The Telegraph
Sunday , January 19 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 13.00°C (-1)
Max : 27.30°C (+1)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 98.00% Min : 37.00%
Sunrise : 6:19 AM
Sunset : 5:17 PM
Morning mist or fog

Tests focus on medicine cocktail

The preliminary findings from Sunanda Pushkar’s autopsy have ruled out physical injuries as the cause of her death, pointing to the possibility that the wife of Union minister Shashi Tharoor died of either a lethal cocktail of prescription drugs or poisoning. ...   | Read..

An outsider, more than ever before

His rakish looks, his silver tongue and his ready wit made him an “outsider” in the starchy Congress — a label Shashi Tharoor wore on his Twitter sleeve...   | Read..

Coming up: MP Mithun

MLA Fatakeshto, directed by Swapan Saha, Minister Fatakeshto, directed by Swapan Saha…. Coming soon: MP Fatakeshto, directed by Mamata Banerjee....   | Read..

Bus survivors narrate Kokrajhar nightmare

Police have picked up eight persons and launched a combing operation for the militants who killed at least five persons and injured three in indiscriminate firing on bus pass...   | Read..

Paddy bonus on poll eve

The state government today announced a bonus of Rs 250 per quintal for paddy procurement during the current kharif season, implying an additional burden of Rs 250 crore on th...   | Read..

Repair of 7th century temple draws flak

Archaeologists and conservationists have slammed the conservation being carried out by the state archaeology department at the Lakhmaneswar group of temples opposite Rame...   | Read..

Blaze after burglary kills 1

A gang of burglars robbed cash and valuables worth Rs 1 lakh from a flat while its residents were away around midnight yesterday, but a neighbour died trying to save his ...   | Read..
Shashi Tharoor consoles Sunanda Pushkar’s son Shiv Menon before her body was shifted from AIIMS on Saturday. (PTI)
Quote of the day
If you buy Modi, you get Raje free. If you buy Rahul, you get Gehlot free
A journalist
on how tough it is to decide which party to vote for
Nation RSS
Kejriwal unveils picket-and-rule policy
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal today vowed not only to carry out his threat to stage a dharna outsi...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Story between the covers
If December is the party animal's favourite month, January belongs to the city's bookworms. With Ko...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Copter stuck on last-minute helipad
The helicopter hired by the government for the Santiniketan-Calcutta service got stuck in a Birbhum...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Wet weekend spoiler
City residents experienced a rerun of last Saturday's weather condition today ' rain coupled with c...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
An honest instability
One of Akira Kurosawa's best films is Kagemusha, set in 16th-century Japan. In it, a thief, who is a...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Dhoni's honest and has set high standards: Sourav
Sourav Ganguly, India's most successful Test captain till Mahendra Singh Dhoni overtook him, spoke ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
India link in Kabul raid
A British Indian politician and voluntary worker, who was killed in a Taliban attack in Kabul last ...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Aurobindo growth bid via buyout
Drug maker Aurobindo Pharma has agreed to buy Dublin-based Actavis Plc's commercial operations in s...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Students on dam clean-up
The sight of little hands clearing heaps of putrid, foul-smelling garbage will soon be witnessed at...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Tale of resilience, half-century long
T he printed word has been his friend and support for the last 50 years, when Meghalaya was yet to ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Nod to port, push to steel project
The Centre has accorded environmental clearance to the expansion project of the second phase of Dha...   | Read..