Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.19

Padma winners superwomen for real

One has climbed peaks that no Indian woman before her dreamt of. Another has stood up to defend voiceless trees against powerful, unscrupulous men. Both Everester Bachendri Pal and green crusader Jamu...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.19

A rebel with a cause

In the 1950s, when Kedarnath Mondal was a student of Class V, a sadhu visited his parents’ house in Malda district, the gateway to north Bengal. Those days it was an accepted thing to wash the feet ...
By Abahan Datta in

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.18

Clean Ganga and Swachh Bharat are intertwined

Playing up holiness is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s USP: the name of the prime minister’s ‘clean the holy river’ project, Namami Gange, is a good example. The fanfare and sadhu cluster...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Ganga in Bengal has little of Gomukh glacier

The Ganga that flows through Bengal hardly retains a trace of the pristine waters originating in the Gomukh glacier that is counted among the primary headstreams of the holy river, according to river ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 08.01.19

PM did nothing for Ganga: Waterman

Rajendra Singh, the Waterman of India, has accused Narendra Modi of doing “nothing” in the past four-and-a-half years for the critical Ganga and playing divisive politics with the national river....
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.12.18

Kumbh Mela invite for CM

The Uttar Pradesh government is pulling out all stops to make the upcoming Ardh Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, now called Prayagraj, a memorable event.UP agricultural minister Surya Pratap Shahi was in the ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

Littering is a deeply rooted cultural problem

Swachhta in New India remains a distant dream, no matter what governments might say. The most recent evidence of this were the circumstances that led to the substantial hike in the penalty for litteri...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.03.19

Priyanka seeks to keep focus on jobs

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday kicked off an extensive public contact programme from Allahabad, virtually unveiling her party’s election campaign in Uttar Pradesh from the ancestral city of the Neh...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.03.19

Priyanka starts Ganga Yatra from Allahabad

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi this morning started her campaign boat ride in Uttar Pradesh from Allahabad.The Congress general secretary’s 100km “Ganga Yatra” will end in Varanasi on Wednesday...
By PTI in Allahabad

India  /  Published 17.03.19

Voter anger will unseat Modi: Priyanka

Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday told Congress candidates that she was confident that the Narendra Modi government would be unseated in the general election.“People are angry with Modi because he has reneg...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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