The suspension of admission to Jadavpur University's self-financed course in journalism following protests by the Students' Federation of India over its fee has prompted many on the campus to question the CPM-backed group's silence on other such courses.
A young man who had a 3.5-foot-long rod go right through his forehead and come out of the back of his skull in a car crash a month ago has recovered enough to give his surgeons the thumbs up and contemplate the odds of surviving a brain injury like this.
Roger Federer's philanthropy spurs Calcuttan Sunita Sigtia as much as the magic of his tennis that takes her to Wimbledon every year to watch him play. Her not-for-profit organisation SiiRF, established 10 months ago, stands for "Some Immensely Inspired Roger (Federer) Fans".
Sudipto Dey's name does not figure on the list of top performers in the CBSE Class X examination, the results of which were announced on Tuesday afternoon. But if merit were to be measured with marks for courage and perseverance, the teenager with an aggregate of 81.4 per cent would be hard to beat.