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Citizenship bill is a triumph of the idea of India

'This bill is for the children of Partition who are still subject to inhuman barbarism because they profess a faith rooted in India.''If India fails them, we shall be no better than a Pakistan......

SC issues notice to Ex-Kolkata top cop in Saradha case

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from West Bengal cadre IPS officer Rajeev Kumar on Central Bureua of Investigation's appeal challenging the anticipatory bail granted to him in the......

The 92-year-old civic warrior

Kamakshi Paatti, a sprightly nonagenarian, has the Chennai civic corporation on its toes. IMAGE: Kamakshi Paatti. Photograph: A Ganesh Nadar/Rediff.com   Kamakshi Paatti (grandma in Tamil),......

'Why hasn't Ambedkar filed an affidavit?'

'Whenever Dalits have agitated on the streets, the government has blamed Naxalites.'Jyoti Punwani reports from the Bhima-Koregaon commission hearings. IMAGE: Professor Jogendra Kawade. Photograph:......

'In my grief, I blocked off Venezuela'

'The phone rang on the night of January 15.''The voice of an Indian family friend in Venezuela came on.''That morning, there had been an accident on the highway'.'My father had died on the......

'Always have a Plan B, Plan C and a Plan D'

Don't bet everything you have, Lemon Tree's Patu Keswani tells Pavan Lall. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Walk into Patanjali 'Patu' Keswani's house in Delhi's Vasant Vihar and you'll be......

The Abhijit Banerjee I know

Uddalok Bhattacharya looks back at his friendship with 'Jhima', the Nobel Laureate. IMAGE: Abhijit Banerjee who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics along with collaborator and wife Esther Duflo......

MIT congratulates Abhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo

MIT, in a release, said the 'work of Duflo and Banerjee has emphasised the use of field experiments in research, to bring the principles of laboratory-style randomised, controlled trials to......

Economics Nobel for India-born Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, M Kremer

The trio introduced a new approach to obtaining reliable answers about the best ways to fight global poverty IMAGE: The portraits of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kreme, who......

7 things you must know about Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee

On Monday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer had won the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics "for their experimental approach to......

Amitabh@50: Stories you didn't know about the star

Rasheed Kidwai unearths little-known stories from the Dadasaheb Phalke awardee's past as Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 50 years in the movies this month. The long, fascinating and illustrious......

When Kishore Kumar was accompanied by an invisible boy!

Kishore Kumar gave us unforgettable songs and performances in his long career in Bollywood. The icon, who would have turned 90 on August 4, will always be remembered for his contribution to cinema.......

When Ranveer met cricket legends

Ranveer Singh, who plays Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan's film 83, watched the India-Pakistan game on Sunday at Old Trafford. Ranveer posted plenty of pictures last night, each accompanied by a sweet......

'I will never have the joy of sitting with Girish again'

Economist and author Devaki Jain counted Girish Karnad among her good friends.Naturally, the 86-year-old Padma Shri awardee is coping with a deep sense of loss after Karnad passed into the ages on......

'What I'm on social media is what I'm in life'

'My mom, dad, sister and husband often yell at me to get off the phone. but I say, let me check this picture for the last time...' Photograph: Kind courtesy Riya Sen/Instagram Riya Sen returns to......

Rohit's super stats from Visakhapatnam Test

Rajneesh Gupta presents the numbers from the first Test. IMAGE: Rohit Sharma celebrates scoring a hundred in his first Test as India opener. Photograph: BCCI The 317 run opening stand between......

Sports Shorts: Kolkata derby ends in goalless stalemate

IMAGE: Mohun Bagan and East Bengal footballers compete for the ball. Photograph: Swapan Mahapatra/PTI Defending champions Mohun Bagan dished out a dominant display but were held to a goalless......

India name strong squad for Pakistan Davis Cup tie

India have never lost to Pakistan in six Davis Cup contests so far and the clean record is likely to remain, considering that Pakistan does not even have one singles player, who is ranked on the......

Run-machine Rohit shines again for India

Indian opener equals achievement of Kumar Sangakkara in 2015 with fourth century in the World Cup. IMAGE: Rohit Sharma is the leading scorer in the World Cup with 544 runs in seven innings.......

All you need to know about the World Cup

In a three part series, Rajneesh Gupta highlights all the important numbers from cricket World Cups held between 1975 to 2015.   Tournament Results IMAGE: The Australians celebrate with the......
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Presidency Univ students protest against CAB

Students of the Presidency University took out a march protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and tried to demonstrate outside the... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/presidency-university-students-protest-against-citizenship-bill/articleshow/72494015.cms
Beheaded Body of 65-year-old Kolkata Woman Found Inside Her Kolkata Residence, Probe on

Terming the murder as a 'brutal killing', Kolkata police said that the body bore multiple stab wounds. The victim's sons have been called in for... ...

https://www.news18.com/news/india/beheaded-body-of-65-year-old-kolkata-woman-found-inside-her-kolkata-residence-probe-on-2422425.html
Citizenship bill is a triumph of the idea of India

'This bill is for the children of Partition who are still subject to inhuman barbarism because they profess a faith rooted in India.''If India... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/citizenship-bill-is-a-triumph-of-the-idea-of-india/20191212.htm
Mukul Roy to submit voice sample

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed senior BJP leader Mukul Roy to give his voice sample to the Kolkata Police in connection with a case... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/cash-seizure-case-hc-asks-mukul-roy-to-submit-voice-sample/articleshow/72493848.cms
'Not worried over slow rate of GDP growth in country', says former president Pranab Mukherjee at Kolkata event

'Not worried over slow rate of GDP growth in country', says former president Pranab Mukherjee at Kolkata event ...

https://www.firstpost.com/india/not-worried-over-slow-rate-of-gdp-growth-in-country-says-former-president-pranab-mukherjee-at-kolkata-event-7774571.html

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