Opinion  /  Published 15.08.22

Treasure trove

Kautilya’s Arthashastra,an ancient Indian political treatise lost in the sixth century,changed our understanding of classical Indian politics after it was rediscovered by R. Shamasastry in 1905 ...
By A. Raghuramaraju

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.22

Didi backs Anubrata

Mamata Banerjee has said jailed Trinamul Congress leader Anubrata Mondal is a selfless worker free of greed and one lakh versions of every leader arrested by central agencies will emerge on the street...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.22

Didi seeks credit for Bihar change

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the BJP had lost Bihar as her government had thwarted an alleged attempt to topple the JMM-led Jharkhand dispensation through the recent arrest of three Congress MLAs fr...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Career  /  Published 14.08.22

MA or B.Ed: What’s the best option after a BA degree?

Many students find themselves at a crossroads after completing a BA degree, confused about whether to go for a postgraduate programme or a professional degree...
By Mehwash Hussain

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.22

ED, CBI: TMC students stage protest

Members of TMC students' wing demonstrated near the BJP state headquarters in central Calcutta on Saturday, protesting against the "use" of ED and CBI against political opponents. Aroun...
By PTI in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 13.08.22

Free nation, unfree people

In recent months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken to telling us that the “world is looking at India”. These words, or their Hindi equivalent, have appeared in speeches made by the p...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.22

Retreat lessons

The run-up to the first anniversary of the United States of America’s pull out from Afghanistan has been dramatically punctuated by the targeted assassination in Kabul of Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Q...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.22

Chasing a Spectre

I woke up one morning recently to the following message from a friend: “This is particularly for you to know. Daniel Craig performed Macbeth yesterday. My cousin was there.” Accompanying t...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.22

The obsession with looking perfect

Strike a balance Sir — The cosmetics industry witnessed an immense surge in sales in the years leading up to the Covid-19 pandemic. Unrealistic beauty standards, aggressive social media adverti...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.22

Aim anew: India’s new climate change goals

The Union cabinet has approved India’s updated Nationally Determined Contributions, a set of long-term goals to cut carbon emissions and adapt to climate change that every country that is a sign...
By The Editorial Board


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