The Telegraph
Thursday , December 20 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Calcutta-style school gherao in two districts

The student gherao in four Calcutta schools yesterday reopened a closed chapter in Murshidabad, with pupils who failed to clear their selection tests keeping teachers and staff confined for close to nine hours today. ...   | Read..

No projects but crores for clubs

The cash-strapped government has decided to give Rs 3.89 crore to clubs in Jungle Mahal and the tribal belt of Birbhum, a move aimed at appeasing voters before the pancha...   | Read..

Tempest thunder, betrothal burst

All that remains of the old college structure is a tin shed and a banyan tree. The college wanted its most famous student, President Pranab Mukherjee, to address his audi...   | Read..

Sale bar on HBT

Calcutta High Court today appointed a special officer to take custody of the assets of Haldia Bulk Terminals at Haldia port till Calcutta Port Trust’s compensation ...   | Read..

Jai Balaji ban on union boss

Jai Balaji Industries today served a notice on the Trinamul trade union leader accused of assaulting a general manager, directing him not to enter the Durgapur factory wi...   | Read..

HC lifts teacher test ban with rider

A division bench of Calcutta High Court today lifted the stay on the statewide exam to recruit primary teachers but said the jobs should go to trained candidates first. ...   | Read..


Construction of two bridges on NH6 in Kolaghat resumed today after local Trinamul leaders requested labourers to return to the site, which they had fled on Tuesday after...   | Read..

Aid eludes firing victim, 15 years on

Chanda Sharma, the widow of the November 14 Tehatta police firing victim, will receive a compensation cheque of Rs 2 lakh from Mamata Banerjee tomorrow but a kilometre aw...   | Read..
Students of Sekhalipur High School squat in front of the locked main gate. Some of the 50 students who too were locked up stand behind the gate. Picture by Chayan Majumdar
Calcutta-style school gherao in two districts