Communal Harmony
West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Saraswati Puja message against forces of division

Students of a girls’ hostel in Burdwan University spread the message of peace and harmony on Saraswati Puja, with boarders cutting across religions joining the festivities.For this year’s puja, in...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.19

Mamata directs police to nip mischief in bud

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she had given strict instructions to the entire police force to ensure there were no complaints about inaction on attempts to provoke communal disharmony....
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.06.19

BJP youth wing holds Hanuman Chalisa recital on Bengal road in tit-for-tat to Friday namaz

The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, the BJP's youth wing, today blocked a road in Howrah, near Calcutta, and its followers recited the Hanuman Chalisa to protest namaz readings by Muslims on Fridays on ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 06.05.19

Hindus, Muslims build life and death bond

Setting an example of communal harmony, a Hindu family has donated a plot of land for expansion of a kabarstan (graveyard) in Upper Assam’s Lakhimpur district.This rare gesture made by the family of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.04.19

Assam minaret moved in four days

A Haryana-based engineering firm, assisted by a civil engineer from Jorhat in Upper Assam, has been working for four days to shift the two-storeyed minaret of a historic mosque, without dismantling it...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon


West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.19

‘Abbas Kali’: A beacon of harmony

A Kali puja in Birbhum’s Rampurhat town has become famous as “Abbas Kali” among residents for the involvement of Abbas Hossain, a local councillor who has been a key organiser for 23 years.The p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

India  /  Published 31.07.19

Zomato serves up exemplary lesson on idea of India

Food platform Zomato has served up an exemplary lesson on the idea of India, telling a customer who had demanded his delivery agent be changed because he was a “Muslim fellow” that the company is ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.04.20

Smear attack on infected doctor

A coronavirus-positive doctor in Jammu whose father and wife seem to have caught the infection from him has had his suffering compounded by what some have suggested is a smear campaign with communal o...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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