India  /  Published 15.08.20

Appeal: Bhushan verdict lowers SC dignity, reverse it

Civil liberties organisations Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) and the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) have said the Supreme Court’s conviction of lawyer P...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 19.11.19

Child abuse worry in Assam

Assam has the second highest cases of child torture in the country, after Madhya Pradesh.A report was released on Tuesday by the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) in New Delhi which said 96 chi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.19

When the State becomes a bully

Men of quality and stature, who evoke respect, elevate the status of that office. Others, bereft of these qualities, diminish the status of that office. In a parliamentary democracy, the prime ministe...
By Kapil Sibal in

India  /  Published 13.05.20

Reminder to Supreme Court of duty to protect rights of all

An advocacy group for judicial accountability has expressed concern over the Supreme Court’s response to the sufferings of India’s Covid-19-hit poor, in a scathing criticism that also accused it o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.19

Jharkhand CM invokes BJP ‘family bonding’

Chief minister Raghubar Das launched the BJP’s mass contact programme on Wednesday to drum up support for the party in the run-up to the coming elections by undertaking a whirlwind tour of three are...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 19.03.19

Rahul pays tribute to war heroes

Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who arrived here on Tuesday evening to launch the party’s campaign for the Lok Sabha polls on Wednesday, visited the martyrs’ memorial and the women’s market. He...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.19

Women's movement against office shoe rules

Sir — Women are condemning the dress code for female employees prevalent in many Japanese firms — they stipulate that women must wear high heels to work — through an online movement. The campaig...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Good deed in daughter memory

When Mohammad Nasim lost his six-year-old daughter to cancer in 2011, he decided to do something to keep her memory alive.Nasim, a hawker at Grand Arcade in Esplanade, has been organising a blood dona...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.18

Climbers clear hills of trash

A team of climbers has collected over 3,000kg of garbage from Sandakphu, Bengal’s highest point at 11,929ft, and other areas in the Singalila National Park and its fringes over the past five days as...
By Bireswar Banerjee in

North East  /  Published 16.04.19

Campaign-II ends on a high note

Campaigning for the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections reached its peak in Assam with chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma holding back-to-back rallies befo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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