India  /  Published 28.08.19

War and Peace at home? ‘Explain’

Why did you keep a copy of War and Peace at home, you will have to explain this, Bombay High Court told activist Vernon Gonsalves on Wednesday.Opposing the bail petition of the activist in the Elgar P...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 10.04.20

Rahul hails ‘true patriots’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said health workers who were risking their lives to serve the people during the pandemic were “true patriots” and hoped the nation would consider improving t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.19

Jharkhand's Lady Tarzan eyes wider reach

The prestigious Padma Shri award in her kitty, forest activist Jamuna Tudu is now looking forward to spread her wings across Kolhan.The 32-year-old green crusader, who received the coveted honour from...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.01.20

UP activists call on politicians to lead fight

Lucknow-based activists S.R. Darapuri, Sadaf Jafar, Deepak Kabir and Pawan Rao Ambedkar — arrested by Uttar Pradesh police after the December 19 protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act — u...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.11.19

Democracy backers win in HK vote

Hong Kong's pro-democracy Opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her handling of violent protests that have divided the...
By AP in Hong Kong

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Asha: at tip of Covid frontline

Mithu Singha, 43, has not been able to find the time to cook a meal at home for over two months.In late March, Mithu, like the nearly 54,000 other Accredited Social Health Activists (Asha) in Bengal, ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 08.05.19

Call for ballot paper status to VVPAT slips

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

People  /  Published 13.02.20

Padma Shri winner, designer Wendell Rodricks dies

Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passed away at his home in Colvale village in Goa on Wednesday evening at the age of 59.Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Gajanan Pra...
By PTI in Panaji

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Jeeja Ghosh ‘hurt’ by GoAir's conduct

A disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy was allegedly made to wait at the check-in counter, apparently because she was travelling alone, on Sunday.Jeeja Ghosh complained that the airline cou...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 05.10.18

Groups stage sit-in over influx in Shillong

Activists of 13 organisations staged a sit-in here on Thursday to pressurise the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government to speed up the process of setting up entry and exit points to curb influx.The...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shilong


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