Jharkhand  /  Published 19.03.22

AJSU activist shot dead

A 42-year-old AJSU Party activist was shot dead at Dulmi village under Chowka thana area in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district about 30 kms away from here on Friday night. Identified as Subodh...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.03.22

Toy gun, a hostage & elusive justice

Now the issue is set to return to the public discourse with a Malayalam feature film, Pada, that closely examines the Palakkad incident and its aftermath, set for release on March 10. Journalist turn...
By K.A. Shaji in Thiruvananthapuram

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.22

Release anti-mine activists: Academics

Around 25 eminent academics, intellectuals and activists from across the country and abroad on Monday issued a signed statement, asking that the arrested activists opposed to the Deocha-Pachami coal m...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.22

Bengal civic polls: minor relief for Opposition

The  Opposition in Bengal received a minor concession ahead of the upcoming civic polls to the remaining 104 municipal bodies (the Trinamul has already won four of these  uncontested), as th...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.02.22

Rattled Cong, BJP call meets

The decision of the five Congress MLAs to join the National People’s Party-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government on Tuesday, making both the Congress and the BJP part of the same go...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.22

CBI arrests 7 TMC workers

The CBI on Thursday arrested seven Trinamul Congress activists, including two block-level leaders, in Cooch Behar district in connection with a murder soon after last year’s Assembly elections. ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 28.01.22

Warning on violence on minorities

A group of writers, academics, lawyers, scientists and rights activists has expressed concern at the “deteriorating governance and the frequent violence against religious minorities” in Ka...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.22

MP wades into clash, guards fire

Trinamul’s Jagaddal MLA Somnath Shyam, who later raised the national flag near Netaji’s statue, said: “Arjun Singh in his trademark style tried to attack Trinamul workers with the su...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.01.22

India: Activists urge FB to release rights audit

Activists and whistleblowers urged Facebook at a webinar on Wednesday night to release a human rights audit of its work in India that it has allegedly withheld for more than six months. The demand co...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.22

Justice for Jharkhand RTI activist

In a first in Jharkhand, a district court has directed for registration of FIR against four government officials for not providing information sought under RTI. The case assumes significance in a sta...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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