India  /  Published 28.04.20

Covid-19 crisis: Jurists list lapses

The International Commission of Jurists has alleged that the Indian government has fallen short of its “obligation” to ensure that citizens had access to adequate food amid the Covid-19 crisis, th...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.04.20

India’s sovereign rating could come under pressure: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings on Tuesday said India’s sovereign rating could come under pressure if there is further deterioration in the country’s fiscal outlook as a result of lower growth or fiscal easing beca...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.20

Special lifter finally gets help

Special Olympic Jharkhand (SOJ) has come forward to help the family of Neha Rajak during the lockdown.The Telegraph had reported in its April 26 edition how the mentally challenged power lifter had no...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 28.04.20

Northeast Frontier Railway to run parcel trains

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) will run parcel trains between Guwahati and Dibrugarh to facilitate transport of essential commodities in small quantities on Wednesday and Thursday in the wake of...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Maharashtra  /  Published 28.04.20

Children reap benefits of vegetable garden

Amid the lockdown, children lodged at an observation home for juveniles here in Maharashtra are able to get fresh and organic vegetables everyday, thanks to a vegetable garden developed by them in the...
By PTI in Pune

Sports  /  Published 27.04.20

F1 eyes July Austria start

Formula One boss Chase Carey on Monday said that he hopes to start the coronavirus-hit season in Austria on July 5 after the French Grand Prix was cancelled and fans barred from the British race at Si...
By AFP in Paris

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.20

Bengal plans mix of curbs and relief

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government was preparing a plan to continue with “special measures” in the containment zones in Bengal till May 21 and considering relaxations in ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.20

Suggestion to Centre

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the Narendra Modi government must prepare separate plans for the short term, the medium term and the long term after consultations with state governments...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Teacher couple’s Rs 2-lakh aid

An octogenarian couple — retired college teachers — on Monday donated Rs 2 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.Arun Bhattacharyya, 84, who used to teach geology at Jadavpur University, and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.20

Didi grouse on PM meet

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she would have been “happy” had she been allowed to speak during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s videoconference with chief ministers.The Bengal chief minister said...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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