India  /  Published 15.12.19

AASU hints at political party

All Assam Students’ Union leaders on Sunday hinted at the possibility of floating an alternative to the ruling AGP, BJP and the Opposition Congress in Assam in consultation with artistes, intellectu...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.19

What's Flygskam? Ask the Swedes

Shame can be a bit of an enigma. The emotion, in those with a conscience, is ostensibly a response to their surrender to vice. But an ingenious mind can also turn shame into a weapon to achieve someth...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 10.02.20

Nonagenarian calls for anti-CAA satyagraha

Runidhar Deka, 91, who has taken part in the Indian freedom struggle, Assam Agitation and anti-CAA movement, on Monday said he had started losing hope when the Citizenship (Amendment) Act was passed l...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 14.12.19

10-hour sit-in on AGP chief’s home turf

Residents of this town in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district, along with members of 30 indigenous organisations, including All Assam Students Union and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad, took part...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.18

Jharkhand authorities accused of neglecting Kanke dam

A group of over 50 social workers and residents on Saturday staged more than four hours of jal-satyagraha at Kanke Dam aimed to draw the attention of authorities to the terrible condition of this rese...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.19

Many tributes, and a warning

Governor Droupadi Murmu and chief minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary in the capital. Both garlanded the statue of the Mahatma at Morabadi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.20

Gandhi at the time of the Spanish flu

Two questions have been put to me over these weeks: one, is it true that Gandhi was laid up with the Spanish flu in 1918? Two, what would he have been doing now, were he alive?To answer the first: he ...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.19

Lessons from a lull a century ago

As the Congress leadership grapples with the trauma of two successive electoral routs, it might find it useful to rewind to developments that date back to almost a century ago.The Indian National Cong...
By Manini Chatterjee in

India  /  Published 03.02.20

For Gandhi, BJP grieves

The news is not that BJP parliamentarian Ananth Kumar Hegde has called the freedom struggle led by Mahatma Gandhi an “adjustment” with the British or questioned Gandhi’s “Mahatma” status or ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 27.01.20

Chidambaram slams Prasad for 'mocking' Shaheen Bagh protest

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Monday lambasted Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying 'mocking' the Shaheen Bagh protest, which 'represents the essence of Mahatma Gandhi,' amounts to...
By PTI in New Delhi


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