Opinion  /  Published 13.08.22

India at seventy-five

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 05.08.22

Double blow: hunger & MGNREGA wages

The  NREGA Sangharsh Morcha and the West Bengal unit of the Right to Food and Work Campaign have revealed that differences between the state government and the Centre have adversely affected paym...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Yasin Malik ends hunger strike

Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik, who was on hunger strike in Tihar Jail for the last 10 days, has discontinued his fasting after he was informed that his demands have been conveyed to the autho...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.07.22

Yasin Malik shifted to hospital

The Delhi visit of Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde, who was supposed to fly to the national capital on Wednesday night, has been cancelled, an official said. The official didn’t attrib...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.22

Decoding hunger

Some simple truths bear repetition: climate change is real and India is going to face the brunt of its impacts in the next few decades. A recent report by the International Food Policy Research Instit...
By Sushant Khalkho


Entertainment  /  Published 19.07.22

Peter Dinklage in Hunger Games prequel

Emmy Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage is set to join the growing ensemble of Lionsgate’s Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, according to Deadline.  The 53-year-old actor...
By Entertainment Web Desk in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.07.22

Protest against encroachment

Six social workers — all from the Congress — started an indefinite fast agitation from Monday to protest illegal encroachment of water bodies and government land by influential land mafia ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Entertainment  /  Published 03.06.22

Rachel Zegler in Hunger Games prequel

The rumour became a reality after Lionsgate and the official Hunger Games Twitter page shared that Zegler had been cast as Baird. The Hunger Games veteran Francis Lawrence will direct the upcomin...
By PTI, Entertainment Web Desk in Los Angeles

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

Bimal Gurung hospitalised in Sikkim

GJM supremo Bimal Gurung has officially ended his 100-hour hunger strike after he has been hospitalised following a deterioration of his health while his party has decided not to contest the upcoming ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Gangtok/Darjeeling

India  /  Published 27.05.22

Jail hunger strike by academic

A paraplegic prisoner in Nagpur was taken to the jail hospital on Thursday after a hunger strike against CCTV cameras denying him privacy in the bathroom, a day after an Elgaar Parishad undertrial&rsq...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.