India  /  Published 06.04.22

Introspection: CPM facing most challenging time

The political-organisational report, which will be presented at the 23rd Party Congress of the CPM, says there was a general decline in the strength of the party all over the country and it was facing...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kannur

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.22

Flame alert: forest fires

The season of forest fires is upon India. Wildfires are most commonly reported in March, April and May owing to the presence of large quantities of dry wood, grass and dead leaves on the ground. Fores...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.03.22

People's choice: BJP victory

Democratic elections are often viewed as referendums on the performance of the incumbent. The results of Uttar Pradesh’s assembly election represent more than that: they serve as a weathervane f...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.02.22

Jammu and Kashmir cops call Valley journalists

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday issued summons to two journalists for purportedly sharing a Pulwama family’s claim that their 17-year-old son, who died during a gunfight on Sunday, was in...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Myopic vision: forest report

There is nothing to be gained by missing the wood for the trees. According to the India State of Forest Report 2021 — a biennial report released by the Forest Survey of India — the forest ...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 18.01.22

Punjab polls deferred

The Election Commission of India on Monday deferred the Assembly polls in Punjab by six days after almost all the political parties complained that the February 14 vote coincided with Ravidas Jayanti ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

News  /  Published 28.12.21

Elderly learner driver crushes Vizag scientist against tree in New Garia

Ghosh, a resident of Narendrapur on the southern fringes of the city, has purportedly told the police that as there was no empty stretch near his house, he chose the roads inside the New Garia Housing...
By Our Bureau in New Garia

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Robust turnout in CMC polls

The BJP alleged that Trinamul cadres had captured several booths by driving away Opposition agents and resorted to false voting. “It is almost impossible that about 27 per cent polling was recor...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.21

History’s ironies: Two-nation theory reborn

This month, we mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of East Pakistan. Although freedom fighters in exile had announced a ‘Provisional Government of Bangladesh’ as early as April 1971...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 17.12.21

Data privacy worry over government reach

The report of the joint parliamentary committee on the contentious Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 was tabled in both Houses on Thursday, and its 93 recommendations amplified concerns about the cen...
By Pheroze L. Vincent, R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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