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9 hrs ago | The Telegraph
CU colleges in Howrah will go to the polls on January 21, and those in Hooghly and South 24-Parganas on January 28. Elections on the six CU campuses will be held on January 18. The poll dates were finalised at a meeting of officers from Calcutta, Howrah, Hooghly and South 24-Parganas police and senior officials of CU on Thursday.
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13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
Kolkata, Dec 5 : The Anglo-Indians' biggest strength is their ability to fit in and integrate with the local populace, Michael Shane Calvert, the community's nominated representative in West Bengal legislative assembly, has said.
Like everyone in India with any sort of platform for 'opinionating', and we all know how many forums exist for that urban colloquial term these days, I have a view on the Think/Tejpal debacle.
New Delhi, Dec. 3: An academic and a former IAS officer have urged the Chief Justice of India to take the initiative to get an FIR registered on the basis of the sexual harassment complaint by a law intern.
Priti Patel, a Tory MP who remained close by David Cameron's side in Calcutta, said about Mamata Banerjee: 'She is quite a lady... a tour de force.... incredibly welcoming, warm and engaging....' Priti said it was the PM who decided to stop by Howrah Bridge and get out and see some of the architecture.
The violence and political unrest in one of Asia's more popular holiday destinations - and an old favourite of the travel-happy Calcuttan - have led to many tourists cutting short their stay there or heading for other parts of Thailand.
On December 8, several hundred fellow Calcuttans will walk for the women in their lives.
Indian shooting sensation Mampi Das on Monday was allegedly assaulted by a few fellow club members at the North Calcutta Rifle Club.
Calcutta airport's integrated terminal has gone Wi-fi and put up additional signage across the sprawling facility to help fliers find their way.
Calcutta, Dec. 2: The state government has decided to appoint relationship managers from a task force set up for industry for speedy execution of big projects.
A comparison of Metro Railway's passenger count between July and September and the 24 days since fares were raised shows a more than 13 per cent dip in daily load.
Kolkata, Nov 29 : In the wake of the recent spurt in student agitations in West Bengal, state Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday asserted campus protests should not turn "disruptive".
Nov. 29: Around 25 trains bound for the Northeast and Calcutta were delayed by five-six hours because of a fire that broke out in the engine of a goods train carrying diesel between Barsoi and Mukuria stations in Bihar last night.