Social Evil

  • Tribal woman paraded naked in Tripura village June 17, 2010

    Agartala: In a shocking incident, a tribal woman was beaten up and paraded naked on the directions of a kangaroo court in Dhalai district for alleged sexual misconduct, prompting the Tripura government to order a CID inquiry. The 30-year-old woman of Dalucherra village, about 130 km from Agartala, underwent the humiliation...
  • Assam woman fights alone against witch-hunting February 26, 2010

    Witch-hunting is not uncommon in the Northeastern parts of India. Every year women are branded as witches, hounded out of villages, often killed by mobs. Very few confront the murderers. Seventy year-old Biro Bala Rabha has been waging a war against such crimes for the last 20 years of...