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 12.10.19

Scent of a wedding: Toilet selfie required

A wedding, one wisecrack goes, is a funeral where two people who find themselves on the altar of matrimony are provided with the luxury of smelling the flowers. The scent of matrimony need not always ...
By The Editorial Board in

Technology  /  Published 31.07.19

The Galaxy A80 with its rotating camera module

The last five years have put smartphones on a diet, making them slimmer and faster, and then they were put on different diet fads, making them, well, slimmer and faster! Yet, it’s not yet time to wr...
By Mathures Paul in

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

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

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

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

India  /  Published 18.02.19

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

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.19

Memory helps us pluralise identity

Ian Hacking, the Canadian historian of science, once claimed that governance and the control of regimes went through three phases. The first phase, which literally began with modernity, was about the ...
By Shiv Visvanathan in


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