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Odisha MLA, wife harvest paddy on festive break

While others of his ilk appear to be on an extended vacation on account of Durga Puja and Diwali, Nityananda G...

175 trucks with wheat seized

Customs authorities over the last few weeks have seized 175 trucks laden with wheat packed in gunny bags with ...
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Electric shock kills three kids

Three children who were taking part in a religious procession were electrocuted  and 15 were injured in I...

Nitish attacks Lalu on women's issues

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday attacked Opposition party RJD by appealing to people to not "...

CRPF 12 hurt as driver tries to save goat

As many as 12 CRPF personnel were injured, five of them critically, when a truck taking them to Nimiaghat in B...

Hard campaign for legacy seats

As the campaign for bypolls for Dumka and Bermo Assembly seats heading towards its end on Monday evening, the ...

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Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.19

Rape protests: the young seethe, seniors call for introspection

Public outrage over the gut-churning incidents of gang-rape in Hyderabad and Ranchi have reached the steel city with students and artistes taking out marches and demanding stricter laws against the pe...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

Paused: new cable TV tariff system

The national telecom regulator has put on hold the new cable television tariff model that was to take effect at midnight on Friday amid confusion and conspiracy theories surrounding the process of mig...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Rally on ST tag, Bharat Ratna

An apolitical organisation of Gorkhas organised a procession here on Sunday to demand Scheduled Tribe status for 11 hill communities, Bharat Ratna for Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and implementation of reser...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Lorry rams into bridge barrier

A lorry loaded with coal crashed into a height barrier on the approach to the Tallah bridge from Chiria More early on Sunday.Height barriers have been installed on both sides of the north Calcutta bri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

TMC seeks to keep tempo against NRC

The Trinamul Congress has decided to continue with its campaign against the NRC and play the development card to stem the erosion of the party’s support base, bolstered by its victory in three Assem...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri/Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Husband held for suicide abetment

The husband of Alokparna Mitra, the 50-year-old mental health professional who died of burns on Friday, was arrested on Sunday.Officers of Survey Park police station rounded up Shoumick Mitra from the...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Golay takes oath as Sikkim CM again

Sikkim Krantikari Morcha president P.S. Tamang (Golay) was sworn in anew as the chief minister in New Delhi on Saturday night, but the surprise exercise raised questions on the need for him to take oa...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

What’s a birthday? A school teaches

The teacher had just explained to Class IV that Christmas was the birthday of Jesus Christ when a boy’s question left him stunned.“What’s a birthday?” little Sajal Mardunnya asked.This was how...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Guns silent, job clamour rises

A decade ago, Saranda, Asia’s largest sal forest in Manoharpur Assembly seat, around 175km southeast of Jamshedpur, trembled under the boots of Maoists. Now, guns are largely silent in Manoharpur As...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Poll officials BJP men, says Congman

Congress candidate K.N. Tripathi, who shot into limelight on the first day of polling Saturday by whipping out a gun at a booth for “self-defence”, sat on an overnight dharna outside the collector...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj


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