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Ashok Vajpeyi, Amol Palekar raise concern over intolerance


Actor and filmmaker Amol Palekar and noted Hindi poet Ashok Vajpeyi inaugurate the Kolkata Literature Festival 2016 at the Kolkata International Book Fair on Thursday. — PTI

Child bride fights to finish school dream


An early marriage at a tender age of 14 had forced Santana Murmu out of school when she was in Class 8.

Key CPM leaders back tieup with Congress

A CPI(M) state secretariat meeting was held on Wednesday in which majority of the members strongly advocated an alliance with the Congress for the coming Assembly election.

Congress tieup: CPM emergency meet on February 12-13

The CPI(M) has decided to hold an emergency state committee meeting on February 12 and 13 to discuss a possible alliance with the Congress, a day after state PCC leaders met Rahul Gandhi and discussed

Left upbeat, TMC shrugs off impact

Desperate for an alliance with the Congress ahead of a challenging Assembly election, Left leaders on Monday kept an eager watch on the PCC leaders’ meeting with Rahul Gandhi in Delhi.

Khap Panchayats useful in society, says Haryana CM Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar (Photo: PTI)

Khap panchayats have a strength of their own, he stressed, adding there is no proposal to ban them.

3 convicts get death sentence in 2013 Kamduni gangrape and murder case

Kamduni gangrape and murder case convicts being produced at a local court in Kolkata (Photo: PTI)

Six persons were convicted for gangrape and murder of a 21-year-old college girl.

6 convicted in Kamduni rape-murder

A Kamduni gangrape and murder case accused being taken to a local court in Kolkata on Thursday.  (Photo: PTI)

A fast-track court on Thursday convicted six out of nine accused of the Kamduni gangrape and murder case in which a 21-year-old college girl was brutally assaulted and murdered in June 2013.

Mahima Chaudhry's film 'Dark Chocolate' based on Sheena Bora murder case


The film directed by Agnidev Chatterjee will hit the screens in February.

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

The film Airlift is a commercial success. I was bewildered by its repeated attempts to suppress what is true and suggest what is false.