Citizenship (amendment) Act
North East  /  Published 25.01.21

Shah steers clear of CAA in Assam

Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday exhorted the people of Assam to give the BJP a second straight term to free the state from corruption, terrorism, pollution and floods but once again steered cl...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.01.21

Modi silent on CAA in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday used a function to distribute land pattas (documents) in poll-bound Assam to target previous governments and highlight the “unprecedented” speedy d...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Books  /  Published 22.01.21

Appeal to fight for a better world

Azadi: Freedom, Fascism, Fiction brings together nine of Arundhati Roy’s essays from 2018 to 2020 — a timespan that starts with democratically-elected governments across the world tak...
By Samantak Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.21

Plan for rail talks on refugee land

The Mamata Banerjee government will hold discussions with the railways in a bid to convince the central utility that giving free-hold land rights to the residents in refugee colonies set up on its lan...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.21

Want simple citizenship rules for Matuas: MP

All India Matua Mahasangha chief and BJP MP Santanu Thakur on Sunday urged members of his Matua community to visit their holy abode Thakurnagar  on January 30 — irrespective of political le...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur


Opinion  /  Published 17.01.21

Winter vigils against bigotry in India

Both movements filled a political vacuum created by the massive electoral success of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the consequent disarray in and demoralization of Opposition parties. The absolute ma...
By Mukul Kesavan in

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Dave: SC didn't act on CAA

Dave expressed surprise that the Supreme Court had conducted a hearing on Tuesday despite Monday evening’s order clearly stating that “List the matters tomorrow ie, 12-01-2021, for orders&...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.01.21

Nadda vows to protect Assam culture

BJP national president J.P. Nadda on Monday said the ruling party was, is and will remain committed to protecting Assam’s culture, language and identity but remained silent on the Citizenship (A...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 12.01.21

CM: CAA will put Matuas in trouble

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the Citizenship Amendment Act would put Matuas in deep trouble as the altered law would force those who had already become Indians to apply for citizenship afresh. The ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Habibpur (Nadia)

People  /  Published 10.01.21

The long and unhappy life of Chandradhar Das

The phone call came in the early hours of December 15, 2020. It was human rights activist Kamal Chakraborty on the other end with the news of the death of Chandradhar Das, a 104-year-old resident of s...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in


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