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365 days of farmers protest: Story of struggle, courage and triump

Kolkata: November 26 is the first anniversary of the farmers' protest, the world's largest protest at the world's largest democracy. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to repeal three controversial farm laws, the protesting...

Setback for BJP, nine councilors, several leaders from one corporation join JMM

Ranchi: It is not just in Bengal, but in Jharkhand also, several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders are leaving saffron camp, however, it may not become a piece of news for national media. On Thursday, thirteen...

Minister Ajay Mishra should be arrested, else Lekhimpur Kheri victims will not get justice: Yogendra Yadav

Kolkata: “Minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’ should be arrested, after that he will have to resign also. Then only the Lekhimpur Kheri victims will get justice,” said Yogendra Yadav, a farmer leader in Kolkata. Yadav who is...

Facebook must stop facilitating India’s genocidal rhetoric against minorities: Indian Americans

Washington, DC/Kolkata: Whistleblower Frances Haugen, a former Facebook product manager, has exposed the company’s failure to curb hate speech, which has led to societal division and violence against vulnerable populations in multiple countries, including India. Within...

The charges of UAPA, Sedition and other laws are arbitrary against Kappan— Press Club of India

Delhi: For the first time, a major protest took place at the national capital against the imprisonment of journalist Siddique Kappan. Siddiqui Kappan, who had not even done a story, but arrested and imprisoned a...

A work of fiction that combines a murder mystery with ideas and characters taken from Hindu mythology

If you want a work of fiction that combines a murder mystery with ideas and characters taken from Hindu mythology, then Mayank Mahajan’s Balan & Dheera: A Tale of Kaliyuga has you covered. It cannot...

CPIML: Moinul’s children are traumatised, daughter sobbing inconsolably, had not had anything to eat or drink since incident

Kolkata: “We met his (Moinul Haque) small daughter and son. The daughter was sobbing inconsolably and had not had anything since the incident took place. The family and community are traumatised, children in particular. The...

BJP sacks Dilip Ghosh as defector list grows longer

Kolkata: Two days after the defection of former union minister of Modi cabinet and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo, Bharatiya Janata Party sacked its Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh. Earlier Babul Supriyo, senior lawmaker Mukul Roy and three...

As activist Harsh Mander flew abroad for fellowship, Modi govt raids on his institutions faces intellectuals’ wrath

Kolkata: Over 600 academics, advocates, activists, civil servants, writers, filmmakers, journalists, musicians, artists among others condemn the raids by the enforcement directorate (ED) on the offices and private home of one of India’s leading human...

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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....

‘Encounter’ killing of SIMI activists near Bhopal: questions still remain unanswered

The so-called encounter killing of eight SIMI operatives in the morning of October 31, 2016 near Bhopal has been raising questions which the BJP...

Kolkata school hikes fees, continues to ask for bimonthly payment

Kolkata: A CBSE-affiliated school in south Kolkata has hiked its fees for the academic session 2020-21. DAV Public School in Taratala has hiked admission fees...

BJP govt waging war against farmers by fencing, nailing, and erecting concrete walls at protest site borders: Citizens

New Delhi: Denouncing the razor wire fencing, cementing of nails, erecting concrete walls, and setting up of a huge barricade by the Delhi police...

A dead body reaches India after 195 days

Giridih: The dead body of Nunuchand Mahto, which was lying  in Saudi Arabia for 194 days, reached Bagoder, Giridih, Jharkhand on the intervening night...