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

Photos  /  Published 29.02.20

India in pictures


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

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

March for harmony in Hajo

Thousands marched hand in hand on Thursday to convey the message of communal harmony and unity at Hajo, about 30km west of here, as part of the Samanway Sobhayatra (harmony rally) organised by All Ass...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

Food fascism: The table has been set

If you so much as momentarily lost your appetite over the Zomato delivery person issue, or was taken by surprise, then your name must be Rip Van Winkle. But wait, even that wouldn't hold, because even...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta


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