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We were following all the instructions of Delhi administration since March 24, says Jamaat, but MHA says congregation was illegal

New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government sought to lodge a first information report (FIR) against the Tablighi Jamaat for allegedly violating coronavirus guidelines, the Muslim group refuted the charges saying it complied with the...

Growing panic over COVID-19 made us realize that it was more dangerous to stay in village: Franz Gastler

Ranchi/Kolkata: United States (US) national Franz Gastler, founder of Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Yuwa, has trained and empowered many tribal girls, was recently forced to move out of Hutup village in Jharkhand, as some locals thought...

Fake social media messages about Kolkata Doctors testing COVID-19 positive raise concern

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have asked the general public to applaud the doctors and caregivers at 5 pm when Janata Curfew was on. But weeks later people who applauded the doctors working round...

Raincoats for Bengal doctors to combat corona

Kolkata: In this time of the corona virus pandemic, the West Bengal government needs to step up its game in providing protection to its caregivers. They are vital in our fight against the deadly virus. Doctors...

Take a closer look at your MPs not MPLAD funds

Kolkata: Recently, the ministry of statistics and programme implementation permitted the use of MPLAD (members of Parliament local area development scheme) funds for medical testing, screening and other facilities required to fight Covid-19. A number...

Lakhsman Rekha is no substitute for targeted public health initiative, says WHO

This is a queer time when both doomsday alarmists and apologists for control-freaks are making hay. They are exploiting our dread of an invisible mass killer to manufacture public consent for coercive measures by gods...