Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Book fair to celebrate mother language day

A book fair celebrating the Bengali language and literature and Bengal’s culture will be held from February 21 at the Taltala ground, near South City Mall, to mark the International Mother Language ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.12.20

'Language push will be end of IITs'

 IIT Delhi director Ramgopal Rao has said that teaching entire BTech programmes in local languages would mean the “beginning of end for IITs”, describing this as his “personal o...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.20

Home fires: BTech in mother tongues

The present Indian government is constituted of experts in all fields. Else it would be difficult to account for the education ministry’s announcement that the Indian Institutes of Technology an...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Govt’s mother tongue push worry

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.20

Mother-tongue debut in IITs, NITs

The government on Thursday announced its decision to introduce engineering courses in the mother tongue in some IITs and NITs from the next session. After education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal held a r...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Calcutta walk for Stan Swamy

A march that will not differentiate between religions and political affiliations to show solidarity with Father Stan Swamy and demand his release from jail will be led by St Xavier’s University ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

World  /  Published 27.09.20

Covid victim: working mothers

As if working mothers did not have enough to worry about, experts are now sounding the alarm that progress towards gender equality may be the latest in a long list of casualties of the coronavirus pan...
By Amanda Taub in New York

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Saviour recounts tale of horror

Deep Satpati, a private firm employee, his wife Nilanjana Chatterjee and their daughter were returning to their home in a residential complex on the EM Bypass near the Prince Anwar Shah Road connector...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Anecdotes from Mother Teresa's life

Mother Teresa, who passed away on this day (September 5) in 1997, is always in my heart. I cannot forget the times my wife and I had the opportunity to be in her presence at Mother House and while ac...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Dressed as first in their fields

As a child I wanted to become a pilot but it didn’t happen. Nonetheless, I got to look and feel like a pilot at a programme to pay tribute to women this year and it turned out to be next to the ...
By Brinda Sarkar


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