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Mahatma Gandhi
India  /  Published 16.07.20

Sanitation projects make rural job list

The Centre has included sanitation projects in the 100-day rural job scheme at a time there has been an increase in demand for work under the MGNREGA because of lack of employment and job loss during ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.07.20

Migrants: dig, make a life

Jobless does not necessarily mean workless, a group of about 30 migrant Odia labourers who returned home from Kerala and Chennai because of the lockdown have shown. With spades and hoes, they and fel...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

Air ticket in hand and back to work

For Rajesh Ram, a cook who wasn’t making much since his return to Chatra because of the lockdown, one call from his former employer in Bangalore helped make up his mind. Last week he left for B...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Opinion  /  Published 04.07.20

A road less travelled

Military historians know Balakot as the place where the armies of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Syed Ahmad Barelvi fought a major battle in May 1831. The aam aadmi knows Balakot as the place whe...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.20

Watch that space: China trouble in the Himalayas

One person who actually knows something about China is Rana Mitter, director of the China Centre and Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at Oxford University. His father, Professor P...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 16.01.20

Mahatma photos replaced, finger at PM

Legendary French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson’s photos of Mahatma Gandhi’s last moments at Gandhi Smriti have been digitised and displayed on LED screens in a loop without any text, angering...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 28.12.18

Non-fiction titles for your 2018 FOMO list

Is Capitalism Obsolete? A Journey through Alternative Economic SystemsBy Giacomo CorneoWhat is wrong with capitalism is fairly discernible. The inequities that it has created and nurtured are morally ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 03.06.20

CPM speaks up for urban poor

The CPM on Wednesday demanded extension of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to the urban poor to help them deal with the rampant job losses caused by the ill-planne...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Rahul Gandhi in court in libel case

Rahul Gandhi appeared in a Surat court on Thursday and pleaded “not guilty” to defamation charges, declaring his intent to face trial over his question at a public rally why “all the thieves hav...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.10.19

On Gandhi Jayanti, urn believed to hold ashes stolen, photo defaced

An urn supposedly holding Mahatma Gandhi's ashes was stolen and a photograph of India's foremost freedom icon defaced with the word 'rashtra vidrohi' scrawled over it in a Madhya Pradesh museum on Oct...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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