West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

120 leprosy patients register names for Aadhaar cards in Bankura district

As many as 120 leprosy patients in Bankura on Tuesday enrolled with the Unique Identification Authorities of India (UIDAI) to get their Aadhaar Card, marking a milestone occasion that was facilitated ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.04.22

Supreme Court issues notice on Aadhaar

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre, Assam and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on a plea seeking the issue of Aadhaar cards to the nearly 21 lakh people who ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.22

Jharkhand: 6-year pension exile ends

A 70-year-old visually impaired man from a village in Jharkhand’s Godda district will again receive old-age pension after a gap of six years during which the payment was denied on the ground tha...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.22

Blind at birth, denied pension

A 70-year-old visually impaired man in Jharkhand has not received the government’s old-age pension for the past six years because the authorities have allegedly been insisting on an Aadhaar in c...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 25.02.22

In photos: New member at Alipore zoo, Behala Art Fest and more

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By My Kolkata Web Desk


Opinion  /  Published 19.02.22

Letters to the Editor: 'Helicopter parenting' is a dangerous trend

Let them grow Sir — In spite of an abundance of books on parenting, there is no proverbial rulebook on how to raise a child. So parents, overwhelmed with the dos and don’ts, are often ove...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.22

31L ration cards binned

The Bengal government scrapped nearly 31 lakh ration cards between November 2021 and January 2022 after inspections revealed that a huge number of beneficiaries were dead or traceless but their cards ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.22

This year’s budget resisted populist pressures

Governance in the world of fiercely competitive politics involves difficult choices. Since politicians invariably — and quite understandably — have their eye on the next election, the gove...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.22

All together: EC and govt

It is slow work — subverting independence. That the work is in progress was indicated by the remarks of the Union law minister, Kiren Rijiju, about ‘coordination’ of constitutional b...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.22

Shameful: Hunger deaths

Data can be weaponized to suit a political purpose. The absence of data is useful in a similar manner. This was evident from the Centre’s recent confession to the Supreme Court that it had no da...
By The Editorial Board


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