India  /  Published 21.05.20

Age break-up of Covid-19 toll

More than 100 coronavirus disease patients 30 years or younger have died in India, but over half of the country’s Covid-19 deaths have occurred among patients 60 years or older, the Union health min...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.20

In Bengal, man swims his way to work to keep family afloat

'God save me from drowning,' prays 28-year-old Sanjay Pal as he swims his way to his workplace across the river every morning in the absence of boat service amid the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.Pal...

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

Finally, telling the truth

So the mighty Communist Party has finally admitted that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the livelihoods of ordinary Chinese people. For weeks, the official media carried only positive re...
By Neha Sahay

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

Pandemic politics: Target Maharashtra

Cooperation between states and the Centre can be a deterrent against a pandemic. Sadly, this spirit of collaboration — the glue that keeps the Indian federal structure together — has been missing ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.20

Jharkhand won't open shrines

Public transport will start to ply and shops will open from Tuesday, but places of worship will continue to remain closed in Jharkhand, indicating a cautious approach to opening up the state that seen...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi


Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Past connection

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? The Covid-19 crisis is a mirror held up to each nation. Some, like Jacinda Ardern’s New Zealand, look very fair. Many have celebrated an u...
By Timothy Garton Ash

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.20

Daily bread: Is quality time, then, opposed to quantity time?

The notion of quality time finds different expressions under differing cultural conditions. An old-fashioned way of expressing it was the claim that families that eat together stay together. Earlier, ...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.05.20

Risk-zone survey ends

A migrant worker of Chakulia, East Singhbhum district, with travel history to Maharashtra, tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday taking the total number of positive cases in the district to 25.The yo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Joke to the death: Caste and corona

I would have posted my black square to express solidarity with the protests against racism worldwide, but I was interrupted by a joke.It was sent on WhatsApp by a friend, an upper-caste person. It was...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Jharkhand Covid-19 death toll rises to eight

The Covid-19 death toll in Jharkhand rose to eight on Tuesday after an elderly woman from Bokaro, suffering from severe neurological disorder, died during treatment at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sc...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi


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