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Monday , September 10 , 2012
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Gulags like Gurap

During her two years at the Gurap home for women, Gayatri Devi saw a friend get murdered, many others die to be clandestinely taken away for burial, children denied milk and enough food, and women made to “pay” electricians and plumbers with their bodies....   | Read..

Supreme Court refuses to quash proceedings against former HC judge in bribe case

Updated: Monday, 14:16hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to quash criminal proceeding against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav in the 2008 cash-at-judge's door scam. ...   | Read..

‘When can I go home?’

She sits in a corner at Sanlaap’s recreation room, wearing a bright lilac sari, flashy imitation jewellery and a red watch....   | Read..

Yoga sculpts golden Stone

Yoga helped a British cycling hero who suffers from cerebral palsy win gold in the London Paralympic Games yesterday....   | Read..

N-E rebels on bombing spree

Militants triggered yet another improvised explosive device under a culvert at Kangsoibi Khongbal in Manipur’s Bishnupur district this morning, killing an Assam Rifles ...   | Read..

Ulfa behind twin blasts

Ulfa’s Paresh Barua faction today claimed responsibility for the twin grenade explosions, one in Guwahati yesterday and another in Doomdooma in Tinsukia district on...   | Read..

Sample district fails growth test

Johar Jharkhand is increasingly becoming an overstatement for this 12-year-old tribal hinterland....   | Read..

Saranda review on Ramesh visit eve

Kolhan commissioner Avinesh Kumar today reviewed the Saranda Development Plan (SDP) to assess progress of various schemes in the run up to Union minister for rural develo...   | Read..
The locked gates of the Gurap home run by Dulal Smriti Samsad. Picture by Sayantan Ghosh
Gulags like Gurap
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I wish the people of Pakistan peace and progress
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Enter, the speaking President
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Calcutta RSS
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North Bengal RSS
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Teaching sans awards
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International RSS
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Scare over China link to Bellary ore
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Tow answer to illegal parking
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