Rakhi Bandhan
West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.21

Sinha cites Tagore to ‘counter’ Ghosh

Former Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha on Sunday obliquely spoke against statehood for north Bengal and urged people to remember Rabindranath Tagore’s call for unity through “Rakhi Bandha...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.08.21

Rakhi pledge to protect trees in Jharkhand

Environmentalist Jamuna Tudu and members of the forest security committee formed by her tied rakhis to over 1,000 sal trees at Sunsunia forest in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand and took a pledge...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.08.21

‘Sensible’ tag on Hemant

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren presented himself as a sensible leader at the virtual meeting of the Opposition that was convened by Sonia Gandhi last Friday. “Hemant not only gave emphas...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.21

On Rakhi, a green message from Jharia

Coal town environmentalists celebrated Rakshabandhan in Jharia by tying Rakhi to tree trunks during a function at children park during which they also took the oath to save the trees to...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 14.10.20

Rakhi rider in bail challenged in top court

The Supreme Court will look into a Madhya Pradesh High Court order granting bail to a man charged with forcibly disrobing a woman on the condition that he approach the complainant with the request of ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.08.20

New ties: Ushering in a new Rakshabandhan

Sir — This Raksha Bandhan it is time to revisit old tropes wherein the sister is always the damsel in distress who is in need of physical protection from the brother. Instead, the occasion shoul...
By The Telegraph

Style  /  Published 23.07.20

Anavila Misra on her Rakhi initiatives

As a kid, fashion designer Anavila Misra always “prayed” for a brother. And from the day he arrived eight years after her, till today, he remains her baby brother. “It was the most e...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.07.20

Fancy a rakhi made of grass? Head to Biponi's

A rakhi made of grass? Try it on for size this year and celebrate Raksha Bandhan, leave a fruitful impact on the environment, and support those employed in making recyclable, biodegradable rakhis, the...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Friendship Day scores over Rakhi among youngsters

On August 15, we celebrate Rakhi Bandhan, a festival of siblings that has come down from time immemorial. Before that on August 4, we celebrate Friendship Day, a fad that has captured the imagination ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


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