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Son-crazed father kills baby girl
Mahadeb Karmakar wanted a son and month-old Chalantika had to pay with her life for her father’s obsession at Burnpur, echoing the tragedy two months ago at Hogolberia in Nadia when a son-crazed man was accused of poisoning his month-old daughte...  | Read.. 
 
‘Divorce’ over polio drops
Montaj Sheikh “divorced” his wife yesterday for administering polio vaccine to their two children against his wishes. ...  | Read.. 
 
Calcutta to lose 11 Assembly seats
Calcutta will soon have 10 Assembly seats, instead of the 21 at present, once the commission formed to reconstitute boun ...  | Read.. 
 
Chlorine leak
A day after 50 workers fell ill in a chlorine leak at Durgapur Chemicals Limited here, two contract workers fell ill again t ...  | Read.. 
 
Push for joint Bangla blitz
The BSF is pushing for a joint operation with the Bangladesh Rifles to flush out insurgents operating in India and takin ...  | Read.. 
 
Cop pays for attack on health staff
The officer-in-charge of Chanditala police station was suspended last night for failing to arrest villagers who had misb ...  | Read.. 
 
Jyoti Basu with Somnath Chatterjee, who has been allowed by the CPM to accept the Lok Sabha Speaker’s post, at the former chief minister’s residence on Wednesday. Picture by Pradip Sanyal