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Manoj Tiwary owes it to VVS Laxman’s ‘great advice’

Manoj Tiwary

Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some “great

Could not turn down Ganguly’s offer: Pragyan Ojha

Pragyan Ojha

Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha was approached by Sourav Ganguly to turn out for Bengal for the upcoming domestic season, an offer that was so exciting that the India discard had to seek an emotional mo

38 killed as rains set off landslides in Darjeeling

A man searches for bodies of those killed in a landslide at Tingling village in North Bengal on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

At least 38 people were killed in landslides triggered by incessant overnight rains in Darjeeling district in the past 24 hours, swamping homes, washing away highways and throwing normal life out of g

TMC MLAs suspended for attending iftar party

Two Trinamul Congress MLAs — Shiuli Saha from Haldia in East Midnapore and Silbhadra Dutta from Barrackpore — were suspended a day after they attended sidelined MP Mukul Roy’s iftar party at Nizam Pal

Anubrata Mondal granted bail

Controversial Birbhum Trinamul Congress district president Anubrata Mondal who had exhorted his followers to burn down the houses of rebel party workers and hurl bombs at the police, got anticipatory

Kolkata college bans short skirts, studs

Sparking a major controversy, authorities of the prestigious Scottish Church College issued a new dress code for its students which prevents girls from wearing skirts above the knee and boys round-nec

ITI entrance deferred after paper leaked

The state government ordered a CID probe after question papers of ITI entrance test were leaked resulting in the cancellation of the examination.

Trinamul Congress MLA denies wife injury was gunshot

Triggering confusion, Trinamul Congress MLA from Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas Arjun Singh claimed on Friday that his wife Usha (48) was not shot at, a day before.

Andolan is an integral part of my life: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that she was still carrying on the andolan (movement) that she had launched when she was in the Opposition.

In a community of humans like a village or a city, we will find people of varying ages broadly classified as children, senior adults and old people who have retired from active life.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.