World  /  Published 20.03.22

'Do not disrupt OIC meet'

  Pakistan's Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid on Sunday warned the opposition leaders not to disrupt the OIC meeting here as he termed it a matter of national security, amid opposition threat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Islamabad

India  /  Published 16.03.22

Karnataka High Court upholds hijab ban

Karnataka High Court on Tuesday upheld the ban on the hijab in classrooms, ruling that wearing the headscarf is not an essential religious practice in Islam and uniform is a reasonable restriction on ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Bengali version of population book busts Muslim growth myth

Between 1951 and 2011 Census, a net increase in the Muslim population in India was 13.6 crore. That of Hindus was 67.6 crore The fertility rate, the number of children a woman would have in her lif...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 19.02.22

I wanted to tackle misconceptions about Islam among non-Muslims and Muslims: Ghazala Wahab

A round of questions and animated observations from the audience ensued, touching upon everything from the Kashmir issue, to the fight from within the Muslim community against prejudice, communalism a...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Lifestyle  /  Published 18.02.22

A walk down memory lane with the making of ‘Abar Bochhor Koori Pore’s’ music album

SCREEN PRESENCE “What I loved best about this song (Ador reprise) is the video made by Srimantada. I am there and looking quite good (smiles). So I am very excited about it. I still share a dee...
By Priyanka A. Roy


Places  /  Published 10.02.22

Storm in a teacup: The Kolkata cabins that brewed tea, sherbet and revolution

If Paramount’s storied connection to history does not transport you back in time, its Daab Sharbat surely will. The signature drink has iced coconut water and chunks of tender kernel floating in...
By Sugato Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.22

Road building: Central Asia

Few transport networks from history kindle the kind of romanticism that the old Silk Route evokes. Yet it is cold pragmatism that is driving the revival of a relationship vital for New Delhi’s s...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.01.22

Gems from Rupam Islam to celebrate his birthday

Na na jachchi na, tomay bhabchi na, mone porchey na tomake… An introspective ode to a shunned and companion-less life, this anthem of angst and heartbreak is still a mainstay of gloomy-mood pl...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 21.01.22

On 125th birth anniversary Netaji gets a calendar

A Vijaya Sammaleni witnessed music and recitation by members, but given that this was a meet by Bidhannagar Horticultural Society, there was also sapling distribution and tips on plant care. Sunanda ...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

People  /  Published 30.11.21

From Floyd to Kishore: How these singers are entertaining fans from home

Named ‘Fairy lights sessions,’ the Samantak can often be seen singing his favourite numbers solo or jamming with friend and fellow artiste Sahana Bajpaie. ...
By Pooja Mitra


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