Mahatma Gandhi
Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.20

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 03.07.20

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 13.06.20

Odisha plans 20cr man-days

The Odisha government plans to generate 20 crore man-days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGS) considering the livelihood needs of over 5.22 lakh migrant worker...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 12.06.20

Gandhi, Churchill statues boarded up

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi, defiled by “Black Lives Matter” activists who daubed the word “Racist” on the pedestal steps and flicked white paint on the bronze, has been boarded up ahead of f...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 09.06.20

Gandhi statue defiled in London

Black Lives Matter protesters have vandalised Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament Square, London, daubing “racist” on the pedestal steps and throwing a little white paint on the burnished bron...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Congress prods Modi on cash for rural job scheme

The Congress on Monday asked the Narendra Modi government to free the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from the fetters of budgetary limits to ensure that whoever seeks...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.20

Villagers hatch poultry plan

Residents of three villages in Hooghly’s Goghat have hatched a plan to help 16 jobless migrant workers who are back home from Gujarat and Maharashtra. To help the 16 migrants put their lives back on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.20

Workers do not want to leave

About 250 migrant workers participated in a webinar organised by Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha, an umbrella organisation of activists and civil society groups, on Monday. The objective was to documen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 09.06.20

Defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue a 'disgrace': Trump

 The defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue by unknown miscreants was a 'disgrace', US President Donald Trump has said, days after it was vandalised with graffiti and spray painting during the nat...
By PTI in Washington


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