The Telegraph
Saturday , July 8 , 2017

Twin traps of rain and tide

Heavy rain for more than two hours and high tide in the Hooghly today combined to cause waterlogging of the scale Calcutta has not had in at least a couple of years.   | Read..

After arrest, career cry

Actor Vikram Chatterjee, arrested a little past midnight on Thursday in connection with the car crash that killed model Sonika Singh Chauhan, broke down in police custody...   | Read..

Quarter of July rain in one hour

Central Calcutta received 101mm of rain in just one hour this morning, which was around a quarter of the city's average rainfall in July.   | Read..

Downpour spells snarls

Time taken to drive from Science City to the Park Circus seven-point crossing along James Haldane Avenue on Friday afternoon   | Read..

Success: past, present & future

The seeds of Lakshmi Niwas Mittal's success as a steel baron were probably sown during his days as a student of St. Xavier's College, Calcutta.   | Read..

Power lessons from an old boy

He flew down from London to witness his alma mater spread its wings. The inauguration ceremony of St. Xavier's University in Rajarhat wrapped up, industrialist L.N. Mittal...   | Read..

The sequel unfolds...

St. Xavier’s University chancellor  Father Jeyaraj Veluswamy, vice-chancellor Father Felix Raj, education minister Partha Chatterjee, chief minister Mamata...   | Read..

Road closed for East-West

One of the busiest stretches in Calcutta has been closed to traffic and as many as 159 residents have temporarily relocated to facilitate the construction of an underground...   | Read..

Hotel staff in rape net

Police arrested an employee of a New Town hotel today on the charge of raping an intern.   | Read..

Headmaster recruit rule in court

The high court today admitted a petition moved by assistant teachers of various secondary and Higher Secondary schools challenging the school service commission's policy...   | Read..

Revoke seat plan: Partha

Education minister Partha Chatterjee has asked Calcutta University to revoke its decision to increase the number of seats of 12 colleges because of their infrastructure...   | Read..

ICSE schools seek govt help

Several ICSE school principals met education minister Partha Chatterjee this afternoon to convey their disapproval of the proposed tests for students of classes V and VIII.   | Read..

No-water alert

The entire north and central Calcutta and parts of south Calcutta will not receive any water from 9.30am tomorrow till Sunday morning because of technical work at the Palta...   | Read..
Friday may have rained on your weekend parade but there was one visitor who "loved" the downpour - designer Manish Malhotra. In town on...   | Read..
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