National Population Register Npr
West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

Howrah park turns into protest stage

An 80-year-old man wrapped in a shawl stayed put in a Howrah park for over five hours on Wednesday, watching performances that opposed the recent citizenship thrust.A senior employee of a bank with a ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.20

Stones pelted at Jharkhand’s Shaheen

Two scooter-borne youths on Monday night pelted stones at the women staging a continuous sit-in against the new citizenship matrix since January 20 in front of Haj House at Kadru under Argora police s...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.20

‘Muslims, stop being apologetic’

Stop justifying your Indian-ness because you don’t have to, an actor told a rally against the amended citizenship regime at Park Circus on Friday evening.“Muslims should stop being apologetic and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Villagers far more panicked: New Market sit-in organisers

The sit-in near New Market was withdrawn on Thursday with a call to take the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register to rur...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

‘Do not lose heart, be firm’

The BJP is now scared of the same women it claimed to have the support of when it banned triple talaq, a women’s rights activist told a gathering of over 200 women at Kidderpore’s Nawab Ali Park o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

CM paints protest

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday painted the face of a woman in fetters with tears rolling down her cheeks and “NO” written in her eyes to depict how citizens would be chained because of the Citizenship...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.01.20

The sacred vision of our Constitution

By Samantak Das

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Bengal House motion slams CAA

Bengal on Monday became the fourth state in the country to have a resolution passed in the Assembly against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act as all parties, except the BJP, joined forces to condemn the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.20

Marchers stopped ahead of sit-in

 A rally of more than 1,000 people marching towards the sit-in at New Market was stopped at Taltala on Sunday afternoon, some of the organisers of the sit-in have alleged. The rally had police pe...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.01.20

Flare-up fear spells ‘preCAAution’

The communal flare-up in Lohardaga has put East Singhbhum on tenterhooks over protests that are being held in pockets against the document-driven citizenship matrix. Special patrolling has been ordere...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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