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Aadhaar raj: Targeting the poor & vulnerable

There are many reasons why Aadhaar and biometric identification fails in rural areas.

28 Oct 2017 12:17 AM

Hungry India: Are we angry enough?

The fact is that even if India was a few notches higher, it still would be among the severe cases in terms of the magnitude of malnourishment.

19 Oct 2017 2:47 AM

Heavy rains with gusty wind hit southern districts of West Bengal

Incessant rain and squally wind affected normal life in the metropolis on the first working day of the week.

09 Oct 2017 12:54 PM

West Bwngal: Minor girl gangraped on night of Durga Puja

Two persons have been arrested and the third one is on the run, a senior officer said The girl’s  boyfriend is also involved, the police officer said.

05 Oct 2017 5:38 AM

Cong fumes after Rahul Gandhi told to delay Amethi visit

The last time Gandhi visited his parliamentary constituency was on February 19 this year for the campaigning of Uttar Pradesh elections.

02 Oct 2017 2:12 AM


Fresh communal clashes in UP leave many hurt

More than half a dozen people from both sides were injured and have been hospitalised.

02 Oct 2017 1:13 AM

Assam: 100-ft bamboo Durga idol previously destroyed by storm stakes claim for Guinness entry

The idea behind the bamboo idol is not only to create an eco-friendly structure but also to promote bamboo craft.

28 Sep 2017 1:03 PM

Bengal CM composes theme song for a community Durga Puja

The song is being played at the 'Suruchi Sangha' puja, a popular puja in Kolkata and winner of multiple awards.

28 Sep 2017 9:24 AM

In Bengal, politics over Durga Puja will misfire

The BJP’s practised strategy of polarising society on communal lines for electoral gain, however, might not work in Bengal.

27 Sep 2017 3:18 AM

‘Handsome’ Mahishasur to convey message against racism

One of the biggest Pujas in Delhi in terms of space, the B-block is going back to roots, with a traditional idol in ‘Daker saaj’.

27 Sep 2017 1:47 AM


Camden Durga Puja: A must-see for Indians in UK

For Bengalis rooted to their culture in foreign soil, popular singers Lopamudra Mitra and Joy Sarkar will perform in a cultural concert.

26 Sep 2017 11:09 AM

Mukul Roy quits party, to resign as MP soon

Mamata Banerjee’s party suspended Mukul Roy for six years on grounds of his indiscipline.

26 Sep 2017 7:22 AM

Here's the first look of Bombay Durga Puja Samiti's 2017 idol

One of the oldest puja committees in Mumbai, the goddess is dressed up in a heavy brocade benarasi and jewellery.

25 Sep 2017 12:11 PM

CM Mamata gets controversial doc model in pandal replaced

President of the Service Doctors’ Forum, an organisation of the medical practitioners, Sajal Biswas expressed his satisfaction over the replacement.

25 Sep 2017 6:54 AM

Options galore for tourists to celebrate Durga Puja

The West Bengal tourism department has come up with numerous packages for pandal hopping in Kolkata and other places outside Kolkata.

25 Sep 2017 6:49 AM


Narada case: Minister quizzed by CBI for 5 hrs

On Friday morning the state transport minister visited the CBI’s anti corruption branch office and faced the investigators’ grilling.

23 Sep 2017 4:05 AM

A clear indictment of Mamata-style politics

Durga idols can now be immersed on all days, including Muharram.

22 Sep 2017 12:10 AM

Can immerse Durga idols on all days, including Muharram: Calcutta HC

Mamata sparked a controversy when she declared that Durga idols would not be immersed after 6 pm on Sept 30 (Dashami) and Oct 1.

21 Sep 2017 3:02 PM

Can't impose restrictions just because you are state: HC to WB on idol immersion case

Mamata sparked a controversy when she declared that Durga idols would not be immersed after 6 pm on Sept 30 (Dashami) and Oct 1.

21 Sep 2017 1:20 PM

Why create communal distinction between Hindus, Muslims: Calcutta HC asks Mamata

Court was hearing an appeal on Mamata’s controversial decision not to immerse Durga idols on Muharram day.

20 Sep 2017 5:37 PM