Jai Shri Ram
India  /  Published 26.12.21

‘Jai Shri Ram’ at Xmas event

A group of Hindutva activists barged into a school in Gurgaon on Friday evening and disrupted Christmas Eve activities, chanting “Jai Shri Ram” and “Bharat Mata ki jai”. Sourc...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.21

No ‘namaz’ in open spaces: Khattar

With several Hindu outfits objecting to Friday prayers being offered in open spaces in Gurgaon, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the practice of offering 'namaz' in the open &qu...
By Our bureau and PTI

India  /  Published 12.08.21

Kanpur: Muslim man assaulted

A Muslim man was assaulted in the public and allegedly asked to chant "Jai Shri Ram" even as his minor daughter tried to save him, said police here on Thursday. A one-minute video of the in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kanpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Poll official's 'Jai Shri Ram' chant

The sixth phase of the Bengal Assembly polls involving 43 seats spread across four districts passed off relatively peacefully on Thursday, barring a few incidents. The Election Commission of India sa...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.21

Bengal is in the throes of unalloyed bigotry

One afternoon three or so years ago, I stepped out of our Calcutta offices for a smoke and a shot of bhaanr (earthen cup) coffee. Within earshot from where I stood is a small shrine to Hanum...
By Sankarshan Thakur


West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.21

Mamata holed up in Nandi booth

By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.21

Political connotations of symbols

There are many controversies that have a habit of periodically resurfacing. One of the more interminable disputes from history that acquire contemporary political connotations is the one centred on Ba...
By Swapan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

Ram slogans in Bengal Assembly

Chaotic scenes dubbed “unprecedented” by some veterans in the treasury benches unfolded in the Assembly on Friday as chief minister Mamata Banerjee tried placing the vote-on-account for po...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Calcuttans recount Netaji event

Two professionals, leading figures in their respective fields who have spent long years in Calcutta, were at Saturday’s event at Victoria Memorial to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Net...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.21

Mamata Banerjee flays hecklers

Mamata on Monday said the hecklers did what they did because they didn’t know her well enough. “If some mothers and sisters ask me to come and do their dishes, I would gladly do so&hellip...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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