West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Bad roads, risky piers spark worry

The ban on buses on the Tallah bridge kicked in on Sunday morning but the roads through which they are being diverted are dotted with potholes or have become narrower because of parked vehicles.Metro ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.01.20

Another Goalpara camp inmate dies

Nareswar Koch, 50, a declared “foreigner” and a resident of Tinikonia under Mornai police station died on Friday at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH), the third death from the detention ...
By Sofikul Ahmed in Goalpara

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Solidarity march by Xaverians

In the middle of a tiff with an app cab driver on Saturday, Zehra Ali Khan was asked if she was an Indian. The 20-year-old came home and wept that night.On Monday, it was a different Zehra, who walked...
By Debraj Mitra and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.12.19

Man injured in leopard attack

A man, identified as Surbios Samad, 40, was injured after a leopard attacked him at Sasoni, Naharkatia, in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Saturday evening.Samad was rushed to Assam Medical Coll...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

India  /  Published 22.01.19

When 2 top colleges did not factor in RSS voice

Two renowned colleges have been forced to curb extracurricular events involving freedom of expression after protests by organisations as well as trolls echoing views of the Sangh parivar.Pune’s Ferg...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

Call to respect all religions, accept criticism

The director of Bose Institute told a gathering of young graduates on Monday that “a respectful attitude towards all religions” and the ability to “accept criticism” were the two most importan...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

CM Mamata Banerjee prays to Jesus for unity

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.19

Security beef-up for judgement day

As candidates and leaders of political parties wait for the D-Day with bated breath, the Election Commission is busy reviewing the security arrangements to ensure counting of votes in 81 Assembly seat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.12.19

Battered student body near canal

The battered body of a 19-year-old student was found from near Khairbani canal under Jadugora police station area, about 25km from here, on Saturday evening.The deceased, whose hands and legs were tie...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

Old and new friends

By Devapriya Roy


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