The curious case of Bengal's refugees(08:16) Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Sabita Das, who earns her living by working as cook in some households, has never had hesitation in telling people that she came to Kolkata (then Calcutta) from Barishal in Bangladesh in the early 1990s, as her parents could not provide two square meals to their seven daughters.
The board inside the master's mind(08:16) New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) He says that there can sometimes be a complete sense of vacancy even after a major win. And many a times, when something has happened it can pass by very quickly - this happens especially with a victory.
Bloomberg to fill gaps on US climate actions(03:34) Madrid, Dec 11 (IANS) After Trump announced he would withdraw the US from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, former New York City Mayor and co-chair of Americas Pledge Michael R. Bloomberg on Tuesday announced here to step in to fill the leadership gap and ensure that US climate progress continued despite federal inaction.
Privacy Bill seeks access to 'Non Personal Data' from cos(01:56) New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Government holds ultimate rights and powers to seek access to users' data to help formulate policies, showed the Personal Data Protection Bill which was circulated among the Parliament members on Tuesday.
Ex-CJI on Hyd encounter: Has rule of law run its course?(01:18) New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Citing the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad and the subsequent killing of all the four accused in a police 'encounter', former Chief Justice of India (CJI) R.M. Lodha said on Tuesday that while we are celebrating the Human Rights Day, the fact of the matter is that we are struggling to protect human rights.
LS burns midnight oil to pass Citizenship (Amendment) Bill(00:48) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday midnight though it was vehemently opposed by the major opposition parties which described it as "anti-Muslim".
Free WiFi project for Delhi finally to become reality(13:34) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With the tenure of the Arvind Kejriwal government about to end, the Aam Aadmi Party government has announced that it will fulfil its poll promise of giving free WiFi hotspots in the city with inauguration of the first 100 hotspots on December 16.
Kochi my favourite place to commentate: ISL commentator(11:32) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) July 8, 2014 is not a date that fans of the mighty Brazilian football team would like to remember. For that was the day when the Canaries were given a 1-7 hiding in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final at the cavernous Mineirao Stadium by eventual champions Germany.
Karnataka votes for stability, rejects opportunistic politics(08:06) Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) The landslide victory of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka's 15 Assembly by-elections proved that the electorate voted for stability and rejected the opportunistic politics of the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in the southern state, a party official has said.