India  /  Published 16.03.22

16 Chinese granted Indian citizenship

  As many as 16 Chinese nationals have been granted Indian citizenship in the last 15 years, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday. Rai also informed the Rajya Sabha that 10 applicatio...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.03.22

Small mercies

It could have been worse. It’s hard to see how, when the sense of being trapped in one of A.K. Ramanujan’s variant Ramayanas — the one in which the asuras win rep...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 09.03.22

Islands in turmoil

Separated by international borders but unified by a common language and culture, battered by frequent cyclones, ravaged by poverty and, yet, resilient due to communal harmony, the Sunderbans have come...
By Abhiroop Chowdhury

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.22

Golden silence: Russia

Russian troops had invaded a part of Ukraine. The Kremlin claimed the move was aimed at protecting the safety and interests of Russian-origin people in the territory it had occupied. The world critici...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

Opinion  /  Published 22.02.22

Letters to Editor: One has the right to be happy alone

Happy solitude Sir — Humans are said to be social animals. Scientific evidence shows that this is an evolutionary response from the time when Homo sapiens were still living in caves. Unsurprisi...
By The Telegraph


Opinion  /  Published 20.02.22

Yedy's silence on hijab row

Measured silence One Bharatiya Janata Party leader who has been silent on the hijab row is BS Yediyurappa. The former chief minister of Karnataka refused to comment even when reporters approached him...
By Delhi Diaries

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.22

Citizen rights: Didi slams BJP

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday distributed freehold title deeds to over 2,000 residents of refugee colonies in Bengal at a government programme and used the occasion to mount a scathing offensive on the ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.22

Genocide: refute or ignore?

In a US Congressional briefing, Gregory Stanton, Genocide Watch president and academic, said on January 12, “We are warning that genocide could very well happen in India.” A week later, in...
By Vivek Katju

World  /  Published 31.01.22

H1-B visa registration to start on March 1

The registration for the much-sought-after H-1B visa for the fiscal year 2023 will begin from March 1 and the successful applicants will be randomly selected and notified online by March 31, according...
By PTI in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Matuas plan CAA protest

The “disillusioned” Matua community on Sunday announced that it would soon hit the streets to protest against the delay in the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. The...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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