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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...

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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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...

Immediate trigger for Pathalgadi was the state government’s repeated attempts to amend the Chhotanagpur Tenancy Act: Fact-finding team

Ranchi: In 2018, Pathalgadi movement had made headlines across India. It had been reported that the adivasis (tribals) of Jharkhand and Chattisgarh were indulging...

One Day He says, I was like his daughter, next day, he wanted me as second wife: Journalist Sayantanee

So the days arrived when I started doubting my news sense. All the journalism I learnt in last seven years prior to joining this...

Hemant Soren sworn in as Jharkhand’s eleventh Chief Minister

Ranchi: Immediately after taking on the charge, Hemant Soren’s government takes back cases lodged against the Tribals during the Pathalgadi movement. Earlier today, Jharkhand has...

Chandigarh stalking: Making police citizen-friendly! Who is interested?

The Chandigarh stalking incident has once again focussed attention on the working of the police which is still governed by a law enacted by...