West Bengal  /  Published 01.04.20

Communalisation condemnable: CM

The Bengal chief minister said on Wednesday that communalisation of the Nizamuddin Markaz congregation was “condemnable” and there was no need for worry over people who had contracted the novel co...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.19

Measurements or not, beauty contests demean women

Sir — The recently-concluded Miss Venezuela beauty pageant has broken with the tradition of publicly declaring the physical measurements of the winner. This is welcome, given that the practice objec...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 24.07.19

Haze shrouds riot data

The Centre told Parliament on Wednesday that communal violence had shown a “declining trend” in recent years while admitting the National Crime Records Bureau had stopped compiling such data since...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Water is what We drink and what They drink

Been wondering. Been wondering really hard and been tortured by such wondering. Should I say it? Is it not unremittingly sad that I should even have to wonder. And ponder? This question of whether I s...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Photos  /  Published 29.02.20

India in pictures

By AP, PTI in

India  /  Published 13.03.19

Harmony ad makes trolls ‘Excel’ themselves

A barrage of invective-laced tweets that targeted Hindustan Unilever Ltd for its Holi-themed Surf Excel detergent ad has found an unlikely target — the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet mobile app.The bul...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.20

Shaheen Bagh protest 'totally communal': Rupani

The protest in Shaheen Bagh is “totally communal” and has left others worried, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Wednesday as he defended the controversial comments of BJP leaders during...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

Dilip Ghosh vow on ‘infiltrators’

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said on Sunday that the Centre remained committed to “throwing out” one crore Bangladeshi Muslim “infiltrators” from the state and those opposing his party’s cit...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barasat

North East  /  Published 16.02.19

SC bins plea on Meghalaya HC judge

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to withdraw judicial work from Meghalaya High Court judge Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen, who had created a controversy by his remarks that India should have been declare...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Melting ice installation provokes thought

Sir — An artist recently installed around 24 iceberg pieces from the Greenland ice sheet in front of the Tate Modern. Meant to raise awareness about climate change, his work is timely and garnered w...
By The Telegraph in


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