West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.21

Molest slur on central jawan

The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights has written to the Bengal chief election officer, seeking immediate steps against a central armed police force jawan accused of molesting a mi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

India  /  Published 05.04.21

Right now, in India, it’s midnight again: Rushdie

By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.21

Blind to love: Abuse of POSCO

Laws can be abused, but how they are abused depends on the prevalent attitudes of a culture. In India, the law against abduction is often evoked against the relationship of two consenting adults when ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 28.03.21

Minor girl raped and paraded in MP

A total of six persons, including the man accused of rape, and five villagers, have been arrested. A video showing the girl and the accused tied with ropes, being beaten and forced to walk in public ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Alirajpur (MP)

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.21

2 children charred to death

Two children were charred to death while playing near a pile of straw under Jhinkpani police station area in West Singhbhum district, about 100 kms away from here on Tuesday morning.  The traged...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


India  /  Published 21.03.21

Rajasthan: 8 kids die in two incidents

In two separate incidents in Rajasthan, eight children died, police said on Sunday. In a tragic incident, five children were suffocated to death after they jumped into a grain storage container while...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Bikaner/Jaipur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.21

Minor gets life terms for gang rape

A special POCSO court sentenced a minor to a life in prison and a fine of Rs 60,000 for his involvement in the gang rape of law college student in Ranchi Kanke area in 2019. Public prosecutor A....
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.21

Think again

Sir — The article, “Those Sunny days” (March 14), by Mukul Kesavan was a glowing tribute to the legendary Indian opener, Sunil Gavaskar, on the occasion of him completing 50 years of...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

For shame: world food wastage

Sir — The revelations of Richard Swannell, the development director of the Waste and Resources Action programme — he said that if all the wasted food in the world were packed into 40-tonne...

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

Online setback for pre-primary students

Children in pre-primary schools are missing out on key lessons on social and conversation skills and how to share attention in the absence of in-person classes. The Covid pandemic has not only impact...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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