The Telegraph
Saturday , June 28 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.90°C (+1)
Max : 31.90°C (-1)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 94.00% Min : 68.00%
Sunrise : 4:56 AM
Sunset : 6:25 PM

Rain or thundershower may occur in some areas.
Maximum temperature likely to be around 32°C.


Chilling Bengal, tragic & electrical

A medieval an-eye-for-an-eye retribution was enforced with lightning speed in a Bengal panchayat today, killing a leader each from either side of the political spectrum....   | Read..

Ma, mati and AC manush

Bengal has many mysteries — and committees and committees and committees that rack brains to solve them....   | Read..

DU swallows 3-year pill

A beleaguered Delhi University today scrapped the four-year undergraduate programme, the government’s hand in browbeating the autonomous institution highlighted by teac...   | Read..

130 years on, a jute contest takes shape

The Indian Jute Mills Association (IJMA), one of the oldest trade bodies in the country, is ending a 130-year-old consensual tradition and setting the stage for a contest...   | Read..

Under water

Eight persons died in landslide and of electrocution last night as torrential rain lashed the city, plunging many areas in darkness....   | Read..

Short on rainfall, low on power

The state government is worried about its hydro-power generation this year because of erratic rainfall....   | Read..

Coaches absorb shock

The toll in the derailment of the Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express remained low not by chance but because of modern coach technology. ...   | Read..

Sao reaps Cong rebuke, BJP glee

Decimated by Lok Sabha polls and fighting to revive its demoralised flock before Vidhan Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress pulled up agriculture minister and Congres...   | Read..
The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up Binani Cement Ltd for not paying the Rajasthan government sales tax while spending crores on ads featuring Ami ...  | Read
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Health minister 'crude' jibe at sex education
Health minister Harsh Vardhan today spawned outrage with his comments on "so-called sex education",...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
All at sea: captain of stranded ship
A 53-year-old Calcuttan has been forced to play Captain Phillips aboard an LPG vessel stranded off t...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
CM: Will attend when I get time
Mamata Banerjee today said she would attend the Assembly when she got time, amid allegations by the...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Rape-bid cries hit police wall
A kidnap and now a rape attempt in Kankerbagh have sent police force into a tizzy.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Jamuni case nets GTA man
The GTA Sabha member of Pulbazar-Bijanbari, Kaziman Lohagun, was arrested today on charges of suppl...   | Read.. 
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Sports RSS
Samba Boys set
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International RSS
Kiev inks trade pact with EU
Seven months after Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovich rejected a sweeping trade deal with...   | Read.. 
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US booster dose for Ranbaxy
Ranbaxy Laboratories, which has been facing regulatory hurdles in the US, has been allowed to sell ...   | Read.. 
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New mayor, chosen by 5.6 per cent
Her name means hope and the capital is hoping for change. After 14 months of waiting, Ranchi on Frid...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Blame game on
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today waded through knee-deep water in the MLA Hostel area to surv...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Lord to step out of illness, raths to roll
The Jagannath temple administration has geared up to ensure that the naba jauban darshan of the div...   | Read..