Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

App check on poll code flout

Alert residents are helping Election Commission of India (ECI) spot model code of conduct violations by reporting them through the cVIGIL app. So far, the ECI has received 159 cases of code violation ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 07.02.20

SBI reduces rates on home loans

State-run State Bank of India and Bank of India have announced a cut in their marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR).SBI said it will reduce the MCLR by five basis points across tenors, effe...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 25.03.19

Our unscientific and hostile forest policy

Things are not always as they seem. This was evident, once again, in the draft proposal made by the Union government to ‘overhaul’ the Indian Forest Act, 1927, introduced in the colonial era by th...
By The Editorial Board

Culture  /  Published 07.02.20

Soumik Datta on the soundtrack of his life

Nestled between the skyscrapers of Nariman Point, facing the Marine drive promenade, was a small, greying building. And on Saturday afternoons, a beautiful lady in a sari would enter its gates holding...
By Soumik Datta

North East  /  Published 23.03.19

Trinamul names Tura candidate

The Trinamul Congress on Saturday named L.R. Sangma as its candidate for the Tura Lok Sabha constituency.Biswajit Deb, co-observer of All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) for the northeastern states, a...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


India  /  Published 07.02.20

Delhi gangrape: SC to hear Centre's plea on Feb 11

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will hear on February 11 the Centre's plea challenging the Delhi High Court's verdict that had dismissed its petition against the stay on execution of the four 2012...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.20

SC to hear pleas against Shaheen Bagh protest on Monday

The Supreme Court said it will hear the pleas against the anti-CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh next week as it did not want to 'influence' the February 8 Delhi Assembly elections by hearing the matter on...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.19

TMC, BJP feeding off each other: Mohammed Salim

Mohammed Salim has just returned from Raiganj, his constituency, 400 kilometres north of Calcutta. He is in the city to attend a wedding reception and take care of some official work. The very next da...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 06.02.20

Security or Internet access? Take your pick

The Centre has defended the temporary suspension of Internet in various places citing security issues although the clampdown has earned the country the dubious distinction of the Web blackout leader o...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 06.02.20

Anguish over budget’s Khelo focus

“We seem to have shot ourselves in the foot.”That’s how Raninder Singh, the National Rifle Association of India president, described the budgetary allocation for the ministry of youth affairs an...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


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