The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Singur sparks higher land payoff plan
If a prop-osal being worked out by Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s government bears fruit, farmers whose land is being acquired for industry might get double its market value as compensation....  | Read.. 
Screwdriver in bag saves bomb buster
Somnath Biswas, a member of the squad that went to defuse the landmine in Lalgarh yesterday, could not sleep in the Midn ...  | Read.. 
Another escape after explosion
Deputy superintendent of police Shyam Singh, who survived the explosion narrowly, had another close shave here in the ci ...  | Read.. 
No puja, Subhas respects ‘custom’
Transport minister Subhas Chakraborty today denied having offered puja at the Tarapeeth temple last week. ...  | Read.. 
Delhi funds to fight arsenic
Bengal’s arsenic-affected areas will be the first beneficiaries of Bharat Nirman’s drinking water component, w ...  | Read.. 
Dams make flood better and worse
Over 10 lakh people have been affected by rain in nine districts, finance minister Asim Dasgupta said today. Twenty-nin ...  | Read.. 
Utpal Bhakta trying to prise open the landmine can with a hammer and chisel. The picture was taken by Soumeshwar Mondal — now in critical condition in a Calcutta hospital — moments before the blast.
BSF salvo at police
Heroin haul