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WikiLeaks disclosures one sided, distorted: Buddhadeb


April 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Monday termed as "one-sided" and "distorted" the recent WikiLeaks cables which claimed that he was in favour of liberalisation and ... Read more...

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Trinamool not for FDI in retail market


February 26th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will not allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail market if it comes to power in West Bengal, senior party leader and leader of ... Read more...

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Congress to establish broad-based alliance in Bengal (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) In an apparent bid to pressurise ally Trinamool Congress, the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Friday announced that it was eyeing a broad-based alliance with secular parties to ... Read more...

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West Bengal promises Infosys maximum built-up space


August 25th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Keen to rope in IT major Infosys into the state, West Bengal Wednesday promised to give the company the maximum built-up space under the law in its proposed ... Read more...

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12-day police remand for five Maoist leaders


July 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Five Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) leaders were Wednesday remanded to 12 days' police custody by a court here. The quintet, including a state committee member of the guerrilla ... Read more...

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Five Maoist leaders arrested in West Bengal (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Five Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) leaders including a member of the guerrilla outfit's state committee were arrested from West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district Tuesday, police said. Acting ... Read more...

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Infosys to get 50 acres near Kolkata


March 30th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government will allot 50 acres of land to software major Infosys in New Town on the northeast fringes of the city in the next 10 ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb favours consensus on land acquisition policy


March 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Calling for a consensus among the government, corporate houses and locals to sort out the vexed issue of acquiring fertile land for industries, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddahdeb ... Read more...

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Railway connectivity, Mamata’s gift to Nandigram


January 30th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday inaugurated a project for laying 17 km of railway tracks in West Bengal's Nandigram and promised jobs or houses to those whose ... Read more...

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Indonesian firm plans eco-industrial park in Nayachar


January 21st, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Universal Success Enterprise (USE), promoted by non-resident Indian industrialist Prasoon Mukherjee, plans to develop an eco-industrial park on Nayachar Island, a proposed chemical hub. The proposed Petroleum, Chemical and ... Read more...

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Capital flow to West Bengal on despite Singur, Nandigram: Minister


January 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) West Bengal Commerce and Industry Minister Nirupam Sen Wednesday said investment flow into the state has not dried up because of the violent protests over acquisition of ... Read more...

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State need only be facilitator in land takeover: Assocham


January 5th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Industry forum Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) Tuesday said the West Bengal government should only play the role of facilitator while acquiring land for ... Read more...

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Maoists getting foreign fund through NGOs: police


October 10th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) The Maoists are getting foreign funds through some non-governmental organisations, a top official of the West Bengal Police claimed here Friday. "A portion of foreign funds routed through some ... Read more...

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Political showdown at Bengal Chamber of Commerce meet


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) High drama prevailed at the annual general meeting of the Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BNCCI) Tuesday, when union Minister of State for Shipping Mukul ... Read more...

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Lost opportunity for Bengal in creating IT jobs: Infosys (Lead)


September 7th, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) West Bengal has lost an opportunity to create thousands of jobs when it scrapped the proposed IT hub project in Kolkata, a senior official of Infosys Technologies said ... Read more...

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IT hub scrapping sad day for West Bengal: Infosys official


September 7th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Infosys board member T.V. Mohandas Pai Monday said the West Bengal government's decision to scrap a proposed IT hub project on the state capital's northeastern fringes was a ... Read more...

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West Bengal to acquire land for railway projects


August 15th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Saturday said it will acquire land for the projects announced by Railways Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee. Banerjee, whose party has been ... Read more...

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ITC discontent over land acquisition in Bengal


July 25th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods major ITC Ltd., which has been scouting for land in West Bengal for quite some time has expressed its discontent over not getting land ... Read more...

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West Bengal keeps fingers crossed on chemical hub project


May 29th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) With the opposition Trinamool Congress, now part of the central government, having said it would oppose the Nayachar chemical hub project, West Bengal's ruling Left Front government Friday ... Read more...

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Two injured in poll violence in Nandigram


May 7th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram (West Bengal), May 7 (IANS) Two people were seriously injured in West Bengal's volatile Nandigram area when activists of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the opposition Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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One arrested for Trinamool leader’s murder in West Bengal


May 3rd, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) One person was arrested Sunday in East Midnapore district of West Bengal in connection with the murder of a Trinamool Congress leader, police said. "Chandra Mohan Sahi, a ... Read more...

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CPI-M to join government if situation demands: Buddha


April 13th, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will join the central government if the situation so demands after the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said ... Read more...

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Mukherjee supports Nayachar chemical hub


April 12th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) In a statement that may not exactly be music to the ears of the Trinamoool Congress, its alliance partner Congress' senior leader Pranab Mukherjee has supported the proposed ... Read more...

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West Bengal yet to receive centre’s formal approval on chemical hub (Lead)


March 18th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) West Bengal is yet to receive formal approval from the central government on a chemical hub project that was verbally cleared early February, a minister said here Wednesday. "Though ... Read more...

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West Bengal yet to receive centre’s approval on chemical hub


March 18th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) West Bengal is yet to receive written approval from the central government on a chemical hub project that was verbally cleared early February, a minister said here Wednesday. "Though ... Read more...

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Indonesian firm wants to build port in West Bengal


February 26th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indonesia-based Salim group, part of a consortium that is constructing a chemical hub at Nayachar island near Haldia in West Bengal, is also interested in building a ... Read more...

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Work on Nayachar project not before Lok Sabha polls: Minister


February 24th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after the central government cleared a proposed Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIR) project at Nayachar Island in West Bengal, state Industry Minister Nirupam Sen ... Read more...

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Opposition hurting interests of unemployed: Buddhadeb


February 21st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Durgapur (West Bengal), Feb 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said West Bengal needs investment for creating jobs and assailed the opposition parties for acting against the interests of unemployed youth ... Read more...

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‘Petrochemical hub would devastate Sundarbans’


February 7th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Fisherfolk and green activists have voiced serious concern over the government's go-ahead to a petrochemical hub in Nayachar in West Bengal, saying it would cause immense ecological damage ... Read more...

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West Bengal seeks to begin chemical hub work before polls, Trinamool opposes (Lead)


February 6th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Construction work at the Nayachar Island chemical hub project in West Bengal is likely to begin before the Lok Sabha polls, state Industry Minister Nirupam Sen said ... Read more...

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Work on chemical hub in West Bengal to begin before polls


February 6th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Construction work at the Nayachar Island chemical hub project in West Bengal is likely to begin before the coming Lok Sabha polls this year, state Industry Minister Nirupam ... Read more...

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Trinamool wins Nandigram; Congress, Left win one seat each (Lead)


January 9th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday snatched from West Bengal's ruling Left Front the troubled Nandigram constituency, which had witnessed violent protests against a proposed industrial project.In two other results, ... Read more...

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Nandigram by-poll was held under Trinamool threat: Biman Bose


January 6th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front chairman Biman Bose Tuesday said the by-election in troubled Nandigram constituency was marred by opposition Trinamool Congress threats to voters."Apparently everything was very ... Read more...

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Fresh violence erupts in Nandigram


December 4th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) acdres and activists of the Bhumi Uchched Pratiridh Committee (BUPC) led by Trinamool Congress clashed in West Bengal's Nandigram Thursday. No one ... Read more...

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Mamata’s gift to Nandigram victims


November 10th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday said her party would nominate a candidate from one of the families of the victims for the by-election in Nandigram where violence ... Read more...

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