West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.22

472 fresh Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Friday reported 472 Covid-19 infections, 775 recoveries and three deaths. The state has at present 6,132 patients — 5,938 in home isolation and 194 at hospitals.According to a state g...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.22

MBBS student missing, suicide suspected

Khwaj Ahmed, a first-year MBBS student of North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri, has gone missing since Wednesday and it is suspected that the 22-year old from Uttar Pradesh committed ...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 13.08.22

Pavan Varma quits TMC

He had joined the Trinamul in November 2021 and had been appointed national vice-president a month later. He had been associated with the JDU since 2014 when he had a short Rajya Sabha stint after whi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.22

CBI probe into teacher transfer stayed by HC

A division bench of Calcutta High Court’s circuit bench in Jalpaiguri on Friday issued an interim stay on an order passed by a single bench that had directed the CBI to probe into an allegation ...
By Tapas Ghosh and Our Jalpaiguri Correspondent in Jalpaiguri/Calcutta

Events  /  Published 12.08.22

Look back in wonder: Industry stalwarts discuss Indian Independence and aftermath

“I was an eight-year-old boy on that day in 1947. Perched atop my dad’s shoulders, I saw the Union Jack going down and the National Flag going up. There were hundreds and thousands of peop...
By Subhadrika Sen


News  /  Published 12.08.22

Teachers & researchers demand significant funding for scientific research and education

The 'India March for Science’ was organised by the scientific community in protest against alleged attempts to inculcate belief-based and myth-based thinking in modern-day curriculum ...

News  /  Published 12.08.22

‘Trafficked’ teenager from South 24-Parganas rescued in Kerala

A missed call led to the alleged trafficking of a girl from South 24-Parganas in May this year. The 16-year-old was rescued from a house in Mallapuram in Kerala on August 6. The alleged traffick...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.08.22

CBI gets custody of accused duo in SSC hiring scam

An investigator said old records had been “deliberately wiped off” to remove the trail of crime. Sinha and Saha have been charged with issuing fake recommendation letters to undeserving c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Books  /  Published 12.08.22

Memory, narrative and hope

Book: In The Language Of Remembering: The Inheritance Of Partition Author: Aanchal Malhotra Publisher: HarperCollins Price: Rs. 799 Deliberating on the difficulty in gaining access to personal mem...
By Urmi Bhattacharyya

India  /  Published 12.08.22

2B-stung BJP eyes new states

The BJP has started looking for new areas to make up for the possible loss of Lok Sabha seats in two prominent eastern states — Bihar and Bengal — according to party insiders. Bengal had ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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