Health  /  Published 15.06.19

Psychiatric illnesses may haunt children

Not many 15-year-olds I see walk in with an Orhan Pamuk novel, but Sneha had one in her hands when she came to see me in my outpatient consultation room. She was reading it while waiting to see me in ...
By J.R. Ram

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Pocso Act convicts should not have right to mercy plea: President

Demonic attacks on women have shaken the conscience of the country, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday and advocated that those convicted under the Pocso Act should be deprived of their right to...
By PTI in Mount Abu

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.12.18

How cub reporters fought child labour

Debasish Shaw, a Class VII student of Madhya Vidyalaya Mathiana in Baharagora, saved Shankar Singh, a Class III dropout, from child labour last year. He later convinced Shankar’s mother to send her ...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Home truth: abuse tales on stage

A Class IX student takes online English tuitions after school. Then it’s time for homework, followed by dance practice. Sometimes she squeezes in an hour of maths tuition. At bedtime, she likes read...
By Chandreyeee Ghose in Calcutta


World  /  Published 12.11.19

US held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019

A 3-year-old girl travelled for weeks cradled in her father's arms, as he set out to seek asylum in the United States. Now she won't even look at him.After being forcibly separated at the border by go...

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

Boys will be made into boys

Already burdened by sky-high expectations, little children in China, boys specifically, are being put through one more grinder — classes are becoming more “masculine”. Apparently, parents are co...
By Neha Sahay

Books  /  Published 01.11.19

Books now compete with films in terms of storytelling

Some matches are made in heaven; some others in publishing houses. Pairing up an author with the right illustrator can conjure up a magic that breathes life into books where words fall short. The part...
By Kamalika Basu

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.18

Can orders change our attitude towards education?

In every sphere of activity in India, orders descend from the top. It is almost as though no one except those in political control has any sense. The most recent order from the Union human resource de...
By The Editorial Board

Bihar  /  Published 27.11.18

Wait for schoolbag weight to ease in Bihar

By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


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