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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...

It is the duty of Jharkhand and Maharashtra government to stop NPR in their states- Yogendra Yadav

Kolkata: Swaraj India founder Yogendra Yadav’s latest visit to Kolkata was as hectic as anticipated, after all, he was supposed to meet the “Women of Bengal” who have been protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),...

CAA, NRC, NPR implementation is crazy and inhuman idea: Amartya Sen

Kolkata: Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, minced no words when asked about National Register of Citizenship (NRC), National Population Register (NPR) and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). In one go – he labelled the recently passed...

Bengal Governor backtracks on Assembly Speech, supports CAA: Joint Forum

Kolkata: The governor of West Bengal – Jagdeep Dhankhar, might come a long way since September 2019, when he refused to meet the representatives of Joint Forum Against NRC to meeting them on February 10,...

How many more lives CAA, NRC will take, asks niece of Sameeda, the martyr of Park Circus

Kolkata: After almost 15 hours of no slogans, when Annie Raja from Delhi was sharing her experiences of Shaheen Bagh protest and explaining NRC, CAA and NPR to the protestors at Park Circus, an emotionally...

Resolution passed against CAA, NRC and NPR in Bengal, but protests to continue

Kolkata: The dharnas against controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizen (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) are in place in Kolkata. The protesters are in the lookout for newer ways to make...

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Freedom of Religion: Indian Scenario

India is a plural country with many religions. While the majority religion is Hinduism, Islam and Christianity are the major religious minorities. While Freedom...

NIFT design students to be given business orientation

Kolkata: India’s only government fashion institute National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) has reworked its curriculum to produce not only designers, but also those...

India stand against lynching and Mobocracy

Kolkata: It took a 16-yr-old Junaid's lynching, to wake the nation out of its slumber. Citizen across the country raised their concern over increasing...

Only certain people are afraid of seeing the truth of Babri Masjid demolition: Sunil Singh

Kolkata: Politician-turned filmmaker Sunil Singh, engages in a candid conversation with eNewsroom, about his film-- Game of Ayodhya, censorship and the bounty on him....

Need for a comprehensive review of the law governing Election Commission of India

In an article in The Tribune, eminent journalist and author Rasheed Kidwai has focussed attention on the inadequacies of the Election Commission to hold...