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India witnesses an exponential rise in domestic violence cases during lockdown

Kolkata: Bobita Gogoi (name change on request), a twenty-four-year-old working mother used to work as a domestic help in Guwahati, prior to the lockdown doesn’t know how to provide for herself and her three children....

Why is this place has great significance for Usha Uthup?

Kolkata: If a place can change anyone’s fortune then Trincas has been the same for playback singer Usha Uthup. “I belong to Trincas and Trincas belong to me,” said the Padma Shri awardee singer Usha Uthup...

Jadavpur University professor attacked by former student

Kolkata: A 45-year-old Professor of Jadavpur University attacked on Friday outside university premises by a former post-graduate student. The student was stalking the professor for a week and had even attempted to attack him near his...

Jai Sri Ram, Hanuman were never part of the Bengali psyche, history and civilisation-Amartya Sen

Kolkata: Amartya Sen, the Nobel Laureate Professor and one of the tallest personality of Bengal claimed that religious slogans like Jai Sri Ram and Jai Hanuman has never been part of Bengal’s culture. The development economist...

For a first, Kolkata hosts tri-nation T20 wheelchair cricket

Kolkata: At a time, when Indian cricket lovers are engrossed with their favourite Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, several para-sports organizations have come together to organize a Tri-nation wheelchair cricket tournament in the city of...

Red Rose Movement to nip hatred begins from Kolkata

Kolkata: Taking a cue from the white rose movement, the non-violent intellectual way of opposing the Nazi regime, Apne Aap World Wide joined hands with 14 other NGOs, colleges and universities from Kolkata to spread...

West Bengal, the new den to exhibit your nationalism

Kolkata:  West Bengal, which always proud of its diverse culture has recently witnessed several clashes and riots between communities, and now it has also become the focal point of exhibiting the high voltage nationalism, as...

After threats, daughters of the Kashmiri doctor face discrimination in Kolkata

Kolkata: Parents of six-year-old Aabheri (name changed on request) didn’t have the answers to the question raised by her, as she descended from their car. Aabheri, a Class I student in a reputed missionary school...

Famous Kashmiri doctor gets death threats, warned to leave Kolkata

Kolkata: A city which has given shelter to riot victims of 1984 or 2002 and has always stood for pluralism and humanity never thought that a cardiac surgeon from Kashmir would face verbal assaults and...

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Post Nirbhaya era: Juvenile accused in Ramgarh Lynching may get trialed as an adult!

Ramgarh:  The Ramgarh Court, which pronounced a historic judgment in Alimuddin Ansari’s lynching case and awarded life imprisonment to the 11 accused, may take...

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,...

Five cases of mob lynching amid child-lifting rumours reported in a single day in Jharkhand, one dies

Ranchi: Jharkhand, which is infamous for mob lynching incidents over cattle transportation or beef-eating suspicion, is now witnessing lynching incidents over child-lifting rumours on...

Adani Power Plant in Godda is a violation of Paris Climate Agreement—Babulal Marandi

Kodaibank (Giridih): Babulal Marandi, the former chief minister of Jharkhand supremo of Jharkhand Vikash Morcha (Prajatantrik), today claimed that Adani’s proposed power plant in...

Mamata uses police and party to deny space to anti-CAA rivals and civil society

Bengal’s big sis was at the receiving end of police brutalities as I had witnessed it closely as a journalist covering her at many...