The police have started a manhunt for a French tourist accused of sexually abusing children in Odisha’s Puri district, officials said today.
Two policemen were killed after Maoists fired upon a police party following an ambush in Odisha’s Nuapada district, police said today.
A few hours after his arrest, Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh posted 12 names on his Facebook wall -- a list that included chief minister Mamata Banerjee and other party heavyweights -- puzzling the police almost as much as he delighted the opposition.
In a move to protect whistle-blowers in the country, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ruled that a petition under the Right to Information (RTI) Act can be made by using only a post box number without giving the name and address.
Babul Gupta has set himself a routine as soon as the day dawns, he sets out to visit tents set up for flood victims like him. In the last two weeks, he has moved from one camp to another, but for nothing, report Chitrangada Choudhury and Arun Kumar.
After a brief and uneasy lull, violence returned to Kandhamal district of south Orissa when about 500 people attacked a police outpost and shot dead a policeman, reports Soumyajit Pattnaik.
Mamata Banerjee reminded the government and the Tatas that the movement for 400 acres at Singur was only suspended for the time being, not withdrawn, reports Drimi Chaudhuri.
A class V student in Bihar’s East Champaran district was allegedly beaten up so badly by his school principal and teachers that he died within a few hours. RN Sinha reports.
Three weeks on, scores of villagers refuse to move out of their flooded villages into relief camps for fear of their cattle dying, even as the rescue team put their masks blocking out the stench of dead livestock rising from the waters. Chitrangada Choudhury
It is 3 weeks to Bihar's great flood now. But a laggard state has no relief in place for hapless refugees hunting for their missing kin. Chitrangada Choudhury & Arun Kumar report.
The renewed threat of a greater agitation by Mamata Banerjee has put a bigger question mark on the Tatas’ small car project in Singur. Special Coverage
A fast track court convicted five people in connection with the sensational murder of eminent History professor Papiya Ghosh and her servant in Dec 2006. Ramashankar reports.
The CBI files a petition in a district court seeking clearance to re-open probe into the theft of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel medallion and other treasures.
Assailing Bihar's NDA government for scanty relief, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad demands that relief operations for the flood victims be handed over to the Army.
With the breach in the Kosi’s embankment on August 17, Nitish Kumar’s extended honeymoon with the people of Bihar ended abruptly. Mammen Mathew examines.