Raksha Bandhan Or Rakhi
Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.21

Women tie rakhis on mangroves

A group of women in the Sunderbans on Sunday tied rakhis on mangrove trees vowing to protect them in the hope that they would in turn get protected from the vagaries of nature such as cyclones. ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.08.21

Bond of brotherhood

Get silicon moulds from the store and pour the resin mixture in the moulds and let it set for 24 hours. Un-mould the pieces. They will now be hard like glass but you still need to tie the rakhi thread...
By Anita Kejriwal in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.21

Sold-out stall at I-Day show

Kenya designs on bands Designs from Kenya are on offer on Rakhi this year, thanks to the initiative of two young women — one from Mahisbathan and another from Duttabad. They run an used-clothes...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.08.21

Lady Tarzan to tie rakhis to over 100 trees

Environmentalist Jamuna Tudu and her team will tie rakhis to over 100 trees at Sunsunia jungles in Chalulia block of East Singhbhum on Raksha Bandhan. The members of Van Suraksha Samiti (VSS), which ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.08.20

Marandi backs Yoga teacher

A yoga teacher, whose security cover was withdrawn by the state government in March, appeared before the media on Monday along with BJP leader Babulal Marandi, seeking “justice” and &ldquo...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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

Culture  /  Published 03.08.20

Prep for a virtual Rakhi

Our lives have long slipped into a virtual mode, with or without a pandemic. Emoticons for emotions. We needed a global crisis to witness a resurgence of those very emotions from the shadows of emotic...
By Saionee Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.20

Crisis hits govt bond with rakhi makers

At least 30,000 women artisans associated with manufacturing of rakhi in East Burdwan’s Kalna are going through a rough patch as orders from customers in Bengal, including the state government, ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Special help in virus fight in Dhanbad

At least 10 special children have decided to lend their support in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic through their creativity in Dhanbad. The special children, who are mostly intellectually impaire...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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