Jharkhand  /  Published 03.05.19

Uneasy calm over self-rule turf in Jharkhand

At the entrance to Chalkat village, the writing on the stone slab erected sometime in March 2017 to articulate a set of demands of local tribals has been partially rubbed off, indicating a thaw of sor...
By Shantanu Datta in Khunti

India  /  Published 27.02.20

Protest at DU against Delhi violence

Scores of students of the English department of Delhi University on Thursday went on an indefinite class boycott and staged a sit-in against “state-sponsored” communal conflict in the national cap...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.20

Mysore lawyers shun student

Lawyers in Mysore on Wednesday resolved not to appear for a journalism student, Nalini Balakumar, who was arrested for holding a “Free Kashmir” placard at a protest on January 9 at Mysore Universi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 07.01.20

Malaysia palm oil punishment

India has informally asked palm oil refiners and traders to avoid buying Malaysian palm oil, government and industry sources said on Tuesday, following Malaysian criticism of India’s actions in the ...
By Reuters in Mumbai/Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

JNUSU exam boycott

With no tangible results after two days of talks with the Centre, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union is going ahead with its boycott of exams on Thursday.The university administration h...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

We need more dissent, says Romila Thapar

The historian, Romila Thapar, made some sharp observations on MK Gandhi’s relevance to modern times at an academic gathering at Cambridge University last week. She acknowledged that people today can...
By Amit Roy

India  /  Published 25.03.19

Vote-boycott call over road

“No road, no vote” read the banner that scores of people unfurled. They chanted slogans to demand a pucca road to their villages, and vowed to boycott the Lok Sabha polls if it was not fulfilled.H...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.19

An India-Pak summit and a forgotten village

The author is a retired diplomat and currently Director General of the Indian Council of World Affairs...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.02.19

Ranchi RIMS faces doctors strike agitation

Ranchi: Over 600 junior doctors of Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), the largest government hospital in the state, are all set to boycott OPD duty from Friday evening demanding salaries a...
By Raj Kuumar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.20

Demand to boycott lecture on CAA

A large section of students and teachers at Visva-Bharati have demanded cancellation of a lecture by BJP ideologue and MP Swapan Dasgupta on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at the varsity on January 8...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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