Guard abused kids before: Teachers

The guard of a girls' school in Alipore arrested in connection with a Class I student's sexual harassment had been accused of the same offence in the past, teachers have claimed.
Our Bureau Mar 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Assault surge on women

A global epidemic of violence against women and lack of empathy were in focus at a conference of academicians, social scientists and psychoanalysts on Friday.
Chandreyee Ghose Mar 10, 2018 00:00 IST

3 HC judges to take oath

Three advocates will be sworn in as Calcutta High Court judges on Monday, the inductions coming in the middle of a ceasework by lawyers to fill up vacant judges' posts.
OUR LEGAL REPORTER Mar 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Mamata calls for race restraint

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday urged youths on bikes and cars not to race each other.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 10, 2018 00:00 IST

VC search on fast track

The search committee for the first vice-chancellor of Biswa Bangla University has three weeks to recommend names for the post.
Subhankar Chowdhury Mar 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Their dream soars into the air

The nearest airport from her picturesque village in Manipur is a five-and-a-half hours drive. The first time she saw an airport was when she was 18.
Sanjay Mandal Mar 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Child's wish gets wings

Anupreet Kaur's house is adjacent to the Amritsar airport and one of her childhood delights was to see from her terrace aeroplanes landing and taking off.
Sanjay Mandal Mar 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Eye should travel unhindered

In his illustrious career that was crowned on Wednesday night with the 2018 Pritzker Prize, Balkrishna Doshi has left two footprints in Calcutta - Udayan, The Condoville, and Upohar, The Condoville - both on the Bypass, near Santoshpur.
Sudeshna banerjee Mar 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Car crashes into goods vehicle rods

A man driving a Baleno was critically injured after he rammed into iron rods and pipes jutting out of a stationary mini-truck at a signal in front of Don Bosco School around 6am on Thursday.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Rod horror in park circus

The smashed windscreen of a Baleno that rammed into iron rods (below) jutting out of a goods carrier on Suhrawardy Avenue in Park Circus on Thursday morning. Akbar Ali, 50, who was at the wheel of the car, fractured his skull and suffered several other injuries.
Mar 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Govt school guard in child abuse net

Police arrested a guard of a government girls' school in Alipore on Thursday after a Class I student's parents alleged he had lured her with a chocolate and sexually harassed her.
Our Bureau Mar 09, 2018 00:00 IST


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