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Bikers break law and batter cop
A 35-year-old constable was thrashed today when he tried to book three youths riding a motorcycle in violation of traffic rules. ...  | Read.. 
 
Student held for rape
A second-year college student, Prasenjit Brahma, has been arrested for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl last night. ...  | Read.. 
 
SFI scoffs at minister
The Students’ Federation of India (SFI) today shrugged off urban development minister Asok Bhattacharya’s dire ...  | Read.. 
 
Lifer flees
A 24-year-old life-term convict, Debasish Chakraborty, escaped from Midnapore Central Jail last night. Chakraborty alleg ...  | Read.. 
 
20-yr-old divorces for dignity
Another harassed wife from Nadia’s Nakashipara area has opted for divorce and got back the dowry paid to her husban ...  | Read.. 
 
Truant teachers
School education minister Kanti Biswas admitted today that many schoolteachers are drawing salaries without taking class ...  | Read.. 
 
MP waylaid, car snatched
An armed gang of six waylaid the car of Purulia MP Birsingh Mahato on the Purulia-Bagmundi road last night and assaulted ...  | Read.. 
 
Highrises in flight path
Not dense fog or a cracked windscreen, pilots flying to and from Calcutta airport have a new headache. ...  | Read.. 
 
CU sights on July change of course
A season of change awaits honours undergraduate students set to join the 153-odd colleges affiliated to Calcutta Univers ...  | Read.. 
 
Crackdown looms on LPG crooks
Oil companies have decided to crack down on illegal use of domestic LPG connections in restaurants and hotels. ...  | Read.. 
 
Election queries' Send an SMS
Come September, electoral rolls and polling booths will just be an SMS away. ...  | Read.. 
 
Customers browse at a book stall on College Street in Calcutta. Picture by Pradip Sanyal