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Notes of caution from other cities  (29 January 01:15 am) 
Is seamless Wi-Fi connectivity for free too good a story to be true for Kolkata?
Rajdhanis to get faster and better  (29 January 01:15 am) 
Travel time likely to come down to 12 hours
BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday said that US President Barack Obama’s remark on religious freedom in India reflects how activities of BJP’s parent organization RSS and its affiliates under eight
Maya expels old loyalist Daddu Prasad  (29 January 12:45 am) 
BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday expelled Daddu Prasad for anti-party activities. Prasad, a Dalit and former UP minister, is the second BSP loyalist to have fallen out of favour with the party chief in
Fun Street Rides Wi-Fi Bandwagon  (29 January 01:15 am) 
From students to professionals, restaurateurs to smartphone sellers, Mamata Banerjee’s Wi-Fi plan has touched every Kolkatan
Maharashtra administrative tribunal chairman Justice A H Joshi has asked chief secretary Swadheen Kshatriya to issue general directions, after seeking orders from the CM, about how midterm transfers
UP’s longest expressway between Lucknow and Agra is all set to get a Spanish touch. The UP government has decided to rope in a Spain-based consultant, Ayesa, to help with the design and
A 23-year-old accountant and her sister from Ghatkopar, who were being allegedly stalked and harassed by an autorickshaw driver from their locality, got him arrested at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus on
Police board suggests shake-up  (29 January 01:15 am) 
Is chief minister Mamata Banerjee considering a complete overhaul of the top rungs of state police? The Police Establishment Board (PEB) has recommended several key changes, including the transfer of
The Bombay high court has restrained the owners of Morena, an Art Deco building on Carmichael Road in south Mumbai which once housed the Belgium Consulate, from demolishing it until the state
CBI tracking Sebi man on Saradha payroll  (29 January 12:47 am) 
CBI officials are trying to identify a senior Sebi official who allegedly received huge kickbacks from Saradha. The agency has narrowed its search to five individuals and hopes to single him out in a
Suspended Trinamool MP Kunal Ghosh has put on record a rumour that has been doing the rounds for quite some time. While coming out of Bankshal court on Wednesday, Ghosh named Subrata Mukherjee as the
In what is sure to stir up a hornet’s nest, the Basic Education Department of the state government is all set to send a proposal to the government to provincialize all existing aided junior high
Forty-two year-old Vinod Baburao Madale died after he fell into a trench dug up for the construction of a flyover and left without barricades on Spine Road. The accident occurred around 1.10am on
Another swine flu case reported  (29 January 12:45 am) 
A fresh case of swine flu was reported in the city here on Wednesday, taking the toll to ten. Officials said the new patient is a 40-year-old male belonging to Talkatora area and was admitted to a
A 25-year-old man died after a motorcycle dashed against his two-wheeler near the grade separator in Pimpri Tuesday midnight
Book to recreate ‘Madhumati’ magic  (29 January 12:47 am) 
Bimal Roy\'s daughter writes a book on untold stories of the Bolly classic.
Subhendu skips TMC ‘unity show’  (29 January 12:47 am) 
Rival factions within Trinamool Congress assembled in a show of unity on Wednesday, three days before Mamata Banerjee meets party functionaries at her Kalighat residence. However, MP Subhendhu
MPs from seven Lok Sabha constituencies in western and central Maharashtra and Marathwada demanded for augmentation of rail infrastructure, doubling of tracks and additional trains ahead of the
Trader foils robbery bid near Market Yard  (29 January 12:46 am) 
An alert trader, who deals in ginger in the Gultekdi Market Yard, foiled an attempt by unidentified men to snatch his bag containing Rs 5 lakh after flinging chilli powder into his eyes on early
Approval for youth helpline deferred  (29 January 12:46 am) 
With the civic standing committee on Wednesday failing to approve the proposal to set up a helpline for youths, the launch of the same has now been delayed by at least a week
B L V Prasad, a scientist from the physical and materials chemistry division of National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune has been elected as a fellow at the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru.
The Bombay high court on Wednesday rejected a PIL seeking prosecution of former minister Narayan Rane and his son Nitesh for alleged remarks against the Gujarati community in Mumbai
The state government wants supporters of underground metro in the city to come out with a viable financial model for the project ahead of the chief minister’s meeting with stakeholders in Pune.
Tension in Talkatora over wakf property  (29 January 12:45 am) 
Tension prevailed at Karbala Meer Khuda Baqsh in Talkatora area on Wednesday morning for several hours when scores of residents, particularly women, formed a shield and locked gates to prevent