India  /  Published 20.10.19

St Stephen’s professor found dead, mother found hanging

The decapitated body of a Delhi University teacher was found on railway tracks and his mother was found hanging from a ceiling fan at their flat in Pitampura, her mouth stuffed with cloth, in a case o...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Carton ‘experiment’ to check cheating

A college in north Karnataka made students write their mid-term exams with their heads wrapped in cardboard cartons with just an opening in the front, the unusual “experiment” ostensibly aimed at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.20

Final act

Sir — The National Theatre, London — it has been putting plays online for free through the lockdown — has declared that it may have to let go of 30 per cent of its staff without further support....
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 17.11.18

The One That Got Away

Recap: Reminded about his dinner by Lata, Ronny heads off to Pragya Paramita Sen’s house. But he remains in the conversations that follow at Ghosh Mansion, even after Aaduri arrives with Hem. Ronny,...
By Devapriya Roy

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.20

Sessions with authors Tabish Khair, Shauna Singh Baldwin

The prolonged lockdown, which is now making people impatient and weary, still has some silver linings in store.One such is Writers Beyond Distance, an initiative of the English department of the Karim...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


Arts  /  Published 13.11.18

Window to Calcutta cathedral artistry

Edward Burne-Jones, the pre-Raphaelite artist who designed the stunning stained-glass west window of St Paul’s Cathedral in Calcutta, is the subject of an exhibition that opened last month at Tate B...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 10.10.19

World Mental Health Day observed

The National Health Mission, Assam, and the psychiatry department of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital jointly carried out a walkathon and cyclothon on Thursday morning to end the stigmatisation of...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 08.10.19

The heartless incompetence of the UP government

Few governments in India step up to acknowledge their culpability after a public tragedy. It was not surprising, therefore, that the government of Uttar Pradesh, headed by Yogi Adityanath, refused to ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.18

How to beat plastic? Make oil & bricks

At a time the entire world is fighting plastic pollution, a group of students has used their knack for science to innovate ways to beat the menace. Over 150 students of Classes VIII to XII from across...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.20

Lynched for ‘cheating’ patient’s family

A man who had allegedly taken money from the family of a cancer patient, with the false promise of delivering some medicines to the patient, was beaten to death with pipes and bamboo sticks early on T...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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