North East  /  Published 17.09.22

Visa violation: 17 Bangladeshis held

Seventeen Bangladeshis, including a "religious preacher", were arrested from a remote location in Assam's Biswanath district on Saturday on charges of violating visa norms, a senior poli...
By PTI in Biswanath (Assam)

News  /  Published 16.09.22

UNICEF includes faith leaders to spread awareness against child marriage & more

Through a partnership with the Amanat Foundation Trust and assistance from the West Bengal government, more than 2,500 such leaders have been trained by UNICEF to disseminate essential messages from t...
By Our bureau and PTI

News  /  Published 09.09.22

Fair & pomp back in Ganesh Puja outside Baisakhi Abasan

“The scale of the puja was a bare minimum over the last two years due to the pandemic and so this year we decided to do something different. We went for the theme of environment and used artwork...
By Debasmita Bhattacharjee

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.22

Refugee of a kind

I am a man without a land. In the American foreign service, I served periodically as a Refugee Officer, helping refugees from Bhutan, China and Haiti. Now I am a refugee of a kind. In my mind, I belon...
By Manish Nandy

India  /  Published 23.07.22

Namaz row: Probe launched

A video of an elderly man purportedly offering namaz in front of the chief development officer's residence in Betiahata here and a passerby objecting to it has surfaced on social media, with polic...
By Our bureau and PTI in Gorakhpur


News  /  Published 07.07.22

Tirumala temple head visits Kolkata

The number of visitors to Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is 2 lakh on Saturdays and Sundays since Covid restrictions were lifted, head of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, A.V. Dharma Reddy, said at ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.22

Kali: Mahua, TMC not on same page

Asked about the row over the poster of documentary film "Kaali" and Moitra's comments, Congress spokesperson Gourav Vallabh said in Delhi he would not like to comment on Moitra's rem...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.07.22

Delhi: Zubair denied bail

A Delhi court on Saturday dismissed the bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair and sent him to 14-day judicial custody, citing the nature and gravity of the offences against the accused and ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

'Work together to maintain unity'

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has expressed concern over the current state of affairs in India and said people should work towards maintaining unity. He also said that divisions should not be made on re...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.06.22

J&K: Curfew in Bhaderwah

Curfew was imposed and the Army called in to conduct a flag march in Bhaderwah of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir as tension spread in the area Thursday evening after alleged inflammatory speeches ...
By Our bureau and PTI in Jammu


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