RJD gets lion's share in Bihar cabinet

Sanjay Jha, Madan Sahni (both JDU), Kumar Sarvajeet, Lalit Yadav (both RJD) and Santosh Kumar Suman (HAM) ta...

TMC to observe 'Khela Hobe Dibas' on Tuesday

The Trinamul Congress will observe 'Khela Hobe Dibas' on Tuesday, with party leaders organising footba...

Odisha flood alert: 8 more reservoir gates closed

Odisha is bracing for a possible flood-like situation in several districts, with the water level of the Mahana...

ASI seeks access to Puri temple treasury

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has written to the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) seeki...

Assam govt to withdraw minor cases

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday announced his government’s decision to withdraw about...

Soren I-Day focus on poll promises

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren put emphasis on his government fulfilling promises made in the poll mani...

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.19

2 months on, schools still in creative limbo

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in April had directed all affiliated schools to integrate art with academic curriculum but schools in Jharkhand are yet to implement it. School principa...
By Antara Bose in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Bats & bees as courier

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.03.20

India-Bhutan border sealed from today

Bhutan has closed down its border with India, restricting all the international crossings with effect from Tuesday, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, pandemic, affecting five districts in Assam...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Young Krishna on stage

The audience at Rabindra Okakura Bhavan was transported to the meadows of Vrindavan as students of the kathak school Nrityam presented the early life of Krishna through dance. Little girls like Sohini...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Plea to consider undertrial bail liberally

Bengal advocate general Kishore Datta on Monday wrote to Chief Justice T.B.N. Radhakrishnan requesting him to issue appropriate administrative directions to all judges, including those of Calcutta Hig...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Long queues for ‘fitness’ papers

Hundreds of homeward-bound people — ranging from engineers to labourers — were seen queuing up at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital on Monday to get “fitness certificates” from doctors ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Home quarantine in China

Home quarantine, on the outskirts of Shanghai, means not stepping out and being under survellience of a sensor that beeps and tapes across the door that tear if one tries to leave home.Satyajit Banerj...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

IB Class XII exams cancelled

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Class XII exams, scheduled for May, have been cancelled as countries across the world fight the coronavirus pandemic. At least three city schools — Calcutta Inte...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Lockdown violators can be jailed: Anuj Sharma

The city has been locked down. Movement of citizens has been limited to emergency and essential services to contain the possible spread of the coronavirus.In effect, it means citizens cannot come out ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

‘No one knows who’s next’

Suresh Shaw doesn’t know how to put it across. Among the two to fall to bullets on Thursday in Bhatpara was Dharamveer Shaw, the youngest of Suresh’s four brothers.“Kya boley, Sir. Thak chukey h...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara


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