West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Covid shadow on urban voters

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.21

Mamata: BJP splits minorities

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the BJP of funding Muslim leaders from the state and outside to split the community’s vote bank for political gains in the ongoing Assembly ele...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Kailash Vijayvargiya’s tweet stirs up storm

BJP’s minder for Bengal Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday posted a tweet that mischievously suggested key posts in Bengal would be or are being held by Muslims. The BJP’s political opponen...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.02.21

Caste out: complexities of systematic bias

It is a comment on the times that any positive sign of professional ethics is greeted with relief. An organization based in the United States of America, the Development Data Lab, examined eight crore...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.21

Didi talks mango to woo Malda

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee sought refuge in mango metaphors to seek support from the people of Malda, a district famed for the fruit, where Trinamul drew a blank in recent Assembly and Lok Sabha p...
By Soumya De Sarkar, Kousik Sen in Malda, Raiganj


India  /  Published 08.01.21

Plea to free up minority panel

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on a petition seeking the removal of government control over the appointment of the chairperson and members of the National Commission for Min...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.01.21

India speaks up for Pak minorities

India has conveyed to Islamabad its serious concern over the “repeated instances” of attacks on minorities in Pakistan after a mob set afire a temple in the Karak district of Khyber-Pakhtu...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.20

India protests Pak gurdwara move

India on Thursday asked Pakistan to reverse its decision to transfer the management and maintenance of the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib from the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee to the Eva...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Other brothers behind Swamy

The Centre should release Father Stan Swamy, otherwise all minorities will come together and agitate, an Imam of Nakhoda Mosque said at the end of a silent walk on Park Street expressing solidarity wi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.07.20

Riot probe plea to President

A group of 72 eminent citizens, including retired civil servants, have written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking a probe into reports that have accused the BJP of inciting the Delhi communal riots ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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