Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 | Last Update : 05:42 AM IST

Calcutta [Kolkata]

Kolkata professor who said ‘virgin girl is like sealed bottle’ removed

Kanak Sarkar, a professor of International Relations department, had likened virgin woman to 'sealed bottle' or 'packet' in Facebook post.

16 Jan 2019 8:44 PM

Left to skip TMC rally on Jan 19

This comes a day after the announcement that leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge will represent the party in rally.

16 Jan 2019 7:11 PM

Ex-IAF chief Arup Raha, appeals to parties to not halt procurement process

‘Air warfare is going to be very important,’ he also said, adding to his appeal to parties to sort issues and commence procurement of jets.

16 Jan 2019 6:14 PM

Eastern Army Commander rules out possible ‘fallout’ over NRC final list

‘We are alive to the threat on cyber front. To that end we are thinking of making a cyber agency,’ Lt Gen Naravane also said.

15 Jan 2019 2:48 PM

'Virgin girls like sealed bottles': Jadavpur varsity prof posts on FB, triggers row

The post, 'Virgin Bride – Why Not?' was taken down later but Sarkar continued to defend his statement.

15 Jan 2019 11:14 AM

2 women clobber 16 puppies to death in Kolkata, gruesome video surfaces later

The 25-second clip shows two women wearing gloves thrashing the puppies even as they were trying to run away.

14 Jan 2019 5:06 PM

WB govt to bring unorganised workers under social security scheme

‘Under the scheme, unorganised workers are getting financial assistance of Rs 20,000 per annum for any ailment,’ the statement said.

14 Jan 2019 3:23 PM

Talks of CPI(M)-Cong alliance for LS polls to be 'initiated at state level': Yechury

Yechury was replying to question on why CPI(M) was not initiating talks with Congress at the national level to put up an anti-BJP front.

14 Jan 2019 1:17 PM

Research scholar found hanging with face covered in Kolkata hostel room

Early investigations revealed that Sukanya, who was a part-time teacher at a nearby college, was to get married later this year.

14 Jan 2019 10:19 AM

Mamata accuses BJP of drama over ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

Describing PM Modi as ‘Gabbar Singh’ the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata bantered that he neither smiles nor can speak well.

11 Jan 2019 7:46 PM