Amitava Chakraborty is a Senior Copy Editor at The Indian Express. He is part of the Sunday News Features team and does long-form stories for the section. He tweets @amitavoc
Seventy five years after they were declared missing in action while fighting for the British Army, their remains come home to families who stake claim to their legacy — through demands for statues, jobs.
Kin of Bengal BJP workers wait for jobs, justice and glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tiwari was accused of politicising a “sensitive issue”. In his defence, Tiwari said: “It was a shirt... Which shop or mall does not sell such shirts?”
As the Delhi govt plans 25 more such centres, the centre’s teachers say changing nature of education has necessitated the need for institutions like theirs
Following the controversy over the unreleased National Sample Survey Office’s job survey for 2017-18, which reportedly pegs India’s unemployment at 6.1 per cent, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said app-based taxi services such as Ola and Uber have created over 2 million jobs
On November 11 and 12, the Delhi Traffic Police prosecuted 53 people for improper parking and towed away 27 vehicles
Residents of Wazirabad, mostly domestic helps or labourers, have been seeking a foot-overbridge over the nullah for long.
Last week, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister inaugurated libraries in 100 government primary schools, in “an effort to develop literacy skills, reading habits among children”.
Dr Abhishek Kumar Srivastava, who has been teaching Sign Linguistics for more than 10 years, including at the centre, describes the difference between Indian Sign Language and sign languages of other nations as stark, like “between Hindi and Greek”.
On September 22, at a workshop organised by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, haveli owners in Old Delhi expressed their concerns over the ‘heritage’ tag accorded to their properties. Hasan, who owns a three-storey haveli in Chawdi Bazar, says owners only stand to lose due to the heritage tag.
Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee is importing a new computerised machine worth about Rs 8 crore for printing Guru Granth Sahib. The move comes at a time when Punjab is planning to strengthen an anti-blasphemy law to cover any ‘sacrilege’ of the holy book.
Kant added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have set the direction for bilateral ties and now, it is up to the people and companies of both the nations to take it forward.
Although the Boko Haram frequently staged armed attacks and bombings since it came into being, it wasn’t until 2009 that the international community took notice of the outfit.
The study inferred that only 8% of respondents, who had media diversity scores of 10 or less (out of a possible 48), were part of an echo chamber.