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Thursday , February 21 , 2013
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Panchayat worker loses ear in attack over bandh absence, TMC hand alleged

Updated: 21 February 2013, Thursday, 18.00 hrs (IST)
A gram panchayat employee who was absent from office Wednesday during the nationwide strike was attacked on Thursday and his ear almost severed, allegedly by a Trinamool Congress worker....   | Read..

No Lankans please: Jaya refuses to host 20th Asian Athletics meet

Updated: 21 February 2013, Thursday, 13.50 hrs (IST)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday called off the 20th Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held here in July, saying Lankan players have no pl...   | Read..

CBI arrests IPS officer in 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case

Updated: 21 February 2013, Thursday, 16.37 hrs (IST)
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Gujarat police officer G L Singhal in connection ...   | Read..

After seven months, gold dips below Rs 30,000 on weak global cues

Updated: 21 February 2013, Thursday, 16.37 hrs (IST)
Gold prices on Thursday fell below the Rs 30,000-level for the first time in seven months here following hectic selling by stockists triggered by a glo...   | Read..

Special court issues summons to Mallya over TDS

Updated: 21 February 2013, Thursday, 16.37 hrs (IST)
Vijay Mallya, chairman of the crisis-ridden Kingfisher Airlines, has been summoned by the Special Court for Economic Offences here for the company̵...   | Read..

Minus Big 2, bandh 0

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today declared with pride that “the only state in the country where work culture has been restored 100 per cent is West Bengal and it is...   | Read..

History repeats itself, in stopping short

British Prime Minister David Cameron today joined a fair queue of compatriot eminences to hang their heads at the ringside of a most ignoble theatre of Empire but return with...   | Read..

Iqbal files for bail

Fugitive Trinamul leader Mohammad Iqbal (Munna) filed for anticipatory bail at Alipore court today, eight days after a police officer was killed in a melee allegedly inst...   | Read..

Airline back on Tata radar

The Tatas are looking to fly again — but this time as a passive investor in a domestic airline venture. ...   | Read..

7 more held for gang rape

The 18-year-old girl from Tezpur who was allegedly gangraped at Paltan Bazar here on Sunday night was also allegedly gangraped by five others in her hometown before she c...   | Read..

Boy dies in building collapse

A 15-year-old boy died this evening as an abandoned building of the Northeast Frontier Railway collapsed at Pandu here. The NFR has, however, declined to pay compensation to ...   | Read..

Change political system, says Rahul

It was a tryst with destiny here today. ...   | Read..

Meet on poll boycott call today

The Meghalaya government will meet representatives of all political parties in the state tomorrow in view of the call for a boycott of the Saturday polls by the proscribe...   | Read..

Truce efforts to end varsity stir

The HRD department has recommended implementation of Sixth Pay Commission and other benefits for 6,500 striking non-teaching employees of five universities of Jharkhand in an...   | Read..
UNINTENDED JUGALBANDI : No, Calcutta police did not join the bandh. Rather, a group of strike supporters discharged their responsibilities by thrusting red flags through the windows of a police van at Esplanade after they were picked up and ferried to Lalbazar. Picture by Pradip Sanyal
Minus Big 2, bandh 0
Nation RSS
Chopper cancel threat aimed at secrets
An inter-agency team now in Italy to ferret out details of bribery in the VVIP helicopter deal is c...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Bandh, just beat it
A cross section of Calcuttans ' and a Bollywood A-lister ' bucked the bandh trend on Wednesday by st...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mamata popularity to face Nalhati test
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee's popularity faces a litmus test in the Nalhati bypoll on February 2...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
All's well in our fake world
Habits die hard, more so when they can be pursued with impunity with the authorities wearing blinker...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Garden hands work on strike day
Most tea garden workers in north Bengal defied the strike call by trade unions today, giving Trinam...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Waiting rooms
A short, sharp sound had woken me with a start. It was that hour before dawn when the night is at it...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Tiger liberated Indian cricket, says Sunny
Mansur Ali Khan 'Tiger' Pataudi is no more, but the accolades just don't stop. The latest, from Sun...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Apple hit by sophisticated cyberattack
Cyberattacks, apparently, happen in threes.   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Buyback on SAIL agenda
Steel Authority of India Ltd is likely to place a resolution before its board next week, seeking to...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Plot   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Jharkhandis proved to be more immune to bandh blackmail than Noida on Wednesday, the first day of th...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Imchen gets interim bail
A court in Wokha today granted interim bail to former home minister Imkong L. Imchen and the Electi...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Twin cities frozen in time
For Arijit Nayak, a software engineer working in New Delhi, the day could not have begun on a worse...   | Read..