India  /  Published 28.01.20

2012 gang rape convict alleges “non application of mind”

The Supreme Court Tuesday questioned one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, as to how he can allege “non application of mind” by the President in rejecting h...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.03.19

Call for vigilance on tea wage days

Families affected by the hooch tragedy want the Assam government to ensure patrolling by police in tea garden areas on days the workers get their weekly wages, to check supply and sale of spurious li...
By Umanand Jaiswal

World  /  Published 25.01.20

2 die after Myanmar troops shell Rohingya village

Two women, one pregnant, were killed and seven other people injured after Myanmar troops shelled a Rohingya village on Saturday, according to a lawmaker and a villager, two days after the UN’s highe...
By Reuters in Yangon

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

Lamp-post crash kills child

A five-year-old child, who came to the city with his family from Bihar on Monday morning to attend a relative’s wedding in Ekbalpore, died after a lamp post crashed on him on Monday afternoon.The ch...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.02.19

Congress and Akhil Gogoi target excise minister

The Assam unit of the Congress and the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Saturday demanded excise minister Parimal Suklabaidya’s resignation, holding him and the BJP-led state government respon...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 22.02.19

Hooch toll in Assam tea garden mounts to 27

The hooch tragedy in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district has claimed over 27 lives, while the unofficial death toll stands at 30.The incident occurred at the Halmira tea estate, owned by the Newar Group...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.20

Park gate crash kills 11-year-old

By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.01.20

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear convict's plea

The Supreme Court will hear on January 20 a plea of a death row convict in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case against a Delhi High Court order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile at the time o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

One did not expect the West Indies to cave in so easily

Sir — Virat Kohli and his team should be congratulated for their victory in the World Cup match against the West Indies in Manchester. The Indian batsmen did struggle to tackle the line and length e...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

Everest deaths are due to human error

Twenty one mountaineers have lost their lives this spring. The toll is much higher than that of previous years. Significantly, out of these 21 climbers, 12 were on an Everest expedition, four were cli...
By Basanta Singha Roy


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