West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.20

Selfies with jumbo calf at expense of safety

A three-month-old elephant calf on Sunday morning was found to have strayed from its herd, spurring hundreds of people from Manabari tea garden, some 45km from Jalpaiguri town, to take selfies with th...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.19

Social media bragging rights motivate voters

Sir — Voting in India has gone from being a nondescript duty to a matter of demonstrable pride. In the age of social media, flaunting an inked finger is now par for the course. The lure of posting s...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Case filed over toy train death

The family of Hooghly tourist Pradip Saxena has filed a police complaint of negligence over his death during a toy train ride last month, reiterating their claim that he died after getting entangled i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Chagrin and admiration for today's youth

The other day, a first-year college student complained bitterly that her generation is completely misunderstood. It is thoughtlessly stereotyped as selfie-obsessed and self-centred. She recommended th...
By Devi Kar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.18

Drone vigil on Ranchi picnic spots

Picnic spots of Ranchi will have help desks and medical camps to greet visitors this holiday season in addition to drone surveillance that police would be undertaking in an effort to ensure fool-proof...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.03.19

Safety net to prevent fall from bridge in Jamshedpur

Clicking selfies on the picturesque Domuhani bridge in Sonari will not be risky anymore.Acting on the directive of East Singhbhum deputy commissioner Amit Kumar, Jusco has started to install a welded ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.18

Selfies before the majesty of nature

Sir — Nature is noble, not so the humans who populate it. The beauty of the Kanchenjunga lit up by the first rays of the sun is a sight that not everyone is lucky enough to witness. Yet, on a recent...
By The Telegraph in

Technology  /  Published 26.05.19

Google Pixel 3A review

Sales of smartphones are slowing down worldwide, researchers say, partly because people are turned off by the escalating costs.So this will probably come as good news. Google is selling the Pixel 3A, ...
By Brian X. Chen/NYTNS in

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Cries of shame over VIP’s jawan photo

Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam has faced sharp criticism after he posted on social media a picture of him with the body of a slain Pulwama soldier in a casket in the background, forcing him to de...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

People  /  Published 16.02.19

Instagram is a disease: Photographer Raghu Rai

If you had a chance to go back and shoot something, what would that be?I’d like to shoot Pandit (Jawaharlal) Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore…And among those you have already photographe...
By Abhijit Mitra in Calcutta


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