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A social worker travels 28 km to get sanitary pads for village girls in Rajasthan

Jodhpur/Kolkata: Not all superheroes wear capes, some wear sarees and even ride a scooter. Meet 28-year-old Renu Gaur, Osian Tehsil in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, who rode 28 kilometres on her scooty to get sanitary pads for...

Why are medical students from Bengal left out of Operation Vande Bharat?

Kolkata/Dhaka: Even as the first batch of 167 medical students from Jammu & Kashmir stranded in Bangladesh were airlifted from Dhaka, under Operation Vande Bharat, a massive repatriation programme to bring back Indians stranded in...

Bengal and Centre’s corona virus positive cases data differs, which one is authentic?

Kolkata: At a time when the world is uniting to face the global pandemic, the Union Government of India and West Bengal State government are engaged in the petty politics of blaming each other. The allegations...

Muslims in Bengal’s Bhatpara municipality face religious discrimination

Kolkata: Rukhsar Perween, a class 10 student has to walk a few extra miles to collect her drinking water, amid the on-going lockdown. The Bhatpara municipal water supply tap in her area has been cordoned...

Bengal jute mill workers face acute food scarcity amid lockdown, activists write to Mamata

Kolkata: The lockdown has got another extension of 19 days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today announced that the lockdown would continue till May 3 in an attempt to control transmission of COVID-19. Some lauded the...

बंगाल में हिंदू पड़ोसी के अंतिम संस्कार के लिए आगे आए मुस्लिम समुदाय के लोग, मृतक के भाई बोले जिंदगी भर नहीं भूलूंगा एहसान

कोलकाता: ऐसे समय में जब देश में इस्लामोफोबिया अपनी चरम सीमा पर है और मुस्लिम सब्जी विक्रेता को एक वीडियो में पीटा जा रहा है और कहा जा रहा है कि जब तक महामारी समाप्त...

Birbhum Muslims perform last rites of Hindu neighbour amid lockdown

Kolkata: At a time when Islamophobia is rife and a video of Muslim vendors being told not to enter Hindu-dominated areas till the pandemic ends is going viral, news of Muslims coming forward to help...

Being Human: Volunteers from different walks of life help most affected ones to fight COVID-19 crisis

Kolkata: The worst affected by the 21-day ongoing lockdown which has been imposed to break the chain of COVID-19 virus, are the poor, daily wagers, migrant workers and homeless wandering on the streets. The sudden...

Feeling isolated during lockdown? Tune into Radio Quarantine

Kolkata: Ten days down the line, what has been your strategy to cope with the sudden 21-day national lockdown, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to control COVID-19 pandemic in India? At a time when...

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Gujarat youth leader Jignesh Mevani attacked four times within 24 hours, election commission a mute spectator?

Vadgam/Kolkata: Jignesh Mevani, a lawyer, social activist and now a youth leader who had led the Dalit movement in Gurjat after the attack on...

If tomorrow someone attacks PM Modi, will he have to go to the police station to lodge his FIR, asks AAP

Delhi: A day after the attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, no FIR being initiated by the Delhi Police and Home Minister Rajnath...

A Fair To Conquer Fear At Naxal Hot-bed

Giridih: From the night of February 11, the officials of Giridih district administration will add a new chapter to their history, by spending night...

Karni Sena threats BJP MLA and lady IAS officer while protesting release of Padmaavat

Ranchi/Giridih: Karni Sena, being vehemently criticized for attacking a school bus filled with children in Gurugram, hit another low today, when they threatened Giridih's...

Whatsapp messages mocking dalits and sc/st act fuel protest in Rajasthan

Jaipur: All India bandh called by the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) organizations across India was an unprecedented protest against the Supreme Court’s...