Books  /  Published 13.11.18

Childhood revisited with our favourite authors

By Rushati Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 21.05.20

Lusty blows from the hammer of morality

In 1954, the American psychiatrist, Fredric Wertham, emerged as a mighty adversary to the comic book industry with the publication of Seduction of the Innocent. As strange as it may seem today to fans...
By Sohini Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Government tweaks recruit rules for School teachers

The state government has decided to do away with waiting lists of candidates in schoolteacher recruitments and list only those it would recruit.The current practice is to have a waiting list of four f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.20

Ambalika to spread wings for Sabar children

Ambalika, an NGO working among the Sabar tribe in Nimdih block of Seraikela-Kharsawan district for the past many years, will extend its child-care initiative to Burudih village on Tuesday (June 16).Th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.02.19

20-year jail for Kerala priest for rape

A Kerala court on Saturday sentenced a Catholic clergyman to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor, who gave birth two years ago, in a case that took several shocking turns. A criminal ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


North East  /  Published 08.01.20

MLA Purkayastha aid for mills’ children

Karimganj North Congress legislator Kamalakhya Dey Purkayastha visited Cachar Paper Mill on Tuesday evening and provided financial assistance and study materials to the children of mill employees, who...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.19

Leopards kill 3 kids in a month in Dooars

The mutilated body of a four-year-old girl taken away by a leopard from in front of her mother’s eyes from a tea estate in Alipurduar was found 500 metres from her home on Wednesday, the third time ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 25.10.19

Supreme Court plea for joint child custody rights

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on an NRI’s plea for a uniform law that would favour granting joint child custody rights to both the parents in matrimonial disputes.Suloch...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.11.18

India lags on including migrants in education

Education is posited as a right in political systems all around the world, as it rightly should be. What then are the markers used to carry out a comprehensive assessment of this right? Should the rat...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 11.02.20

Kids’ cancer hub turns one

Pragyashree, 5, and Violina 9, were besides themselves with joy as they danced to the tune of a Bihu song. They were among 26 children who danced, recited poems and participated in fun-filled activiti...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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