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Suchitra Sen is dead

Updated: 17 January 2014, Friday, 11:55 hrs (IST)
Legendary actress Suchitra Sen, who was known as the Greta Garbo of Bengali cinema, died here Friday morning after a prolonged battle against a chest infection.. ...   | Read..
 

Suchitra Sen: Bengali cinema's Queen
of Hearts

Updated: 17 January 2014, Friday, 15:05 hrs (IST)
 

Main Opposition party dividing society on communal lines, says Sonia in attack on BJP

Updated: 17 January 2014, Friday, 15:15 hrs (IST)
India faces the biggest threat from communal forces and their ideology, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday hinting at the Bharatiya Janata Par...   | Read..
 

Knock, knock, the minister sent us

The spectre of ministers ordering police into private houses on suspicion of illicit activities hung over the me-too political landscape today....   | Read..
 

What Kapil’s devils didn’t see

The National Archives in Kew, west London, is an extraordinary place with millions of records but it is fair to say its hottest file currently is “PREM 19/1273̶...   | Read..
 

Sonia nips candidate cry

The Congress today chorused that Rahul Gandhi be declared the candidate for Prime Minister but an angry Sonia Gandhi intervened to ask why the leaders were mimicking the BJP ...   | Read..
 

Assault charge on Manipur pugilist

Police are looking for Asian Games boxing gold medallist Ngangom Dingko Singh in connection with a case of assault of three girl students at the SAI Special Area Games (S...   | Read..
 

PM push to Posco in Park company

The much-delayed $12-billion Posco steel project is set to become operational in the next few weeks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh indicated after a meeting with South Ko...   | Read..
 

Power to pollute rivulet

Residents of 23 villages in Seraikela-Kharsawan have alleged that Kandra-based thermal power plant Adhunik Power and Natural Resources Limited ...   | Read..
 
Knock, knock, the minister sent us
 
 
Quote of the day
I am not in politics. I am a man of sports. It is confirmed
Sourav Ganguly
 
Nation RSS
'Happy marriage' plays on Twitter, angry wife declares 'national emergency'
Comedian Vir Das's tweet perhaps best sums up the tangle that Union minister Shashi Tharoor finds h...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Mother-son drown in car
A homemaker and her elder son were killed early on Thursday after their Honda Civic, being driven by...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Trinamul march with body, but low-key
The Trinamul Congress today took out a procession in Calcutta with the body of Trinamul Chhatra Par...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Police blind to rule violation
The city roads may be synonymous with unruly traffic but police consider modern day driving rules as...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Ringtong tea garden opens after 17 yrs
Ringtong tea garden near here was reopened yesterday after 17 years with an initial worker count of...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Just a gentle wave
Counter-factual history ' the perennial what-if question ' holds out a strong attraction to many peo...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Rathore owes it to army
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore draws inspiration from his days in the army. Be it sport or politics he ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
'Airpocalypse' smog in Beijing
Today, some residents of Beijing woke up with splitting headaches. A curtain of haze had fallen acr...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Stellar show on tech screen
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country's largest software exporter, today beat analysts' esti...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
R-Day disappointment
It's official. The ancient Maluti temples of Dumka will not find a place on Rajpath in New Delhi on ...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Rebel nexus salvo at CM
National People's Party president Purno Agitok Sangma today fired a volley of salvos at Meghalaya c...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Veteran and freshers in race
All eyes are set on BJD supremo and chief minister Naveen Patnaik as the city is set to get a new ...   | Read..