The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘I am ready to accept any kind of job in the force’
Soma, widow of Sergeant Bapi Sen

Cop battles night raiders
Bapi Sen was not just his colleague, but also a role model. Less than a month after Bapi’s brave act on the last night of 2002, Jamal Hussain Chowdhury took on a gang of armed goons to protect his family and neighbours late on Tuesday. The sergean...  | Read.. 
On the wings of a prayer
Mother Teresa was the kindly light that led the destitute, the deprived and the distressed from this vale of tears to a realm...  | Read.. 
Buddha dumps VIP Road hump
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has stepped in to stop VIP Road from becoming even more chaotic than it is today, by f...  | Read.. 
Constable job for Bapi wife
The police have decided to draft Bapi Sen’s widow, Soma, into the force as a lady constable “on compassionate grounds”. Bapi...  | Read.. 
Glide by day, grind all night – on ice
A white Christmas will always be impossible in Calcutta, but this Valentine’s Day marks the beginning of frosty nights in the ...  | Read.. 
He held forth on politics, literature, science, culture and… cataract. Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee spent an hour laughing and chatting with ...  | Read
Hello, it's Thursday, January 30, 2003
Roads to avoid
Creative expressions
Taj Bengal, in association with Hiland Park and Sp...  | Read.. 
 You share your birthday with...
Gene Hackman and Vanessa Redgrave. You are freedom-loving and expressive. You have a great se ...Read.. 
  Check patient freedom to roam
  Lake-lustre move
  Escape from parenting
Grade grumble in teacher test
A straight ‘A’ for attendance for everyone in one ‘examination’; for anothe...  | Read.. 

Gabbar gets life term for attack on police posse
Crimelord Rashid Alam, better known as Gabbar, was sentenced to life behind...  | Read.. 

Star-crossed Salt Lake cinema fans civic discord
There’s a rift in the script of the CPM-controlled Bidhannagar Municipality...  | Read.. 

Doctor, patient & a virtual venue
The first live Indian Conclave on the Medical Aspects of Telemedicine (ICMA...  | Read.. 

Assault whips up campus strike frenzy
Disruption signals are flashing at Jadavpur University and classes are like...  | Read.. 

World Cup blackout cloud lifts
The cloud over World Cup cricket’s live television coverage reaching Calcut...  | Read.. 

A post too far for teacher with cancer
Ever since her marriage about 13 years ago, Jayati Pradhan has been commuti...  | Read.. 

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Armed men hurl bombs, loot shops
Fire breaks out at mint
Train derailed
Bhopal Express
Dacoits held
Union office
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Man who raised early questions
Those were the days before quiz competitions made it to the telly. Then, th ...  | Read..