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St Xavier's Kolkata Teacher 'Slutshamed', Forced To Quit After Student Looked At Her Swimwear Pics On Insta

St Xavier's Kolkata Teacher 'Slutshamed', Forced To Quit After Student Looked At Her Swimwear Pics On Insta

A 30-year-old teacher was reportedly forced to quit by the university authorities for putting up 'objectionable' posts on her Instagram feed which the college authorities claimed was "besmirching" the reputation of the institution.

10 August 2022
Indian Museum Firing: Injured CISF Officer Discharged From Hospital

Indian Museum Firing: Injured CISF Officer Discharged From Hospital

Indian Museum Firing: CISF Head constable A K Mishra was accused of firing from an AK 47 rifle inside the barrack attached to the over 200-year-old museum...

07 August 2022

Soldier Opens Fire At Kolkata’s Indian Museum, Injuries 2 Colleagues

Kolkata: The CISF jawan used his service weapon to shoot at an assistant sub-inspector and a head constable.

Renowned Singer Nirmala Mishra Dies At 81 After Massive Heart Attack

Renowned Singer Nirmala Mishra Dies At 81 After Massive Heart Attack

Noted Bengali and Odia singer Nirmala Mishra passed away at her residence in Chetla area here in the early hours of Sunday after suffering a massive heart...

01 August 2022

Centre Has Zero-Tolerance For Narcotics: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah said that drugs adversely impact the younger generation, harming it like termites, and stressed that the government was committed to...

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29 July 2022
IndigGo Airlines: Flight Skids Off Runway In Jorhat, Wheels Get Stuck In Outfield

IndigGo Airlines: Flight Skids Off Runway In Jorhat, Wheels Get Stuck In Outfield

According to the official statement, the incident took place of Thursday when the aircraft was taxing out for take off with 98 passengers on board and the...


27 July 2022
TMC vs CBI-ED: Eight Years Of Conflict In Bengal

TMC vs CBI-ED: Eight Years Of Conflict In Bengal

The tussle over the investigation reached an unprecedented height in 2019 when a group of CBI officers attempted to conduct a raid at Kolkata Police...


25 July 2022
Mamata Banerjee Announces International Music Festival In Kolkata In December

Mamata Banerjee Announces International Music Festival In Kolkata In December

West Bengal Chief Minister has announced that the state government will host an international music festival in Kolkata in December.


25 July 2022
India’s First Underwater Train and Deepest Metro Station To Be Operational By 2023

India’s First Underwater Train and Deepest Metro Station To Be Operational By 2023

This is a one-of-a-kind underwater metro train which is built in India and is being compared to Eurostar which joins London and Paris


25 July 2022
Kolkata Receives Light Rain

Kolkata Receives Light Rain

The coastal areas in south Bengal and sub-Himalayan region in the north, however, experienced higher quantum of rainfall till 8.30 AM on Sunday.


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24 July 2022
Amartya Sen's Family Says He Won't Be Able To Receive Bengal Government Award

Amartya Sen's Family Says He Won't Be Able To Receive Bengal Government Award

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's family has said that he will not be able to receive the Bangabibhusan award.


23 July 2022
Jyotiraditya Scindia And Dharmendra Pradhan To Be In Kolkata For 'Pravas' Campaign

Jyotiraditya Scindia And Dharmendra Pradhan To Be In Kolkata For 'Pravas' Campaign

Union ministers Jyotiraditya Scindia and Dharmendra Pradhan are expected to be present in Kolkata and be a part of the BJP's nationwide Pravas campaign.


15 July 2022
Kali As Metaphor: Revisiting Gunter Grass's 'Show Your Tongue'

Kali As Metaphor: Revisiting Gunter Grass's 'Show Your Tongue'

Kali came in his 1988 book, originally a journal of his Kolkata days, as a metaphor reflecting two major themes - shame and terror.


14 July 2022
A Stroll Down The Post-Colonial India Of Political Cartoonists In West Bengal

A Stroll Down The Post-Colonial India Of Political Cartoonists In West Bengal

An exhibition of political cartoons by Bengali artists largely centered on the actions of Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Mohammad Ali Jinnah.


13 July 2022
Step Back In Time At Amkhoi Fossil Park

Step Back In Time At Amkhoi Fossil Park

Add this geological splendour to your Shantiniketan travel bucket list next time you are visiting West Bengal


13 July 2022
West Bengal Logs 2,659 New Covid-19 cases, 5 more deaths

West Bengal Logs 2,659 New Covid-19 cases, 5 more deaths

The state recorded 2,659 fresh cases, 744 more than the previous day’s count, taking the tally to 20,56,285.


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12 July 2022
Prime Minister Unveils Rs 16,800-Cr Projects In Jharkhand

Prime Minister Unveils Rs 16,800-Cr Projects In Jharkhand

The prime minister laid foundation and inaugurated projects worth Rs 16,800 crore, including a 657-acre airport built at a cost of Rs 401 crore.


11 July 2022
Kolkata's Durga Puja Organisers Hopeful Of Grand Celebrations

Kolkata's Durga Puja Organisers Hopeful Of Grand Celebrations

The member of the College Square Sarbojanin Durga Puja says there is a hunch that people will hit the streets in larger numbers  this time. Despite a recent...


13 July 2022
Rain Droplets Can Capture The Stillness Of A Scattered Heart

Rain Droplets Can Capture The Stillness Of A Scattered Heart

As monsoons advance across West Bengal, a poet and artist paints her city, Kolkata, in all its drenched and decadent glory.


10 July 2022
Taapsee Pannu Visits Eden Gardens With Mithali Raj And 'Shabaash Mithu' Director

Taapsee Pannu Visits Eden Gardens With Mithali Raj And 'Shabaash Mithu' Director

'Shabaash Mithu', the biopic of star Indian women's cricketer Mithali Raj, featuring actress Taapsee Pannu will release in cinemas on July 15.


06 July 2022
‘Kali’ Controversy: Shashi Tharoor Says Taken Aback By ‘Attack’ On Mahua Moitra

‘Kali’ Controversy: Shashi Tharoor Says Taken Aback By ‘Attack’ On Mahua Moitra

‘Kali’ Controversy: TMC MP Moitra has stirred a controversy with her remarks that she has every right as ‘an individual to imagine Goddess Kali as a...


06 July 2022
SpiceJet Aircraft Reports 8th Malfunction Incident In 18 Days, DGCA Issues Notice

SpiceJet Aircraft Reports 8th Malfunction Incident In 18 Days, DGCA Issues Notice

China-bound SpiceJet aircraft returned to Kolkata, reporting malfunctioning. This is at least the eighth incident of technical malfunction happening on a...


03 July 2022
Manipur Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 42, Inclement Weather Hampers Search Operation

Manipur Landslide: Death Toll Rises To 42, Inclement Weather Hampers Search Operation

Manipur Landslide: The officials said the bodies of 42 people have been found so far from under the debris, while 20 people are still missing with heavy rains...


30 June 2022
Five Places In West Bengal To See The Ceremonial Rathayatra

Five Places In West Bengal To See The Ceremonial Rathayatra

Within easy driving distance from Kolkata, five towns where you can catch the traditional Jagannath rathayatra (chariot or car festival). This year, the...


20 June 2022
Bengal: Gondalpara Jute Mill To Reopen On July 1

Bengal: Gondalpara Jute Mill To Reopen On July 1

Gondalpara Jute Mill has resumed construction for reopening on 1st July.


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