News  /  Published 22.04.22

Penalty rap for thin plastic bags in Salt Lake

“Most people don’t bring their own bags and we have to hand out groceries in something that they can carry easily. If not, our sales will dip. We have to rely on plastic as alternatives li...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 22.04.22

Moskva gives Kremlin a headache

Russia’s biggest military loss so far in the Ukraine war is also becoming something of a liability for the Kremlin’s propaganda machine. After Russia’s flagship in the Black Sea, th...
By Neil MacFarquhar, Alina Lobzina

India  /  Published 21.04.22

Plea against hijab ban at exam halls

One of the students who had recently moved court challenging the Karnataka government’s order against wearing the hijab has urged the administration not to spoil students’ future over a pi...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

News  /  Published 18.04.22

3 Covid passengers from Delhi, Kolkata prompt Hong Kong to ban AI flights till April 24

Moreover, all international passengers are required to take a post-flight COVID-19 test on the airport premises in Hong Kong. “The three passengers on Air India's AI316 Delhi-Kolkata-H...
By PTI in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Lemon prices are squeezing household budgets

Sour lemons Sir — Summers, especially in the tropics, are incomplete without lemons. A tall glass of nimbu pani can be both refreshing and healthy. Alas, with a single lemon reta...
By The Telegraph


Opinion  /  Published 17.04.22

Grim future

There is a strong case to be made that we are passing through the most difficult phase for Muslims in independent India. Being in the crosshairs of the dominant party of the country is a bad place to ...
By Asim Ali

World  /  Published 17.04.22

Russia bars Boris Johnson

Russia is barring Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior British officials from entering the country over their support for Ukraine, the Russian foreign ministry said on Saturday. Britain has ...
By Marc Santora, Ivan Nechepurenko

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Board reminds students in Kolkata schools on mobile ban in classrooms

The state secondary education board has issued a notice reminding school students that they cannot bring smartphones to the classroom.  The notice comes at a time when dependence on smartphones ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 12.04.22

Meat less: divisive campaign

Hatred is not noble; it is riddled with spite. Going door to door asking people not to buy halal meat is spiteful, as is distributing pamphlets at the marketplace on the same theme. But that...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.04.22

Gadkari: a favourite of MPs

HD Kumaraswamy is on fire, especially when it comes to communal issues raked up by the sangh parivar. While his party, the Janata Dal (Secular), had an understanding with the ruling BJP in the le...
By The Editorial Board


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