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In the last decade, we saw multiple seasons of reality shows entertaining viewers. From talent hunts to celebrity reality shows, there were enough options for everyone.

Asim and Umar Riaz Bigg Boss 13

Post his Bigg Boss visit, Asim Riaz's brother Umar Riaz spoke to indianexpress.com about his experience on the show.

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The revival of the dead, often done clumsily, has been happening for much of Hollywood’s existence.

Technology

In a massive data leak, Telnet credentials of over five lakh users have been published online on a hacking forum. The latest Telnet leak seems much bigger and more serious as a lot more credentials have been exposed.

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On Sunday, SpaceX was demonstrating a crucial safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, a capsule that is to carry astronauts for NASA to the International Space Station.

Kolkata News

Will drive 1 crore infiltrators out of Bengal: Dilip Ghosh
Will drive 1 crore infiltrators out of Bengal: Dilip Ghosh

Taking a jibe at Ghosh, Trinamool Congress (TMC) secretary general Partha Chatterjee said he is like “our goddess Laxmi”. “The more he speaks, the better for us. He is making it easier for us to get people’s support,” said Chatterjee.

Attack on Visva-Bharati students: Third accused arrested in Jharkhand
Attack on Visva-Bharati students: Third accused arrested in Jharkhand

Earlier two persons — Achintya Bagdi and Saber Ali — had been arrested for their alleged involvement in the assault on the members of Left-leaning Students’ Federation of India (SFI) on January 15.

Watch: Intellectuals protesting against CAA are Mamata’s dogs, says BJP MP Soumitra Khan
Watch: Intellectuals protesting against CAA are Mamata’s dogs, says BJP MP Soumitra Khan

Soumitra Khan said, “People who consider themselves as intellectuals don’t speak up during Park Street and Kamduni incidents. They are nothing but Mamata Banerjee’s dogs.”

Stopped from reaching pro-CAA rally: Dilip Ghosh
Stopped from reaching pro-CAA rally: Dilip Ghosh

Around noon, the police stopped Ghosh, who tried to enter Nandigram through Chandipur, at Tengua More, following which there was a scuffle between BJP workers and security personnel. Police officials told PTI that they were provoked to baton-charge.

West Bengal: Theatre artistes rally against CAA, state BJP chief says protest against his party
West Bengal: Theatre artistes rally against CAA, state BJP chief says protest against his party

Bengali film actor Paran Bandyopadhyay said, “Today the country is in distress and people have started awakening. The people in power have got the people’s response and this protest will continue.”

Visva-Bharati forms probe panel, sparks Left protest
Visva-Bharati forms probe panel, sparks Left protest

The committee comprises former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Jyotirmay Bhattacharya and Visva-Bharati executive council members Dulal Chandra Ghosh and Manju Mohan Mukherjee.

Streetwise Kolkata: Sovabazar, a neighbourhood that played pivotal role in letting the British conquer India
Streetwise Kolkata: Sovabazar, a neighbourhood that played pivotal role in letting the British conquer India

One of the earliest corruptions of the neighbourhood’s names include ‘Subahbazar’, that according to historian P. Thankappan Nair, is derived from the term ‘bazaar of the Subah’ or ‘bazaar of the governor’, long before the Sovabazar Rajbari family came to be associated with the area.

‘Mamata govt turning non-issue into political row’
‘Mamata govt turning non-issue into political row’

Thakur said, “I want to ask the chief minister (Mamata Banerjee) and other ministers – whether they can show a word in the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which says citizenship will be taken away?”

Tallah bridge likely to be demolished next week
Tallah bridge likely to be demolished next week

According to sources, the state government has already floated a tender for the new tallah bridge, but is waiting for the Railways to complete a level crossing underneath it.

Jagdeep Dhankhar takes dig at Calcutta University V-C’s absence at Xavier’s convocation
Jagdeep Dhankhar takes dig at Calcutta University V-C’s absence at Xavier’s convocation

During his address, the governor, who was the chief guest, turned to the vacant chair of the CU V-C at the convocation podium and said he has been informed that she has fallen ill.

Bengal is doing the job of unifying the country: Mamata Banerjee
Bengal is doing the job of unifying the country: Mamata Banerjee

On Tuesday, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh had said that the state had become a “hub of anti-nationals” and alleged the state government was sheilding the infiltrators for its “vote-bank” politics.

Anti-CAA protest: ABVP members attacked us at Visva Bharati University, allege SFI activists
Anti-CAA protest: ABVP members attacked us at Visva Bharati University, allege SFI activists

The two students who were attacked had taken part in a protest against BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta on January 8. The ABVP has, however, denied its involvement and said the activists are not a part of the organisation.

40 lakh mark Makar Sankranti with a holy dip in Gangasagar
40 lakh mark Makar Sankranti with a holy dip in Gangasagar

A district official of South 24 Parganas said, “This year, we were expecting 40 lakh pilgrims during Makar Sankranti. However, the number crossed the 40-lakh mark. Everything took place in a very peaceful manner.”

Dhankhar stands by Arjuna arrow remark: I subscribe to Indian history and culture
Dhankhar stands by Arjuna arrow remark: I subscribe to Indian history and culture

Meanwhile, the Governor once again lambasted the state university vice-chancellors for not not attending his meeting and forming a council without taking him into confidence.

Movement dubbed as ‘second freedom struggle’ Call from Park Circus Maidan: We have no other country
Movement dubbed as ‘second freedom struggle’ Call from Park Circus Maidan: We have no other country

The choice of the ground is significant as a part of it is called the National Congress Park, for the various meetings the Congress held here during the Independence struggle.

Dilip Ghosh repeats: Will shoot protesters
Dilip Ghosh repeats: Will shoot protesters

On Tuesday, a complaint was filed at Habra police station in North 24 Parganas district, which the police said was being treated as an FIR. The second complaint has been filed by a TMC leader in Ranaghat area of Nadia.

Case against 150 unidentified people after Left students ‘gherao’ Mamata
Case against 150 unidentified people after Left students ‘gherao’ Mamata

Banerjee faced protests by Left students for meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and allegedly “diluting the fight against the CAA”.

Bengal Governor invites CM, Opposition party leaders to ‘discuss’ two pending Bills
Bengal Governor invites CM, Opposition party leaders to ‘discuss’ two pending Bills

Raj Bhawan and the state government have been at loggerheads over the pending bills.

West Bengal: Man killed in firing by forest officials, probe ordered
West Bengal: Man killed in firing by forest officials, probe ordered

According to sources, the Forest Department personnel were on routine patrolling when they found some suspicious movements and opened fire, during which Bimal Rabha, a resident of Uttar Mendabari area, was hit by a bullet.

Ganga Sagar Mela starts today amid tight security
Ganga Sagar Mela starts today amid tight security

According to the local administration, people have already started visiting Ganga Sagar for a holy dip in the confluence of river Ganga and Bay of Bengal on Poush Sankranti (January 14 and 15).

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