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Abducted Tamil Nadu techie rescued in 24 hours

A software professional abducted in car while returning home around midnight after work on OMR on Wednesday, was rescued by police on Thursday night.


Teen death accidental, rules police

Aabesh Dasgupta

The Kolkata police, on the basis of prima facie evidence, on Thursday declared the death of Aabesh Dasgupta as accidental and ruled out any conspiracy or murder angle in the death of the teenager.


Grandson remembers Mahasweta Devi


West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and other dignitaries pay their last respects to noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi during her funeral ceremony at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

Mahasweta Devi’s grandson Tathagata Bhattacharjee shares memories of his grandmother. Excerpt:


‘Power of attorney not enough for case’

The Kerala high court has held that an advocate cannot plead and argue a case solely on the basis of the power of attorney.


Rain reduces Bengaluru to sludgy mess

A view of the flooded locality of Kodichikkanhalli following incessant rains in Bengaluru. (Photo: PTI)

Incessant heavy rain since last night crippled normal life in several parts of the city on Friday, leaving in its wake waterlogged roads, flooded houses and severe traffic jams.

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.