World  /  Published 27.08.19

Remembering Mountbatten 40 years after murder

India was the first country in the world to lower its flags on August 27, 1979, when the news came through from a small village in Ireland that Lord Mountbatten had been assassinated by the IRA (Irish...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

Shameful attempt to derail US-Taliban talks

Sir — The news of the massive explosion in Kabul on Saturday, in which at least 63 people were killed and more than 182 injured, was shocking (“Kabul wedding hall blast kills 63”, Aug 19). ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.18

8-year-old cremated, mother critical

The mother of the eight-year-old boy who died in an explosion in Nagerbazar on Tuesday, continues to be under observation at SSKM Hospital and critical.Sita Ghosh and her younger son, Bibhas, were adm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.18

Sweet shop suffers double blow

By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.18

Site does not suggest terror link: Officers

The CID on Wednesday started investigating how the bomb that killed a child in Kazipara and injured several people on Tuesday found its way to the ground floor of a four-storey building.It appear...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.19

Blast near police camp in Birbhum

A blast ripped through an abandoned one-storey government building near here early on Thursday morning, just a shout away from a police camp set up a year ago to monitor illegal stockpile of explosive...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Labhpur

North East  /  Published 09.06.19

One Guwahati blast suspect held from Dibrugarh

Police arrested Prakash Rajkonwar alias Chao Naam Ti Lao, 65, from Milan Nagar, Dibrugarh, on suspicion of his involvement in the May 15 Guwahati blast.Eleven persons, including two SSB jawans, were i...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

Modi's reaction to Thakur's remark: comic irony

Terrorism has a habit of turning round and biting its handlers. Not that the prime minister has been bitten too hard, but Pragya Singh Thakur’s assertion that Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi’s kill...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

If the US declares giraffes endangered does it matter?

Sir — The United States of America could soon declare giraffes an endangered species. But will that help the cause of these gentle giants, who, scientists believe, are undergoing a silent extinction...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

Sunny Deol follows in his father's footsteps

Sir — Indian tradition glorifies the obedient son. Is that why the actor, Sunny Deol, chose to walk in the footsteps of his father, Dharmendra, and decided to lend muscle to the Bharatiya Janata Par...
By The Telegraph in


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