Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ministers on the first day of the second part of the Budget session. (Photo: PTI)

SC Women Lawyers had filed a case against Sharma after he made some derogatory comments in the BBC documentary. (Photo: AFP)

Rebel AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav, Anand Kumar and Prashant Bhushan during a press conference. (Photo: PTI)

Congress president Sonia Gandhi, right, talks to her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi at a farmers rally. (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Dr. Ambedkar International Centre. (Photo: PTI)

Union Minister Giriraj Singh apologises in Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmia paying his respect to Bengal under-19 cricketer Ankit Keshri in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

Ajay Maken hands over a large wooden plough to party president Sonia Gandhi during a farmers’ rally (Photo: BIPLAB BANERJEE)

International

Saudi airstrikes hit missile depot in Yemen, 18 die

Saudi-led airstrikes on a missile depot in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Monday sparked explosions that left at least 18 people dead and 300 wounded, flattening houses and shaking faraway neighbourhoods.

Business

Tech-driven education on growth path

Technology and innovation have become an inseparable part of our lives. And one of the areas where it has played a pivotal role is in education.

India

‘Modi has achieved more than what is really possible within a year’

Former Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Sumit Mazumder recently took over as the new president of the Confederation of Indian Industry.

Newsmakers

Nasa: $30,000 award to protect space crews

Nasa is offering an award of up to $30,000 to space enthusiasts for innovative design ideas to protect crews on long-duration space missions such as the journey to Mars.

Editorial

Europe’s moral duty

The tragedy of migrants in a single boat carrying hundreds drowning over the weekend in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya has pricked the collective conscience of Europe.

Here and Now


Here & Now
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When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.