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Three held for murder of Amrita Pritam’s son


September 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested and a minor boy detained Thursday in connection with the murder of writer-poet Amrita Pritam's son Navraj Kwatra here ... Read more...

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After Congress, Left accuses Trinamool of double standards on FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress of double standards on the issue of retail FDI, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee-led party had ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s pull-out vindicates our strike call: Left


September 19th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of Trinamool Congress withdrawing support from the UPA government, the Left Front Tuesday said its stand to call a strike in protest against ... Read more...

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Left Front condemns diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday condemned the union government's decision to hike diesel prices, saying such "anti-people" decisions will have a "disastrous impact" ... Read more...

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They alleged my son was on drugs and set himself on fire: Bedabrata Pain


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Bedabrata Pain has lost his case in a Los Angeles court over his son's death and says the authorities "alleged that my boy was ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee to visit Bengal next week


September 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will pay his first visit to his home state West Bengal after taking over the nation's top post Sep 14-16 during which ... Read more...

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Mamata has affinity to US policies: Left


August 30th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Questioning West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim of being a "true leftist", the Left Front Thursday said she instead has affinity to the capitalist ... Read more...

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Under-19 cricketers’ welcome ends in chaos in Kolkata


August 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A heroes' welcome to two members of India's Under-19 World Cup winning squad ended in chaos Wednesday following an ugly quarrel between the police and a ... Read more...

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Harsh, Anmol enter semis of Mumbai badminton


August 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Third seed Harsh Chouhan outplayed Kairan Kapadia to enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Championships at the Celebration Club, Andheri here ... Read more...

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My husband liked my ethnic look in item number: Chitrangada


July 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Chitrangada Singh, a powerful performer, is lured by item song - she will be seen jiving to "Kafirana" in forthcoming film "Joker". The best thing ... Read more...

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Mutatkar reaches semis of Maharashtra badminton


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India No.2 Aditi Mutatkar outplayed Mumbai Suburban's Ridhi Panjwani 21-12, 21-14 to enter the women's single semifinal in the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament ... Read more...

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Centre should take steps to tackle Assam problem: Left


July 27th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Urging the union government to take "concrete steps" to tackle the ongoing violence in Assam, West Bengal Left Front Friday requested the state government to ... Read more...

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Dhumal reaches out to Mamata on vice presidential poll


July 15th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said that if the Trinamool Congress approaches his party to seek support for ... Read more...

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Double entendre, wacky songs score in Bollywood


July 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Wacky, quirky and full of double entendre, Bollywood songs are going irreverent with a vengeance. If "Bhaag D.K. Bose" was a shocker, what about ... Read more...

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Over 21,000 Bengal workers jobless as jute mills, tea gardens close


June 28th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 27 (IANS) As many as 21,570 workers have been rendered jobless in West Bengal due to closure of six jute mills and three tea gardens, the state assembly ... Read more...

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Left parties to discuss stand over presidential poll


June 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Top leadership of the Communist Party of India-Marxist met in the national capital Thursday morning over the presidential poll.The meeting of the party's politburo ... Read more...

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AI Bhubaneswar flight makes precautionary landing in Kolkata


June 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Suspecting a technical snag, an Air India flight from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar with 115 passengers on board made a precautionary landing at the NSC Bose ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch mass campaign in Bengal


June 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M will campaign across West Bengal in support of its 17-point charter of demands that includes complete rollback of petrol price hike and reduction in ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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CPI-M protests Mamata’s assassination plot charge


May 24th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) West Bengal's Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday termed as "ridiculous", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the Marxists and the Maoists were plotting to ... Read more...

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Biman takes a dig at Mamata over FDI issue


May 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Left Front chairman Biman Bose Wednesday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for reportedly discussing the issue of FDI in retail ... Read more...

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Bose to open manufacturing plant in Malaysia


May 7th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) US-based professional audio equipment maker Bose Corporation Monday announced plans to build its first manufacturing plant in Asia.The manufacturing plant would be built on a ... Read more...

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Biman Bose may face suit


May 4th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Sabita Basu, wife of suspended CPI-M leader and former MP Anil Basu, Friday rubbished allegations of "corruption and nepotism" against her husband and threatened to ... Read more...

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Increase productivity, Bengal labour minister urges workers


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Observing that industry and labour are complementary to each other, West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Bose Tuesday urged workers to strive for increased productivity."Along with the ... Read more...

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‘Clarify timeframe on worker deployment at Sahaganj’


April 10th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday said tyre-maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) would have to clarify the timeframe within which the company would complete the process of ... Read more...

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Shonali Bose focuses lens on taboo subject - again


March 20th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Once bitten twice shy is a proverb you cannot apply to filmmaker Shonali Bose. For the second time in her life, she is trying to make ... Read more...

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Playback singing has lost it’s glory days: Shaan


March 13th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Singer Shaan, known for his mesmerizing voice, feels playback singing has lost its charm and that actors should start singing their own songs."Playback singing has ... Read more...

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E-commerce sites cash in on leap year


February 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The e-commerce world has witnessed a boom over the last few years in India -- and shopping portals are eagerly cashing in on leap year ... Read more...

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Pooja Bose ecstatic over her Bengali debut


February 16th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Popular television actress and model Pooja Bose Thursday said she was ecstatic about her debut Bengali movie -- the most expensive Bengali feature film made till ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s examgate: education minister indicted ?


February 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 8 (IANS) After seven days of inquiry, Jammu and Kashmir Police crime branch has reportedly indicted state Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed for using "unfair means" to ... Read more...

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Farmers’ suicide could trigger food crisis: Biman Bose


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Urging the West Bengal government to take proper steps to stop the ongoing suicides of the farmers, Left Front chairman Biman Bose Saturday expressed fear ... Read more...

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A month on, AMRI victims’ kin still fighting for justice


January 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) A month after a blaze at the AMRI Hospital claimed 94 lives, the families of the victims are yet to come to terms with the ... Read more...

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An honour to be compared with Bhaichung: Sunil Chhetri


January 6th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) Star Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri Friday said it was an "honour" for him to be compared with former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia and it would be ... Read more...

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CPI-M blames Congress, Trinamool for Bengal farmer suicides


January 6th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
East Midnapore (West Bengal) Jan 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday held the "pro-rich policies" of the Congress and the Trinamool Congress responsible for the suicides of ... Read more...

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Lokpal effectiveness doubtful, says CPI-M


December 29th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Expressing doubts over the effectiveness of the Lokpal bill as it excludes the corporate sector, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Biman Bose Wednesday slammed ... Read more...

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