World  /  Published 01.07.21

China students 'under firewall'

High numbers of Chinese students at Australian universities have created an environment of self-censorship with lecturers avoiding criticism of Beijing and Chinese students staying silent in fear of h...
By Reuters in Sydney

North East  /  Published 18.05.21

Manipur: Activist, scribe re-arrested

The Manipur Police has re- arrested journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem and activist Erendro Leichombam under the National Security Act (NSA) after they had been granted bail for an earlier arrest for t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Imphal

Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

Activist molested while stalling hawker

An environment activist hailed by many because of her efforts to protect Rabindra Sarobar was allegedly heckled and molested when she tried to stop a hawker from encroaching on a footpath outside the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Rabindra Sarobar

North East  /  Published 06.03.21

Assam: Akhil Gogoi to contest polls

Jailed activist Akhil Gogoi will contest the upcoming elections in Assam from Sibsagar as a candidate of his newly-floated Raijor Dal. Announcing the list of 18 candidates that the party fielded in t...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Guwahati

India  /  Published 20.02.21

Call to free Disha and drop charges

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

Injured civet cat takes shelter, rescued

An injured civet cat took refuge in the compound of a house in Chandernagore late on Monday after it was chased by dogs. Swapan Pal and his family members came out of their house near the Nadua templ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Chandernagore

World  /  Published 07.01.21

HK police arrests democracy activists

Hong Kong police arrested 53 people in dawn raids on democracy activists on Wednesday in the biggest crackdown since China last year imposed a new security law which opponents say is aimed at quashing...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.20

Code red: labour, wages, security

In September, Parliament gave its nod to three new labour codes in addition to the wage code already approved in August 2019 to promote labour reforms. The codes essentially deal with wages, industria...
By Anua Chakrabarty

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Free speech crusader no more

By K.A. Shaji in Thiruvananthapuram

World  /  Published 04.09.20

HK tycoon not guilty of intimidation

A Hong Kong court declared media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation on Thursday, ending one several cases against him after his high-profile arrest last mo...
By Reuters in Hong Kong


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