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PM not involved in work of panel allotting coal blacks: Khurshid


September 10th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending the UPA government over coal block allocations, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had nothing to do with 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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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land


August 24th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition by the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order holding unconstitutional ... 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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‘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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Parties scramble to capture Singur turf (West Bengal Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) The rural pocket of Singur that played a decisive role in shaping the big political change in West Bengal last year again seems headed towards ... Read more...

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Monthly allowance to Singur’s unwilling farmers doubled


June 27th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday doubled to Rs.2,000 the monthly allowance of Singur's farmers unwilling to sell their lands after the Calcutta High Court struck ... 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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Wasn’t aware Singur law needed president’s nod: Narayanan Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday said that he was given legal advice that presidential assent was not needed for the Singur land law brought ... 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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Excerpts from Singur judgement


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Following are excerpts from the judgement delivered Friday by Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghosh and Mrinal Kanti Chaudhuri of the Calcutta High Court striking down the Singur ... Read more...

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Jolt for Mamata as court annuls Singur land law (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Delivering a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government that rode to power capitalising on peasant agitations in Singur and Nandigram, the Calcutta High Court Friday ... 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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Mamata government says it stands by farmers


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Minutes after the Calcutta High Court division bench Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, as unconstitutional and void, the West Bengal ... 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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Calcutta High Court strikes down Singur land act (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, ... Read more...

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Singur act unconstitutional, rules Calcutta High Court


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court division bench Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans low-cost houses for Mumbai mill workers


May 1st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) As Maharashtra turned 52 Tuesday, the government said it would provide low-cost housing to mill workers and free houses to kin of mill workers who died ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi, central governments on unauthorised colonies


February 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to central and Delhi governments on a plea challenging their powers to regularise unauthorised colonies.A bench of Acting ... Read more...

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Lavasa welcomes central clearance for hill city


November 9th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) The Lavasa Corporation Ltd (LCL) Wednesday welcomed the conditional clearance by the environment ministry to its Rs.3,000-crore hill city coming up near Pune. "The inordinate delay has ... 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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Buddhadeb silent on Singur verdict, flays Mamata


September 29th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Minakha (West Bengal), Sep 29 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday chose not to comment on the Singur land ... Read more...

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Singur issue is not final yet: Biman Bose


September 29th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Reacting to the Calcutta High Court order on the Singur land row, West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Wednesday said the matter has not yet ... 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 land act held valid, Singur farmers celebrate


September 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) On a day she recorded a thumping win in her maiden assembly contest, there were more cheers for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee 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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Tatas to act after studying Singur judgment


September 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors will decide its next course of action after studying the Calcutta High Court judgment that declared the Singur land act as valid ... 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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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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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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