North East  /  Published 21.01.20

Three states observe Statehood Day

Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur celebrated their 48th Statehood Day on Tuesday with stress on becoming self-reliant and an appeal to move forward through collective effort. On this day in 1972, all the...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty, Rining Lyngdoh and Agencies in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.19

NRC: The State as a dehumanized machine

In her book, Paper Tiger: Law, Bureaucracy and the Developmental State in Himalayan India, Nayanika Mathur understands the Indian State as binary and in contradiction. For her, there is a State on pap...
By Bhargabi Das

Delhi  /  Published 04.02.20

AAP releases manifesto for Delhi Assembly polls

The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday released its manifesto for the February 8 polls, focusing on quality education, health, clean water and 24-hour electricity in the national capital.The manifesto, releas...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.19

BJP promised to consider statehood: Bimal Gurung

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung, on the run since the 2017 agitation in the Darjeeling hills, has claimed the BJP leadership gave him assurances that it would look into his statehood deman...
By PTI in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.11.18

2500 cops for global food summit in Ranchi

The Ranchi district administration, eager to ensure that protests like the one by para-teachers witnessed during the official Statehood Day function do not mar Thursday’s inaugural of the two-day Gl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.18

Jharkhand Statehood Day clash cuffs on 5

A 40-year-old Morabadi resident, who is not a para-teacher, was among five persons arrested on Friday in connection with the violence involving para-teachers during statehood celebrations here on Nove...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.18

School cooks cry camp jail horrors in Hotwar

Over 300 disgruntled midday meal cooks who were taken into preventive custody on the eve of Statehood Day have alleged appalling conditions at the camp jail in Hotwar where they spent 48 hours before ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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