Tanya Bagchi

Syndicate content

Bengal student alleges gangrape

A first-year student has alleged that she was drugged and then gangraped in the students’ union room of Nazrul Centenary Polytechnic College at Salanpur in Asansol.

Visvabharati prof ‘molests’ student

A Ph.D. aspirant from Manipur has accused a professor of Visvabharati University in Santiniketan of molesting her.

‘Motion on UPA not possible now’

A day after West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that her party “could move a no-confidence motion against the UPA-2 government on the floor of the Lok Sabha if need be”, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Murli Manohar Joshi said that it was pointless to bring the motion in Parliament against the United Progressive Alliance government without being sure of the numbers.

Didi on warpath over FDI, fuel hike

The moment the Trinamul Congress ministers submitted their resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at New Delhi on Friday, chief minister Mamata Banerjee went on a warpath against the UPA-2 gover

‘White paper’ on dengue soon

Facing flak for its ham-handed handling of dengue outbreak, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is publishing a white paper on Tuesday.

Graduate primary teachers need not do HS again

With the National Council of Teachers’ Education (NCTE) relaxing the upgradation of academic qualification of the primary teachers, more than 40,000 primary teachers have heaved a sigh of relief. The NCTE has relaxed the academic upgradation for teachers who are graduates. The West Bengal Primary Teachers’ Association (WBPTA) has welcomed the decision.

KMC to turn its market into shopping complex

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is all set to turn its existing markets into shopping complexes to compete with the retail giants mushrooming across the city. The civic market department has selected two major municipal markets — VIP Market near Kankurgachi and Sakher Bazar in Behala — which will be revamped in P-P-P (public-private-partnership) model.

Rebuked by teacher, girl jumps to death

Unable to bear the humiliation of being “slapped” by a teacher and thrown out of the examination hall, a Class 6 student committed suicide on Thursday.

Class 5 girl joins another school

All attempts of the Visvabharati authorities to persuade the parent of a Class 5 student of Patha Bhavan to send her back to school proved an exercise in futility as the traumatised girl joined anothe

2 girl students asked to disrobe in Bengal schools

The horror of school girls continue in West Bengal. In two separate incidents, two girls were asked to disrobe by their teachers in their respective schools.

The first incident took place at Gopalna

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

No Articles Found

I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.