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Bengal's shame: baby-sale boom

The baby-sale racket in Bengal is being fed by a vicious cycle of poverty, rampant women and girl trafficking, unwanted pregnancies and historically lax vigilance.   | Read..
 

Doctors held for duplicity

Two more doctors have been arrested in the crackdown on infant trafficking, one of them for allegedly conspiring to replace a couple's healthy newborn with a dead baby at a...   | Read..
 

Seat-for-cash letter faces forgery test

Manju Rathi, the 45-year-old mother of two under investigation for allegedly selling seats in top Calcutta schools, fell foul of the parent who got her arrested after...   | Read..
 

Cloud on chill

A cyclone near the Tamil Nadu coast is pushing the mercury up in Calcutta.   | Read..
 

Partha rap on Panja

Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Wednesday that only the chief minister would speak in public on behalf of the government on the baby-sale racket, a statement that comes...   | Read..
 

End of retired teachers' tenure

Some 60 retired "exceptional" professors who had been re-employed won't get further extension following an order issued by the government on Wednesday.   | Read..
 

Customers ransack Howrah bank, ATM

Customers who had stood in a queue for hours to withdraw money ransacked the Liluah branch of a bank and an ATM on Wednesday after they were told that the cash had not...   | Read..
 

Banks brace for demand surge

The queues in front of banks are feared to lengthen manifold on Thursday - the first working day of the month - but bank employees fear the cash supply might fall short of...   | Read..
 

Mobile number must for vehicle registration

The process of buying a vehicle will now remain incomplete without the registered owner's mobile phone number.   | Read..
 

JU teacher killed in Bihar crash

Jadavpur University professor Tuhinadri Sen, who was travelling to Patna airport on a student's bike after a seminar, was killed when a truck hit them from behind.   | Read..
 

Tales of a past perfect 

Students deliberate on ideas at Future Faces: A Heritage Conclave, a part The Future of the Past Season 2, in association with The Telegraph, at Future Media...   | Read..
 

One Indian guy & his formula for success

One could say Chetan Bhagat — with 15 million books in print and Rs 800cr at the Bollywood box office — is “one Indian guy” who knows a...   | Read..
 
Alliance Francaise du Bengale and St. Paul's Cathedral presented Choir of Sartene, partnered by The Telegraph, on Wednesday. The polyphonic...   | Read..
 
 
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