India  /  Published 12.05.22

Arrests for FCRA bribe

The CBI has arrested 14 people, including six public servants, and recovered Rs 3.21 crore during searches at 40 locations across the country for allegedly taking bribes to facilitate foreign donation...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.05.22

An Indian conscience

On February 1, 1948, a twenty-year-old Indian woman wrote a letter to her sole surviving parent. The young woman was in Delhi, having just returned from graduating from Wellesley College in the United...
By Ramachandra Guha

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.22

Ram Navami: BJP, TMC in limelight race

The ruling Trinamul and the BJP locked horns over Ram Navami on Sunday in a bid to establish political supremacy over the other. Both parties took out multiple rallies where participants brandished s...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.04.22

FIR against scribe, news portal

The police had denied that the journalists were detained. Deputy commissioner (North West Delhi) Usha Rangnani tweeted on Sunday that no reporter was detained and due police protection was provided t...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.22

26 arrested at rally against Supriyo

Calcutta police on Friday arrested 26 people who had gathered at Park Circus to take out a rally to urge people not to vote for Babul Supriyo, Trinamul candidate for the April 12 Ballygunge bypoll. S...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar


India  /  Published 30.03.22

Centre tight-fisted on rural job wages

They said workers would not be able to maintain minimum living standards with the paltry hike under the NREGA. Nikhil Dey, who works with the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan in Rajasthan, said the min...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.03.22

New bill for prisoners' biological samples

Further, “it is considered necessary to expand the ‘ambit of persons’ whose measurements can be taken” to help the investigating agencies “establish the crime of the accu...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.22

Could SilverLine be Kerala’s Singur moment?

Similarities between Kerala and Bengal are legion. Politics, cinema, literature, football or even the love for fish — Malayalis and Bengalis are comrades in most.  The latest in this list i...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

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

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.22

Healthy practice

The state of Jharkhand witnessed a 24 per cent reduction in its neonatal mortality rate; the figure was 26 per cent among the most deprived. The state has been successful in combating challenges perta...
By Meesha Gandhi, Sidhi Baweja & Prakriti Singh


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