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Bengal governor seeks corporal punishment for gang-rapists

Kolkata, Jan 23: Reacting to the gruesome gang rape of a tribal woman on the orders of a kangaroo court in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday said the perpetrators of the crime ought to get corporal punishment, to set an example.

Reacting to the incident…

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Mall employee gang raped in Kolkata, one arrested

Kolkata/Siliguri, Jan 21: In yet another incident of gangrape in the eastern metropolis, a 21-year-old mall worker, returning home in a shared taxi, was dragged out and assaulted by some of her co-passengers, police said Monday.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee assured stringent action against the perpetrators…

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Bengal weeps for Suchitra Sen

Kolkata, Jan 18: From matinee idols to seasoned politicians, well-heeled socialites to faceless homemakers, West Bengal wept for reclusive cine goddess Suchitra sen, as thousands clothed  on the streets to bid adieu on her final journey Friday.

Saluting sen, who captivated generations of Bengali speaking people with her grace…

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Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen is dead

Kolkata, Jan 17: Reclusive Bengali screen goddess Suchitra sen, who had ensorcelled generations of filmbuffs with her grace and beauty, died at a Kolkata nursing home Friday following a massive asystole, attending doctor Subir Mondal said.

The 82-year old actress, beneath treatment at the belle Vue Clnic for the…

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