India  /  Published 07.04.22

Congress crack at BJP ‘monopoly’

The Congress on Wednesday launched an “Azadi Gaurav Yatra” (Independence Pride March) from the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat to promote unity and social harmony amid what it described as an ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

World  /  Published 20.03.22

China: 1st Covid deaths in over a year

China, which is facing its worst Covid-19 surge since the coronavirus first emerged in the city of Wuhan, on Saturday reported its first deaths from the virus in more than a year. The two deaths were...
By Amy Chang Chien

News  /  Published 12.12.21

Economist Kaushik Basu bats for tolerance

Economist Kaushik Basu said India used to be “an open society”, while addressing students of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira during its annual convocation. Basu, Carl Marks professor of ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

India  /  Published 17.04.19

Rahul to Kerala: Want to learn from you

By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala)

Technology  /  Published 24.02.19

Get ready for inclusive emojis

Interracial couples. A guide dog for blind people. A person using a wheelchair. These were among the new emojis announced recently by the Unicode Consortium, the nonprofit that provides standards for ...
By Sara Mervosh/ The New York Times News Service


Opinion  /  Published 11.08.19

Hong Kong's paradox and Bei Dao's poetry

Bei Dao turned seventy on the second of this month. Did the Chinese-American poet in Hong Kong and his friends celebrate the event? Could he — or they — have done so? Would this poet of quiet refl...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.19

Our self-made traps of whataboutery

Chatting with a friend, I was suddenly shaken. My friend said something positive. Referring to the first of the two most recent open letters to the prime minister, she mentioned one of the best-known ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

Lessons in tolerance at schools

Accept differences and be tolerant, schools are telling students as the country’s current atmosphere of religious animosity creeps into classrooms.Some schools are talking to students about diversit...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.19

We must resist the need for segregation

How does prejudice work? In order to count the ways, two recent, and separate, incidents — one in Delhi, the other in Panaji, Goa — must be recalled, in which two young Muslim women slated to appe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.12.18

Nuanced view on farm relief

Kaushik Basu, former chief economic adviser to the Government of India at the ministry of finance, was on Monday conferred with an honorary DLitt at Jadvpur University. In his address, the C. Marks Pr...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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