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Glare on politicking in college boards

Education minister Bratya Basu today tried to strike a balance between Trinamul MP Saugata Roy’s remarks on the appointment of poorly educated decision-makers in colleges and the home truths of Bengal, where political appointees have been calling the shots in academic institutions for over thre...   | Read..
 

Puja chanda lock on school

Durga Puja organisers today allegedly prevented classes from being held at a Nadia school after teachers refused to give in to their demand of subscription. ...   | Read..
 

Mother and daughter killed in witch hunt

Three women, including a mother and a daughter, were beaten to death yesterday after being branded witches by villagers in West Midnapore, in what some said was the fallo...   | Read..
 

Karat slams assaults on women

Prakash Karat today said the recurrence of violence against women in Bengal “is being compounded by the strange attitude of chief minister Mamata Banerjee”....   | Read..
 

Buses ‘beg’ for survival

Private buses in Hooghly are literally going around with a begging bowl because the government would not allow fares to be hiked. ...   | Read..
 

College rape suspects suspended

Three final-year mechanical diploma engineering students accused of gangraping a junior in the common room of their polytechnic college in Chittaranjan were suspended tod...   | Read..
 

Minister pay hike plan

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today proposed to increase the salaries of state ministers and bring them on a par with that of MLAs. ...   | Read..
 
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