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)


‘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.


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.


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.

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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.