trafficking is one of the major problems in India. It is the third largest crime after drugs and the arms trade across the globe. People from different states are illegally trafficked. According to NCRB report Bihar is on the 5th position, Kerala is on 3rd position, 2nd Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh is […]

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 […]

When do we get serious about pollution in India?

When do we get serious about pollution in India?

Sir, India has seen rapid development in the past two decades, but it has come at the cost of increasing pollution. Pollution has reached its peak due to the development and modernization of our lives. It disturbs the balance of our ecosystems and affects our normal lifestyles. It also gives rise to human illnesses According […]

Here’s why Overload is over-Costly

Here’s why Overload is over-Costly

Sir, Public transportation is an important part of the nation’s economy. Rickshaws are mode of human powered transport and it is referred to as a runner drawn two wheeled cart which seats 1 to 2 person. Rickshaw pullers in Patna are migrants from different parts of Bihar who do not get job because they don’t […]

Shillong Blues

Shillong Blues

Sir, Shillong is becoming a traffic nightmare, thanks to ‘enterprising inhabitants. Commercial vehicles from neighboring Assam are flooding the city streets in such a manner that their presence is ubiquitous. There is not a single road or lane in the city, observed residents, where one cannot see these vehicles either entering or being parked. Their […]

Freedom from all fears

Freedom from all fears

Sir Women’s struggles or Women issues have always been in the headlines of the newspapers or in any media. Crime such as dowry, acid throwing, molestation, rape, harassment, honour killing, or gender discrimination  are always  topics for concern; It is good that people are talking about them. Parents continue to teach their daughters some safety […]

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