Jawhar Sircar

has been an IAS for 41 years, served as Secretary in Central Govt & CEO, Prasar Bharati. Now Rajya Sabha MP

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The Essence of Baqri-Id

Most of us are aware that Eid ul Zoha or Eid-ul-Adha — also known as Baqri-Id — celebrates the unflinching faith of Prophet Abraham or Ibrahim to God. The Creator had asked him to sacrifice...

Who Benefitted After Modi’s Demonetisation?

It is usually believed that Narendra Modi’s surgical attack on the economy that he declared through the demonetisation of thousand rupee and five hundred rupee notes, exactly five years ago, was a disaster. Well, it...

Politics over pandemic in Bengal

It is a pity that after managing to control the rates of infection, recovery and mortality from the coronavirus reasonably better than five other comparable metropolises, Calcutta now appears determined to tease its fate during...

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Jharkhand’s second round goes to Mahagathbandhan, the alliance is strong on 3 out of 4 seats

Ranchi: After Lok Sabha Election’s second phase of voting in Jharkhand, the trend seems going in favour of Mahagathbandhan as out of 4, 3...

Captured: Rain greeting Jaipur after a long spell

Jaipur: Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan had heavy rain after more than a fortnight long dry spell. The two hours rain, while brought...

Bengal under attack, from fake news and images

Kolkata: When Souvik Sarkar, a teenager from West Bengal’s Rudrapur village, was posting a “religiously insensitive” morphed image or meme on his timeline in...

Four Indian Photojournalists Win Pulitzer Prize For Covid-19 Photography

Amid the controversy about the exact figures of Covid-19 deaths in India, four photojournalists have won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for 2022 for their...

36-9: Depressing present, ominous future

“Bhakti in religion may be a road to the salvation of the soul. But in politics, Bhakti or hero-worship is a sure road to...