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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Third Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a West Bengal state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) and considered the party's top strategist in the ... Read more...

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232 Sri Lankans held while illegally migrating


July 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained about 250 nationals who were trying to flee the country to Australia.A total of 232 Sri Lankans, including public employees ... Read more...

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Committee to inspect functioning of state shelters in Bengal


July 16th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) In the wake of the suspected rape and murder of a mentally-ill woman in a government-run asylum, the West Bengal government Monday announced the ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s former MP Laxman Seth gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday gave bail to former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) parliamentarian Laxman Seth, who was in custody for 118 days for allegedly ... Read more...

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A year on, 13/7 blasts’ trial may take years to begin


July 13th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A year after three coordinated bomb blasts rocked India's commercial capital Mumbai, a legal official says that it may take at least another three years for ... Read more...

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Man held for human trafficking in Assam, 15 rescued (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) With floods affecting almost all the districts of Assam, human traffickers are on the prowl to lure women and girls out of the state, police said.One ... Read more...

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China to redefine personal data stealing laws


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) China has plans to redefine regulations about stealing personal data as it causes a lot of inconvenience to the general public.According to a senior officer from ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka told not to harass media


July 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka should immediately end harassment of media outlets and journalists, Human Rights Watch has said.In the three years since the end of the armed ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen denies recommending impersonator for government job


April 26th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen Thursday denied recommending Anjan Bhattacharya, who is facing prosecution for allegedly impersonating a relative of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ... Read more...

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Ex-army officer gets life term for killing Chennai boy (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Retired army officer K. Ramaraj was sentenced to life imprisonment by a fast track court here Friday for last year's killing of a 13-year-old boy who ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh relief for terror suspect’s custody death (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented ruling, the Bombay High Court Tuesday awarded Rs.20 lakh compensation to the mother of Khwaja Yunus, an accused in a bomb blast in ... Read more...

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6 Tripura officials jailed for embezzlement


April 4th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 4 (IANS) A BDO (block development officer) and five Tripura government officials were Wednesday sentenced to different jail terms by a local court for embezzling Rs.41 lakh in ... Read more...

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Five held for CPI-M leaders’ killing remanded to custody (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Five people arrested in West Bengal for the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders last month were sent to five days' CID ... Read more...

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Five more held for CPI-M leaders’ killing


March 19th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Five more people have been arrested in West Bengal for the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders last month, taking the total ... Read more...

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Ex CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case flown to Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates, arrested in Mumbai in connection with violent incidents at Nandigram ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the ... Read more...

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Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case


March 17th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the violent ... Read more...

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Court orders CID probe in CPI-M leaders’ killing


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday order the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to probe the killing of two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, an incident the ... Read more...

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New police units to handle specialized crimes in Odisha


February 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) Odisha has formed two new police units to deal with specialized crimes, an official said Sunday.The Special Task Force (STF) and Economic Offences Wing (EoW) started ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi in fake currency racket nabbed in Bengal


February 17th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Feb 17 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national said to be involved in circulating fake Indian currency and wanted by Mumbai police was arrested in Murshidabad in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Indian found dead in UAE


February 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 12 (IANS) An Indian, working as a porter in Dubai, was found dead Sunday inside a container, police said.The 55-year-old man probably died due to lack of ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy: Charge sheet against 23 filed


February 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The West Bengal Police's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Saturday filed a charge sheet against 23 accused in the December 2011 hooch tragedy case which claimed ... Read more...

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CPI-M lawmaker given euphoric welcome after bail


February 7th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) CPI-M lawmaker and former minister Sushanta Ghosh, prime accused in the Midnapore skeletons case freed on conditional bail by the Supreme Court last week, Tuesday walked ... Read more...

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George Cross theft: Winner’s widow moves Himachal court


February 7th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Perturbed over the failure of the Himachal Pradesh Police in solving the theft of the George Cross awarded to her martyred husband by the British for ... Read more...

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Calcutta HC stays compensation to hooch victims’ families


February 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday stayed the payment of compensation declared by the West Bengal government to the families of victims of last December's hooch ... Read more...

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Hopes to retrieve George Cross from Britain dashed


February 4th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Hopes to bring back the George Cross awarded to a pre-independence Indian soldier have grown dimmer as the British authorities have turned down the plea of ... Read more...

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Ex-IITian nabbed for friend’s murder


January 26th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) An IIT-Kanpur graduate, currently pursuing an MBA from IIM-Lucknow, has been taken into custody by the CBI as a key suspect in the killing of his ... Read more...

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Three arrested in Mumbai 13/7 blasts case


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Mumbai Police Monday arrested three people in connection with last year's July 13 serial blasts in which 27 people were ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy prime suspect surrenders (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Noor Islam Sheikh alias Khora Badshah, prime suspect in the Sangrampur hooch tragedy in which 171 people were killed, surrendered before a court in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Bengal hooch tragedy prime suspect surrenders


January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Noor Islam Sheikh alias Khora Badshah, prime suspect in the Sangrampur hooch tragedy in which 171 people were killed, surrendered before a court in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Terror bid foiled in Pakistan capital


December 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A terror bid was Wednesday foiled in the Pakistani capital with the arrest of six suspected terrorists including a suicide bomber, police said.Bin Yameen, inspector general ... Read more...

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Four arrested for Bengal hooch tragedy (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal Police Sunday arrested four people, including the wife of the prime suspect in the hooch tragedy earlier ... Read more...

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Three arrested in hooch tragedy case


December 25th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department of West Bengal police has arrested three people in connection with the hooch tragedy earlier this month that left at least 171 ... Read more...

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Mamata’s ‘poisoned water’ allegation angers Left Front


December 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Friday staged a noisy walk-out from the West Bengal assembly after failing to elicit any response from the government on ... Read more...

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Left Front walks out of all-party meeting on hooch


December 19th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front representatives Monday walked out of an all-party meeting called in the aftermath of the recent hooch tragedy after the government refused ... Read more...

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