Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Petrol on stove for not squealing

Four men were arrested on Thursday in connection with an illegal deal involving a rare species of lizard. Two men had taken money for the delivery of the lizard but failed to do so, police said. The ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Narkeldanga

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Girl marries boy, parents tonsured

Elders of the Ghatwar community publicly tonsured the parents of an 18-year-old girl for marrying a boy from the Bhuiyan caste in the Fulwaria village, 2km from the Koderma police station, sub divisio...
By Our Correspondent in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 14.08.20

Bangalore riots: 60 more arrested

  Bangalore police have arrested 60 more persons in connection with Tuesday night riots in parts of the city, official sources said on Friday. "Continuing arrests in D J Halli and K G Hall...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Bangalore

India  /  Published 13.08.20

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 11.08.20

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 09.08.20

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 07.08.20

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


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