India  /  Published 16.05.22

Seal Gyanvapi pond: Varanasi

A local court here on Monday directed the Varanasi district administration to seal the spot in the Gyanvapi Masjid complex where a Shivling was reportedly found during a court-mandated videography sur...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Varanasi

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Gyanvapi: Seal area where 'Shivling' was found, court tells Varanasi DM

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi ordered that a pond in the Gyanvapi mosque complex be sealed, amid reports that a "Shivling" had been found in it on Monday when a videography survey ...
By Our Bureau in Varanasi

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Gyanvapi: Seal area where 'Shivling' was found, court tells Varanasi officials

A court-mandated videography survey of the Gyanvapi Masjid complex, which was carried out for the third consecutive day, concluded on Monday amid tight security, officials said. The survey of the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Varanasi

India  /  Published 16.05.22

Table key to death data missing from govt report

It is against this backdrop that, health experts say, the missing table assumes significance. The table, titled “Estimated events and level of registration”, has been published in every a...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 15.05.22

Collectors of wealth thought worthless

In 2021, the US returned 248 stolen antiques to India in the “largest restitution” of recent times. Among these were terracotta fragments, shards of pottery and stone beads from Bengal &md...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


India  /  Published 14.05.22

Gyanvapi: survey to resume Sunday

The videography survey of the Gyanvapi Masjid complex in Varanasi resumed on Saturday amid tight security arrangements, officials said, and added that the survey work went on in a peaceful manner. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Varanasi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

Puri heritage corridor: Reception centre to be shifted

Amid the row over the Puri Heritage Corridor Project, the Cultural Advisory Committee has decided to shift the Shree Jagannath Reception Centre out of the prohibited zone of 100 metres around the 12th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Puri

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.22

Body of crime: Split verdict on marital rape

The Delhi High Court delivered a split verdict in a case seeking to outlaw marital rape after the two judges expressed opposing views. Over the years, more than 100 countries have outlawed marital rap...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.22

Thinning India

India is getting fatter. According to the National Family Health Survey 2019-20, the percentage of obese women increased to 24% from 20.6% in 2015-16, while the percentage for obese men rose to 22.9% ...
By Punarjit Roychowdhury

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

New front: Attack on Islamic structures

Yet another front seems to have been opened against the edifice of pluralism in India. This time, the target appears to be historic sites associated with Islamic architecture and reverence. A petition...
By The Editorial Board


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