Jawaharlal Nehru
India  /  Published 11.06.20

JNU basher's virtual date

An upcoming webinar by a retired general known for outbursts on news channels, often against JNU and human rights advocates, has dismayed students and teachers of the university's history department i...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Calcutta's help for Delhi victims

Calcuttans from various quarters have been chipping in to help victims of the Delhi riots.A team of volunteers, including a young doctor, took Tuesday evening’s Rajdhani from Sealdah to Delhi. They ...
By Debraj Mitra and Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Jobless with a job in Delhi

By 11am last Wednesday, Salim had collected all the household trash littering the lanes in the central Delhi neighbourhood of Regar Pura and dumped it in the local garbage yard.If he were a regular ci...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.08.19

JNU spanner in Left bastion polls

The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has put a hurdle to student union elections scheduled for September 6, prompting allegations of arm-twisting to thwart the Left in its only bastion in th...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.11.18

Chaiwala challenge from Modi to Cong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi vented ire at the Nehru-Gandhis, accusing them of making false promises, fooling the people and daring a “muqabla” (challenge) between “four generations of one fami...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.19

Laureate in eyes of admirer

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee’s biggest quality is having zero airs, said a young economics teacher from Calcutta who spent his last birthday with the Nobel laureate. “He was a big shot even before wi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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