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Aajkaal (pronounced: Bengali pronunciation: [aːdʒkaːl] and its evening edition Sandhya Aajkaal) is a Bengali newspaper in Kolkata, India. Aajkaal is simultaneously published from Kolkata, Siliguri, and its Tripura edition is published from Agartala. The newspaper was started in 1981 by Abhik Kumar Ghosh. It is one of the very few Indian dailies which do not publish astrological predictions.
The first editor of the newspaper was journalist Sri Gour Kishore Ghosh. The present editor is Ashok Dasgupta, a sports journalist.
- Chowdhury, Manosh (6 September 2003). "Travel Writing. Cricket, Communism, Consumerism and Krishna... Kolkata and Dhaka, we and they, are similar, yet different. The differences have similarities, and the similarities show up interesting differences.". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2008-04-28. Discusses the rivalry between and the news judgments of different newspapers in Kolkata, include Aajkaal.
- "Bowled over by the spat. Regional Roundup.". Business Standard. 30 September 2005. Retrieved 2008-04-28.[dead link] Discusses how rival Bengali newspapers covered a cricket spat.