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Top cop meets CM, governor  (20 September 03:47 am) 
Police commissioner Surajit Kar Purkayastha met chief minister Mamata Banerjee and governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Friday to discuss the student unrest at Jadavpur University and beyond.
Diversion hint in JU agitation  (20 September 03:47 am) 
The police crackdown at Jadavpur University on Tuesday night has sidelined the core issue that triggered the agitation at the institute, feels the father of the harassed girl whose cause the students
VC talks offer and test of patience  (20 September 03:47 am) 
Jadavpur University\'s interim vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti on Friday offered to hold a dialogue with the agitating students at a neutral venue on Monday, his first shot at a truce since the
Career over classes  (20 September 03:47 am) 
Students at Jadavpur University are ready to miss classes for a cause but won\'t disrupt placements for anything.
HC seeks state reply  (20 September 03:47 am) 
Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the state government to state if it had taken any step to maintain campus peace, observing that universities were \"not playgrounds\".
Transport strike fails, taxis off the roads  (20 September 03:47 am) 
The usual quota of private buses and autos and some extra government buses kept Calcutta on the move during the Left-backed transport strike on Friday but the \"indefinite\" taxi strike continues.
One of the wheels of an aircraft got stuck in a pothole on a taxiway undergoing patchwork at Calcutta airport on Friday morning.
'Sensitive' cops fight student salvo  (19 September 04:47 am) 
City police commissioner Surajit Kar Purkayastha has defended the police action at Jadavpur University on Tuesday night, saying the team that answered \"a distress call\" from the vice-chancellor had
Target TMC in shots at VC  (19 September 04:47 am) 
The Opposition on Thursday trained its guns on Jadavpur University interim vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti with an aim to engage the enemy, the ruling Trinamul Congress, over Tuesday night\'s
5 guilty of gang rape  (19 September 04:47 am) 
A Barasat court on Thursday found five youths guilty of gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Madhyamgram last October but police are yet to file a chargesheet for her alleged murder two months later.
Mercury sets record  (19 September 04:47 am) 
The maximum temperature rose to 35.9 degrees Celsius in Calcutta on Thursday, four degrees above normal, making it the second hottest September day in 10 years.
Bus, auto unions set to ignore strike  (19 September 04:47 am) 
The first day of the \"indefinite taxi strike\" was a success but Friday\'s transport strike may not be so as auto and bus unions have decided to ply their vehicles throughout the day.
VC on leave, full-term clock ticks  (19 September 04:47 am) 
Jadavpur University\'s interim vice-chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti has gone on medical leave for a week but sources in the know said that far from damaging his chances, the events of the past few days
Strike fizzles out  (19 September 04:47 am) 
The students\' strike against police action at Jadavpur University failed at most schools and almost every college and university except JU.
Rs 22lakh snatched from duo on bike  (18 September 04:46 am) 
Two employees of a cellphone distributor were robbed of Rs 22 lakh at gunpoint in Kidderpore late on Tuesday.
Peace and staff return to IIM, but fear looms  (18 September 04:47 am) 
Seventy-one of the 87 private hospitality employees at IIM Calcutta who were abused and assaulted outside the institute two days ago reported for work on Wednesday despite fears of another attack.
State student strike today  (18 September 04:47 am) 
Four Left-affiliated student organisations have called a strike in educational institutes across Bengal on Thursday to protest the alleged police crackdown on students at Jadavpur University.
Ceiling falls on man's head  (18 September 04:46 am) 
A chunk of concrete from the ceiling of a passage at Unnayan Bhavan in Salt Lake gravely injured a retired employee of the Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) who had gone there to sign
Mother, daughter electrocuted  (18 September 04:46 am) 
A four-year-old girl and her mother were electrocuted in a tenement in Marcus Lane, near Mahajati Sadan, on Wednesday.
New chairman outlines Academy revamp plan  (18 September 04:46 am) 
Two months after Academy of Fine Arts\' trustee board resigned \"out of frustration\", a fire broke out, theatre artistes quit and a dozen problems ailing the institution tumbled out, a new board of
Left grabs JU protest platform  (18 September 04:46 am) 
Jadavpur University on Wednesday witnessed the rare sight of leaders of different Leftist denominations and generations converging on the campus to own a cause more compelling than their usual
'Indefinite' taxi strike from today  (18 September 04:47 am) 
Taxis will be off the roads \"indefinitely\" from Thursday with several Left-affiliated unions sticking to their plan to go on a strike in an attempt to force the government into accepting their
Fatal fall of landmark owner  (18 September 04:46 am) 
The owner of a prominent CR Avenue shop, KR Lynch and Company, fell to his death from the fourth floor of the building that housed his office on the ground floor on Wednesday evening.
Insurance trap via policy trickery  (18 September 04:46 am) 
The phone rings and the caller, identifying himself as a \"life insurance company\" executive, tells you about an old policy that had lapsed. You can\'t recall the policy but get tempted when the caller
Mercury and moisture make city sweat  (17 September 04:48 am) 
The mercury on Tuesday soared to its highest mark over the past 10 days in the absence of any formation in the city\'s vicinity that can trigger rain. The weather office has predicted that the sultry