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Gandhi wants a gharibabu,a boatman on Sundarbans

January 5, 2009 2:20:48 am

Raj Bhavan is desperately looking for a “Gharibabu”-a person whose job was to wind the clocks and watches in a rich man’s house in Kolkata’s yesteryears.

Trinamool candidate banks on sympathy,her contenders on arithmetic

January 5, 2009 2:18:37 am

For this 57-year-old Muslim housewife from Jadubari Chowk in Nandigram,life took a devastating turn on March 14,2007,when she lost her 17-year-old son in the police firing while protesting against the land acquisition for a chemical SEZ.

Auto ban: Govt to move court,undecided on time

January 5, 2009 1:58:45 am

A day after Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee expressed his intention to seek Calcutta High Court's extension of the deadline for two-stroke autos to ply in the city...

Spurious liquor claims 14 lives in Kolkata

January 5, 2009 1:56:07 am

At least 14 people,mostly dock workers,died after consuming spurious liquor in the Kidderpore Docks area on Sunday. Two others are battling for life in hospital.


January 4, 2009 2:37:38 am

The sound of those encouraging words from Mother Teresa in 1989 still rings in her ears. Today Chaitali Majumdar,despite all odds,is fighting a battle with a smile on her face and a desire in her heart to do good for others.

Let’s Go Tonga Riding

January 4, 2009 2:36:20 am

Luxury,you would say,is probably a sleek Piaget on your wrist,an expensive wine-and-cheese date at an expensive dining address or an hour at a fancy spa.

Trinamool chief urges people to oust Left govt

January 4, 2009 2:30:12 am

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has urged the citizens to oust the CPM-led government.

Mamata brings her protests at CM’s doorsteps

January 4, 2009 2:29:08 am

An unprecedented instance of political defiance was witnessed late on Friday night when Trinamool Congress supporters led by Mamata Banerjee held a sit-in demonstration...

GJM women hold protest in front of minister’s convoy

January 4, 2009 2:27:27 am

Woman members of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) staged a demonstration in front of the convoy of state urban development minister Asok Bhattacharya in Siliguri on Saturday following the administration’s decision to deploy more paramilitary forces in the Hills.

Blame game on,as usual

April 5, 2018 12:48:06 pm

The Trinamool has refuted the allegations that the Auto Banchao Committee(ABC),supported by the party,was involved in the violence that rocked the city on Saturday.

Lalgarh under siege again

January 4, 2009 2:25:22 am

Lalgarh and its adjoining blocks in West Midnapore again came under a siege as tribals,under the banner of Police Santras Birodhi Public Committee (PSBPC),launched the second phase of agitation in support of their 13-point demand on Saturday.

Gandhi condemns violence,urges for smooth switchover

January 4, 2009 2:23:45 am

Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has condemned the destruction of public property and the disruption in public life which the city witnessed after the government began phasing out two-stroke auto-rickshaws as per the High Court’s verdict.

Buddha wants more time to find solution

January 4, 2009 2:22:26 am

With the city reeling under violent protests by two-stroke auto owners for the past 48 hours,Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee wanted more time to find a solution.

Driving on protest fuel,Trinamool strikes back

January 4, 2009 2:21:26 am

Protesting against police atrocities,Trinamool-backed Auto Bachao Committe (ABC) and the Progressive Taxi Men’s Union called a 12-hour auto and taxi strike in the city on Saturday.

Auto drivers hold city to ransom

January 4, 2009 2:20:18 am

Saturday witnessed large-scale incidents of rioting and arson by auto-rickshaw unions that rocked the city throughout the day.