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Scavengers, Sanitation workers: the unsung heroes of war against Corona Virus

--Soroor Ahmed Even on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti (April 14) hardly anyone sang paean highlighting the contributions of  Doms,  Mehtars, Mehatranis,  Valmikis etc, who...
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How effective the Lockdown turns out in fighting Coronavirus?

--Shams Khan As the government has decided to return to business as usual, the move has raked up...
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Why Congress’ IT Cell is lagging behind?

--Shams Khan TNW, New Delhi, May 1: During lock down, the major political battle is being played out on...
What needs to be told loud and clear that raising the bogey of Muslim backwardness non-stop is not only futile but counter-productive as well. (Representational Image; Photo courtesy: Pranav Nahata/ Unsplash)

Stop believing the half-Sachs of Muslim backwardness

The constant bombardments of narrative of Muslim backwardness with the help of half-baked figures only lead to despondency and hopelessness among...
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First Hand Account of a Shramik Special Train Belies Railway Ministry Claim

--Shams Khan On late Saturday morning of May 23, Fazal Hayat, a migrant worker from Patna who got...
BJP MP Saumitra Khan (R) and his wife and TMC leader Sujata Mondal Khan (File Photo, Image credit: ThePrint)

Pronouncing ‘instant’ Talaq for leaving BJP: What should be the punishment now?

Within one and a half years of the enactment of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act on July  31,...
Woman in Kolkata died outside hospital allegedly awaiting payment of her treatment.(Representational Image, Credit: Ashkan Forouzani/ Unsplash.)

Why no tears shed for doctors who die of dengue?

Soroor Ahmed TNW, Patna, May 12: When two senior doctors of Patna and two government officials lost their lives after...
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Lock down extends, what is the road ahead!

--Shams Khan TNW, New Delhi, April 15: Though Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his previous address to the Nation...
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Purwanchal Pravasi Milan facilitates expats’ return from UAE

News Desk, New Delhi, June 30: On June 24th evening, a chartered plane operated by SpiceJet landed at Gaya International Airport...
Janata Dal United expelled 15 leaders. (File photo)

What ails Bihar?

--Soroor Ahmed True, like all other governments--even of much-maligned Lalu Prasad--Nitish made some promising start for which...

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Five killed in election-related violence in Cooch Behar as West Bengal witnesses fall in...

Five persons were killed--four in police firing--in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal as the state witnessed fall in voters’ turnout...
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