West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.22

Transfer fear grips varsity staff

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chak­rabarty’s Republic Day comment that people would be sent from here to the satellite campus in Uttarakhand’s Ra­mgarh has left teachers and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Clinic uses virtual reality support to treat phobia

You are standing on a plank protruding from the 20th floor of a building. You are being asked to walk up right to the edge. But you are scared to look down to the street far below. But you feel sick, ...
By Aniket Sil in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Fear rules the mind of law-abiding citizens

In today’s world of uncertainty, people seek secure and predictable lives. This is not easy to achieve since change comes rapidly and unexpectedly, and all are supposed to adapt. One implication of ...
By Anup Sinha

India  /  Published 17.09.19

What Muslims across the country fear and why

By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.03.19

Rajat is unrepentant

Rajat Gupta had been moved to a larger part of the prison when he came face to face with his nemesis, Raj Rajaratnam.Rajaratnam, a disgraced hedge fund manager, had not always been Gupta’s nemesis. ...
By Andrew Ross Sorkin/New York Times in New York


Bollywood  /  Published 22.02.20

Fearless Rohit’s calm tips

Rohit Shetty is set for a March release with Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif but before that he’s excited about the new season of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.For the 10th sea...
By Shama Bhagat

Opinion  /  Published 20.04.19

The many myths surrounding Jallianwala Bagh

Kim A. Wagner’s recently-published Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre was hailed as “the best book I have ever read on the Empire” by the journalist, Sathnam Sanghera,...
By Amit Roy

Books  /  Published 22.11.19

Shedding new light on a past that refuses to fade

In the relationship of history with the past, it is generally believed that the total volume of the past, both remembered and not remembered, is much larger than history and that no amount of historic...
By Salil Misra

India  /  Published 30.06.19

What drives fake news forward

Among the likely triggers prompting people to spread rumours and falsehoods online are “social media fatigue” and the fear of missing out on rewarding experiences with peer groups, a study based o...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.19

And so we are on the fences

And so we are. Indeed. Where else would we be? These are our fences. We made them. But we choose not to see them. At the best of times. At the worst of times. Our fences are what we choose not to see....
By Sankarshan Thakur


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