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Monday , April 18 , 2011
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For the stupid, bloody Bangali bhadralok these people have always been darwans and nothing else.” I’ve bumped into a friend from Calcutta and we are standing on the balcony of the Planter’s Club in Darjeeling. My friend is a classic Calcutta bhadralok Read.. 
Binayak Sen asked to surrender his passport
Updated 16:10hrs (IST)
A Chhattisgarh Court today directed activist Binayak Sen to surrender his passport as ...  | Read.. 
Four Rajdhani coaches on fire, passengers safe
Updated 15hrs (IST)
A fire broke out in four coaches of the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express between Alot and Thuriya stations in the ...  | Read.. 
32 pc polling in first 4 hrs of polling in Bengal
Updated 14:45hrs (IST)
Over 30 per cent turnout was today recorded in the first four hours of voting in 54 constituencies of North Bengal...  | Read.. 
Hit for a six: a ghost and a bat
The bat went flying out of Shah Rukh Khan’s “sweaty” hands during a mock game at the Eden after the eight-wicket win, as if he was banishing the “ghost&# ...  | Read.. 
Mukul’s son arrested
Subhranshu Roy, a Trinamul Congress candidate and son of Union minister Mukul Roy, was arrested today on the charge of assaulting an Election Commission team that wanted ...  | Read.. 
Mixed report card for CM
Six months of the Arjun Munda government may not translate into anything worth flaunting for the BJP central leadership, but its key expectation is to ensure a clean track re ...  | Read.. 
Wildlife clinic on revival map
There’s health at hand for animals of Palamau Tiger Reserve and Betla forests, with forest officials finally waking up to the need of nursing back to health the dila ...  | Read.. 
Beep! First finger ready
I have always said this is a fantastic crowd and this is the best place to play cricket
Gautam Gambhir
on the Eden
Jaipur’s last king & war hero dies
Jaipur’s last Maharaja died last night after a 79-year life during which he was a war hero ...  | Read..
62 tornados kill 43 in US
A furious storm system that kicked up tornados, flash floods and hail has claimed at least 43 lives ...  | Read..
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The ascent
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Calcutta RSS
KKR and Eden hit purple patch
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Bengal RSS
Fuse gets shorter as trench combat starts
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North Bengal RSS
Ballot info on fingertips
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