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Verdict fails to break silence but fires relief
A thousand miles from the condemned cell in which Dhananjoy Chatterjee had shut out the world to tune into news on the radio of his impending death by hanging, a home in Mumbai was also desperate to slam the doors....  | Read.. 
 
Ghastly act, just desserts
Meera Bhattacharjee, the chief minister’s wife, has welcomed the President’s decision to reject Dhananjoy Chatterjee’s merc...  | Read.. 
 
Law may not play avenger
The President’s rejection of Dhananjoy Chatterjee’s mercy plea has drawn flak from a section of intellectuals and rights orga...  | Read.. 
 
Hysteria, mass suicide cry
In a mud hut at Bankura’s Kurudi, about 270 km from Calcutta, the hope that the condemned man’s family had nursed so long, on...  | Read.. 
 
Radio rings death knell
“It is learnt from reliable sources that the President of India has rejected Dhananjoy’s plea.” ...  | Read.. 
 
Hangman gets his last chance
The President’s nod has afforded hangman Nata Mullick another — and probably the final — chance to barg...  | Read.. 
 
Kin, defence load mental illness gun
Despite the President’s nod for his execution, the family of Dhananjoy Chatterjee has not given up hope, and a battery of abo ...  | Read.. 
 
A pair of giraffes eyes visitors at Calcutta zoo on a rainy Wednesday, in anticipation of a few goodies that they may be fed once the skies clear. Picture by Amit Datta
Hello, it's Thursday, August 05, 2004
Road to avoid
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A journey through life
It is indeed sad when people with vested interests...  | Read.. 
 
CINEMA More.. 
 
 You share your birthday with...
KajolYou’re a good judge of character and an excellent adviser. Trips and travel never fai ...Read.. 
Letters
  A wish for the angel atop the Memorial dome
  Slap on face of healthcare
  Step in time
 
Abuzz babus remain mum
From morning through noon till pack-up time, the news that kept Writers’ Bu...  | Read.. 

Solace, laced with anxiety
Students of Welland Gouldsmith School, where Hetal Parekh had studied for 1...  | Read.. 

State gets breather on Victoria fee
The state government is not ready to accept the recommendation of the commi...  | Read.. 

Needle stuck in abdomen for nine years
Thirty two-year-old Neelima Mitra had been suffering for nearly a decade, a...  | Read.. 

Global trek for rapid transit
Sky bus, high-speed tram, light rail transit (LRT), magnetic levitation tra...  | Read.. 

A Calcutta that’s quintessential
Strips along the riverfront paved with stone. Cruises to Belur Math and Dak...  | Read.. 

Radio notes on method to classical music
Why is raag Lalit sung in the morning' And why is Darbari said to be a late...  | Read.. 

What We are Watching
Football buddies Jeet and Jishu Sengupta fall for Chandana. While silent ...  | Read.. 

All-star bow to the Barracks
It was just another Christmas and Anjan Dutt had dropped in at Bow Barracks...  | Read.. 

What men want
Want to know what women want' Ask Mel Gibson. Want to know what men want in...  | Read.. 

Bengali buffet bash breeds Continental craze
More from the cradle of old Calcutta, with Continental overtones, has crep...  | Read.. 
Strokes that soothe
Ever heard the old joke (cracked by men, mostly) that a woman’s beauty regi...  | Read.. 
Have a bash with a splash
If you are at home this weekend, it could mean two things. Either you are b...  | Read.. 
Phuchka passion
We call it the phuchka, and face it, anybody who calls it anythin...  | Read.. 
Social Register: Reel brush with karigar craft, sport and savoury treat for all
The lines between tinsel town and politics have become virtually non-existe...  | Read.. 
 
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State nod for area-wise tax
Cops snatch mobile phone
Thieves caught
Image makeover
Molestation
Trains cancelled
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Helping hand with lessons to pass on
He’s a teacher and an administrator on the surface, but much more beneath. ...  | Read..