India  /  Published 12.08.20

Communal attack on journalists

Three journalists from The Caravan magazine were assaulted by a crowd on Tuesday while investigating signs of fresh communal tension since August 5 in northeast Delhi, which witnessed riots in Februar...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.20

Bangalore: 3 dead in row over FB post

Atleast three people were killed after police opened fire to quell a mob that went on a rampage irked over a social media post allegedly put out by a Congress legislators relative, as a city locality ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Bangalore

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Delhi violence: Jamia probe call

A group of Left-leaning women activists on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the February 10 incidents outside Jamia Millia Islamia University, alleging police brutality against students and res...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.20

Consumer officer thrashed for e-buy gripe

A state consumer affairs officer was “slapped, kicked and punched” at home by youths who claimed to be representatives of a private courier firm on Friday after he filed a complaint w...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 06.08.20

Plea: don’t harass activists

More than 1,300 people, including Congress MP Kumar Ketkar, have issued a public appeal against the “harassment” of activists by police that they said was part of a “larger design to...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 01.08.20

Narrativizing domestic violence

On June 21, as a sultry afternoon melted into a rain-drenched evening, a rather nondescript roof of a South Calcutta apartment became the site of the making of theatre history of sorts, with Bond...
By Dipankar Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

BJP duo held for NH31 violence

Two BJP leaders in North Dinajpur were arrested in connection with the violence that flared up in Chopra block last Sunday. BJP’s North Dinajpur district secretary Subodh Sarkar and local leade...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 23.07.20

Like girl, boy was poisoned too

The autopsy report of the 16-year-old boy, found dead in a swamp in North Dinajpur’s Chopra block on Monday, states he was poisoned, police said on Wednesday. Police sources said that as his sc...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

3 arrested for boy 'murder'

The father and two brothers of the teenage girl whose death sparked violence in North Dinajpur’s Chopra block on Sunday were arrested on Tuesday on the charges of murdering her male school frien...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Accused boy in swamp, dead

The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in a swamp on Monday in Chopra block in North Dinajpur where a girl’s unnatural death on Sunday sparked violence and arson on NH31.  Schoolmates, th...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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