Social Media
West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

TMC lines up online fighters

The Trinamul Congress is all set to deploy teams of net-savvy youths as its social media campaigners, which will be the first such regiment of the party to specifically take on the IT cell of the BJP‚...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Shah e-rally targets one crore viewers

The BJP’s Bengal unit plans to reach out to at least one crore viewers on Tuesday when home minister Amit Shah addresses a virtual rally to kickstart the party’s election campaign ahead of the sta...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.05.20

Temple row activist told to retire

BSNL has ordered compulsory retirement for its employee and activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala, for her ‚Äúintentional‚ÄĚ act of outraging the r...
By PTI in Kochi

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Covid-19 fact-checks reveal hate campaign

A fact-checking platform has claimed in a report that a bulk of Covid-19-related fact-checks in April were related to communal rumours, most of them false allegations that Muslims were deliberately sp...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.19

Indian nationhood: a masculine fantasy

A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Only then is it done, no matter how brave its warriors nor how strong its weapons ‚ÄĒ A saying among the Cheyenne, an indigen...
By Nissim Mannathukkaren


North East  /  Published 26.04.20

3 Nalbari girls hit social media gold

Three students from this lower Assam town have taken the Internet by storm with lakhs of users viewing their videos on Facebook and Tiktok during the lockdown. A class X student’s song on coronaviru...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Shield children from pressure: Doctors

The pressure from parents, teachers, peer groups and social media ‚ÄĒ and at times self-induced ‚ÄĒ to perform has emerged as a social problem, feel psychiatrists.The solution, they say, lies in the e...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.19

Wall of Carey cemetery intact

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Serampore(Hooghly)

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

Claiming Tagore for communal politics

A friend recently forwarded to me an email message that purported to show through various quotations from his writings how critical Rabindranath Tagore was of the religion of Islam. My friend was inte...
By Dipesh Chakrabarty

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

11 held over corona rumours

At least 11 people, including a few women, have been arrested for allegedly spreading lies on social media about coronavirus, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.Mizoram inspector-general of pol...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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