India  /  Published 29.07.20

UP: kidnapped youth killed

A 25-year-old youth was allegedly kidnapped, killed and thrown into a well in Kanhakhera village of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh after his abductors didn’t receive a ransom of Rs 20 lakh they had dem...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 25.07.20

IITs crowd-fund to bridge digital divide

IIT Bombay and IIT Kanpur are collecting donations to fund laptops and broadband connectivity for students who lack access to online education. The gesture comes at a time thousands of poor and rural...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Changing times: Is a surname necessary?

Sir — The decision by the municipal corporation at Nabadwip to deny a couple a birth certificate for their newborn son  as they did not affix a surname in the application form comes as a bl...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Three more held in Kanpur encounter case

Three more people including a close relative of gangster Vikas Dubey involved in the attack in which eight police personnel were killed have been arrested, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. Ac...
By PTI in Kanpur

India  /  Published 20.04.19

Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derails near Kanpur, 15 injured

Twelve coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh early on Saturday, injuring at least 15 people.The train was going to New Delhi when the incident occurred n...
By PTI in Kanpur

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Ringside at a battle over 'shuddh' Hindi

I had a linguistics conference to attend in Wardha, Maharashtra. I took a cab from the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. For the next hour, the national highway tore through the biceps and ...
By Abahan Datta in

India  /  Published 18.01.20

‘Molesters’ beat mom to death

A 36-year-old woman was beaten to death in Kanpur by men who were accused of molesting her minor daughter and were out on bail, a senior police officer said on Saturday.The woman and her sister, who w...
By PTI in Kanpur

India  /  Published 02.01.20

Hum Dekhenge: What will you see?

IIT Kanpur is in the throes of a debate within a debate: just what was the institute looking at when it decided to form an inquiry committee after students had recited Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s Hum Dekhenge...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.20

Brace for bandh woes today

Autos will ply in the state capital but the steel city will have very few of those on the roads on Wednesday when Left parties and 10 trade unions have called for an all-India bandh to protest against...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 31.01.20

IITian to take up IBM reins

Indian-origin technology executive Arvind Krishna has been elected chief executive officer of American IT giant IBM after a “world-class succession process”, succeeding Virginia Rometty, who desc...
By PTI in New York


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