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India lost one of its best environmentalists with Professor GD Agrawal’s death, but other sadhus ...

Haridwar: Matri Sadan, or the Home of the Mother, has been the fountainhead of the agitation to clean the Ganga. Situated on the banks of one of the river's many tributaries in Haridwar at the tail...

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Potato sowing likely to have a decline in northern Bengal

Under the bright aura of high pricing at retail and wholesale level trade, there lies the dark story of field level potato farmers in northern West Bengal, second largest contributor to national po...

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Nirbhaya-like case stuns Bengal: Woman raped, rod inserted in her private parts

Nirbhaya-like case stuns Bengal: Woman raped, rod inserted in her private parts - A woman was raped and an iron rod was inserted in her private parts allegedly by a relative angry over a land dispu...

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Nirbhaya case in West Bengal: Woman raped, rod inserted in her private parts

The incident brings back the memories of the 2012 Nirbhaya rape case in New Delhi in which a woman was gangraped inside a moving bus and one of the accused inserted a rod in her private parts.

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Carmakers hope Diwali will slay Dussehra demons

MUMBAI: For carmakers, this Navratri and Dussehra may have been the dullest in six years, with surging fuel and upfront insurance costs causing sales to skid. Against expectations of double-digit g...

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West Bengal: Woman ‘raped, rod inserted in private parts’, relative held

The detainees took her to a nearby pond after telling her that they wanted to resolve a land dispute they were involved in, said police. There, her husband’s nephew allegedly raped her. A tribal wo...

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West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants.