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A 16-year-old schoolgirl was rescued from her Dhapa home on Thursday night, hours before she was to be forcibly married off by her parents.
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Calcutta, March 7: Mamata Banerjee today met Trinamul leaders from four districts where the choice of Lok Sabha poll candidates has caused resentment and 'sternly' told them that she would not tolerate factional feuds, sources said.
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Shot taken at Victoria Memorial.. You can see the Victoria Memorial.. About Victoria Memorial:- The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata , West Bengal, India which was built between 1906 and 1921.
Calcutta, March 6: A section in the CPM is unhappy with Subhashini Ali's nomination as a Lok Sabha poll candidate from Bengal, saying she does not belong to the state.
Calcutta, March 5: Soccer star Bhaichung Bhutia and CPM leader Subhashini Ali seemingly face the same hurdle - the tag of "outsider".
A van carrying chicken mowed down two cyclists and injured two more before plunging 25 feet onto the side of a river at Kamla... Bengal police rescued a 16-year-old Simdega maidservant on Tuesday evening from Dum Dum, on Calcutta's northern fringes after... Artistes from Assam perform Bagdumba, a folk dance, at Parampara at G Town grounds in ... (more)
I just finished reading The Lowland in Kolkata, where I visited some of the places mentioned by the author, Jhumpa Lahiri.
Metro Railway can't stay awake past 10pm without making its employees work for more than the stipulated eight hours a day.
The weather department has hinted at the possibility of an overcast sky and light rain in the city for the next two days.
Many of Calcutta's nonchalant cabbies think the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to make the 'no-refusal' display mandatory for all yellow taxis is an 'election gimmick' they needn't lose sleep over.
Many of Calcutta's nonchalant cabbies think the Mamata Banerjee government's decision to make the 'no-refusal' display mandatory for all yellow taxis is an 'election gimmick' they needn't lose sleep over.... Eight children had a narrow escape when a fire broke out in a pool car taking them to school at Liluah in Howrah on Tuesday m... Metro Railway ... (more)
A scene from Slumdog Millionaire, based on the novel Q&A that was inspired by Sugata Mitra's Hole in the Wall project Calcutta-born education scientist Sugata Mitra grew up in a strict Jesuit-school environment in Delhi where life was all about discipline and order.