National Education Policy 2020: Misplaced Priority

The new National Education Policy (NEP) was long overdue. The last time the education policy was overhauled was in 1992. The NEP is new,...

Lord Rama’s Temple: Modi’s Milky Cow in 2020-24 polls!

Rama, the mythological god-king will continue to be the savior for ruling Hindu nationalist BJP in forthcoming Indian Elections in 2020-24, at least its...

Folklore and Mandir-Masjid politics

Akbar and his favourite courtier, Birbal were once strolling in a farm field. Akbar had an upset tummy which, he thought, was caused by...

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Bengal’s gets its first ever online Lord Ganesha Puja

Kolkata: In the post Covid-19 era and ‘new normal’ world, going online has become a necessity. We have, thus far, witnessed online classes, events seminars et al and now get ready to witness online puja or e-Darshan of Lord Ganesha who...

Three rapes including two gang rapes in a month in Tripura

Shillong: ‘Is not India a part of India? Then why are the cases of rape in Tripura not reported in national media? Next time don’t give us lessons on nationalism’. These were the angry words of Pradyut Deb Barman of the...

Bengal’s gets its first ever online Lord Ganesha Puja

Kolkata: In the post Covid-19 era and ‘new normal’ world, going online has become a necessity. We have, thus far, witnessed online classes, events seminars et...

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National Education Policy 2020: Misplaced Priority

The new National Education Policy (NEP) was long overdue. The last time the education policy was overhauled was in 1992. The NEP is new,...

Lord Rama’s Temple: Modi’s Milky Cow in 2020-24 polls!

Rama, the mythological god-king will continue to be the savior for ruling Hindu nationalist BJP in forthcoming Indian Elections in 2020-24, at least its...

Folklore and Mandir-Masjid politics

Akbar and his favourite courtier, Birbal were once strolling in a farm field. Akbar had an upset tummy which, he thought, was caused by...

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Crisis churns out innovation for fashion designers

Kolkata: What happens to creativity when the world is in the midst of a crisis? Be it the World War-I or WW-II, the great...

As community transmission starts, fear lingers about country’s weak rural healthcare

The last few weeks have witnessed a significant spike in Covid-19 cases in India taking the total number beyond 13 lakh. With two states,...

Srinagar’s Urdu newspaper, facing losses because of lockdown, puts mask on front page to aware readers about coronavirus pandemic

Delhi: In an attempt to create awareness about the use of masks during the Coronavirus pandemic, on Tuesday an Urdu daily published from Srinagar...

Smaller idols, day hours pandal hopping, sanitisers to mark Durga Puja during Covid times

Kolkata: A forum, which represents more than 350 Durga Puja committees in Kolkata, has come up with a broad-based code for holding Pujas amidst...

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Video Story: Jharkhand sets example by evacuating its migrant workers from Ladakh

Ranchi: Since the lockdown began in India to break the Covid-19 chain, migrant workers have been at the receiving end. Hundreds of migrants died...

Milind Soman- Journey of a super model to an author

Kolkata: Top model. Actor. Fitness champion. From becoming the Iron Man to helming Pinkathon, Milind Soman has traversed diverse paths with equal ease. For...

West Bengal: Lesser known Jaggadhatri Puja gains prominence

Kolkata: When the essence of Durga Puja almost fades away, another avataar of Durga is worshiped with great festivity in certain parts of West...

Video Story: Is Jharkhand a failed state or having a Jungle Raj? 22nd Mob Lynching cases in Raghubar government

Ranchi: Mubarak Ansari, 48, becomes 22nd mob lynching victims in Jharkhand. While Akhtar Ansari, 26, has managed to live on, despite receiving serious injuries...

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Restrict sources instead of just launching protests against rape

The heinous rape and murder of a veterinarian down south has sparked protests all over the country. And it is quite justifiably so –...

Bihar Police claims brutal murder of girl is honour killing, arrests father

Patna: The horrific incident of a minor girl being allegedly gang-raped and brutally murdered in Buniyadganj in Gaya district in Bihar, is getting murkier....

BJP’s MP and MLA face sexual harassment allegations, but case not yet registered

Dhanbad/Ranchi: There seems to be many M J Akbars in Jharkhand's Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for within a time span of a week,  two...

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Brutal attack on JNU shook Park Circus women to start sit-in, says won’t budge till CAA, NRC taken back

Kolkata: The news of women going for an indefinite sit-in demonstration was rife in Kolkata since New Year eve, but where and how wasn’t...

Unlike today, back in 2012, media was not as organised and hostile as it is now- Kavita

Kolkata: Sitting at the CPIML’s modest office in Kolkata’s Creek Row, Kavita Krishnan seemed to be in sync with not just the pace of...

76 percent applicants in Jharkhand did not get any installment of PMMVY since inception

Ranchi: Jaya, a resident of Raidih, Gumla had applied in 2017 for Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandan Yojna (PMMVY). She had provided all the documents...

चम्पा कुमारी: ढिबरा चुनने से लेकर डायना अवार्ड पाने तक का सफर

राँची: कौन कहता है आसमां में सुराख नहीं हो सकता, एक पत्थर तो तबियत से उछालो यारों...I इसी तर्ज पे सिर्फ 13 साल की चम्पा...

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Thousands from India and USA extend support to Seattle-based IITian, who was surviving by selling paintings

Kolkata/Seattle: IIT Kharagpur alumna Jayasri Talapatra Gill, no longer looks stressed. The strain, anxiety and insecurity, which was visible last time, when eNewsroom reported...

IITian found in Seattle sells paintings to survive and not beg, claims the Samaritan

Kolkata/Texas: After having led a cushy life in the United States of America for a one-and-a-half decade, Jayasri Talapatra Gill, an IITian has been pushed...

What Xi wants, for himself and for China?

Kolkata: During his three-and-half-hour long speech at the just concluded 19th party Congress meeting in Beijing, the President of People’s Republic of China (PRC)...