News  /  Published 27.12.21

Jesus Christ in the eyes of Rabindranath Tagore

During this Christmas season I want to reflect upon Jesus Christ in the eyes of Rabindranath Tagore. Jesus and Tagore have many things in common. They were great spiritual leaders and teachers of the...
By Father J. Felix Raj, SJ

World  /  Published 27.12.21

Intruder held at Windsor

An intruder armed with a crossbow used a rope ladder to scale the walls of Windsor Castle just as the Queen was about to mark her first Christmas without Prince Philip. Crossbows are often referred t...
By Amit Roy

India  /  Published 27.12.21

Haryana: Image of Jesus vandalised

The officer said the crime appeared to have been planned in advance and carried out with the intention of hurting religious sentiments. Pictures showed the statue in pieces near the door of the church...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.12.21

Fires within: Polarisation

India, as the adage goes, is a land of contradictions. But the inconsistencies are not always benign: some of them are the outcomes of cynical politics. The evidence is damning. Hindutva’s ...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 27.12.21

Goons tell Hindus: Leave Xmas event

A five-member group claiming to be Bajrang Dal cadres on Saturday evening disrupted a Christmas event organised outside the Presbyterian Church in Assam’s Silchar, asking the Hindus attending th...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.21

'Bengal needs clampdown'

A day after the city saw huge crowds of mid-night revelers thronging the eastern metropolis's busy Park Street to celebrate Christmas, health experts and doctors cautioned the state government aga...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Kolkata college student plays Santa on street

A college student played Santa and a group of street children enacted a play on giving. Kolkata spread Christmas cheer in many small ways. The Telegraph reports some of them Playing Santa A third-...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Christmas: 5 held for drunken brawl outside nightclub

Five persons have been arrested for an alleged drunken brawl inside and outside a nightclub on Theatre Road and assaulting cops who went to stop them early on Christmas morning. Around 3.15am on Satu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Theatre Road

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Kolkata witnesses a sharp fall in drink driving cases on Christmas eve

The number of motorists prosecuted for drink driving on Christmas Eve across the city was 25 but out of these only two cases were reported from Park Street-Theatre Road and the surrounding neighbourho...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Park Street

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Kolkata motorists in sunroof offence

Four motorists were prosecuted on Park Street on Christmas Eve because one or more occupants in each of the four cars were standing with their torsos jutting out through the open sunroof. Police said...
By Our Special Correspondent in Park Street


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