The Telegraph
Tuesday , July 19 , 2016

Rs 60-lakh extortion bid busted

Two syndicate members from Rajarhat were arrested early on Monday for allegedly demanding Rs 60 lakh from a real estate developer, the crackdown coming almost two months after a complaint had been...   | Read..

Arrests stir syndicate turf

Bengal police have started cracking down on syndicates and other anti-social activities across the state, a move senior government officials see as a message from Mamata...   | Read..

Locket fires Tolly gun

The tentacles of syndicate raj have "entered Tollywood... affecting the growth of the Bengali film industry", BJP state secretary and actress Locket Chatterjee...   | Read..

Barred: 17 school buses & pool cars

Seventeen buses and pool cars ferrying schoolchildren were barred from plying on Monday as part of a drive against transport operators who deploy vehicles with faulty...   | Read..

Schools harp on road rules

Several ICSE schools have been reminding parents of road-safety basics like checking the papers before selecting a pool car to ferry their children and making their wards...   | Read..

11 injured in pool car crash

A pool car carrying schoolchildren beyond its capacity rammed into a mini-truck in Uluberia on National Highway 6, leaving 11 of the 18 students injured.   | Read..

Boy critical after bus fall

A Class V student is battling for his life after falling off a bus and being struck by an autorickshaw overtaking from the left when he and some passengers were boarding...   | Read..

Trauma  ambulances,  CCTVs to aid police

The Howrah City Police introduced a string of facilities like trauma care ambulances, CCTVs at strategic spots, 24x7 traffic surveillance with Automatic Number Plate...   | Read..

Civic plan cleared in a day

The Borough IV office of the Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) on July 2 conducted a trial run to introduce single day clearance of building sanction plans and mutation...   | Read..

Met spies boost in rainfall intensity

Rainfall is set to pick up from Wednesday because of a cyclonic circulation that the weather department has predicted would form over Bihar.   | Read..

A nuanced gaze on West Asia

"What bothers the middle class more than anything is inconvenience," stated the speaker. "So if you can take care of traffic and garbage, then you're on the...   | Read..

Sambia bail: defence cites Nice

Sambia Sohrab didn't intend to take anyone's life unlike the trucker who killed 84 people in France's Nice, his lawyer submitted in the high court on Monday.   | Read..

Bring on the thrills

Jimmy the Shaheb, played by Anjan Dutt, Jaya the Bibi, played by Swastika Mukherjee, Javed the Golaam, played by Ritwick Chakraborty, flanked by Parno Mittra who plays Rumi...   | Read..

Unions 'help' with college admissions

Student unions continue to meddle in the admission process, thanks to certain steps introduced by many colleges in the city.   | Read..
Actress Rituparna Sengupta, Trinamul MP Dinesh Trivedi and the consul-general of China in Calcutta, Ma Zhanwu, inaugurate a Chinese film festival...   | Read..
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