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Burdwan Blast: Suspect’s body identified

More than two-and-a-half months after lying unclaimed at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, the body of Shakeel Ahmed, one of the two terror suspects killed in Burdwan blast on October 2, was final

‘India may not meet infant mortality rate target 2015’

Going by the current pace of decline, India is unlikely to achieve its target of reducing the infant mortality rate to less than 39 per 1,000 live births by 2015-end, said a senior UNICEF official.

‘Don’t follow politicos for guidance’

In a simple and clear message, former governor of West Bengal Gopal Krishna Gandhi advised the students “not to look at political, corporate and religious leaders for guidance”. ]

TMC MP Sugata Bose hits out at swindlers

Causing much embarrassment for the party, Trianmul Congress MP from Jadavpur Sugata Bose on Sunday said that culprits involved in laundering common people’s money should be punished.

IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs: report


There was a growth of around 10 per cent with 1,100-plus jobs offered

Opposition claims Mamata Banerjee met PM Modi to shield self

The Narendra Modi-Mamata Banerjee meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday night has been criticised by the Opposition.

Madan Mitra names 3 CPM leaders

West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra waves to supporters as he was produced at local court. -PTI

Arrested Trinamul Congress minister Madan Mitra caused the CPI(M) major embarrassment when he claimed on Friday he had spelt out the names of three leaders from the Opposition party, including a sitti

Mitra aims to mislead CBI: CPM

Among the three names given by arrested TMC minister Madan Mitra, Mohammed Salim, Lok Sabha MP from Raiganj in North Dinajpur and a CPI(M) central committee member, and Sujan Chakraborty, a former Lok

Doctor’s daughter accuses him of rape

After months of sexual assault by her father, a 21-year-old woman on Thursday lodged a complaint at the Maheshtala police station.

Police block media at Kolkata CBI office

The Bidhannagar police on Thursday barred the media’s entry into the CGO Complex where arrested Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra was being interrogated by the CBI for his alleged involvement in t

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.