The Telegraph
Monday , July 23 , 2012
  This website is ACAP-enabled
Since 1st March, 1999
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.10°C (+1)
Max : 31.10°C (+1)
Rainfall : 22.60 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 94.00% Min : 66.00%
Sunrise : 5:6 AM
Sunset : 6:22 PM
THE forecast Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas. Maximum temperature likely to be
around 33°C.
CIMA Gallary

European markets fall on Spain fears, Sensex follows with plunge of 281 pts

Updated: Monday, 19:20hrs(IST)
European shares extended their losses on Monday as a move by Spain to ban short-selling on all Spanish securities raised fears that the region's sovereign debt and banking crisis may be worse ....   | Read..

Capt Lakshmi Sehgal, chief of INA women’s regiment, passes away at 97

Updated: Monday, 13:30hrs(IST)
Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Indian National Army, died here on Monday following a brief illness. ...   | Read..

Death toll in Assam violence rises, protestors delay Delhi Rajdhani

Updated: Monday, 19:10hrs(IST)
Fresh clashes and arson were reported from the Bodoland Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD) where two more bodies were recovered on Monday taking the toll to 19 in the ...   | Read..

BJP to set up committee to identify cross voters in the Presidential polls

Updated: Monday, 14:05hrs(IST)
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka on Monday said it has decided to form a committee to go into the issue that has again brought out the simmering factional...   | Read..

High Court tells Karnataka government to get serious about Lokayukta appointment

Updated: Monday, 16:20hrs(IST)
A week after chiding the state government over the “inordinate delay” in appointing...   | Read..

SC dismisses plea for CBI probe against Chandrababu Naidu

Updated: Monday, 16:20hrs(IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged disproportionate assets owned by N Chandrababu Naidu, former C...   | Read..

Manesar villagers want CBI probe

Updated: Monday, 16:20hrs(IST)
Representatives of around 100 villages, who gathered at Dhana village for a Mahapanchayat, on Monday, demanded an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the ...   | Read..

Agatha meets Pawar, offers to quit government

Updated: Monday, 16:36hrs(IST)
Agatha Sangma, who had campaigned for her father P A Sangma in the Presidential polls, offered to quit as Minister of State for Rural Development on Monday....   | Read..

The President’s possibilities

Minutes after his landslide victory today, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee said: “Now I have been entrusted with the responsibility to protect, defend and preserve the Constitution....   | Read..

A ‘loss’ on Sangma’s CV

The “invincible” has finally been “conquered”. ...   | Read..

SC bar association faces the broom

The Supreme Court has cleared a plan by its bar association to weed out non-regulars and ensure that they have no voting rights in elections to the body....   | Read..

State trips on red zone road plan

The road to Naxalite-hit areas in Jharkhand may well be filled with the proverbial good intentions alone....   | Read..
Against the backdrop of a photograph of Indira Gandhi, Pranab Mukherjee allows himself a wide smile. Well-wishers made a beeline for his home after the presidential poll result was announced on Sunday. (PTI picture)
The President’s possibilities
Quote of the day
I am the most proud daughter in India today, thank you baba
Sharmistha Mukherjee
Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter
Nation RSS
Icing on Pranab's cakewalk
India got its first Bengali President-elect as Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee inflicted a crushin...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Court grills cops in auto case
A city court questioned police's role in the Liza Biswas assault case while granting bail to two of ...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Maoist finds what Maoists hid
Face covered and dressed in camouflage gear, arrested Maoist leader Bikram has been leading a polic...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Cops stumble, crime soars
From a school principal to a vigilance investigation bureau employee, hardly anybody is safe in Patn...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Out-of-poll Morcha faces in panel
Bimal Gurung has decided to form a supervisory committee to oversee the functioning of Gorkhaland T...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
At home with trouble
The home minister, P. Chidambaram, has been bitterly criticized for using his troops as cannon fodde...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Bishan Bedi: Pragyan has a suspect action
Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi is among the serial headline-makers. On Sunday evening, the ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Murdoch quits paper and Indian boards
Media baron Rupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships controlling his News Corpor...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Battle royale brews in tablets
Get ready for the tablet-phablet wars.   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Diana's beauty secrets
Cocktail hottie Diana Penty on how she manages to look so good 24x7   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Village blues in city
Hotwar in Ranchi is a picture of contrast. Here lies the Rs 650-crore Jaipal Singh Munda Mega Sports...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Relief camps back in Kokrajhar
Relief camps have returned to Kokrajhar after about 16 years as about 40,000 people moved in for sa...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Woe overflows in CM zone
The overflowing rainwater from the natural drainage channel No. 4 is inundating not only the much-t...   | Read..