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'When Modi chants Ram, Ram, the youth chant kaam kaam'

'Who are these people on the streets?''They are youth and students who were hoodwinked, bluffed by Modi for the last seven years, with a promise of 2 crore jobs every year.''And Mamata sings the......

When the IAF trained Pakistani pilots!

Air Commodore Nitin Sathe discovers how the IAF trained Pakistani air force pilots, during the 1971 War, which led to the birth of the Bangladesh air force. IMAGE: An Indian Air Force Chetak......

Archway to history: India Gate turns 100

Here's one for history buffs. After whom is Delhi's iconic shopping centre Connaught Place named? Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught. That was easy. Here's a tough one. Who set the ball rolling......

What's working against Mamata

First, Mamata's pampering of lawless elements masquerading as Trinamool Congress cadres.Second, her promotion of her nephew, Abhishek Banerjee, as a possible successor and the adoption of Prashant......

BJP leader Mukul Roy's 'brother-in-law' joins TMC

A Bharatiya Janata Party leader, who the Trinamool Congress said is a brother-in-law of the saffron party's national vice-president Mukul Roy, rejoined the ruling party of West Bengal on......

With Air India will Pawan Ruia prove to be India's 'turnaround tycoon'?

Pawan Ruia’s Air India bid is another example of faith in his own abilities. Ishita Ayan Dutt reports. Pawan Ruia has finally done it, a beaming Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, then West Bengal......

How AgNext will make Farmers Money

'Our technology is going to help Indian agriculture the way the White Revolution helped milk production.' IMAGE: AgNext founder Taranjeet Singh Bhamra. Photograph: Kind courtesy Taranjeet Singh......

Srikant Datar, 2nd Indian to be named Dean of Harvard Business School

Eminent Indian-origin academician Srikant Datar has been named as Dean of Harvard Business School, succeeding Nitin Nohria and becoming the second consecutive dean hailing from India to lead the......

Court removes Harsh Vardhan Lodha from MP Birla group cos

The court’s directions mean that Lodha immediately ceases to hold all positions in the M P Birla group, including as director in the firms and other positions in the trusts and societies of......

Edtech start-up Eruditus gets funding from Zuckerberg duo

Eruditus runs on a partnership model with top global universities such as MIT, Columbia, Harvard, Cambridge, INSEAD, Wharton, and UC Berkeley, offering courses in coding, data science, fintech,......

Home on Valentine's Day? Watch these Web series!

Are you spending Valentine's Day at home with your loved one? The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic may have lessened, but one still worries about stepping out for a date. Well, the OTT platforms......

Why Iss Raat Ki Subah Nahin is relevant even today

Cinema entertains, exhilarates and enlightens. Its ability to relate and inform the viewer through universal, timeless emotions are what contributes to its legacy, now available more easily than......

Mahipal, the Unsung Superstar of Indian cinema

Mahipal, who worked with actresses like Madhubala and Meena Kumari, established himself as a hero in the mythological genre.Prakash Bhandari salutes the superstar on his birth centenary. IMAGE:......

10 roles that proved Soumitra Chatterjee's versatility

This is an alternate list of 10 screen roles that saw Soumitra Chatterjee, a paragon of gentility, venture beyond his comfort zone and deliver masterclasses of subtlety and depth, lists Saibal......

Bengalis feel we have lost a family member

'He always seemed one of us, part of the great aspiring middle class -- his values, his simplicity, even the intellectual snobbery which he could barely hide,' observes Mousumi Sengupta.......

When luck favoured Viv in India

IMAGE: Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, a true batting legend. Photograph: Viv Richards/Twitter   'I remember the first time we played, we played in Bangalore, and I never forget this... just......

Veteran commentator Bhimani who called tied Test dies

IMAGE: Kishore Bhimani was commentating when Sunil Gavaskar became the first player to reach 10,000 runs in Test cricket, during the drawn match against Pakistan in Ahmedabad in 1987. Photograph:......

How Dada began playing cricket

IMAGE: Sourav Ganguly in a candid interview with Neha Dhupia. Photograph: Kind courtesy Jiosaavn.com "My father was desperate that I played the game. So, to get away from those big piles of books,......

Shami's estranged wife receives death threats, seeks security

IMAGE: Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan says she received death and rape threats on social media. Photograph: PTI Indian cricketer Md Shami's wife Hasin Jahan has filed a petition before the......

Former India footballer Manitombi dies at 39

Former India and Mohun Bagan footballer Manitombi Singh died aged only 39 at his native village near Imphal in Manipur on Sunday.Manitombi was suffering from a prolonged illness and breathed his......
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Minister Himanta

Alarming daily upsurge in Covid cases has become a matter of concern in many states, but Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/no-lockdown-in-assam-now-health-minister-himanta-sarma/articleshow/81176174.cms
Hearing On CBI Plea To Quiz Kolkata's Ex-Top Cop Deferred

The Supreme Court today deferred by two weeks the hearing on CBI's contempt plea against former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar and others... ...

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/saradha-scam-supreme-court-defers-hearing-on-cbi-plea-to-question-kolkatas-former-top-cop-2377102
HC dismisses BJP leader Rakesh Singh's plea

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by the BJP leader Rakesh Singh praying for quashing of a notice by the police to appear... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/calcutta-hc-dismisses-bjp-leader-rakesh-singhs-plea-to-quash-police-notice/articleshow/81174039.cms
JUTA writes to VC on extra workload

Jadavpur University Teachers Association (JUTA) on Monday wrote to vice-chancellor Suranjan Das and sought his intervention to relieve those... ...

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/juta-writes-to-vc-on-extra-workload/articleshow/81159690.cms
Images from Kolkata

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https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/freeze-frame-images-from-kolkata/photostory/81154539.cms

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