Black Lives Matter
Education  /  Published 07.06.22

Beyond class: Black lives matter

Harvard University is committing $100 million to study and redress its ties to slavery, the university’s president announced recently, and with that money will create an endowed “Legacy of...
By Anemona Hartocollis

Opinion  /  Published 10.03.22

Splendid isolation

On February 28, an open letter was released by PEN International, a body of writers from over 120 countries. It had over a thousand signatories, among whom were many Nobel laureates, distinguished wri...
By G.N. Devy

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.22

Restoring an heirloom

Treasured heirloom The Repair Shop is a programme on BBC that restores family heirlooms. It has done just that with a painting of the Jain preacher, Rishabhadeva. The artwork had belonged to Mukta Sh...
By Amit Roy

Books  /  Published 03.12.21

The hope of emancipation

Struggling against degradations, Caleb enters into an uneasy truce with his father and joins the commune farm with the brothers. However, after his personal dignity is savaged by his lover and he is a...
By Sharmila Purkayastha

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.21


Facebook wants its users to like it again. The tech titan’s chief executive officer, Mark Zuckerberg, announced a rechristening last week: the holding company behind the digital behemoth would n...
By The Editorial Board


Cricket  /  Published 28.10.21

Quinton de Kock fine with taking the knee

South African star Quinton de Kock on Thursday made himself available for his team's remaining matches of the T20 World Cup, saying he is fine taking a knee if it "educates others" and t...
By Our Bureau

Cricket  /  Published 26.10.21

Refusing to take knee, Quinton skips game

Cricket South Africa on Tuesday ordered its players to take the knee before their remaining T20 World Cup matches in support of the 'Black Lives Matter' movement and took note of Quinton De Ko...
By Our Bureau

Sports  /  Published 26.10.21

Took knee on request: Kohli

The decision of Team India players to take the knee to lend support to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was done following a request to the squads ahead of the T20 World Cup. “We gave all ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 27.06.21

George Floyd: Ex-cop gets 22 years in jail

The killing of George Floyd on a Minneapolis corner led to nationwide protests, a reckoning over racial injustice touching on virtually every aspect of American life and, on Friday, a substantial pris...
By Tim Arango in Minneapolis

World  /  Published 21.06.21

Joy, reflection on Juneteenth

Juneteenth, or June 19th, marks the day in 1865 when a Union general informed a group of enslaved people in Texas that they had been made free two years earlier by President Abraham Lincoln’s Em...
By Reuters in Atlanta


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