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PHOTOS: Bengal flood situation turns grim, 1.19 lakh people affected

The waterlogged railway tracks at Sealdah Station in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Photo Flood situation in south Bengal turned grim on Saturday with 1.19 lakh people taking shelter in relief camps in......

Cyclone Komen: Bengal, Odisha brace for impact

People wade through a flooded locality in West Midnapore district, West Bengal. Photograph: PTI Photo The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall......

9 hurt, several rendered homeless as storm hits West Bengal

Over 200 houses were damaged, scores of people were rendered homeless and nine persons were injured as storms lashed pockets of three districts of West Bengal since last night, reports from the......

'We will win again in 2016,' Mamata says

Stating that people have the final say in a democracy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party Trinamool Congress would win next year's assembly election riding on the......

11 killed in explosion in illegal cracker factory in West Bengal

Eleven people were charred to death and four others injured in an explosion in an illegal firecracker unit at Pingla in West Midnapore district. "Eleven charred bodies have been recovered so far.......

Why attack Ratan Tata for criticising Bengal's flaws

Mitra's stout and vociferous protest to what most see as Tata's meandering and even affectionate critique has taken people by surprise, says Malavika Sangghvi. Will the war of words between......

Jindal Steel betrays Salboni's poor farmers

JSW Bengal Steel, which was supposed to change the lives of people in the region, has been stuck for years with both the govt and JSW accusing each other for the delay. In early June, a crowd......

Mamata demands roll-back of rail fare hike

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded roll-back of the "unprecedented, anti-people" rail fare hike considering the problems faced by common people. Making a statement......

Govt to help 1,200 media people who lost their jobs in Bengal

A day after about 1,200 media persons from Saradha Group media entities lost their jobs in West Bengal, the state government extended a helping hand. On Wednesday, government officials are set to......

What ails Bengal's economy

Migration-causing vacuum in entrepreneurship continues to gnaw at the vitals of the state’s economy Industrial reverses that West Bengal suffered in the 1960s due to a lethal combination of......

Moon Moon Sen: It's a myth that Suchitra Sen didn't meet people

'One reason why Suchitra Sen quit acting in the 1970s was the mediocrity that overtook Bengali cinema.' 'Many of the directors she knew well and felt comfortable working with passed away. The......

'I didn't sleep the entire night after I won India's Got Talent'

'I was screaming at the top of my voice when my name was announced because I couldn’t believe it,' Manik Paul tells Rajul Hegde. Kolkata boy Manik Paul, 23, has been declared the winner of......

Vidya Balan: One hit film and things will change for me again

'If an actor gives a flop, then the standing of that person changes within the industry, but the audience always welcomes them with open arms.' Vidya Balan *really* wants her new film Hamari Adhuri......

FIFA-AIFF football development program in seven Indian states

Dr Shaji Prabhakaran (left), Regional Development Officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, and WIFA Chief Executive Officer Henry Menezes interact with media persons during AIFF Strategic Plan......
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Countering the post-colonial approach

The study of colonialism and its impact on women's literature in Assam is no longer an interesting subject. Whatever may be the blessings of... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/countering-the-post-colonial-approach/79581.html
Straight out of a comic book

Once considered scrap that could easily cause brain rot, comics are now thought of as hip, hot and smart. Even traditional authors in Bengal are... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/straight-out-of-a-comic-book/79587.html
The Elephant King

I have read dozens and dozens of books on shikar and the wildlife of India, dating from the middle of the 19th century to last year, and while many... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/the-elephant-king/79597.html
In a wild wonderland

Given the city-centric times we live in, there's this offbeat two-acre place in Badu within Madhyamgram where Dipak Mitra has been running a snake... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/in-a-wild-wonderland/79598.html
Sonia, Rahul ask Manipur government to ensure speedy relief to landslide victims

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi tonight deep sorrow at the loss of lives in the landslide in Manipur and asked the... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/politics/national/sonia-rahul-asks-manipur-govt-to-ensure-relief-landslide-victims-31414.html

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