West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.20

BJP leader found hanging in North Dinajpur

  Senior BJP leader Debendra Nath Ray, was found hanging near his home in Hemtabad area of North Dinajpur district on Monday morning, police sources said. Ray had contested and won the Hemtabad...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.07.20

Gold case ‘core issue’ masked

The Opposition in Left-ruled Kerala has come under criticism for clinging onto the salacious elements of an airport gold smuggling case rather than focus on the racket that may have misused access to ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.20

Locally sourced: encouraging businesses to do away with plastic packaging

Sir — There is a resounding clamour to go local all over the country. While trade protectionism can be risky, the mantra of going local can be useful. Zero waste stores — supermarkets that...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.20

Congress search for the bold and the young

The Karnataka CM, BS Yediyurappa, loves meeting people. From being the head of a party with little presence in the state to being its tallest leader, Yediyurappa has done everything from walking to cy...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 11.07.20

Cop narrative unclear on Dubey killing

He mentioned no injuries of the sort caused by road crashes. Family members of most of the slain policemen had, however, been clamouring for Vikas’s “immediate death”. A dozen peop...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 11.07.20

Criminal may have gone, but not lethal nexus

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who is in charge of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, pointed to one of the gravest ills afflicting Indian polity while commenting on the alleged encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey:...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.07.20

Gold case thunder backfires on BJP

The BJP, which has been targeting the Left government in Kerala over a high-profile gold smuggling case, has begun to face unpalatable questions itself over the controversy. Sandeep Nair, a Thiruvana...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 10.07.20

BJP’s ally in Tripura flexes muscle

The 24-hour strike called by the Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT), the coalition partner of the ruling BJP, brought life to a standstill on Thursday. The IPFT had called the strike in Khumu...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Hindutva: Towards a problematic unity

Hegemony of any ideology or political formation is possible when it can offer a vision that can potentially cut across existing social and economic divisions in society. Ideologies offer a moral visio...
By Ajay Gudavarthy and Prakash Desai in

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

New normal: Coexisting with the virus

Is a virus immortal? The question has been brought to light on account of the fact that medical science, the World Health Organization says, is yet to find a cure for the 200 or so pathogens that have...
By The Editorial Board in


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