India  /  Published 17.10.21

UP: Priyanka face of campaign

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be the face of the Congress' election campaign in Uttar Pradesh, party's newly-appointed campaign committee chief P L Punia said on Sunday, asserting the AICC genera...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Goa leader compares Didi with Durga

A Goa Forward Party (GFP) leader has kicked up a row by comparing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Goddess Durga who he said would eliminate the "Bhasmasur" BJP government in th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Panaji

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Karnataka orders survey of churches

A Karnataka legislative committee dominated by the ruling BJP has ordered a survey on churches and the functioning of Christian missionaries, prompting the archbishop of Bangalore to express concern a...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.10.21

Pragya cries Ravana after kabaddi clip

BJP parliamentarian Pragya Singh Thakur, wheelchair-bound and an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case who obtained bail on medical grounds, has described as “Ravana” the man who shot a ...
By PTI in Bhopal

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

Letters to the Editor: No excuse is too lame when it comes to buying more books

Colourful sight Sir — The standard bookshelf is organized by subject or author, but the latest social media trend is to colour code books. While the obsessive reader often does not care how boo...
By The Telegraph


Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

The age of the lantern

Footnote: Tej Pratap Yadav recently decided to walk barefoot for 2.5 kilometres from Jayaprakash Narayan’s statue in Gandhi Maidan, Patna to his residence to pay homage to the leader on his bir...
By Delhi Diaries

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

God and the forsaken

This Durga Puja, the Bengal BJP found new reason to be offended. In the pre-Assembly election years, the complaint had been that the people of the state were “not allowed to celebrate Puja&rdquo...
By Upala Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Bengal BJP’s Durga Puja loses sheen

The Durga Puja organised by BJP’s Bengal unit, in its second year, proved to be a major failure as most party leaders gave it a miss, the turnout baring once again the  factionalism in the ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

New India story not being written by Modi alone

Historians of Nazi Germany have always been troubled with one central question: how could one of the most advanced, sophisticated countries of Europe descend into the depths of barbarism in such a sho...
By Asim Ali

India  /  Published 15.10.21

Message to Modi, in Atal’s words

The Modi government has been accused of using every trick to suppress the farmers’ peaceful movement against the three laws. It has termed the protest politically motivated and tried to defame t...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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