Opinion  /  Published 16.08.21

National shame: India's senior citizens

India is now in its 75th year as an independent nation. This would be the right time to examine the lives of those who have aged along with the country. The results of this assessment can be found in ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Centre passes school fee buck to states

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.06.21

Covid: life after parent death

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.21

A false veneration: Elder abuse

Aaji, 69 years old, leaned over my doctor’s desk to elaborate on why she visits the clinic alone. She had four sons, two daughters, and one goat. The sons would rotate her amongst themselves, ir...
By Manveen Kaur

Health  /  Published 15.06.21

Save the elders

HelpAge India, Agewell Foundation, Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) ...
By Dr Sanchari Mukhopadhyay, Dr Debanjan Banerjee


Calcutta  /  Published 28.02.21

Campus turnout in schools dip

A fortnight into resumption of schools, in-person attendance in classes has dwindled. Several schools that had reported attendance between 70 and 90 per cent in the first few days of resumption, said...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.21

Bleak age: India's senior citizens

Is a long life necessarily a fulfilling one? This is a key question arising out of the findings of India’s maiden longitudinal ageing study, the world’s largest-ever detailed survey conduc...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 31.10.20

Interaction tweak for pre-primary admissions

A progress report or a declaration by parents on a child’s basic knowledge and rescheduling interactions with parents — schools are changing their way of interaction with the child and his...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

Is paying fee a priority?

Schools have been asking parents during pre-admission interaction how the Covid pandemic has impacted their income and whether paying the fee would remain a priority for them if they face a financial ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.20

Siliguri parents protest ‘extra school fees’

Guardians of students of some private schools in and around Siliguri demonstrated in front of the office of the district inspector (DI) of schools here on Monday, alleging that some institutions were ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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