The AIFF, in an emergency League Committee meeting, decided to postpone six I-League 2021-22 next round matches following a COVID-19 outbreak on Wednesday. At least 11 players have tested positive for the virus.
The grand old party and the CPI (M) have several times in the past accused the TMC of being a "trojan horse of the BJP".
East Bengal are winless so far in the ISL 2021-22 season. They have played eight matches, and have lost four and drawn four. They are languishing at the bottom of 11-team table.
The commission left out Howrah Municipal Corporation, amid the ongoing row between the Mamata Banerjee government and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over a bill seeking its bifurcation.
Sourav Ganguly is double vaccinated and has been travelling extensively in the past few months. The former India captain's reports came on Monday night and he has been hospitalised.
BJP’s assertion comes at a time when there have been speculations that Mamata Banerjee’s TMC has entered into ‘tacit understanding’ to divide the opposition.
In a thrilling I-League 2021-22 match, Tiago Adan scored in the 8th minute to give Real Kashmir an early lead against Aizawl FC. He netted one more before Mason Robertson got a third for the team against the former champions.
The petitioner who has filed a Habeas Corpus petition claimed that Ranjit Bhowmick, his father, arrested in connection with a case of alleged possession of spurious liquor, went missing from a correctional home in Kolkata.
NEROCA FC overcome Sreenidi Deccan in a thrilling encounter thanks to a hat-trick from Spanish striker Sergio Mendiguchia. Girik Khosla and David Castenada Munoz scored for the I-League debutants.
The union government had notified an increase in GST on natural fibre products from 5 per cent to 12 per cent, including apparels in the lower tax bracket with effect from January 1, 2022.
Virologists and public health experts felt an urgent clampdown was needed to avoid a repeat of such mass gatherings with Covid inappropriate behaviour during the New Year celebrations.
Indian Arrows started with a 4-4-2 set-up with skipper Parthib Gogoi leading the attacking troops. TRAU, who had finished third last year, had a 4-3-3 formation with Krishnananda Singh and Joseph Olaleye in front line.
From winning Bengal Assembly Elections with a landslide majority to expanding into other states, all over India, Mamata Banerjee had 2021 as the sweetest year of her life.
Omicron Covid-19: Dr Angelique Coetzee, who first identified the new variant, said India will see a surge in the cases, but hopefully the majority of the cases will be as mild as in South Africa.
Her decision came a day after Banerjee was apparently not given a chance to speak during a virtual meeting of chief ministers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The governor had earlier invited them to a meeting on December 20 and later rescheduled it on Thursday after officials of the private universities had expressed their inability to attend it, citing the COVID situation.
Roy, who has been attacking the party's West Bengal leadership since the assembly poll debacle, had said last month he has decided to bid "farewell" to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, a remark that was interpreted as an indication that he will hold fire.
A Visva-Bharati official said the university has decided against holding the fair for the second consecutive year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and rise in Omicron cases.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.