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Trinamool quits UPA, Congress reaches out to Mamata (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress party's support to the UPA government, but both she and the Congress indicated a ... Read more...

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Trinamool to go on nationwide stir against diesel hike, FDI


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Stating that shutdowns served no purpose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asked the Left parties to withdraw their Sep 20 general strike, even as ... Read more...

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BJP to consult allies on special session to prove UPA majority


September 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday termed the Manmohan Singh government basically a "Congress government" following decision of Trinamool Congress to withdraw support and said it would talk ... Read more...

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We hope Mamata will review her decision: Bengal Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

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DMK to participate in Sep 20 bandh


September 18th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The DMK, a major constituent of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, Tuesday announced that it would participate in the opposition sponsored Sep 20 bandh ... Read more...

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Trinamool quits UPA, Mamata blasts Congress (Night Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress party's support to the UPA government, but both she and the Congress indicated a ... Read more...

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Trinamool ditches UPA, blasts Congress (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) An aggressive West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress' support to the Congress-led UPA government.Banerjee told a news conference that Trinamool's six ... Read more...

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Himachal truckers increase freight charges


September 18th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The transporters at a prominent industrial hub in Himachal Pradesh have increased freight charges by over five percent following last week's hike in diesel price, a ... Read more...

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Delhi’s poor to get 3 more subsidised LPG cylinders


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a breather for economically weaker families, the Delhi government Monday announced that it would provide three more subsidised cooking gas cylinders to over 3.5 ... Read more...

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President rues no Indian varsity in world’s top 200 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing concern that no Indian university featured among the top 200 global institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged the country's premier educational institutes to ... Read more...

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Roll back diesel hike, cooking gas cylinder cap, demands BJP


September 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded rollback of the Rs.5 a litre hike in diesel prices and the cap of six cylinders on supply of subsidised cooking ... Read more...

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Hold your horses, Bengal minister tells taxi, bus owners (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) As bus, minibus and taxi operators in West Bengal threatened an indefinite strike if fares were not immediately raised in the wake of the abrupt ... Read more...

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Diesel price hike will be double whammy: India Inc. leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) The government's move to raise diesel prices by Rs.5 a litre has come under strong criticism from members of India Inc. who foresee a double whammy ... Read more...

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India’s inflation soars to 7.55 percent in August (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Driven by a sharp increase in food prices, inflation rose to 7.55 percent in August from 6.87 percent in July, government data showed Friday.The more-than-expected ... Read more...

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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... 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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Diesel price hiked by Rs 5, opposition slams ‘anti-people’ move (Roundup)


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) In a politically-sensitive move, the government Thursday announced a hike in heavily-subsidised diesel price by Rs.5 a litre to check fiscal deficit and limited ... Read more...

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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Second lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a hike in diesel price by Rs.five a litre and restricted availability of cooking gas cylinders per family to six ... Read more...

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Delhi gets first woman e-rickshaw driver (With Image)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A single mother of two Thursday become the national capital's first woman electric rickshaw driver."I couldn't have been happier," 33-year-old Kohinoor said after receiving the ... Read more...

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Britain’s watchdog to probe petrol prices


September 6th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) The British Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it will launch an investigation into the prices of petrol and diesel to see whether a fall ... Read more...

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Tractor sales to pick up from October: Escorts


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Tractor sales, which have been flat for about six months due to a delayed monsoon, are expected to pick up from October following recent rains, agri-machinery ... Read more...

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Inflation down by 6.87 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 6.87 percent in July from 7.25 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Mamata scores major points against Left (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee scored some major political points against her arch rival Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) when its labour wing, the Centre ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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Mamata takes on centre, Left over fuel price hike (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) After a few days of truce with the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has revived her crusade against the Congress-led UPA over ... Read more...

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Will protest fuel price hike, but won’t let Left create rift: Mamata


July 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bolpur (West Bengal), July 27 (IANS) Sticking to her stand of hitting the streets against the rise in fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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Mamata warns officials against taking part in transport strike (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Flaying the CPI-M's labour arm CITU for calling a 24-hour transport strike July 31, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday threatened to cancel licences ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour transport strike in West Bengal July 31


July 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest the increase in petrol and diesel prices."We are ... Read more...

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Mamta demands withdrawal of fuel price hike


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday threatened to hit the streets if the centre did not withdraw its decision to hike petrol and diesel ... Read more...

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Inflation eases, but food prices surge


July 16th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to 7.25 percent in June from 7.55 percent in the previous month, putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India to ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 7.55 percent, food prices surge


June 14th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's inflation moved up to 7.55 percent in May as compared to 7.23 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a sharp increase in ... Read more...

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China cuts fuel prices


June 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices have been cut for the second time in a month in China amid growing government efforts to reverse a sharp slowdown in ... Read more...

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China to cut fuel prices


June 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China will cut patrol and diesel prices by 530 yuan ($84) and 510 yuan per tonne respectively from Saturday, authorities said.The move, which marks the second ... Read more...

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Congress wants Parrikar to cut diesel price


June 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) The Congress in Goa now wants Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to extend his petrol price slashing formula to diesel.Speaking to reporters here, Congress spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar ... Read more...

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