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Buddha wants his own man at Raj Bhavan

January 6, 2009 1:39:19 am

The Left Front government in the state,which has faced criticism from Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi on several occasions,wants a person of its choice as the next occupant at Raj Bhavan.

Auto ban: State to approach Calcutta High Court this week

January 6, 2009 1:37:44 am

This week,the state government is planning to file a fresh petition in the Calcutta High Court urging for the extension of the deadline on the ban on two-stroke auto-rickshaws that came into effect from January 1.

No action even as spurious liquor marches on,say families

January 6, 2009 1:36:05 am

The families in the Khiddirpore dock area,who lost their breadwinners in Sunday’s hooch tragedy,are preparing for a funeral.

Trinamool unleashing silent terror,says CPM

January 6, 2009 1:33:47 am

The CPM has accused the Trinamool of unleashing ‘silent terror’ among villagers in Nandigram.

Seven more hooch deaths in Kolkata,toll 25

January 6, 2009 1:31:49 am

The number of deaths following the consumption of spurious liquor continued to rise in Kolkata with seven more deaths reported on Monday.

A home for NSG in Rajarhat? Bengal searches on

January 6, 2009 1:28:14 am

In view of Centre’s decision to set up a NSG hub in Kolkata,the state government is in the process of identifying two plots,where the elite commandoes could be stationed and trained.

Nandigram by-elections pass off peacefully

January 6, 2009 1:25:40 am

Amid high voter turnout,the much-hyped by-elections at Nandigram in East Midnapore passed peacefully on Monday.

34 injured as bus plunges into canal

January 5, 2009 2:30:42 am

As many as 34 people were injured,one of them seriously,when a bus plunged into Bantala Bazar canal in South 24 Parganas on Sunday.

Kolkata confidential

January 5, 2009 2:28:57 am

On January 1,the day Ardhendu Sen took over as the Home Secretary,the police at Writers’ Building had to launch a manhunt-for none other but the new home secretary himself.

Fire destroys inmates’ records,Howrah jail authorities in a fix

January 5, 2009 2:27:24 am

The Howrah district jail authorities are facing problems in releasing inmates as the fire that ravaged the jail on January 1 destroyed many documents in its office.

LF partners clash over pumping machine,16 injured

January 5, 2009 2:26:23 am

Supporters of the CPM and the RSP clashed at Nirdeshkhali village in Basanti of South 24 Parganas district on Sunday morning,leaving 16 injured.

CPM seeks protection of its agents in Nandigram

January 5, 2009 2:24:54 am

Robbed of their confidence,tables apparently turned in Nandigram,as once a dominant CPM now looks wary and fears that violence will erupt during the polls.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.