Arindam Banerjee teaches economics at Ambedkar University, Delhi
Legal action against Scihub and Libgen frames problem of control and governance of knowledge in a globalised world.
For Maya Biswas,life has been a difficult journey throughout. A middle-class homemaker in Behala,two of her three children are mentally challenged.
Incessant rains failed to dampen the spirit of thousands who marched towards Brigade Ground to catch the glimpse of their Didi.
One of the citys oldest film and television studio,Bharat Laxmi Studio,was on Monday gutted in a major fire.
If the Railway Board gives the nod,Kolkata Metro Rail will install a system to stop suicides on the tracks.
All is not well in Asansol,ranked as one of the most growing cities in a recent survey.
The wife of a senior RSP leader who was a minister in the previous Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government has lashed out at the Left,saying its decades of rule broke the backbone of the justice delivery system in West Bengal
We have to instill positive thinking in women who have faced the worst, said Sunanda,who held her first meeting of the Commission on Wednesday.
Six years ago when Dr Tapash Roychowdhury along with four other leading doctors in the city thought of forming a music band, Byatikromi meaning exceptional in Bengali,they never imagined that in the near future the exception would become a rule.
Seventeen infants all below one year died in a span of 36 hours starting Tuesday midnight at the state-run B C Roy Childrens Hospital
The state government has ordered a probe into the deaths.
The Bengal unit of Election Watch,an independent poll watchdog body,has urged the Election Commission to probe the cases where many elected MLAs.
The unending rains could hardly dampen the enthusiasm of thousands who gathered at the first rally organised by the Kolkata District Left Front after their landslide defeat in the Assembly polls.
With Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee making regular surprise visits to hospitals
Township near Kolkata far from complete,agitation by buyers who paid crores.
The Left Front faces yet another test of its solidarity in face of its proposed rally to mark the Emergency on June 25.
Even as political parties have urged restraint to their respective workers,several incidents of post poll violence have been reported in the last few hours from across the state.
The wave of 'paribortan' saw most of West Bengal ministers biting the dust. While 26 of the 34 ministers,including high-profile Nirupam Sen,Gautam Dev and Ashok Bhattacharya,lost in their respective constituencies,only eight managed to survive Didi's onslaught.
It was a horrifying moment for Beth A Payne when she just managed to save the arm of a fellow US Foreign Service Officer after bombing in a hotel in Baghdad in 2003.
Unlike several other projects in West Bengal where land acquisition has become a contentious issue,the Kolkata Metro Railway is working out a detailed plan for the smooth transfer of land required for the Joka-BBD Bagh corridor.
The Left Front on Thursday strongly criticised the bipartite agreement signed between the state government and the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha and played down Chief Minister Mamata Banerjees assurance that all issues have been resolved.
Khilkhil Kazi had never thought she would get so much of time from a Chief Minister concerning her grandfather,the great Bengali revolutionary poet Kazi Nazrul Islam
The states numerous small scale textile manufacturers and hosiery garment manufacturers can breath a heavy sigh of relief if Manas Bhuniya
The Left Front in Bengal is facing a rough road ahead as after the front humiliating defeat in the recent Assembly polls,the allies are highly upset with the big brother - CPM.
Noted lawyer and member of the Lokpal Bill Joint Drafting Committee,Prashant Bhushan,expressed strong reservations about Sadhvi Ritambhara sharing the dais with Baba Ramdev in Delhi during his fast.