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Fear, confinement and IPS dream for girl who fought rapist Asaram

She dared to raise her voice against sexual assault by Asaram Bapu. Her complaint landed the self-styled godman in jail and led to his conviction but robbed her of the right to an ordinary life.
Subhajoy Roy May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Storm-felled tree kills insurance agent

A 67-year-old man died from injuries after a tree fell on him during Friday's squall.
Our Special Correspondent May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Lady who won't be cowed down

A restaurant specialising in beef has become the talk of town at a time when meat trolls have been beefing up their act at every chance.
Debraj Mitra May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Leg crushed in risky move

A man had his leg crushed when he fell trying to get off a moving bus in the Sector V area on Saturday.
Our Bureau May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Colleges stare at Rs 2cr miss

At least 118 state-aided colleges eligible for Rs 2 crore each under the Centre's Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan are worried of not getting the grant because of poor teacher-student ratio.
Mita Mukherjee May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Army pitches tents in school

Army officers from the Barrackpore Cantonment overseeing defence estates pitched tents on the Modern English Academy school premises on Saturday evening.
Our Bureau May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Civic cop found murdered

A civic volunteer of New Town police station was found murdered at her home in Kaikhali on Friday night and her husband injured and tied to a chair.
Our Special Correspondent May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Five trees to 'make way' for gate

Five trees will be felled in Lake Town's Block A to fix a gate to the Milan Sangha ground as part of a South Dum Dum Municipality project.
A Staff Reporter May 20, 2018 00:00 IST

City crippled in squall rerun

Winds blowing at a top speed of 92kmph along with heavy rainfall uprooted at least 25 trees in the city on Friday afternoon, blocking several arteries and bringing traffic to a halt for hours.
Our Bureau May 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Probe into English score gripe

The ICSE council has said it will conduct an investigation before responding to allegations that the English scores of Class X examinees across schools were lower than what many of them deserved.
Mita Mukherjee May 19, 2018 00:00 IST

Women line up to learn self-defence

More than 350 women have enrolled for Tejaswini, Calcutta police's five-day self-defence workshop that kicks off on Saturday.
Monalisa Chaudhuri May 19, 2018 00:00 IST

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