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Opinion  /  Published 21.01.19

Asha Bhosle is right about our phone obsession

Sir — The legendary singer, Asha Bhosle, recently shared a picture on social media. In the photograph, Bhosle can be seen sitting in a room with a few other people, who are all busy with their phone...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Negligence case slapped on Calcutta Metro

A case of death due to negligence has been started against Metro Railway after Sajal Kumar Kanjilal’s cousin Rajkumar Mukherjee lodged FIRs with Shakespeare Sarani and Kasba police stations.Kanjilal...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Mob lynching: Committee for amendments in IPC, CrPC

Amid demand by members for a separate law to curb mob lynching, Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said in Rajya Sabha that the government has set up a committee to suggest necessary amendment...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.19

College girl picked up over FB remark

A college girl has been arrested in Birati on the northern outskirts of the city for a purported Facebook post that allegedly “hurt the sentiments” of some people in the neighbourhood.The first-ye...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.03.20

IPC action for violating quarantine: Govt

Action shall be taken under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (disobeying public servant's lawful order) if mandatory quarantine is violated, a directive issued by the Maharashtra government said o...
By PTI in Mumbai


India  /  Published 07.12.19

Encounter: Case against accused for attacking cops

A case was registered against four accused, arrested for the alleged rape and murder of a woman veterinarian near Hyderabad last month and killed in an encounter, for 'attacking' the police personnel....
By PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 06.12.19

6 grounds for the police to shoot

Indian laws do empower police personnel and civilians to kill another person, provided the right to self-defence is involved.However, Article 21 of the Constitution says that no person can be deprived...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.19

India is too hasty with the death penalty

The death penalty has a fairly long and rather fraught history in India. This has been highlighted, once again, by The Death Penalty in India: Annual Statistics report for 2018, which revealed that th...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

Why Indian universities' rankings are slipping

India has not done well in the World University Rankings 2020 conducted by Times Higher Education; for the first time since 2012 none of its higher education institutions make it to the top 300. It wo...
By The Editorial Board

Odisha  /  Published 24.11.18

Many factors led to Mahanadi bridge accident

The report of the joint probe team on the Mahanadi bridge bus mishap, which claimed ten lives on November 20, claims that a combination of factors could have led to the accident. The report is based o...
By Lalmohan Patnaik in Cuttack


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