News  /  Published 05.05.22

Seeds of depression over Bay of Bengal, cyclone blips on West Bengal radar

A cyclonic circulation that formed over the South Andaman Sea on Wednesday is set to transform into a depression by this weekend. It is still too early to predict if the system will intensify into a ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 28.04.22

Aung Suu Kyi sentenced to 5 years in jail

A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in jail on Wednesday after finding her guilty in the first of 11 corruption cases she faces, a source with kno...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 27.04.22

Suu Kyi sentenced to 5 years for corruption

In the first verdict in several corruption cases leveled against her, Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi was found guilty of corruption charges and sentenced to five years in prison by a cou...
By Deutsche Welle

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.22

Keep an open mind

The Indian government and the World Health Organization are locked in a bitter tussle over Covid-19 death numbers. But a blast from the past softened the UN health agency’s chief, Tedros Adhanom...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

India  /  Published 22.04.22

Rohingya: We are not involved in violence

At the Delhi-government-funded Ambedkar University, campus officials on Thursday broke up a demonstration by CPM student arm SFI against the Jahangirpuri demolition drive. ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


World  /  Published 17.04.22

Holiday amnesty: Junta to free 1,600 prisoners

Myanmar's military junta announced that it will pardon hundreds of prisoners, including 42 foreigners, as the country marks the Buddhist new year. But political prisoners are reportedly not includ...
By Deutsche Welle

India  /  Published 08.04.22

SC frowns upon PIL seeking to deport infiltrators

The Supreme Court on Thursday frowned on PIL petitioner Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay for seeking urgent hearing of his 2018 plea for deportation of an estimated five crore alleged illegal migrants from Bang...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.22

3 kangaroos rescued, one carcass found

Three kangaroos spotted on the outskirts of Siliguri were rescued by foresters from the Baikunthapur forest division late on Friday evening. The carcass of another kangaroo, suspected to be a member ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 22.03.22

Depression over Bay of Bengal set to turn into Cyclone Asani

A deep depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Andaman Sea is tipped to turn into Cyclone Asani and move towards the Myanmar coast, the Met office said on Monday. Around 11.30am on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

World  /  Published 22.03.22

Rohingya violence a genocide: US

The US formally determined that Myanmar’s army committed genocide and crimes against humanity in its violence against the Rohingya minority, US secretary of state Antony Blinken said on Monday, ...
By Reuters in Washington


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