People  /  Published 21.03.22

Bengal has always been the capital of ideas, says activist at fore of farmers’ protests

Seated a seven-minute drive from Jorasanko Thakurbari, the invocation of the Bard of Bengal seems almost inevitable. The context? The thin red line of patriotism. “For me, a true patriot is some...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 01.11.21

Long march for Kolkata activist towards workers’ rights

The pandemic has restricted Naba Dutta a bit. A man of inexhaustible energy, the redoubtable workers’ rights activist, who in ordinary times travels restlessly across Bengal, or between meetings...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

Entertainment  /  Published 16.09.21

Piggy Chops sorry about The Activist

Priyanka Chopra who has built successful careers in India and the US has issued a lengthy and unqualified apology for accepting a role in a TV reality show, The Activist, which has been savaged for it...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.03.21

Kobad Ghandy revisits years in jail

By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 21.11.18

Why Diksha Bijlani slams injustice with words

By Diksha Bijlani


India  /  Published 04.10.19

Get the size right: lawyers to SC

Size does matter when it comes the paper that holds the petition, a group of lawyers has told the Supreme Court in a legal notice. At the centre of the debate is something called the 'legal size ...
in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.20

Two sides of campus agitations

In response to a batch of petitions filed by some colleges and private schools, the Kerala High Court upheld the plea to ban agitations of all kinds — including strikes, sit-ins, rallies and gheraos...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.07.19

Former information commissioners join ranks against RTI amendment bill

Former central information commissioners joined ranks on Wednesday to oppose the proposed RTI amendment bill, arguing that the commission is a constitutional body and the government had no right to t...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.10.19

Iron hand of expulsion at JNU hostels

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has introduced a set of draft rules for hostel residents providing for stringent punishments such as expulsion, denial of degree, stoppage of fellowships and eviction...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.20

Mysore lawyers shun student

Lawyers in Mysore on Wednesday resolved not to appear for a journalism student, Nalini Balakumar, who was arrested for holding a “Free Kashmir” placard at a protest on January 9 at Mysore Universi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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