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“Government tells us not to do politics during pandemic, but it is doing petty politics by arresting anti-CAA protesters”

Kolkata: On Wednesday afternoon, Kolkata witnessed the first public protest by students and social activists against the arrests of CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protesters. Sporting masks and maintaining social distance, the protesters at Jadavpur 8B...

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...

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Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi Police is like my family

Delhi: The sour relationship between Delhi Police and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi Government is known to everyone, but today while giving compensation...

Scouting For Jewels From The Underbellies of Kolkata

Kolkata: With full concentration, Nafisa Ali, was seen painting a pot, and when asked about the event she replied, “I like to paint. So,...

भारत के प्रधानमंत्री: राजनीति में आलोचनात्मक लेखा-जोखा करने की दृष्टि से महत्त्वपूर्ण

भारत के प्रधानमंत्री: देश, दशा, दिशा- प्रसिद्ध भारतीय पत्रकार रशीद किदवई द्वारा हिन्दी में लिखी गई यह पहली पुस्तक है, जो हाल ही में...

Attack on tribal Chief Minister by Manuwadi forces is highly condemnable — Jharkhand Janadhikar Mahasabha

Ranchi: Even after change of guard in Jharkhand violence against women continues unabated in the state, as in against of 4 rape cases per...

Justice after 33 months, all the eight accused in Latehar Lynching, the first lynching case of Jharkhand get convicted

Ranchi: December 19, brought respite and peace to the families of Mazloom Ansari and Imtiaz Khan, who had been lynched and later hanged from...