Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

The dark side of Makar Sankranti

Sir — Flying kites is an essential part of Makar Sankranti celebrations in various parts of India. But each year on this day, several creatures, especially birds, get injured by kite strings laced w...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Salt-roti school boycott

Most parents have stopped sending their children to the Mirzapur primary school where only salt and chapattis were served in the midday meal on August 22, protesting the “false case” against the j...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Child suicides reflect something deeply amiss in society

There are few tragedies greater than a child’s suicide. There is something deeply amiss in the society she inhabits that leads her to depression and self-harm. Yet, targeted accusations in each trag...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.18

Wrist-slit threat over attendance bar

Fifteen-odd students of a central Calcutta college barred from writing the university exams on grounds of inadequate attendance on Saturday threatened to slit their wrists in front of the principal, w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.11.18

JNU faculty attendance

Jawaharlal Nehru University on Sunday said that leave was being denied to “only those faculty members who are defying the rules of the varsity and that of the UGC”. The clarification came after ma...
By PTI in New Delhi



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