Business  /  Published 25.05.20

Provisions erode HDFC net

HDFC, the country’s largest housing finance company, on Monday reported a 22 per cent fall in standalone profits for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, as provisions climbed amid disruptions due to c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.20

Moment of rupture

There is a scene in Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai where a foolish novice challenges the master swordsman, Kyuzo, to a duel. The novice raises his sword, lets out a yell, and charges at the older ma...
By Ruchir Joshi in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.20

Id in quarantine and shelter

Id celebration, or lack of it, cut a bleak picture in swathes of cyclone-hit districts of North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas and Murshidabad on Monday, acting as a final blow to expectations “alre...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.20

Wrong decisions

Sir — As the Covid-19-related death toll neared a staggering 1,00,000 in the United States of America, The New York Times dedicated the Sunday paper to those who lost their lives to the pandemic. Th...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.20

In the dark: Power outage and outrage

Prolonged outage seems to have led to severe outrage. Several parts of Calcutta have witnessed spontaneous demonstrations and roadblocks after residents alleged that households in large parts of the c...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.20

Virtual chess tournament for boys

The East Singhbhum District Chess Association (ESDCA) has come up with a virtual chess tournament for budding chess enthusiasts amid the restrictions induced by Covid-19. The daylong online event is a...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Odisha business breather

Businessmen and professionals visiting Odisha will no more be subjected to mandatory quarantine on their arrival in the state. Keen to boost business activities badly hit by the lockdown, the Naveen P...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Migrant on Shramik Express dies hungry

A 46-year-old migrant labourer died on a Shramik Express train on Saturday after having had nothing to eat or drink for 60 hours, a nephew who was accompanying him has alleged.Raveesh Yadav said no fo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 24.05.20

No advance notice, Kerala puts off train

The Kerala government on Sunday got an incoming special train postponed just before it was to leave Mumbai, saying it had not been informed well enough in advance for arrangements to be made for the p...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.05.20

‘No money for cremation’, burial at home

Guddu Mandal, 30, who made a living as a ragpicker and labourer, died allegedly in his sleep in Bhagalpur city on Friday — the night after an epilepsy fit and after many days without a proper meal i...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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