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CIMA Gallary
Almost over? Not incompetence
Now that it is “almost over”, wisdom has dawned on the Bengal administration. ...  | Read.. 
Out: Heartland grip In: Ex-CMs & Dalits
The heartland’s hold on decision-making has been broken. ...  | Read.. 
Ministers of state need not worry
Some MPs were today heard asking veterans the difference among a cabinet minister, a minister of state with independent charge and a simple minister of state. ...  | Read.. 
Agatha, Pala to be sworn in today
Meghalaya is in celebration mode as two members of Parliament from the state feature in the list of ministers of state to be inducted into the council of ministers in New Del ...  | Read.. 
Sahay gets a promotion
Subodh Kant Sahay, the lone Congress MP from Jharkhand who is being sworn in tomorrow as a cabinet minister, believes that he has been promoted because of his political e ...  | Read.. 
Almost over? Not incompetence
I appeal to the people to have patience
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
to angry residents of Calcutta
Screwdriver strike on student
Indian student Shravan Kumar, 25, is fighting for life in a Melbourne hospital after a racist a ...  | Read..
Tougher PhD norms kick in
The UGC is banning MPhil and PhD programmes offered through correspondence or distance learning und ...  | Read..
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Nation RSS
Bengal and Kerala have benefited hugely from the rout of the Left in its traditional bastions, both...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
The fans whirred after 37 hours
The wind pulled my wrist through the grille as I reached out to shut the storm-soaked windows. Glass...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
3-day promise on test
Last night, Manikjan Mullick had gone to sleep with the thought that it would be three days before ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Search operations and heroic tales
Pooja Gurung was cleaning a mat at her Haridashatta house here when she heard a small thud and felt...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Calling the election
Have you noticed that election analysis on television is a board game played by boys? Prannoy Roy, R...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Arjuna may now sue minister
Having been vindicated in Sri Lanka's Supreme Court, the feisty Arjuna Ranatunga is waiting for a "...   | Read.. 
International RSS
35 killed in bombing near Lahore ISI base
Gunmen targeted the ISI's provincial headquarters in Lahore today, setting off a car bomb that kill...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Centre to hasten reforms
The Congress-led government will push forward pending reforms, including those in the financial sec...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Is Manisha Koirala's the face of the new Charulata? Remakes of great movies, especially one as iconi...   | Read..