Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

Valentine's Day: the trash of the West

For years I felt quite offended by Valentine’s Day. I think my problem was primarily aesthetic. I hated the iconography of this festival that took root in India about two decades ago, quite suddenly...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

North East  /  Published 09.01.20

Vandalism slur on Biplab Kumar Deb

The Opposition CPM on Thursday alleged that “goons, backed by the ruling BJP”, set fire and vandalised a number of its party offices across the state on the “instigation of Tripura chief ministe...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

India  /  Published 12.01.19

Grieving mothers take on ‘56-inch chest’

Fatima Nafees has been waiting for over two years for her missing son. Saira’s son is dead.On Saturday, the two mothers said the Narendra Modi government had freed their minds of at least one emotio...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

India  /  Published 17.12.19

4 booked for school skit on Babri demolition

A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader and four others, all managing committee members of a school in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district, have been booked after students allegedly enacted the Babri...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.12.19

5 booked for school enactment of Babri demolition

Five members of a school management near Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district have been booked for the alleged enactment of the Babri mosque demolition by the students at its annual sports day.Puduche...
By PTI in Bengaluru


India  /  Published 02.10.19

Hindu Rashtra a fact of life, says RSS

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said India is a Hindu Rashtra, that it is a fact of life and it cannot be altered even if everything else changes.Bhagwat portrayed the RSS as a flexible and liberal organi...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

CAA ‘anti-people’ cry in Ranchi

Nearly 2,000 people protested peacefully against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) at the Bapu Vatika in Morabadi here ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Four themes to drive Congress strategy

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday indicated that the Congress strategy for the Lok Sabha polls will be woven around four themes — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “failure” to deliver, a welfare state, ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 25.01.19

Historian bats for Nehru’s most enduring legacy

A re-look at Jawaharlal Nehru and his transition from being a foot soldier of the national movement to the first Prime Minister is necessary in today’s India, historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee said on ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.10.18

Sangh ‘factory’ fear as UP plans school for politicians

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday cleared the establishment of a training institute for would-be politicians in Ghaziabad, prompting Opposition fears that it was a move to “manufacture RSS cadr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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