India  /  Published 16.10.19

Call to recuse an onslaught: Supreme Court judge

Justice Arun Mishra on Wednesday described demands for his recusal from a constitution bench that will examine the correctness or otherwise of a verdict he himself handed as an “onslaught” that ca...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

The human impact of mechanizing sanitation work

Can laws be said to be effective if they fail to benefit the very people whose rights — and lives — they are meant to protect? This important question is especially applicable in the case of legis...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.19

Niti prod on Jharia rehab

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar visited Dhanbad on Tuesday to review the ongoing evacuation of people from 595 underground-fire-hit areas in Jharia to safer places.Kumar visited the district to d...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.19

350 quarters allotted to Jharia fire-hit areas

The process of rehabilitation of residents from underground fire-hit areas in Jharia to a safer place, which was stalled following the implementation of the model code of conduct, resumed on Saturday ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.05.19

Maithon dam repair delayed

The renovation of the scenic Maithon Dam, which began in May 2017 with an 18-month deadline, is now likely to be completed in June 2020, a delay of 18 months.The Rs 60-crore venture is being carried o...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 05.01.19

Anti-trafficking bill nudge to PM

Victims of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing their support to the anti-trafficking bill and hoping for its early passage in the Rajya Sabha.The Lok Sabha had p...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.19

Cancer care for children

A rehabilitation centre for children with cancer aimed at helping them deal with physical pain and mental stress has come up at a hospital in Park Circus. Children have to put up with the pricks, pain...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.20

Work pits of death and hell

Of what use are laws that repeatedly fail the very people they are supposed to benefit? This question must be asked in the light of the recent revelation made in the Lok Sabha, that 110 people died in...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.18

Fresh survey to tag actual residents of areas hit by Jharkhand underground fire

The agency implementing the Jharia master plan is checking afresh the credentials of around 91,271 families living in the 595 areas affected by the fire in underground coal seams.The Jharia Rehabilita...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 06.07.19

Forest officials rescue elephant

A medical team of the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and forest officials on Saturday tranquilised an injured wild elephant at Tengabosti under Rangapara near Assam-Arunachal Pradesh boundary in Sonitp...
By Our Correspondent in Tezpur


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