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Pardoned for misappropriation

Two employees of South Dum Dum Municipality have siphoned off lakhs of rupees from the funds earmarked for the Midday Meal and National Old Age Pension Scheme but instead of taking action and lodging an FIR against them, the board has pardoned them on humanitarian grounds. 346 more words

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Transgender’s plea for security falls on deaf ears

KOLKATA, 23 MARCH: Rani was beaten up mercilessly in broad daylight in a market area of Raniganj by a group of men last year. Her fault? 400 more words

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Spicing it up with Bollywood stars

KOLKATA, 24 APRIL: For Mr Paresh Pal, the Trinamul Congress candidate from Beliaghata, slogans are a passé. Instead, he chose to share the limelight with actress Zeenat Aman and comedian Asrani. 314 more words

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'CM trying to curb freedom of speech'

KOLKATA, 16 NOV: The members of Association For Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR), Matangini Mahila Samiti, All Bengal Students Union (ABSU) and academicians today said in a Press conference that chief minister, Miss Mamata Banerjee, is trying to curb freedom of speech and expression by cracking down on peaceful protestors across the states. 522 more words

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