West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

Kalimpong woman dies on train

Ranjit Tamang had pulled the emergency chain of the Shramik Special train a couple of times, frantically looked for railway personnel and tried to search for the train’s location on the internet, bu...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

State government glare on toy train death

The Bengal government will speak to the railway authorities to know what exactly led to last week’s death of Pradip Saxena, a tourist from Rishra in Hooghly, during a toy train ride near Darjeeling....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Patient ‘falls’ to death in Siliguri

A patient died after falling from the window of a washroom on the fourth floor a private nursing home at Kawakhali in Siliguri on Monday.Police suspect that Ramanath Karati, 40, might have committed s...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 18.12.19

4 convicted of 2008 blasts

A special court in Jaipur on Wednesday convicted four persons of perpetrating the 2008 serial blasts in the city in which nearly 70 people were killed and 185 injured.Another accused was acquitted for...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.19

Techie found dead in Kestopur canal

A 25-year-old engineer of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) who had been transferred out of Calcutta at least three months ago was found dead in the Kestopur canal, near Mahisbathan, on Tuesday, police ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


India  /  Published 17.12.19

Nirbhaya: CJI recuses from hearing convict's review plea

Chief Justice S. A. Bobde recused himself on Tuesday from hearing the plea of convict Akshay Kumar Singh seeking review of the 2017 apex court judgment upholding his death penalty in the Nirbhaya gang...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.12.19

Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death

Pakistan's former dictator Pervez Musharraf was on Tuesday sentenced to death in the high treason case by a special court in Islamabad, becoming the first military ruler to receive the capital punishm...
By PTI in Islamabad

India  /  Published 30.09.19

MP Swachh train travel call to PM Narendra Modi

A CPI Rajya Sabha member from Kerala has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel through north India on a train to understand how widespread open defecation still is before declaring India free o...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Books  /  Published 04.02.19

My creed is that I don’t lie: Aatish Taseer

Right from his first book in 2009, New York-based author and journalist Aatish Taseer has been the toast of literary circles for his prose style, as much as he has been the subject of abuse for his co...
By Anannya Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.20

Blast at illegal cracker unit kills four

A blast ripped through an illegal firework manufacturing unit at a village near here on Friday morning, killing four workers and damaging several homes and trees nearby. The brick-walled factory with ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati


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