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Kolkata teen death: Teen family rejects CCTV footage theory

Aabesh Dasgupta’s family has rejected a CCTV footage which the Kolkata police claimed suggested that the teenager’s death at 6 Sunny Park in Ballygunge on July 23 evening was accidental.

‘Voice of justice’ Mahasweta Devi dies

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Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, who served as the voice of the marginalised and oppressed, passed away on Thursday after prolonged illness. She was 90.

Mamata Banerjee keen on playing kingmaker

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses Shahid Diwas rally in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee signalled Thursday she would prefer to play kingmaker after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls than lay claim to power herself.

Amit Chaudhuri, daughter quizzed in teen death

Amit Chaudhuri

Intensifying its probe into teenager Abesh Dasgupta’s mysterious death, the special investigation team (SIT) of the Kolkata police questioned author Amit Chaudhuri and his daughter at Lalbazar, the ci

Kolkata teen ‘murdered’ at birthday party

Abesh’s mother (centre) is consoled by her relatives. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

A day after teenager Abesh Dasgupta was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend with a broken liquor bottle during a birthday party at the basement of the upscale housing apartment in Sunny Park, the

Mamata Banerjee attacks Centre, BJP over dalit violence

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched a scathing attack against the Modi-led NDA government at the Centre as well as the BJP.

The wrath, or more accurately, the frustration, of India’s dalits is palpably rising.

The Goods and Services Tax Bill has been poised in the Rajya Sabha between the government’s determination to see it through and the Congress’ resolve to block it unless the amendments that it has sugg