Opinion  /  Published 10.11.20

A fatwa on free speech

There is something frighteningly familiar in the unfortunate developments in France around free speech. The principles of the French Republic are invoked on the issue of free speech, quite often by em...
By Amir Ali

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.20

Ideas at war: France attacks

Ideas are civilization’s survival kit. But the clash of ideas can also imperil civilizations. It is possible to look at the recent gruesome attacks in France — the decapitation of a school...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

MLA Islam back in Trinamul

The CPM’s Basirhat North MLA Rafikul Islam on Friday defected to Trinamul, four years after he left Trinamul on being denied the ticket to contest the Assembly polls. Islam, 60, rejoined the ru...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.20

The prize for luring Jyotiraditya and a probe into a 'damaging' document

It is no secret that the Karnataka state Congress president, DK Shivakumar, has high ambitions. But to become chief minister, he is allegedly trying astrological solutions. On the advice of his person...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 19.02.20

Students slam Bodo Territorial Council apathy

The Northeast Minorities’ Students Union on Wednesday urged the non-Bodo communities living in the Bodo Territorial Council areas, now the Bodo Territorial Region, to go for a change of guard becaus...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.20

Plea to CM for flight from Andal to Dhaka

The business community of Asansol and Durgapur will submit a written appeal to chief minister Mamata Banerjee for introduction of a flight between Andal and Dhaka. The Durgapur Chamber of Commerce and...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

North East  /  Published 29.05.20

AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam gets bail

All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLA from Dhing constituency, Aminul Islam, who was arrested for alleged objectionable posts on social media, was granted bail by Gauhati High Court on Friday....
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Assam MLA held for remarks against Covid-19 hospitals

An Opposition MLA in Assam was arrested on Tuesday for making 'objectionable' remarks about the condition of quarantine facilities and hospitals treating Covid-19 patients, calling them worse than det...
By PTI in Guwahati

Arts  /  Published 11.03.20

Rupam strums about his album ‘Aami’ with Amyt Datta

How’s the feedback for your album Aami?It couldn’t have been better. We released the album at the Book Fair and it will be a huge understatement if I say it exceeded my expectations. I had to re-p...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Books  /  Published 20.12.19

The story of politics and Islam in India

In a world fixated on narratives of political Islam with all their variants, Hilal Ahmed’s Siyasi Muslims is a welcome addition. The ten chapters of the book are structured in three parts: part one ...
By Soumen Mukherjee


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