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Question mark over Mamata’s democracy, investment promises (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is facing flak for failing in its election promises of restoring democratic and promoting an investment-friendly climate in the ... Read more...

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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition of the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order that ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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West Bengal moves apex court on Singur land law


August 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court verdict holding the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act as ... Read more...

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Not aware president’s nod needed for Singur law: Narayanan


June 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Days after the Calcutta High Court struck down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition from Tata Group, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday said ... Read more...

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Mamata thanks people for moral support on Singur


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) "Deeply touched" by the overwhelming response to her Facebook post on Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said, on the social networking site, ... Read more...

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Court scraps Singur land law, Mamata suffers setback (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee government Friday suffered a serious jolt when the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down as unconstitutional and void the Singur Land ... Read more...

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Bengal woos industry amid mismanagement taint (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Didi rolled out the red carpet for industrialists, exhorting them to consider West Bengal as their 'Dreamland' for investment, but administrative mismanagement took much of ... 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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Economists divided over Singur judgment


September 29th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Economists in the city are divided over Wednesday's Calcutta High Court verdict upholding the validity of the Singur land act passed by the Mamata Banerjee ... 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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Modi government, Congress spar over panel


August 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Gujarat and the opposition Congress were involved in a tussle of sorts Wednesday in the backdrop of corruption issues rocking the ... Read more...

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Singur farmers file applications for return of land


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Farmers of Singur, in West Bengal's Hooghly district, are making a beeline to reclaim their land that was acquired for Tata Motors' small car project over ... Read more...

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French auto giant PSA Peugeot to invest Rs.4,000 crore in Tamil Nadu


June 29th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Europe's second largest automobile maker PSA Peugeot Citroen (Peugeot) has decided to set up an integrated automobile project near the Tamil Nadu state capital at an ... Read more...

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Lack of congenial environment forced Singur closure: Tata Motors


June 14th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Rebutting West Bengal government's reference to the Tata Motors' "non-commissioning and abandoning" of the small car project in Singur as a reason for taking back the ... Read more...

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Singur bill passed in Bengal assembly (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Amid walkout by the opposition Left Front lawmakers, the West Bengal assembly Tuesday passed a bill to return a portion of the land acquired by ... Read more...

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Mamata government tables Singur bill


June 14th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday tabled a legislation in the state assembly in its bid to return a portion of the land acquired by the ... Read more...

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Pranab supports Mamata on Singur land bill


June 11th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee described as a "good decision" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's move to bring in a bill in the assembly, ... Read more...

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Singur land bill will be presented in assembly: Mamata


June 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) After attacks from the opposition, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Friday her government would not enforce the ordinance to return the Singur land ... Read more...

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Return of Singur land welcomed, but CPI-M opposes ordinance


June 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) Barring the CPI-M and its ally RSP, political parties in West Bengal Friday welcomed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to return 400 acres of land ... Read more...

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Singur land ordinance unconstitutional, illegal: CPI-M


June 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday termed as "unconstitutional" and "illegal" the West Bengal government's ordinance for returning 400 acres of land at Singur to ... Read more...

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Bengal to acquire 400 acres at Singur to return to farmers


June 9th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday promulgated an ordinance to acquire 400 acres of land at Singur to return it to the farmers, from whom it ... Read more...

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Mamata takes over Bengal reins, walks history road (Intro Roundup)


May 21st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands filled the streets of this grand old city and millions more watched on TV, as Mamata Banerjee made history Friday by becoming ... Read more...

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Crucial rural Bengal areas in Tuesday’s fourth phase polls


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Crucial rural areas like Singur, Nandigram and other Marxist bastions where winds of change have been blowing for a while will go to polls Tuesday as ... Read more...

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Believing the opposition on Singur was a mistake: Bhattacharjee


April 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday said he had made a mistake by believing the opposition would not go beyond a point to scuttle ... Read more...

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Polls in Singur, Nandigram cometh, notification Thursday


April 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Notification for the fourth phase of polls in West Bengal will be issued Thursday, and these include crucial areas like Singur, Nandigram and some other Marxist ... Read more...

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Gulmarg weaves its magic around tourists (With images)


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg, April 3 (IANS) A magical mist surrounds this ultimate destination of skiers, sports lovers, honeymooners and adventure- seeking tourists as yet another snowfall changes the landscape in Gulmarg, the ... Read more...

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Nandigram, Singur were blunders: West Bengal minister (Interview)


March 20th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) As West Bengal's ruling Left Front tries hard to wrestle with the anti-incumbency wave after 34 years of uninterrupted rule, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader and ... Read more...

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Land acquisition: Mamata gets dose of her own medicine


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Anurag Dey Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Only a few years ago Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee had used her intense protests against forcible land acquisition to revive her electoral fortunes in ... Read more...

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Mamata buckles under anti-land acquisition stir, cancels Sankarail project (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Singur/Borai (West Bengal), Jan 13 (IANS) In an irony of sorts, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday announced shifting of a proposed railway coach factory from Sankrail in ... Read more...

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World’s first 1,000mph car project ‘on track’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The British project to develop the world's first 1,000mph car is on track.The construction will start on the rear of the Bloodhound vehicle in January, with an attempt ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata regrets the company could not do Singur project


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said Monday he regrets Tata Motors could not do the Nano car project which it wanted to do in West Bengal, but the ... Read more...

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West Bengal Left Front begins 34th year in power


June 21st, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Routed in a series of elections that have raised questions about its future, West Bengal's Communist-led Left Front government Monday stepped into the 34th year of its ... Read more...

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Tata Motors’ passengers car head Rajiv Dube resigns


May 17th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 17 (ANI): Tata Motors' passengers car head Rajiv Dube has resigned from the company."Rajiv Dube has communicated his decision to resign from the company and to pursue other interests outside ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland-Nissan JV to roll out LCVs in 2011


April 29th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) The Ashok Leyland-Nissan joint venture will start rolling out its light commercial vehicles (LCVs) out of the former's Hosur facility near Bangalore as well as from Renault-Nissan's car ... Read more...

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