The Telegraph
Friday , October 7 , 2016
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.40°C (+1)
Max : 33.50°C (+0)
Rainfall : 0.20 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 88.00% Min : 62.00%
Sunrise : 5:30 AM
Sunset : 5:18 PM
Generally cloudy sky. Rain or thundershower likely in some areas.

Govt files affidavit in SC opposing triple talaq, polygamy among Muslims

Oct 7, 2016
For the first time in India's constitutional history, the Union government on Friday opposed in the Supreme Court the practice of triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims and...   | Read..

Do not precipitate matters, SC tells BCCI; next hearing on Oct 17

Oct 7, 2016
The Board of Control for Cricket in India should not disburse any funds to state cricket bodies till they agree to the reforms specified by the Lodha Committee, the Supreme...   | Read..

Peace Nobel for Colombia's Santos

Oct 7, 2016
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end a 52-year-old war with Marxist rebels, a surpise choice after...   | Read..

Blair hints at return to frontline politics to save Brexit Britain

Oct 7, 2016
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair could return to a frontline role in British politics to try to prevent Theresa May's Conservative Party from destroying the country with a...   | Read..

SC stays Patna HC order quashing Bihar prohibition law

Oct 7, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the operation of the Patna High Court judgment quashing the Bihar government's law banning sale and consumption of all types of liquor in...   | Read..
Don't do dalali: Rahul
Quote of the day

I don't love. I don't hate


on being too close to Russian President Vladimir Putin

   Durga Puja Special
   Anandabazar Patrika
   T2 Online
Nation RSS
India flags 'danger' of China's terror stand
India today accused China of "sending a dangerous message" by blocking its bid to obtain U...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Your Mahasashthi Map
The sky will be generally cloudy with possibility of 30-minute spells of light rain on Sashthi, Sapt...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Delhi rejects minority port role
The Centre has turned down Bengal's offer of a minority control in the proposed Tajpur port in East ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Festive cheer begins 
An extended holiday starting this weekend awaits residents.   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Guns & Puja at zamindar home
they fire a gun in the air at the juncture of Ashtami and Navami.   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Surgically yours
A week after India announced the success of its "surgical strikes" against terrorist launc...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
BCCI not in a position to give an undertaking
Thursday's proceedings in the Supreme Court have raised the strong possibility of organised cricket ...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Spot-fixing journalist faces jail
The Pakistani-origin journalist known as the "Fake Sheikh", who claims his sting operation...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Spectrum auction wide of target
India's biggest-ever spectrum auction ended today with the government earning only Rs 65,789 crore, ...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
As one of the biggest annual carnivals begin on Friday, here’s The Telegraph ready r...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Himanta talks of bill benefit
Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said granting Indian citizenship to Hindu migrants from Ban...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Lines fade on risky roads
The Beatles would have had trouble finding a proper zebra crossing if they wanted to shoot the cover...   | Read..