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10 held for gang-raping woman in Bengal


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Ten people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 32-year-old-woman and assaulting her husband in the industrial township of Durgapur in Burdwan district, police said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Mamata’s stubbornness blocking investment: CPI-M


January 17th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Mocking the West Bengal government's initiative to attract investments by organising business summit "Bengal Leads 2012", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the state's main ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Trinamool for sidelining Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Fuelling the controversy of the Congress acting as the B-Team of the Left, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday alleged that Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Mamata’s surprise hospital visits publicity stunts: CPI-M


May 29th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her surprise visits to state-run hospitals, terming ... Read more...

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What happened to small ministry promise, CPI-M asks Mamata


May 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to "keep her word" of forming ... Read more...

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After 34 years, a ‘different’ day in Bengal (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) It was a "very different" Saturday for the people of West Bengal. A day after the 34-year-old Left Front government was swept out of power, ... Read more...

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West Bengal wakes up to first morning post Left Front government


May 14th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) "Rajye palabadal" (change of regime in state) - thus read the grudging banner headline in Ganashakti, the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) mouthpiece, the morning after ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Crackling commentators dish out poetic justice


March 17th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Amid the shrill campaigning and political bravado in the run up to the West Bengal assembly polls, a certain 'poet Cockatoo' and 'Mr. Parrot, the ... Read more...

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Marxists publish book to woo masses in poll year


February 6th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) In an apparent bid to woo the masses in an election year, West Bengal's ruling Marxists have brought out a 728-page book on the state's left movement ... Read more...

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CPI-M targets PM for US radio-tagging Indian students


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday condemned the US for using radio tags to keep track of Indian students and took potshots at Prime Ministyer Manmohan Singh, saying the ... Read more...

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Floral tributes to Jyoti Basu on first death anniversary


January 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Life-size portraits of Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu adorned with garlands lined street corners and his recorded speeches and communist songs played across West Bengal since morning as ... Read more...

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CPI-M launches fundraiser for Jyoti Basu centre


January 17th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) In a bid to intensify its mass contact programme ahead of assembly polls slated for later this year, West Bengal's ruling Marxists launched a door-to-door fund-raising ... Read more...

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Government now careful while acquiring land: Buddhadeb


January 4th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Monday said that after the Nandigram and Singur agitations, the state government has been working carefully while accruing land for industrialization. "We ... Read more...

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Declare West Bengal drought a national calamity: CPI-M


September 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday demanded the central government declare the drought in West Bengal a national calamity and provide subsidies for writing off crop loans ... Read more...

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Trinamool readying for violence: CPI-M


June 4th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) After being routed in the West Bengal civic polls, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday accused the Trinamool Congress of trying to unleash terror to seize ... Read more...

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CPI-M attacks government for IPL irregularities


April 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday alleged that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government had been a silent spectator to the irregularities in the Indian ... Read more...

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After railway bounty, Bengal raises some questions


February 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The bounty for West Bengal in Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget has been widely hailed by people in her home state. But Thursday, some took a hard ... Read more...

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Quiet West Bengal mourns Jyoti Basu


January 18th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The tricolour flew at half mast, state government offices and almost all private establishments remained closed and roads were deserted as a quiet fell over West Bengal ... Read more...

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Mamata defends high salaries to intellectuals in rail panels


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has defended her decision to rope in intellectuals and theatre personalities into railway committees and their so-called hefty salaries that have come under ... Read more...

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Education reform will close down state-run schools: CPI-M


September 5th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) The central government's proposed reforms in education will lead to the closure of state-run schools, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Saturday, demanding a nationwide debate on ... Read more...

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Divestment for fiscal deficit financing disastrous: CPI-M


July 11th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday cautioned against raising funds through divestment of profitable state-run units to finance the fiscal deficit, terming this disastrous. "The corporate ... Read more...

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Growth no indication that Indian economy is strong: CPI-M


June 1st, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday conceded that the country's annual growth rate of 6.7 percent has raised hope but cautioned that it did not indicate ... Read more...

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Left behind - Bengal can’t believe it!


May 17th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) In buses, tea stalls and street corners, politically vibrant Kolkata had no other topic of discussion Sunday but the crumbling of the Left citadel in West Bengal. ... Read more...

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Hooch tragedy is now poll issue in West Bengal


May 6th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) With the official toll reaching 20 in West Bengal's hooch tragedy, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the main opposition Trinamool Congress are trying to gain poll ... Read more...

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Photo exhibition shows suffering caused by Maoists


July 31st, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) A week-long exhibition of photographs showing the suffering caused to common people due to Maoist guerrillas' actions was organised here by West Bengal's ruling Communist party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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