India  /  Published 21.01.21

Farm deaths: Rs 5 lakh for next of kin

  A compensation of Rs 5 lakh each has been given to the families of four farmers from Ludhiana who lost their lives while participating in the ongoing protest against the Centre's agricultu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Amritsar

Business  /  Published 06.01.21

HC notice to Punjab on Jio plea

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Punjab government and the Centre on a plea filed by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd seeking action against “miscreants” damagin...
By PTI in Chandigarh

Sports  /  Published 05.01.21

Domestic cricket’s home truth

India head coach Ravi Shastri may think the IPL is pivotal in making youngsters ready for international cricket, but the scouts from the franchises do seem to take Ranji performances seriously. Devdut...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.12.20

Veteran of three wars fights his fourth

Just like the times he had fought with China and Pakistan half a century ago, Amarjeet Singh is again standing at his post, determined never to abandon it. Except that the retired army subedar and ve...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in Singhu Border

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.20

Cause for cheer: year of pushbacks by courts

We had begun to believe that the Bharatiya Janata Party is striding ahead with its steady demolition of secularism and free speech because the courts are not resisting its agenda. But a closer look at...
By Sevanti Ninan in


Business  /  Published 20.12.20

Financial services group Centrum in PMC race

Centrum, the Mumbai-based financial services group, has thrown its hat into the ring to acquire troubled-lender Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank. On Friday, the Reserve Bank of India (RB...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 07.12.20

Cong leads Opp. charge

The Congress has also brought the charge of doublespeak against the government, which has been claiming the Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee Act will not be abolished and the new laws will not ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.12.20

Amarinder tenor on farm laws stands out

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asserted that nothing except scrapping of the new farm laws was acceptable even as the Narendra Modi government indicated its readiness to make some amends to address the appr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.12.20

A 1907 call resonates at the barricades

The song was first sung at a 1907 rally in Lyallpur, today called Faisalabad in Pakistan’s Punjab province, by Ajit Singh, Bhagat Singh’s father and All India Congress Committee member Kis...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

Calcuttans in solidarity with farmers

About 500 Calcuttans with roots in Punjab joined a rally on Sunday morning to protest the treatment meted out by the Centre and the Haryana government to farmers on their way to Delhi to voice grievan...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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