Lifestyle  /  Published 20.01.22

Mellow Januarys in Kolkata

When the tithi turns favourable, expect large boxes on your table with grenade-laddoos, invitations in gold-foiled italics, no personal calls saying ‘We would be happy if you came’, city-w...
By Mudar Patherya

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Tea garden work suspended

The Hind Tea Company Limited, which owns the Ramjhora tea estate of Alipurduar district, served a notice announcing suspension of operations, two days after its representatives had abandoned the estat...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Co-curricular platform Chase Your Dreams helps children overcome pandemic blues

Chase Your Dreams is an online co-curricular platform founded specially to engage children...
By Jaismita Alexander

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.22

An offended State

For a country with serious challenges to tackle, the amount of time and energy of government agencies and courts that is now spent on offence-taking and conspiracy-chasing borders on the ludicrous. Th...
By Sevanti Ninan

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.22

The hate-and-hit policy of Hindutva

The year, 2022, is bracketed between one’s memory of two exceptionally brilliant works that gave modern society its understanding of depression leading to hatred and violence. Four centuries ago...
By G.N. Devy


West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.22

NIA places Chhatradhar at murder site

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday filed a chargesheet against Trinamul leader Chhatradhar Mahato and 16 others in connection with the murder of CPM leader Prabir Mahato in Lalgarh in 2009....
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.22

Letters to the Editor: It's time to start caring more about the gifts we give

Gift with care Sir — Everyone likes gifts, especially when they come from loved ones. Earlier, gifting fresh, seasonal fruits was common — in fact, I still remember when my relatives use...

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.21

KLO welcomes peace talks move

Proscribed terrorist outfit Kamtapur Liberation Organisation has released a video welcoming the initiative by the central and Assam governments to hold peace talks with it so that KLO members shun the...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.21

Inked in blood: The Mon massacre

“Our people are seized with fear!” Half a century later, I can still hear that husky voice and see the Reverend Longri Ao wrapped in a most unclerical black and red Naga tribal shawl raisi...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

India  /  Published 24.11.21

J&K activist's arrest sparks global outrage

The arrest of prominent human rights defender Khurram Parvez on terrorism charges in Jammu and Kashmir has sparked international condemnation, with a global watchdog fearing that he faced high risk of...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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