Opinion  /  Published 21.06.19

Why the Essential Commodities Act should not go

The Niti Aayog has been considering whether to keep the Essential Commodities Act 1955 in abeyance for 10 years, or to scrap it altogether. The Act enables the government to impose limits on stocks of...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 07.06.19

Rameswar Teli promises jobs in Northeast

Union minister of state for food processing Rameswar Teli said at Margherita in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam on Friday that he would explore avenues to generate jobs in the Northeast.The Dibrugarh...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.19

Why June is the month to celebrate love

The month of June also marks the time to celebrate love. June 1 is the beginning of Pride Month, the celebration of the LGBTQIA community. It is also the month of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewal...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.19

Munch on World Cup cricket mania

Ball by ball, burp by burp. Many would say the next best thing to watching cricket live in the stadium is on a giant screen at a luxe address with food, drinks and friends. Now that the ICC Cricket Wo...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.19

Indian food is varied and delicious

 Sir — The Twitter comment made by Tom Nichols, a professor based in the United States of America — he said that ‘Indian food is terrible’ — highlights the deep ignorance in the West, e...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 24.12.18

Invisible people: Aadhaar versus tribals

Particularly vulnerable tribal groups, earlier known as primitive tribal groups, are the sort of people you may never meet unless you take the trouble to look for them. In Jharkhand, they live in smal...
By Jean Drèze in

People  /  Published 15.12.18

Revenge of the antique rice grain

Abhra Chakraborty of Guskara in Burdwan is such a person. Chakraborty works in the state fisheries department but paddy is his passion. He has preserved nearly 440 varieties. He has also cultivated so...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Food  /  Published 15.12.18

Recipe for 4 bowls of winter warmth

By Natasha Celmi in

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.19

The pitfalls of a cash income support scheme

With Rahul Gandhi’s announcement of the Congress’s “historic decision” to adopt an income guarantee scheme, the idea of a universal basic income, mooted in the Economic Survey two years ago, h...
By Prabhat Patnaik in

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.02.19

Jamshedpur start-up offers farm-fresh veggies

Doorstep delivery of vegetables is a boon for busy professionals. More so if delivery is timely and without wilted surprises. Start-up Vegebasket, a Jamshedpur-based social enterprise under ASBS Foods...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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