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CIMA Gallary
Burden of expectations bites
The 104-day-old Mamata Banerjee government was today reminded of its promises to the minority community and cautioned against “complacency” and “inaction” at the largest and most significant Id prayer congregation in Bengal. ...  | Read.. 
Kolkata police jurisdiction extended to South 24-Parganas
Updated 16.30 hrs (IST)
The jurisdiction of the Kolkata police was today extended to 17 more police stations in the adjacent South 24-Parganas district ...  | Read.. 
Not worried over Chinese moves: Air Chief
Updated 15.55 hrs (IST)
In the backdrop of US official reports suggesting that China was deploying nuclear-capable missiles along the borders with India ...  | Read.. 
Will talk to Cabinet colleagues on bill: Maken
Updated 15.40 hrs (IST)
Unfazed by rejection of his Bill, Indian Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday said he would talk to his Cabinet colleagues to convince ...  | Read.. 
Darra to grapple with riot
Like his famous Indian namesake, Darra Singh, a 52-year-old British Sikh, was today given the task of wrestling with one of the most intractable problems facing this country ...  | Read.. 
Maoists flex Lalgarh muscle
Maoist sympathisers today paraded nearly 10,000 villagers in Lalgarh and criticised Mamata Banerjee in the first instance of piling pressure on the new government openly ...  | Read.. 
Munda seeks ban on ore exports
Chief minister Arjun Munda today asked the Centre to ban the export of iron ore from the state in an attempt to enlarge the scope of a debate raging in Jharkhand on his gover ...  | Read.. 
The congregation prepares for Id prayers along Red Road in Calcutta on Wednesday. Picture by Anindya Shankar Ray
Burden of expectations bites
I hope he (Salman) gets cured fast and comes back to work soon
Violence scars Id in Valley
Sporadic Id-day violence by stone-pelting mobs has triggered worries that chief minister Omar A ...  | Read..
Mamata salutes Left martyrs
Martyrs from a Left movement found a place in Writers’ Buildings under Mamata Banerjee on ...  | Read..
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Maken pipes down after sports bill slam
A day after his ministry presented the controversial National Sports Development Bill, Ajay Maken h...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Stick()er for rules? Autos lead the way
A sticker on the windshield is allegedly all that an autorickshaw needs for immunity against a polic...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Money tricks Amit Mitra missed
If finance minister Amit Mitra is looking for "innovative" ideas after having stuck to the beaten ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Restive in festive spirit
Devotees in the western part of the city had to take a patience test on the eve of Id and Teej, as ...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Hill team demands bill changes
A Gorkha Janmukti Morcha delegation today met the chief secretary at Writers' Buildings to point ou...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
History to be made
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Sports RSS
Jadeja gets England ticket
In what can only be described as strange, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been picked as opener Gau...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Irene toll ranks with America's costliest
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Insurance quest for safety
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The Tarun Tahiliani album
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Welcome to urban haven
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Dispur works on Lokayukta
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Orissa RSS
Promises to keep a year later
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