The action followed an HT report -- ‘Govt school students given liquor, shown pornography’ -- published on Sept 14. The People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), a human right organization, in its fact finding report had made the revelation.
Protests are fast gathering in the cyber space to show solidarity with the Park Street rape victim after she was allegedly denied entry at a city restaurant on Saturday.
A third-year student of fine arts section complained to the police against her departmental head for threatening her for taking part in an agitation showing solidarity with the victim.
Former DG (armed police) of West Bengal and Trinamool Congress leader, Rajat Majumdar, was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday evening in connection with the Saradha scam.
The Trinamool Congress on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission accusing BJP President Amit Shah of flouting the election Model Code of Conduct by staying at a government guest house during his campaign for the Assembly by-elections in West Bengal.
Suspicious about the role of BJP behind the CBI probe into the Saradha Ponzi scam, the Trinamool Congress on Sunday said they are keeping a close watch on every move of the agency to ascertain if the ruling party at the Centre had any influence in it.
For Sumita, an employee in one of the offices housed in Chatterjee International Building where a major fire broke out on Monday, the day will always be etched in her memory as she escaped from the clutches of death.
The post mortem report of an alleged gang-rape of a 32-year-old woman in East Midnapore has revealed that there were no signs of external injuries or sexual assault on her body, according to TV reports.
At least 100 people died of malnutrition at the six locked out tea gardens in the area since January this year. Although one of the gardens — Raipur Tea Estate where five people died of hunger in June — has reopened, the fate of the other five, with 4,000 workers, is still uncertain.
TMC supporters attacked and set ablaze the houses of seven BJP supporters in Arambagh of Hooghly district in West Bengal on Sunday night, marking yet another incident in the series of clashes between the ruling party and the BJP. Several people were injured in the clashes.
Desperate to get a foothold in Bengal before the 2016 assembly polls, the BJP would be organising a 'Hilsa festival' to bank in on the fish's popularity in the state for greater public contact.
A hospital with water tanks and aquariums instead of beds — Kolkata is set to have its own fish hospital by mid-2015. The Rs.
1.75-crore project is being funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, under the Union ministry of agriculture.
Police were deployed in large numbers inside the high security Sitamarhi jail on Sunday after big ticket rioting by prisoners and subsequent police firing left several injured.
Police foiled an attempt by prisoners to take control of the divisional jail in Sitamarhi, Bihar late on Saturday night.
Victoria Memorial Hall authorities have brought out two artworks by Salvador Dali, one of the most discussed painters of the 20th century, from their archives, adding a zing to the artscape of Kolkata that will be difficult for any other Indian city to match.