The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Kidnap duty for force
A posse of policemen had turned up to receive the ransom. A set of sleuths had turned up to catch the kidnappers in the act. So, when the cash changed hands, the good cops ended up training their guns at the bad cops and hollering 'hands up'....  | Read.. 
Bully rerun by MLA, target a boy
Last April, he had beaten up a policeman who had 'dared' to stop his car for jumping the traffic lights....  | Read.. 
Realtor bleeds, goons rule
A property developer is robbed of Rs 20,000 and assaulted by a gang for resisting extortion....  | Read.. 
Sent to hotel for patch-up
A packed room of Calcutta High Court on Thursday witnessed a scene that could have been out of Kramer vs Kramer. ...  | Read.. 
Learning road to safety
The Howrah Zilla Traffic Awareness Society filed a public interest litigation (PIL) on Thursday, seeking a court order asking...  | Read.. 
STAR axes local distributor
It had been termed a move, at the time, to reign in 'rogue' cable operators. But one-and-a-half years later, as two of the th...  | Read.. 
Trauma of peanut therapy
Health Day slap for doctors: child patient flees hospital

Fear of flawed treatment forced a two-and-a-half-year-old girl and her mother to flee SSKM Hospital early on World Health Day ...  | Read.. 
Catholics attend a prayer meet to commemorate Pope John Paul II at St Teresa of Avila Church on Thursday, the eve of the departed Pope’s funeral. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
Hello, it's Friday, April 08, 2005
Roads to avoid
So long, farewell
Started as a predominantly Western classical music...  | Read.. 
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Young Metro
Words are all we have...  | Read.. 
Frauds held at Sealdah
Two persons impersonating ticket examiners were arrested at Sealdah station...  | Read.. 

Pre-poll alert on leaders, criminals
The officers-in-charge (OCs) of all 48 police stations in the city have bee...  | Read.. 

Protest barrage against practice bar
After squatting on the footpath, the doctors have decided to stall traffic ...  | Read.. 

Head of dept locked out
A wrangle between two senior teachers of Calcutta University's applied phys...  | Read.. 

Takeover Tagore school seeks CM help
Distressed members of Baitanik ' set up by Soumendranath Tagore, grandson o...  | Read.. 

Confession by Gunjan wife
Rumela, wife of Roma Jhawar abduction mastermind Gunjan Ghosh, confessed be...  | Read.. 

'Fear made me work hard'
During his working vacation away from Hollywood, Denzel Washington may be w...  | Read.. 

Three-in-one fun at stadium
Name: The Stadel...  | Read.. 
Small talk
Better know your cricket from your diplomacy if a power lunch or a cocktail...  | Read.. 
King of kebab craft
It takes much more than an oven and a pair of skewers to dish out some juic...  | Read.. 
Social Register: Starry launch and Turkish delights
He was the first to bring Italian and Mexican cuisine to the city with Kurr...  | Read.. 
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Nod for CMC to contest contempt
Knocked down by taxi
Varsity probe
Antique recovery
Drug arrests
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The law and I
Screen On & Off
Children's little theatre
A princess at West End