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Calcutta High Court judge upset by Tapas Pal video

Justice Dipankar Dutta of Calcutta high court on Wednesday watched the video footage of Trinamul Congress MP Tapas Pal’s inflammatory speech which had sent shockwaves in the state and the country.

Tutor mercilessly thrashes 3-yr-old

A female private tutor mercilessly thrashed a three-and-a-half-year-old child ignoring his pleas for mercy.

Four MLAs switch over to Trinamul Congress

The Trinamul Congress’ effort to weaken the Opposition continued as three Congress and one CPI(M) MLAs joined the ruling party on Monday further eroding the strength of the Opposition in the state Ass

Rejected youth slashes teenager

A teenage girl was assaulted and then slashed by a youth for rejecting his proposal in Agarpara of North 24 Parganas on Saturday evening.

Mamata Banerjee may visit Singapore on August 17

West Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to visit Singapore on August 17 to attract investments for the state.

Make Bengal TMC-free state: Rahul Sinha

State BJP president Rahul Sinha called upon all the political parties to unite and make Bengal a Trinamul Congress-free state.

Taxi drivers assault techie, friend

Taxi drivers’ rowdyism in Kolkata continues as a software businessman based in New Delhi and his friend were assaulted at Elgin Road on Sunday night.

World Bank may support Bandhan


Micro-finance institution (MFI) Bandhan which is gearing up its banking foray, has got commitment from World Bank for further assistance, its chairman Chandra Sekhar Ghosh said.

SEBI digs out ponzi company

In a fresh crackdown on illegal money-pooling schemes, Securities and Exchange Board of India has conducted surprise inspections on two West Bengal-based groups suspected to have garnered hundreds of

CBI to quiz Mithun Chakraborty in Saradha probe

Mithun Chakraborty

After the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is also preparing to question actor-turned-Rajya Sabha MP of the Trinamul Congress Mithun Chakarborty in connection wi

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.