Opinion  /  Published 25.01.22

THE THIN EDGE | A film on the life of a young India

I was recently nudged into watching S.N.S. Sastry’s classic Films Division film, I am 20. I had previously seen the film on the screen when it was a standard component of both film apprecia...
By Ruchir Joshi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Protests against Deocha ‘assault’

Political parties, including the CPM, and several tribal outfits on Friday took out rallies across Birbhum and one in Calcutta to protest against alleged police atrocities on tribal women in Birbhum&r...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 27.11.21

In black and white: cricket

Timing is important in cricket. For instance, a batsman’s ability to ‘time’ his shot ensures that the red — now white and pink — cherry rushes to the boundary. The Yorksh...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.09.21

Two illuminating studies on school education

Chumki Mandal is a sparkling young girl of about 12 who lives in the southern fringes of the city with her parents, siblings, and widowed paternal grandmother. Her mother works as a domestic help in s...
By Samantak Das

Culture  /  Published 06.06.21

Message in a Bottle

Each village panchayat has 20 to 22 cluster groups or self-help groups. Each group has 8 to 10 women. They apply for loans from the banks and procure the material for production. The processed produce...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


North East  /  Published 15.03.21

Assam Adivasis ask BJP 10 questions

“They want our vote and cheap labour but they don’t want to give us our due. Our population is over one crore but we are taken for granted. That is why we have posed these ten questions. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.03.21

Cong Assam alliance draws more allies

The number of constituents in the Congress-led grand alliance in Assam has grown to 10 with the inclusion of two community-based parties.     Jimochayan (Deori) People’s Par...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.02.21

Varsity ruckus over name

Members of the students’ union raised ruckus at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University (DSPMU) on Wednesday demanding inclusion of student’s representatives in the varsity’s maiden se...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

VHP: Hemant's Adivasi comment immature

Two days after Hemant Soren’s address at a Harvard conclave wherein he said that tribals aren't Hindus, the Vishva Hindu Parishad attacked the ch...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.21

Hemant invited to Adivasi Kumbh

In a bid to add relevance to the two-decade-old Adivasi Maha Kumbh Mela, which has undergone a massive upside-down, members of Dubiya Kharn Adivasi Maha Kumbh Mela Committee, headed by Manika Congress...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj


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