West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Outrage over Lakhimpur

The Bengal unit of the All India Kisan Sabha and other farmers’ unions stopped trains at various stations across Bengal on Monday. The events were organised as a part of the Rail Roko appeal mad...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 19.10.21

RBI slaps fines on SBI, StanChart

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State Bank of India (SBI) and a Rs 1.95 crore fine on Standard Chartered Bank for the violation of various gui...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Worry over BSF’s inroads

The decision by the Union home ministry to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) up to 50km from the existing 15km inside the Indian territory from the border, has resulted in anx...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 19.10.21

NCLT nudge to Future deal

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Monday allowed two Reliance group companies to seek the approval of their creditors on the acquisition of Future group entities, brushing aside Amazon&rsquo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.21

GHI: When power does not empower

This Vijaya Dashami, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, said his government aims to make India the strongest military power globally on its own strength. In the preceding weeks, two reports and data s...
By Jaideep Hardikar


Opinion  /  Published 19.10.21

Bumpy road ahead

The International Monetary Fund revealed its outlook for the world economy last week. A year and a half after the pandemic, global recovery remained reassuringly strong: the world economy is expected ...
By Renu Kohli

Books  /  Published 18.10.21

Tishani Doshi’s stunning collection of poems

And why is God at the door? In the second last poem Hope is The Thing, which is kind of a riff of Emily Dickinson, I try to look for what we can still think of as sacred or holy. How do we make connec...
By Shrestha Saha

Sports  /  Published 18.10.21

2023 Asia Cup will be 50-over affair: Raja

The 2023 Asia Cup in Pakistan will be a 50-over event with the Asian Cricket Council continuing its tradition of holding the tournament in the same format as that particular year's ICC global even...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

South Bengal braces for heavy rains

Inclement weather prevailed over most parts of south Bengal on Monday as continuous rain with one or two spells of heavy downpour caused by a low pressure system affected normal life in the city and s...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.10.21

The dignity of sex workers

Gangubai Kathiawadi, an upcoming biopic, brings the sorry plight of sex workers out into the limelight. The movie is based on the life of a mafia queen who ruled her area, Kamathipura in Mumbai, ...
By Faisal C.K


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