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Ground Zero report: How Bangladeshis infiltrate into India

The Ichhamati river. On the opposite bank is Bangladesh Taki in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district is the last Indian outpost on the border with Bangladesh. It is one of hotspots for......

Of clubbing and 'half policing' in Mamata's Bengal

Mayank Mishra reports on how the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal has been extending patronage to the ruling party cadre. "Why should I be afraid of anyone? Gunmen move around with me......

'I get to see my wife only twice or thrice a year'

In a special series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Tapeshwar Ram, who has hand-pulled a rickshaw on the streets of Kolkata for 30 years. He works 7 days a week......

Politics at play? Non-BJP ruled states' floats go MIA at R-Day

The float from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state -- Gujarat -- at the Republic Day parade. Photograph: PTI photo Majority of non-Bharatiya Janata Party ruled states like Bihar, West......

What went on inside Bengal's house of terror?

Rediff.com's Indrani Roy digs up chilling details of the ongoing investigation into the Bardhaman blast case, which has exposed the militant network that had been operating in West Bengal since......

Saradha scam: Where has all the money gone?

It was a multi-million rupee scam whose extent and reach are still being unravelled, so why did the chief of the scam-tainted Saradha group Sudipta Sen plead that he was unable to pay Rs 30,000 as......

New hotels open ahead of festive cheer

Since the start of October at least four new hotel properties have opened in leisure and business tourist destinations like Tamil Nadu and Goa adding more than 400 branded rooms with another 260......

How rural jobs have left Gods in the lurch

Down the narrow lanes of Kumartuli, the ancient potters' district in Kolkata, the government's flagship employment programme is leaving the gods bereft of their makers. The successful......

Longest river cruise & a Himalayan break

The Assam Bengal Navigation Company, an Indo-British joint venture that operates the 300-km long river cruise on the Brahmaputra in Assam, has adopted a two-fold strategy to lure more inbound......

Paper lotteries lose out to online jackpots

Sales of paper lotteries declined at least 40 per cent during the first 10 days of festive season. Paras Mody is a lottery ticket agent in south Mumbai. He says that he had to cut costs by sacking......

Exclusive! Saving the Apu Trilogy

The journey of the digitally restored version of The Apu Trilogy is packed with dark stories and years of near detective work by those determined to preserve some of Satyajit Ray's finest works.......

For the love of theatre

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Lyricist Gulzar extends a hand for Shashi Kapoor as both arrive to attend the 10th anniversary celebrations of Essay Communications is a......

Bollywood prays for Japan

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Japan's earthquake-tsunami tragedy hasn't gone unnoticed in tinsel town; the......

Meet the creator of Aval Peyar Tamilarasi

Meera Kathiravan's first film Aval Peyar Tamilarasi -- produced by Moserbaer -- made headlines when it was appreciated at the Dubai Film Festival. Before the Tamil film releases in theatres......

Arthur J Pais' Oscar nominee wishlist for 2010

What I love about Hollywood and the Oscars is that there is room for all kinds of movies, the behemoths as well as hole-in-the-wall kind of films. Though the list for the best picture......

Once a boxing champ, he now cleans drains for a living

Once a boxing champion, life has dealt Krishna Routh a severe blow. Payal Mohanka chronicles the plight of an achiever and the apathy of a disinterested administration. IMAGE: Former pugilist......
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Exquisite blend

Whenever one wonders about the scenic beauty of North Bengal, the only aspect that strikes the mind of visitors are the beautiful landscapes, the... ...

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Minorities keep faith in Mamata

Calcutta, May 20: The Trinamul Congress has won 104 of the 125 Assembly seats that have a considerable presence of minorities, bettering its 2011... ...

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Canada wildfire shifts north, oil sands camps warned to evacuate

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Conditions favourable for advance of SW Monsoon over Andaman Sea

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Tough contest as Kerala votes today

Live updates: 9.02 a.m.: Kannur district records 10 per cent polling at 9 a.m. Initial reports put voter turnout in Ernakulam at 7.50 per cent... ...

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