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 ...

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 ...

India  /  Published 30.11.19

19 years of waiting, watching a dream turn to rust

When cable-makers Incab Industries limited finally shut its plant, B.S. Mandal, then an employee with its transport department, wasn’t shocked. He knew that the company was in trouble for the better...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.11.19

Tabrez in vote pitch

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, campaigning from Jamshedpur West on Saturday, raked up mob lynch victim Tabrez Ansari. Addressing a crowd of over 7,000, mostly from the minority community, at Gandhi Mai...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 25.12.18

Xmas cheer runs across North East

People across Meghalaya on Tuesday celebrated Christmas by attending church services, offering prayers, exchanging gifts and participating in community feasts.Since morning, priests and pastors presid...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.12.18

Beautiful minds canvass for a cause

From women empowerment, human behaviour to Indian mythology, over 50 paintings with strong social messages have been put on display at Off the Wall art gallery in Sakchi.Twenty-three artists from Calc...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Fort Feringhee

Four centuries ago, the settlements along the Hugli river or Hooghly as it is called now — a branch of the mighty Ganges — attracted maritime traders from as many as five European nations, turning...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.11.19

Booth shifts on rebel turf

As many as 71 booths in Latehar and Palamau districts have been relocated to thwart any disruptive plan by Maoists during the first phase of polling on Saturday. A press release issued by the Latehar ...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

In Bengal BJP, stirrings of NRC doubt

The Bengal BJP appeared in disarray a day after the 0-3 bypoll drubbing, with senior leader and Netaji family member Chandra Bose calling for “cleansing the party system” and devising a “strateg...
By Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

CCTVs nail snatchers

Three men on a motorcycle had snatched a purse containing Rs 60,000 from a woman waiting for an app cab at Maniktala last Sunday, she had alleged in her police complaint. The three were arrested on Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Stall for Visva-Bharati ex-students at Poush Mela

Three former Visva-Bharati students from Calcutta and the US have started a stall at this year’s Poush Mela for former students to sit, sing, chat, release books and display their artwork.Koushik Mu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Chilled-out Christmas in Calcutta

The warmth of Yuletide cheer blanketing Calcutta contrasted with the coldest Christmas Eve in five years as the Celsius dipped to 13 degrees Celsius, a notch lower than the 30-year mean, and stayed on...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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