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Tendulkar turns 40, thanks fans for ‘unconditional love’


Sachin Tendulkar was a picture of humility as he celebrated his 40th birthday with a brief cake-cutting ceremony here, thanking his legions of fans for their “unconditional love” in a cricket career spanning over two decades.

Kolkata plans lavish birthday party for Tendulkar


Sachin Tendulkar may want muted celebrations of his 40th birthday tomorrow but the city of joy is all set to throw a huge party for the veteran Indian batsman.

‘Defiant’ Siliguri top cop shifted

In a dramatic development, police commissioner of Siliguri commissionerate Anand Kumar has been transferred on Friday for mishandling Trinamul Congress-CPI(M) clashes and their fallout.

Agents of chit fund lay siege to didi house

A day after chief minister Mamata Banerjee ordered the arrest of Sudipta Sen, chairman and managing director (CMD) of Saradha Group, a large number of collection agents of the chit fund company laid s

Kolkata top cop refuses to meet Left delegation

City commissioner of police Surajit Kar Purokayastha has refused to meet a Left Front delegation and receive a memorandum on the attacks on their party workers.

Shinde: High-level probe of attack on Mamata

In a clear bid to placate sulking Mamata Banerjee, Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday announced in Kolkata that the Centre had set up a high-level inquiry into the attack on her and t

SFI leader regrets Mitra attack

In a desperate damage control exercise, Alimuddin Street bosses on Wednesday made SFI leader Ritabrata Banerjee offer an unconditional public apology for the attack on finance minister Amit Mitra in N

Centre to blame for Mamata attack: BJP

Criticising the Central government for their failure to provide adequate security to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and her council of ministers, BJP national spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz H

PU attack: Rights panel begins probe

The state human rights commission will officially begin its probe into the violence and vandalism at the Presidency University (PU) on Thursday.

Cops chain SFI leader to hospital bed

The police kept a first-year student chained to the bed post of a hospital where he was admitted for treatment sparking allegation of gross violation of human rights.

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