Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Premchand’s Nirmala in Santhali

“My purpose is to translate as many Sanskrit and Hindi masterpieces into Santahali using Ol Chiki and contributing to the Santhali literature bank. As a Sanskrit student, I realised the vast lit...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Tantrik cloud on medico death

A final-year MBBS student from Varanasi is suspected to have drowned himself in the Ganga under the influence of tantriks to attain “moksha”, or release from the cycle of rebirth.Navneet Parashar,...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.20

‘Religious identity is dangerous’

Owing to the altered world we are all living in, this piece must begin where this conversation ended. Mind you, all this is happening when the coronavirus is still not a thing to reckon with, much les...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 26.04.20

…but Sangh boys will be Sangh boys

Bajrang Dal activists marked out Hindu-owned shops and carts in a Bihar district by planting saffron flags and appealed to Hindus to make purchases only from such outlets, an official has said in a co...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 18.04.20

Pak migrant Hindu docs plead to join India's anti-corona fight

A group of migrant Pakistani Hindu doctors with MBBS degree from there but not able to take a mandatory MCI examination to practice here for want of Indian citizenship, has urged the government to let...
By PTI in Jodhpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.20

Peace litmus test

Muslims in Daltonganj have joined hands in greeting the newly elected “general” of Sri Mahavir Nav Yuvak Dal, a long-established outfit body that organises, regulates and monitors the nine-day-lon...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

India  /  Published 14.03.20

Gathering gulps cow urine to ‘fight virus’

One could be forgiven for thinking someone was taking the piss.Blessed by a self-proclaimed godman, a gathering was gulping down cups of cow urine and panchkavya — a cocktail of cow urine, dung extr...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Eden hostel repairs after funds nod

Presidency University will renovate three wards of Eden Hindu Hostel once the finance department sanctions the funds, vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia told students on the New Town campus on Thursday. S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.20

VHP roadblock in Jharia over ‘beastly chaos’

The head of a calf was found at Katras Mor, Jharia, some 8km from Dhanbad district headquarters, on Sunday morning, triggering a roadblock by VHP protesters. The situation quietened down after a milkm...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Jesus statue and 14 crosses demolished

Civic authorities of a small town near Bangalore city on Monday flattened a statue of Jesus Christ and 14 crosses at a Catholic centre, acting on complaints from some Right-wing activists that priests...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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