India  /  Published 10.05.22

Nitish ducks question on uniform civil code

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday parried questions on the move by BJP state governments towards a uniform civil code but chose to talk about the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and his obje...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 10.05.22

Bulldozers bully Shaheen Bagh residents

The dreaded bulldozer rolled into Shaheen Bagh, the epicentre of the anti-CAA protests two years ago, on Monday after keeping the Muslim-majority neighbourhood on tenterhooks for a fortnight but the &...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.22

Umar Khalid: HC to hear bail plea on May 19

  The Delhi High Court on Friday listed for hearing on May 19 a plea by former JNU student Umar Khalid for bail in a UAPA case related to alleged conspiracy behind the riots here in February 202...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.22

Shah’s word on CAA awaited

The MLAs of the BJP in Bengal are keen on a clear answer from Union home minister Amit Shah on the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act when the MLAs meet him in Calcutta on May 6. “...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

CAA: BJP MLA's quit threat

BJP MLA Asim Sarkar, who belongs to the Matua community, embarrassed the party on Wednesday as he threatened to resign from the Assembly if the Citizenship Amendment Act wasn’t implemented in Be...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Subhashis Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

Muscle power: 'bulldozer' politics

Muscles are necessary for the body. But a muscular regime need not be necessarily healthy for the body politic of a secular democracy. Of course, the Bharatiya Janata Party is forever eager to flex it...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.04.22

Jamia students start boycotting online classes

Most first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students of Jamia Millia Islamia began a boycott of their online classes on Monday, demanding reopening of physical classes amid a widespread feeling tha...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.04.22

US: More Indian students

The number of Indian students in the US increased by over 12 per cent in 2021, while those from China, which accounts for the largest share, dropped by more than 8 per cent, according to an official r...
By PTI in Washington

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Number of Indian students in the US up by 12 per cent in 2021

Students from China and India made Asia the most popular continent of origin in the US, accounting for 71.9% of the international student population ...

Opinion  /  Published 02.04.22

Road to perdition: The return of two-nation theory

Seventy-four years after Muhammad Ali Jinnah died, some Bharatiya Janata Party loyalists seem to have taken up the cudgels of his two-nation theory in deadly earnest. Pursuing the notion that Hindus a...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray


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