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Suzuki caught in four-hour traffic jam


August 27th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 27 (IANS) Osamu Suzuki, chairman of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Monday was caught in a massive traffic jam on Delhi-Jaipur National Highway for more than four hours while on ... Read more...

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Maruti not shifting from Haryana, Bhargava assures Hooda


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Despite the latest violence which left one senior official dead and nearly 100 injured, public sector automobile giant Maruti has no plans to shift its base ... Read more...

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One killed in fire at Maruti car plant


July 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) One person was killed and over two dozen people were injured in a fire in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader keeps away from his ‘Occupy Singur’ movement


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Much of the sheen of the "Occupy Singur" movement in West Bengal was lost after CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, who had given the call, ... Read more...

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‘Don’t differentiate between willing and unwilling farmers’


June 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Urging the Mamata Banerjee regime to stop creating a rift between the peasants of Singur, the opposition Left Front Saturday urged the state government to ... Read more...

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Occupy Singur movement from July 3, says CPI-M lawmaker


June 27th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah, who had called for organising an "Occupy Singur" movement on the lines of "Occupy Wall Street" for the benefit of the ... Read more...

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Occupy Singur on lines of Occupy Wall street: CPI-M legislator


June 24th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) With the Calcutta High Court striking down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition, CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah Sunday said he wants to organise an ... Read more...

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Congress seeks all party meet on Singur issue


June 24th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Demanding an all-party meeting to decide the next course of action on the Singur issue, the Congress' West Bengal unit Sunday said the Trinamool Congress-led ... Read more...

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Mamata government reactivates Singur movement panel


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A day after the Calcutta High Court struck down the law undoing Singur land acquisition, the Mamata Banerjee government Saturday kickstarted a damage control exercise, ... Read more...

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Singur farmers disappointed but still hopeful


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), June 22 (IANS) Notwithstanding their disappointment at the Calcutta High Court ruling against them, the "unwilling" farmers of Singur Friday said they would continue their war ... Read more...

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We are committed to the cause of Singur farmers: Mamata (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In the wake of the Calcutta High Court's verdict striking down as unconstitutional and void the Singur land act, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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I believe Singur’s farmers will win, says Mamata


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said her government was committed to the cause of the farmers of Singur and hoped they would win.Banerjee's ... Read more...

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Bengal CPI-M’s legislative party whip resigns


June 8th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA and legislative party whip Abdur Rezzak Mollah Friday said he had resigned from the post of whip for 'health reasons'. ... Read more...

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Mamata plans factory on 600 acres of Singur land


May 28th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dankuni (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes to set up a factory at 600 acres of land in Singur-the site of abandoned Tata Nano car ... Read more...

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Singur land failure a disappointment: Mamata


May 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Saturday described her first year in office as a success story barring her failure to return land taken from unwilling farmers for ... Read more...

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Consider Bengal your ‘dreamland’, Mamata woos industrialists (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday assured industrialists her government would provide all kinds of facilities and urged ... Read more...

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Mamata woos industrialists, says will provide facilities


January 9th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the state government will provide all kinds of facilities to industrialists ... Read more...

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Sacked Hundai workers detained, hunger-strike foiled


November 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 23 dismissed workers of Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) were detained by the police Wednesday when they attempted to stage a ... Read more...

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Court extends stay on Singur land return


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday extended the stay on the state government move to return to farmers the land acquired in singur till the ... Read more...

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Tata’s Singur case appeal assigned to new bench


November 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tata Motors' appeal in the Singur land case was Tuesday assigned to a new two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court following an objection ... Read more...

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Tata may challenge Singur land law verdict Tuesday (Lead)


October 31st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday permitted Tata Motors to appeal against its verdict validating the Singur land law but the petition could not be filed ... Read more...

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Mamata favours railways, SAIL tie-up in Singur


October 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Calling for an "industrial revolution" in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said the railways have expressed their desire to set up an industrial ... Read more...

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One arrested for firing at Suzuki motorcycle plant


October 9th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 9 (IANS) A contractor was Sunday arrested for allegedly opening fire on the premises of Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd where workers are on strike in solidarity with ... Read more...

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Singur farmers distribute sweets, throw colour


September 28th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Sep 28 (IANS) Residents of this hamlet distributed sweets, and joyously smeared each other with gulal on hearing of the Calcutta High Court judgement Wednesday upholding ... Read more...

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Singur verdict people’s victory: Mamata


September 28th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Hailing the Singur verdict, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday called it "a victory of the people" that would pave the way for return ... Read more...

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Ford India to benefit from economies of scale


September 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The eight new car models Ford Motor Co plans to roll out of its two Indian plants will be on global platform and will have several ... Read more...

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Bengal agreeable to court’s proposal on Singur compensation


September 15th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday reacted positively to the Calcutta High Court's proposal of determining the guidelines for compensation to be given to automobile giant Tata ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan alliance crosses 100,000-engine-mark


August 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Franco-Japanese automobile partnership Renault Nissan Alliance India Pvt Ltd Friday said it has crossed manufacturing 100,000 petrol engines last month and has started making 1.5 litre ... Read more...

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Judge withdraws from Singur land case (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Justice Soumitra Pal of the Calcutta High Court Tuesday withdrew from the Singur land case hearing because he said he knew personally one of those named ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland Nissan rolls out Dost light commercial vehicle


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Indian-Japanese commercial vehicle joint venture Ashok Leyland Nissan Vehicles Friday rolled out its first product "Dost" from Ashok Leyland's plant in Tamil Nadu's Hosur.Ashok Leyland Nissan ... Read more...

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Tata Motors get time till Saturday for changing plea


July 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday directed Tata Motors Ltd. (TML) to file its amended petition Saturday and complete all related formalities in the Singur land case. ... Read more...

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Tatas file amendment to plea in Singur land case


July 4th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Tata Motors Monday filed an amendment to its petition before the Calcutta High Court submitted in the Singur land case June 22, a company ... Read more...

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Land identified for handing over to 12 Singur farmers


June 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday carried forward the process of returning to farmers the land they were unwilling to give up for the now abandoned Tata ... Read more...

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Court rejects Tata’s plea on Singur land (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday rejected Tata Motors' plea to restrain the West Bengal government from returning land in Hooghly district's Singur to farmers from whom ... Read more...

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Court rejects Tata’s plea on Singur land


June 27th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday rejected Tata Motors' plea to restrain the West Bengal government from returning land in Hooghly district's Singur to farmers from ... Read more...

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