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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...

Prices of sanitizers and masks rise astronomically since black marketing becomes rampant in Kolkata

Kolkata: On the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic scare and eve of Janta Curfew, a visit to pharmacists, departmental stores and local shops at many places of Kolkata has revealed that the city has been gripped by...

Citizenship issue is more life threatening than coronavirus, Kolkata protesters to continue fight against CAA

Kolkata: The number of women participants at the Park Circus Maidan on Sunday was much stronger than what it had witnessed during the weekdays. A similar turnover was witnessed at Shireen Bagh (Raja Bazar Tram...

Bengal activists begin hunger strike, don’t buy Shah’s claim made in the parliament

Kolkata: At the time when Home Minister Amit Shah, was giving a speech on the doubts raised by fellow Parliamentarians at the Rajya Sabha, the anti-Nation Register for Citizenship (NRC), National Population Register (NPR) and...

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MP government’s move to bury the Vyapam scam

In its manifesto for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, last year, the Congress promised constitution of a Jana Aayog (People’s Commission) comprising legal experts,...

Small lives Matter over Big Politics amid Delhi Cinders

Delhi/Kolkata: Even if Prime Minister Narendra Modi has broken his silence by asking for ‘peace and harmony’ after four days of communal frenzy that...

Jharkhand’s daily wage labour becomes Bihar topper

Giridih: Ganesh Kumar, is a normal a daily wage worker by the day and a serious student by night. His recent feat, of having...

Now, journalist Ravish Kumar, gets death threat

Kolkata: Barely a few days after the assassination of Gauri Lankesh, the Banglore based editor of Lankesh Patrike, senior journalist and anchor of NDTV’s...

Erdogan’s Hagia Sophia Move is Part of Resource Wars and Geo-political Ambitions

The recent reconversion of Hagia Sophia, the UNESCO world Heritage Site in Turkey’s Istanbul into a mosque is the shocking reminder of the vicious...