Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Kerala’s mixed record in women’s empowerment

Kerala has the country’s best record in most conventional yardsticks of women’s empowerment. Yet, its patriarchal underbelly is now a topic of wide debate. Recently, the Anupama Chandran c...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

India  /  Published 22.01.22

Archbishop stands with people on Mass

One of the most powerful archdioceses of the Syro-Malabar church has taken the side of the laity and clergy following protests and hunger strikes against reinstating a long-discarded mode of celebrati...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Campus  /  Published 11.01.22

Students homebound tackling COVID and academics

After getting a taste of offline lessons students are back to attending online classes...
By Hiya Mukherjee

News  /  Published 10.01.22

80 per cent turnout in offline state eligibility test

As many as 80 per cent of the 83,000 candidates wrote the state eligibility test (SET) on Sunday across 189 centres amid the omicron-fuelled surge in Covid cases. Dipak Kar, chairman of the commissio...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

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


Places  /  Published 25.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Roman Catholic Diocese of Krishnagar

Though the old church opens sporadically to the public, the new structure welcomes tourists on all working days. It is especially popular during the Christmas–New Year week, when tourists and lo...
By Somen Sengupta

India  /  Published 24.12.21

Grotto of Christians stoned in amity belt

A grotto of St Anthony was found vandalised in Chikkaballapur near the Karnataka capital early on Thursday before the Assembly took up the contentious anti-conversion bill for discussion. A milkman w...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Places  /  Published 23.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Union Church of Kharagpur

Though unplanned urbanisation has marred the beauty of Kharagpur town, some places, especially those inside the railway colonies — like this church — still exude colonial charm.  ...
By Somen Sengupta

Places  /  Published 21.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Christ Church of Burdwan

It is important to note that though Curzon Gate is the most well-known landmark of Burdwan city, Christ Church is of a much older colonial heritage. The church is located just off GT Road in Pakmara ...
By Somen Sengupta

Places  /  Published 18.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Midnapore Baptist Church

Simple as it is, the church is maintained well and regularly painted. During the festive week of December, it is illuminated and attracts a good number of people.  Despite being one of the oldes...
By Somen Sengupta


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