Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

Jharkhand police on WhatsApp

Jharkhand’s director-general of police M.V. Rao has announced that WhatsApp-based helplines to report cases will be rolled out for the public in all 24 districts on Wednesday to help curb crimes...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.10.20

Garba celebrations on WhatsApp

Deepak Udani, another member of the Samaj, said “We are organizing garba at our homes observing social distancing norms. We have a 100-year-old tradition of holding group performances at differe...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

WhatsApp CMC to get your property assessed

The civic body has launched a number on which people with unassessed properties can WhatsApp their property details and the CMC will take steps to complete the assessment, Firhad Hakim, the chairperso...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.09.20

Rahul: assault on democracy

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Facebook and WhatsApp of a “brazen assault” on India’s democracy and social harmony, asserting that no foreign company could be allowed to interfere i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.08.20

Red Stream to bridge CPM’s digital gap

The CPM seems to have woken up to the “better late than never” adage as it prepares to take the social media bull by the horns in a more organised way before the 2021 Assembly polls. Its ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.08.20

Covid boost for veggie home delivery

Even though the rising number of  Covid cases has drastically cut down human interactions, basic necessities like buying vegetables has got an image makeover, with the age-old handcarts replaced ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 01.08.20

RBI denies granting UPI persmission to WhatsApp

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has denied in the Supreme Court that it had granted permission to popular messaging service provider WhatsApp “to go live for full scale operations” on the ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Visva-Bharati school exam on WhatsApp

Visva-Bharati has resumed its school certificate exams, which were postponed following the outbreak of Covid-19 in March, through a WhatsApp video call from Monday. Equivalent to other Class X board ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Opinion  /  Published 14.07.20

Poisoned darts: social media posts

Weapons can be truly unconventional in the modern age. For instance, popular social media platforms — WhatsApp and Facebook can be cited as two examples — are vulnerable to weaponization b...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

Now, lodge an FIR over WhatsApp

Now, Ranchi residents can lodge first information reports (FIRs) over WhatsApp without having to visit police stations, the police have decided in the wake of rapidly increasing Covid-19 cases among p...
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