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President Mukherjee given civic reception by Bengal government (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, who Friday began a four-day official visit to his home state Bengal -- his first after assuming the nation's highest post, was ... Read more...

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Some day Tata Motors will have plant in Bengal: Ratan Tata (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Showing no bitterness over what happened in Singur, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Friday said some day Tata Motors will have a plant somewhere in West ... Read more...

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Some day Tata Motors will have plant in Bengal: Ratan Tata


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Showing no bitterness over what happened in Singur, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Friday said some day Tata Motors will have a plant somewhere in the ... Read more...

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Bengal government orders inquiry into crib deaths


May 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In the wake of frequent deaths of infants in government-run hospitals in the state, the West Bengal health department has directed all sub-divisional, district hospitals ... Read more...

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Mamata government’s ad blitz on anniversary


May 20th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government marked its one year in office Sunday with an advertisement blitzkrieg in local and national dailies.Virtually emulating Tamil nadu Chief ... Read more...

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Uday Shankar’s widow to attend Cannes for ‘Kalpana’


May 12th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Revered dancer-choreographer Uday Shankar's 1948 classic "Kalpana" is set for screening at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival May 17, and his 94-year-old widow Amala is ... Read more...

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Asking for interest moratorium is Bengal’s right: Mamata


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) It is West Bengal's right to seek a three-year moratorium on interest payments on central loans, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday, adding: "We are ... Read more...

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Visit not to pressurise Bengal government: Rights body


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Amid reports of rape cases across West Bengal, a delegation of the National Commission for Women (NCW) that is visiting Kolkata, Monday denied this was ... Read more...

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Pranab praises Mamata, says Bengal emerging as new investment destination (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Even as the gap between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress has been widening on various issues, union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Bengal government trying to choke voice of opposition: Left


March 21st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) West Bengal opposition leader Surjya Kanta Mishra Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress-led state government of "trying to throttle" the voice of the opposition both inside and ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP slams Bengal government for farmers’ suicides


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Causing embarrassment to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has composed a song condemning farmers' suicides in the state and ... Read more...

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Congress not to leave Bengal government: Pradip


January 10th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Three days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she was ready to 'go alone" in the state, the Congress Tuesday said it will ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP criticises Bengal government for police firing


December 8th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Causing more embarrassment to Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, singer-turned-party MP Kabir Suman has now composed a song criticising the Dec 1 police firing in ... Read more...

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Dunlop suspends work at Bengal tyre factory


October 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Work at tyre-maker Dunlop's factory in Sahagunj area of West Bengal's Hooghly district was suspended Saturday, five months after a similar temporary shut down in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh promises to bring development to West Bengal


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 23 (ANI): Blaming the CPI (M)-led Left Front Government in West Bengal for lack of development in the last 34 years of its rule, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan ... Read more...

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Congress to decide post-polls on joining Bengal government: Pranab (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Vowing to support the Trinamool Congress, union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the issue of joining the government in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Congress not yet decided on joining Bengal government: Pranab


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) The Congress leadership will decide whether to join the government in West Bengal if its alliance with Trinamool Congress comes to power in the state, ... Read more...

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Budget gets praise, some flak from Bengal government


February 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front government Monday hailed the enhanced budgetary provision for health and family welfare and education but complained that there were no concrete measures for ... Read more...

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Lalgarh killings: Governor Narayanan to visit Netai village on Jan. 19


January 14th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 14 (ANI): West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan is scheduled to visit Lalgarh's Netai village on January 19 to assess the impact on residents from the recent spate of violence ... Read more...

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‘Disturbed’ Narayanan asks Bengal government to act decisively


January 7th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Saying he was "deeply disturbed and concerned" over the killing of seven people in a clash between two groups Friday near Maoist-affected Lalgarh, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan ... Read more...

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Gorkhas hold separate state demand torch rally


May 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Salugara (West Bengal), May 15 (ANI): The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) held a torch procession at Salugara town in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District in support of their demand for a separate state. ... Read more...

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Bengal government should be more vigilant: Congress


February 16th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A day after 24 security personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in West Bengal, the Congress said the state's Left Front government should be more vigilant ... Read more...

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Bengal government to hand over 50 acres to Wipro next month


November 14th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Information technology (IT) company Wipro has agreed to pay Rs.1.5 crore per acre for A 50-acre plot at Rajarhat at the northeastern fringes of this city and the ... Read more...

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This day in history 5 May


May 5th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
1906 - Ursula Jeans, actress (I Lived With You, Over the Moon), was born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.1909 – Howard DaSilva (Silverblatt) (born May 5) 1909 - Actor ("The Lost Weekend", ... Read more...

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Mamata threatens legal action against Tata


October 19th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday threatened to take legal action against Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata for making "defamatory comments" against her and the farmers' agitation that ... Read more...

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Bengal government, Tatas to talk on saving Singur project (Roundup)


September 27th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) With Tata Motors scouting for an alternate site to shift its Nano car plant from West Bengal, the state government will hold a dialogue with the auto major ... Read more...

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DLF pressurises Bengal government for land, threatens pullout


September 1st, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Real estate major DLF Ltd could pull out of West Bengal if the state government failed to acquire land soon for its proposed Rs.330-billion project near here, ... Read more...

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NHRC sends 12-point recommendation to W. Bengal Government on Nandigram violence


May 9th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has sought the comments of West Bengal Chief Secretary on its 12 point recommendations on the violence in Nandigram. The recommendations ... Read more...

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