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Rumble of thunder and a drizzle  (24 April 02:15 am) 
A thunderstorm lashed Calcutta on Thursday evening, making it a hat-trick of storms that have been cooling down the city after hot and humid afternoons.
63-year-old found dead  (24 April 02:15 am) 
A man was found dead inside his Behala home on Thursday afternoon.
BSF man hits college student  (24 April 02:15 am) 
A 20-year-old college student was allegedly punched and kicked by a BSF employee on Wednesday evening after she is said to have rejected his marriage proposal.
Presi gherao on entry test  (24 April 02:15 am) 
Students of Presidency University gheraoed vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia in her office beyond midnight on Thursday, refusing to let her leave until she announced that the practice of holding entrance
Report mum on party angle  (24 April 02:15 am) 
The police commissioner's report on the shooting in which sub-inspector Jagannath Mandal was injured says "some person or persons" were responsible for it.
Trinamul riven by spoils of realty  (24 April 02:15 am) 
"Rs 15,000 for a five-star lifestyle," screams a poster advertising a housing project from atop a lamppost as a procession of weather-beaten faces walks out of a jute mill, one of the few still
Hunt for Tiwari widens  (24 April 02:15 am) 
Calcutta police have widened the search for Gopal Tiwari, informally asking select officers from the 70 police stations in the city to look for the don in connection with the firing that left a cop
Left prop for Kamduni soldier  (24 April 02:15 am) 
The Kamduni movement, which shook the state following the rape and murder of a college student from Kamduni village, is a one-man show now backed by the Left.
Chargesheet drops tease cry  (23 April 03:45 am) 
The CID on Wednesday submitted the chargesheet in the Arup Bhandari murder, describing the assault on the Salkia youth as a deliberate act to kill him.
'Thrashed' in police station  (23 April 03:45 am) 
A 22-year-old college student has accused police of thrashing him inside a police station when he went to lodge a complaint about a missing iPhone on Tuesday.
Improvised gun saved cop  (23 April 03:45 am) 
Sub-inspector Jagannath Mandal might have lost his life at Girish Park on Saturday had the bullet he took been fired from a branded pistol instead of an improvised one.
HC seeks report from top cop  (23 April 03:45 am) 
The police commissioner will have to file a status report by May 11 on the investigation carried out into the disappearance of a software engineer, Calcutta High Court said on Wednesday.
Das the way to keep it in the family  (23 April 03:45 am) 
Dulal and Kasturi Das have been married for 48 years. They have been councillors for two decades. And they have always contested elections in adjacent wards.
Ambikesh order in HC  (23 April 03:45 am) 
The state government on Wednesday moved the high court challenging a trial judge's verdict upholding the state human rights commission's recommendation for compensation to Jadavpur University
Calcutta matches - and even beats - Delhi in air pollution.
Tiwari-spotting in Trinamul frames  (23 April 03:45 am) 
Calcutta police have officially named Gopal Tiwari as a suspect in the firing on one of its officers on election day, his inclusion in the list coming three days after investigators learnt that the
JU student gets molest report  (23 April 03:45 am) 
The Jadavpur University student whose molestation complaint sparked a prolonged impasse on the campus has been handed a copy of the internal complaints committee's report, which says there were
Small wonders on stage  (23 April 03:45 am) 
Students of the junior section of several city schools did their parents proud with their dancing, singing and acting skills. Snapshots of the little stars
Breeze relief on a day of swelter  (21 April 02:15 am) 
Calcutta suffered a hot and sultry spell punctuated with bursts of cool wind blowing at an average speed of 22kmph on Monday.
A Left Front rally on Monday threw traffic out of gear in the heart of the city for two hours from 5pm, with around 3,000 supporters squatting on Bentinck Street after police stopped their march to
Journey through ice for school trekkers  (21 April 02:15 am) 
A group of 10 silver awardees from La Martiniere for Girls, along with team leader T. Dasgupta, trekked through two kilometres of ice to reach Kothi, a town 16km from Manali on the way to Rohtang
A father's gift: freedom to play  (21 April 02:15 am) 
Raj Kumar Keshri would keep time when his son did laps of the neighbourhood park. He would hold the young man's feet when he did stomach crunches. He would even carry his cricket gear to the ground
Cricketer Ankit Keshri, 20, died in a Calcutta hospital on Monday, three days after colliding with a teammate while trying to take a catch in a CAB First Division match. Metro spoke to doctors who
Stray bullet theory under stress  (21 April 02:15 am) 
The bullet that struck sub-inspector Jagannath Mandal under his right collarbone at Girish Park on Saturday was fired by a suspected Trinamul worker at the police rather than any political rival,
CU starts four-year BTech courses  (21 April 02:15 am) 
Calcutta University will introduce four-year BTech courses from the next academic session, replacing the three-year ones that have never been on a par with the programmes offered by other engineering