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Corona crisis: Why is the fourth pillar of Democracy shaken?

Every high point in a business is followed by a low. Journalism, which transmuted into another form of business years ago, is no exception. The business of news-making has been experiencing a steady downfall even before...

“Government tells us not to do politics during pandemic, but it is doing petty politics by arresting anti-CAA protesters”

Kolkata: On Wednesday afternoon, Kolkata witnessed the first public protest by students and social activists against the arrests of CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protesters. Sporting masks and maintaining social distance, the protesters at Jadavpur 8B...

Migrant Family Starved Three Days At New Delhi Station

New Delhi: Caught in the nationwide lockdown without work or money, thousands of migrant workers are still stranded in different states despite the Indian Railways starting “Shramik Special” trains to take them home. Countless migrant families amid...

Covid-19 crisis: Indian political class needs to band, not to bicker

While it has handled the Corona pandemic well in statistical terms, India’s management of the subsequent migrant laborer crisis and the conduct of Indian political class, has been far from satisfactory. The great Indian ‘tu-tu, main-main’...

Five-year-old Dalit girl allegedly dies of hunger in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Jharkhand has already witnessed several alleged starvation deaths between the years 2017 to 2019 because of the callousness of the previous regime. Thanks to the ongoing lockdown, it is again on the verge of...

WB Govt plans to restart public transport from Monday, but it is not a smooth sailing

Kolkata: With many offices opening up as the lockdown rules get relaxed by the state, commuters are seen queuing up at bus stops and taxi stands for the elusive transport to ferry them to their...