India  /  Published 27.07.22

India lost over 1,000 tigers since 2012

India has lost 1,059 tigers since 2012 with Madhya Pradesh, which is known as the 'tiger state' of the country, recording the highest number of deaths of striped felines. According to the Nat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.22

Child artists: victims of child labour

Child artists, it can be argued, are often the unacknowledged victims of child labour. India may have been proactive in its efforts to curtail the exploitation of children but these attempts have been...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 25.06.22

TikTok's popularity not teenager specific

Grey is golden Sir — Recent research from the University of Singapore has shown that although it is reputed for being the virtual playground of teenagers, TikTok is popular among the elderly, s...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.06.22

Caste: Nitish feigns ignorance

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday sidestepped a query about apprehensions expressed by ally BJP over the proposed headcount of castes in the state. "Pata nahin," (I am not aware...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 02.06.22

Caste census by Feb 2023

The Bihar cabinet on Thursday gave its nod for a headcount of all castes in the state, allocating a budgetary outlay of Rs 500 crore for the mammoth exercise and setting deadline of February 23 next f...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Patna


India  /  Published 02.06.22

Caste census consensus in Bihar

Chief minister Nitish Kumar chaired an all-party meeting on caste census on Wednesday and announced that a unanimous decision had been made to conduct it expeditiously in Bihar. The census will inclu...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.22

Just social: Nitish keeps caste pot boiling

Keeping Big Brother on tenterhooks is fun. The Bihar chief minister and Janata Dal (United) leader, Nitish Kumar, seems to be doing that. He is an accomplished player, even if a couple of his moves do...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 23.05.22

Bihar: all-party meet on caste

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hinted that the much-awaited all-party meeting on a state-specific census of castes could be held later this week. On the sidelines of a function here, he ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Patna

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Tech debut in tiger survey in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans is spread across 10,000 sq km, a little above 4,000 sq km of which is in India. The rest is in Bangladesh. The Indian Sunderbans is split between the tiger reserve and the South 24-Parg...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.22

Jaldapara rhino count goes up in 3 years

The population of one-horned rhinos has increased in Jaldapara National Park — Bengal’s largest habitat of rhinos in Alipurduar district — over the past three years, shows the prelim...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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