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Ugandan woman suffering from malnutrition, memory loss shifted to Kolkata SSKM hospital
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The Ugandan woman seemed to be suffering from ulcers all over her face and she refused food as it didn't match her taste.

A deep divide vulnerable even to rumour
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

How a gang fight and rumours about a girl being harassed led to violence in Jamshedpur.

Didi on the move nears milestone, and makes sure everyone knows
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Showcases 100th admin meeting outside Secretariat, Opp mocks the hype.

Sitaram Yechury points at BJP-TMC match fixing, invites all secular democratic forces to unite
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

“The match fixing is very evident. Minority fundamentalism in the state and the majority fundamentalism at the Centre feed on each other,” Yechury added.

Why corpses of a 1982 killing are stirring again
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Big names, including Somnath Chatterjee, could face summons over the Kolkata massacre of 17 Ananda Margis.

Kolkata MoC yet to learn about Mother Teresa’s canonisation
Wed, May 20, 2015

The Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata is yet to receive any official communication in this regard.

Bengal’s highest award: Sanjiv Goenka to get Banga Bibhusan
Wed, May 20, 2015

Goenka, whose family had migrated to Kolkata in the 1820s from Rajasthan, will be the first industrialist to receive the award in Mamata’s regime.

The ‘elite intellectual’, from engineer to prof to politician to governor
Mon, May 18, 2015

Tathagata Roy studied civil engineering , worked in Indian Railways and Metro, and taught at Jadavpur University before joining BJP; he also has a law degree from Calcutta University and has authored books.

In meeting with Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee finds fault, but also seeks help
Sun, May 10, 2015

On Sunday, the two leaders will meet again at a revival programme of the Burnpur IISCO steel plant - a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

West Bengal: TMC sweeps civic polls, Mamata calls victory a ‘festival of democracy’
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

TMC bags 70 of 92 civic bodies including coveted Kolkata; big blow to BJP, Left.

West Bengal civic polls: Everywhere, the most organised won
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The scale of the Trinamool Congress victory is overwhelming. At the same time, the different dimensions of the outcome make the CPM-BJP allegations of “state sponsored terror” hard to substantiate.

Second spot up for grabs as TMC likely to win big
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

This is the first major municipal poll in Bengal in which the Trinamool Congress has fought alone in all the 92 civic bodies.

Kolkata lecturer arrested for firing pellets at neighbours
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

A part-time lecturer with a reputed college in Kolkata was arrested on Sunday for allegedly firing pellets and wounding at least seven of his neighbours in over three years in acts of “revenge”. In all these years, he was never identified as the attacker. A team from Parnashree police station on the southern outskirts of […]

First casualty in West Bengal civic polls: Trinamool supporter shot dead in Burdwan
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

According to preliminary reports, soon after the voting began this morning at about 7 am bombs were hurled outside several polling booths in Katwa.

Bangladesh forces kill elephant that strayed across border
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

The Bangladesh Border Guards pumped 34 bullets into the tusker and it died instantly on Monday afternoon.

Breath of fresh air: Somnath Chatterjee
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Somnath said, “Yechury will be truly a cementing factor in the party. People in general will find in him a vastly acceptable leader.'

In Sitaram Yechury, state CPM sees hope for ‘Bengal line’
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Insiders said a large number of central committee members threw their weight behind Yechury against S R Pillai.

On test, the skills of the ‘flexible’ Marxist
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Within the party, Yechuri will need to win over the confidence of the dominant faction, which wanted S Ramachandran Pillai as the new secretary.

Sitaram Yechury will arrest the CPM decline, bring in fresh air: Somnath Chatterjee
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

Chatterjee showered praises saying, “Yechury was far more acceptable to all quarters than anyone else."

Behind Didi’s confidence, BJP disarray
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

So far growing, BJP grapples with infighting, clashes among members, limited campaign ahead of Bengal civic polls.

Mamata sells voters a beautified Kolkata
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

The last Trinamool manifesto had talked about a model basti in each ward, but work on only one has begun.

After nephew Abhishek, brother Kartick takes Mamata party stage
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Kartick Banerjee spoke for nearly 45 minutes on Friday to a crowd of several hundred people.

Netaji kin: If snooping went on till 1968, what stopped it? Did it stop at all?
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

The other house on which surveillance was kept is 1, Woodburn Park. It now houses the Centre for Asian Studies.

Sugata Bose and the two houses under surveillance
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

"There is also no evidence to suggest that it was ordered by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru," said Bose.

Mukul Roy pens praise for Narendra Modi’s Make in India
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Roy has written an article for a magazine, “Udar Akash” (Open Sky), meant for Urdu readership in West Bengal.

Kolkata madrasa head attacked for ‘trying to be a Rushdie’
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Akhtar was treated for head injuries after a mob beat him with iron rods.

As Rajnath visits enclaves, Mamata questions motive
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Singh told a rally in Cooch Behar that the enclave issue between India and Bangladesh would be solved very soon.

JMB wanted to topple Bangla govt: NIA chargesheet on Burdwan blast
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

The charge sheet was submitted on the 177th day – just three days ahead of the mandatory 180 days.

Burdwan blast case: NIA to submit the chargesheet in today
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

The NIA chargesheet throws light on the Bodo extremists being one of the end users of the bombs that were manufactured in Burdwan.

Two ‘Bangladeshi nationals’ held, one in Mumbai, for West Bengal nun’s rape
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Some members of the gang are believed to have escaped to Bangladesh.

West Bengal: Jalpaiguri missionary school gets threat letters
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The letters threatened school authorities with arson unless it is closed down,

The Big Picture: When the bells tolled
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

On Mar 14, when a school was vandalised and an elderly nun ‘raped’, something snapped in Ranaghat, a Bengal town.

Bengal nun rape: Police look at link to local real estate players
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Feelers were sent for negotiating a deal but the school said it was not interested in selling the land.

Ranaghat Rape: Nun likely to be moved out of Bengal
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Church and missionary sources said the Order to which the nun belonged is contemplating to take her out of West Bengal to some other state.

West Bengal: Outrage over nun ‘rape’; protesters block CM Mamata Banerjee’s convoy
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Top govt officials said that heads are likely to roll in police department for its failure to crack rape case.

West Bengal: Mamata’s officials stop women’s football match after maulvis object to players’ clothes
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

The match was cancelled after maulvis of Chandipur village in Harishchandrapur Block-I issued a fatwa against it.