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First day pinch on prices
The indefinite truckers’ strike began today with prices nudging up in the markets and rumours of traders hoarding food products anticipating a shortage in the next few days. ...  | Read.. 
 
Scanner on Sinha’s chosen professor
Calcutta University has started an inquiry into the authenticity of the qualifications of a professor in the atmospheric sci ...  | Read.. 
 
Judges, lawyers call for end to hanging
Most judges and criminal lawyers of Calcutta High Court want hanging to be replaced by the administration of a lethal inject ...  | Read.. 
 
Jatras grab Dhananjoy formula
The death of Dhananjoy Chatterjee has given a new lease of life to the jatra, a form of entertainment ebbing under an as ...  | Read.. 
 
Cerebral attack alarm
Alarmed at the sharp rise in the number of deaths due to cerebral attacks in urban areas, eminent neurologists and medic ...  | Read.. 
 
Strategy meet to sting lifters
Wary of losing your wallet during shopping' This Pujas, just take a deep breath and peacefully plunge into retail therap ...  | Read.. 
 
Smugglers fell trees in Sunderbans
Smugglers reportedly supported by the ruling party have over the past month cleared a 4-km stretch along the Matla river of ...  | Read.. 
 
Teacher dies during grilling
A 58-year-old school teacher and secretary of the CPM’s local branch committee, Satyanarayan Singha, died yesterday during i ...  | Read.. 
 
Sambhu ache for doctor
Sambhu, the terror of Behrampore, is at it again. The bull that detained chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s convoy on ...  | Read.. 
 
Trinamul Congress activists march demanding that Jyotirmoyee Sikdar of the CPM resign as MP in the wake of the arrest of her husband Avtar Singh on on charges of running a sleaze racket. The protesters also demanded that Singh be moved from SSKM hospital to a regular jail. Picture by Pradip Sanyal.
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