Politics  /  Published 02.10.19

Hasina ascent marked Hindu turnaround: Kabir

Shahriar Kabir, the human rights activist and author based in Bangladesh, spoke to Subhoranjan Dasgupta, professor of human science, in September.Q. Defying earlier trends, the latest relevant figures...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.03

Maulana on a mission

By Bharat Bhushan

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

Birbhum BJP rejects Manirul membership

Birbhum district unit of the BJP has adopted a resolution that refused to accept Labhpur MLA Manirul Islam in the party, saying he had engineered attacks on supporters of the saffron camp before the L...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Syndicate halts Andal airport road repair

Execution of chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s order to repair the approach road of Kazi Nazrul Islam Greenfield Airport at Andal ran into trouble when members of a syndicate forced the contractor to...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Arts  /  Published 06.05.20

Online is where singers are going live

Every night for a month now, singer Neepabithi Ghosh has been logging into Facebook for an hour-and-half for live sessions, performing songs which listeners request for in the comments section.Swagata...
By Sudeshna Banerjee


North East  /  Published 26.04.20

Devananda Konwar cremated

Former Congress leader Devanand Konwar, who passed away here on Saturday, was cremated with full state honours on Sunday at Demow in Sivasagar.He was 77. Konwar, who joined the Congress in 1955 as a ...
By Kongkon Bora and Mohsin Khaiyam in Sivasagar

World  /  Published 06.11.18

6 held in plot to ‘attack’ Macron

French police on Tuesday arrested five men and a woman, all from the radical far Right, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the investigation said.Th...
By Reuters in Paris

India  /  Published 03.11.18

Kashmiri dad pleads with son to leave Islamic State

A Kashmiri boy who was beaten up in a Noida university and his father have been locked in a social media debate over the essence of Islam after the student disappeared and claimed to have joined the I...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Books  /  Published 19.09.19

Citizenship rights of Muslims are eroding rapidly

For the past five years, Indian Muslims have had it rough. People have been dragged from their homes and lynched on suspicion of eating beef; others have been brutally manhandled and even killed if th...
By Kingshuk Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Water is what We drink and what They drink

Been wondering. Been wondering really hard and been tortured by such wondering. Should I say it? Is it not unremittingly sad that I should even have to wonder. And ponder? This question of whether I s...
By Sankarshan Thakur


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