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Groped on bus, unkindest slur follows

A woman's screams after being groped on a crowded bus were ignored by all co-passengers except a college student who got off and alerted police, leading to the arrest of the accused.
Snehal Sengupta May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Celsius swing unleashes virus

Five-year-old Deep J. Monani had been suffering from severe throat ache and high fever, which did not subside even after taking paracetamol for a couple of days.
Our Bureau May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

3 held for Salt Lake burglary

Four men were arrested on Thursday for allegedly breaking into a house in Salt Lake's AH block and stealing valuables and cash.
Our Bureau May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

3 held for gang rape

A woman has alleged that three men raped her beside the railway tracks near Park Circus station late on Wednesday.
Our Special Correspondent May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Gherao over attendance

At least 100 students of Maharaja Manindra Chandra College gheraoed the principal on Thursday to protest the authorities' decision to bar them from taking the BCom second semester exams.
Our Special Correspondent May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Tunnel exit for machine

The reverse journey for the machines that have dug the twin tunnels of East-West Metro from Howrah Maidan to Esplanade has ended about a month after they had reached the destination.
Sanjay Mandal May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Woman fights back

A young woman chased a 50-year-old cyclist who she claimed had passed lewd remarks at her, caught him and handed him over to cops in Chitpore on Thursday.
Our Special Correspondent May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Woman cries app cab harass

A woman who took an UberPool from her Kasba home to Salt Lake on Wednesday has accused the driver of ending the trip before reaching the destination and touching her while collecting the fare.
A Staff Reporter May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Man in Pocso net

A man was arrested in the Rabindra Sarobar area on Wednesday under the Pocso Act.
Our Special Correspondent May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

Ready for Eden date, by chance or design

Piyush and Subham Jain, engineering students at a private college in Calcutta, have a paper to write for their final semester on Friday. But that won't keep them away from the Eden Gardens, where the Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Debraj Mitra May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

IAS feat after 36 years

The need for more from life prompted Azar Zia to quit a cushy corporate job and attempt the civil services examination. He cracked it with a rank of 97, the highest from Bengal - the third Muslim candidate from the state since Independence and the first in 36 years to become an IAS officer.
Farah Khatoon May 25, 2018 00:00 IST

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