India  /  Published 01.05.20

Death after walk home

A migrant worker who had walked more than 100km from Bangalore to his village in Andhra Pradesh dropped dead of exhaustion just yards from his home on Wednesday night.Hari Prasad, 26, who did odd jobs...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 01.05.20

Old-fashioned needs

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good. The heavy violet-black powder of Mellish’s Own Invincible Fumigatory that smoked like a volcano, sending up fat, greasy wreaths of copper-coloured smok...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

India  /  Published 01.05.20

Congress to Modi: Put Indians before ‘Mahals’

The Congress on May Day accused the Narendra Modi government of “mercilessly abandoning” millions of migrant workers by not arranging for their shelter, food and transport while focusing its time ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.19

Kashmir lockdown: It’s been a month

Human beings probably best reveal themselves in how they regard fellow humans. In pronouncing upon the other, by word or by deed, they often pronounce upon themselves. A fortnight before I watched the...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Business  /  Published 01.05.20

Stimulus to fuel restart

The government extended the nationwide lockdown for another two weeks with effect from May 4 to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic .The extension guideline permitted considerable relaxatio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 01.05.20

Mohun Bagan, East Bengal foreign players to return home

The stranded foreign recruits of Mohun Bagan and East Bengal will finally leave for their home next Tuesday, a journey that will also involve a long bus ride to Delhi from the eastern metropolis befor...
By PTI in Kolkata

India  /  Published 01.05.20

Centre lists 134 districts in red zone, 284 in orange, 319 in green

Ahead of the end of the extended lockdown, the Union health ministry has listed 130 districts in the country in red zone, 284 in orange zone and 319 in green zone on the basis of incidence of cases of...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

What to do when a patient tests positive for Covid-19

Panic sets in at healthcare facilities every time a patient admitted for some other disease tests positive for Covid-19.The Union health ministry’s guidelines on what to do are clear, though.The gui...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.04.20

States seek trains for migrants

Multiple states on Thursday asked the Centre to run special trains to ferry the lakhs of migrants back home after the Union government allowed their conditional travel and set up a logistics challenge...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 30.04.20

RIL amid lockdown: Salary reduction

Reliance Industries’ chief Mukesh Ambani has agreed to forgo all his remuneration, while RIL’s board of directors, including executive directors, executive committee members and senior leaders, wi...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai


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