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Opinion  /  Published 11.02.22

More mischief: Press accreditation

Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy; it is democracy. Those words from the iconic American broadcast journalist, Walter Cronkite, who was often dubbed the ‘most trusted man i...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.21

Lack of cycling lanes costs city

Calcutta is not among the 11 cities chosen for funding under a programme to promote cycling in urban India, though neighbouring New Town has made it to the list. Officials of the state government who...
By , Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.06.21

CBSE Class 12 exams cancelled

By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Press Association: give Covid jabs to journalists

The Press Association on Thursday urged the Centre to include accredited journalists on a priority basis for Covid-19 vaccination considering that the media played a vital role in fighting the pandemi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Centre bans 43 mobile apps

The Centre on Tuesday issued an order to block access to 43 mobile applications in the country citing their engagement in activities “which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India,...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


India  /  Published 01.07.20

B, B, B… Bihar poll, not Bully Beijing

“Saathiyon, today, I am making a big announcement….” If the nation moved to the edge of the seat and braced for a demonetisation-style strike on Tuesday afternoon, it needn’t...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.06.20

Jharkhand ‘fake’ job fair alert

The Jharkhand government has warned people against a fake letter that says the state would organise a job mela.The information and public relations department (IPRD) on Saturday night said in a notice...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.03.20

Rural job wage hike in package ‘misleading’

The relief package the government announced on Thursday to help the poor affected by the Covid-19 lockdown includes the yearly revision of wages notified earlier this week under the rural job scheme M...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.19

Government mum on private quota

A government order issued on Thursday for the implementation of the economically weaker sections quota in central educational institutions was silent about enacting a law to enforce the quota at priva...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.11.18

Sub-quota wait after fourth extension

The Union cabinet on Thursday gave six more months to a commission set up to suggest sub-categories within the other backward classes for reservation benefits, dampening the year-long euphoria among t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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