Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Bengal

ED raids homes of two West Bengal ministers in teacher recruitment scam

Officials also carried out another raid at the residence of former chairman of West Bengal Board of Primary Education, Manik Bhattacharya.

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.

NCB dropping charges against Aryan Khan doesn’t excuse its misconduct. Compensate victims

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Why Bengal and North India failed to produce any Phule, Ambedkar, Periyar

Almost all prominent social reformers and anti-caste leaders emerged in two geographical and administrative locations—Bombay and Madras presidencies—during British rule.

Poll body bans campaign by Trinamool leader who issued life threats to rival voters

Pandabeswar MLA Nanrendra Nath Chakraborty has been banned for violation of the code of conduct.

Trinamool, BJP members fight in Bengal assembly over state’s law and order situation

Opposition BJP demanded discussion on Rampurhat arson deaths which ruling Trinamool refused.

Bengali poet Jibanananda Das took over Tagore’s legacy by not trying ‘too hard’

Despite receiving criticism for the lack of nationalism and non-Marxist elements in his work, Jibanananda Das stood out among Bengali poets.

SC adjourns hearing on West Bengal’s suit against CBI probe in post poll violence

A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and B.V. Nagarathna noted that the pleadings in the matter are complete & deferred the suit for hearing in the third week of February.

Lesson from 2021 is that TV news sees a lot ‘ulta’ — Covid, Bengal election, farmers’ protest

In 2021, we watched events through a distorted lens on TV news channels. Like living in the Truman Show.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.