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More than 350 couples tie the knot in Gujarat, West Bengal in mass weddings

More than 350 couples tie the knot in Gujarat, West Bengal in mass weddings

As many as 251 couples in Gujarat's Surat tied the knot at a mass wedding ceremony on Sunday.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
GD Birla School student molestation case: Victim's father wants CBI probe, moves Calcutta HC

GD Birla School student molestation case: Victim's father wants CBI probe, moves Calcutta HC

The two accused physical education teachers were earlier arrested in connection with the case.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Missing Ghatshila girl's body found

Police have recovered the body of the 19-year-old girl, who went missing from her Kalighat accommodation since December 10.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Jailed for contempt of court, former judge CS Karnan to be released from Presidency Jail today

Jailed for contempt of court, former judge CS Karnan to be released from Presidency Jail today

Justice CS Karnan was arrested by the Kolkata Police in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on June 20 in connection with a contempt of court case. 

Dec 20, 2017, 06:25 AM IST
Jharkhand woman goes to Kolkata to become air hostess, goes missing mysteriously

Jharkhand woman goes to Kolkata to become air hostess, goes missing mysteriously

She received a call on her mobile phone and walked out of her room while talking.

Dec 19, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Cannot compensate Nirbhaya's loss but let's keep society safe: Mamata Banerjee

Cannot compensate Nirbhaya's loss but let's keep society safe: Mamata Banerjee

Recalling the 2012 gruesome rape and murder case of Nirbhaya in Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday requested people to keep the society safe

Dec 16, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Kolkata drug racket: Two held, drugs seized

Kolkata drug racket: Two held, drugs seized

Narcotics Control Bureau's Kolkata unit on Tuesday arrested two persons after recovering drugs from them.

Dec 12, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Sexual assault: Classes resume at GD Birla Centre for Education

Sexual assault: Classes resume at GD Birla Centre for Education

Classes at the GD Birla Centre for Education here resumed on Thursday after nearly a week following a settlement reached by the school management and guardians over the demand for removal of the

Dec 07, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Ghats development being done in Kanpur, Patna, Kolkata: Minister

Ghats development being done in Kanpur, Patna, Kolkata: Minister

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the Centre has garnered commitments worth Rs 1,500 crore from international and domestic corporates, and industrialists for cleaning of river Ganga.

Dec 07, 2017, 21:43 PM IST
Kolkata child abuse case: School reopens after 3 days amid  protests by guardians

Kolkata child abuse case: School reopens after 3 days amid protests by guardians

The high profile Kolkata school, where a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by male teachers, reopened on Thursday, amid massive protests by guardians.

Dec 07, 2017, 08:25 AM IST
Kolkata child abuse case: School Principal sacked, classes to resume from Dec 7

Kolkata child abuse case: School Principal sacked, classes to resume from Dec 7

Amid massive protests by guardians of students over the alleged sexual assault of a four-year-old girl in the school, the G.D. Birla Centre for Education here on Wednesday "relieved the school`s

Dec 06, 2017, 23:06 PM IST
Another Kolkata school rape case emerges: Prime accused arrested, police lathicharge on protesting parents

Another Kolkata school rape case emerges: Prime accused arrested, police lathicharge on protesting parents

The incident came into light days after another four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a high-profile school last week

Dec 05, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Kolkata rape case: As school closes in midst of exams, protest by parents intensify

Kolkata rape case: As school closes in midst of exams, protest by parents intensify

Protest by parents and guardians against a high profile Kolkata school, where a four-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by male teachers, intensified on Monday morning.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Kolkata nursery student rape: Parents demand arrest of Kolkata school principal

Kolkata nursery student rape: Parents demand arrest of Kolkata school principal

A four-year-old nursery student was allegedly sexually assaulted inside the prominent private school on Friday where a similar incident had taken place three years ago, triggering angry protests by

Dec 03, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Exclusive -Kolkata school rape case: Minor victim kept crying in class, asking for 'Ma'

Exclusive -Kolkata school rape case: Minor victim kept crying in class, asking for 'Ma'

The school will remain closed from Monday, December 4, until further notice. 

Dec 03, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
After poll defeat, Akhilesh meets 'didi', says SP stands with her in secular battle

After poll defeat, Akhilesh meets 'didi', says SP stands with her in secular battle

BJP said results an eye-opener for those making tall claims against it.

Dec 02, 2017, 18:54 PM IST
GD Birla sexual assault: Parents hold rally, seek enhanced security for students

GD Birla sexual assault: Parents hold rally, seek enhanced security for students

Agitated guardians on Saturday organised a rally outside the GD Birla Centre for Education, where a nursery student was allegedly sexually assaulted by two physical training instructors, demanding

Dec 02, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
Women activists condemn molestation of 4-year-old in Kolkata

Women activists condemn molestation of 4-year-old in Kolkata

Women and child activists have condemned the molestation of a four-year-old girl in Kolkata and questioned the negligence of GD Birla Centre for Education School authority.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
'77.8% of trafficked kids lured into sex trade on job promise'

'77.8% of trafficked kids lured into sex trade on job promise'

The report was released yesterday after on-field study in 2015-16 in the city and neighbourhood areas said.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
Kolkata: State education board forms 3-member committee to probe sexual assault of 4-year-old

Kolkata: State education board forms 3-member committee to probe sexual assault of 4-year-old

The West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) on Friday formed a three-member committee to conduct a probe on the four-year-old girl molestation incident.

Dec 01, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

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