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Will keep fighting against anti-people policies, Mamata thunders


September 21st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) As all the Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the UPA government to protest against its economic policies, party chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said she would keep ... Read more...

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Trinamool moves against ex-Congress MLA


September 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader Sovandeb Chattopadhyay Friday said he will move a privilege motion against former Congress legislator Arunava Ghosh on charges of insulting assembly Speaker Biman ... Read more...

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Salvi replaces Aaron in Delhi Daredevils squad


September 21st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Mumbai bowler Aavishkar Salvi replaced Varun Aaron at Delhi Daredevils after the Jharkhand pacer was advised he will need to have a tonsillectomy which will ... Read more...

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Congress should seek people’s verdict on FDI: Mamata


September 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the Congress should seek people's verdict before pursuing "unrealistic, anti-people" policies like FDI in retail and hiking diesel prices, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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After Congress, Left accuses Trinamool of double standards on FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress of double standards on the issue of retail FDI, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee-led party had ... Read more...

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It’s good to see people appreciating theatre: Kulbhushan Kharbanda


September 20th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda, who returned to theatre after a hiatus of 20 years, has expressed happiness over the growing popularity of theatre."It is good to ... Read more...

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TMC withdrawal a betrayal of people’s faith: Bengal Congress


September 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Terming the Trinamool Congress' decision of withdrawing support to the UPA regime as a "betrayal" of the people's faith, the West Bengal Congress said Wednesday it ... Read more...

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Little difference between orange and red: Uma Bharati


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Left parties and the NDA led by the BJP calling for a nation wide strike Sep 20 to protest FDI in retail and diesel ... Read more...

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Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking ... Read more...

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PM should step down, go for elections: Trinamool MP


September 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Hours after an aggressive Trinamool Congress decided to withdraw their support from the UPA government, party MP Kunal Ghosh demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should ... 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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AITA reacts strongly to Bhupathi’s charges


September 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday hit back strongly against the charges levelled at it by tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi saying the player was ... Read more...

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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

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Six Airports Authority of India officials suspended


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Monday suspended six senior Airports Authority of India officials who have been found to be involved in irregularities in awarding ground handling services ... Read more...

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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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India may ban US-made film critical of Islam


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing anti-US violence, India is considering a request to ban a controversial film made in the US, fearing it could trigger ... Read more...

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BJP dares SP to withdraw support to centre


September 13th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday made light of the Samajwadi Party's (SP) pitch for a Third Front and its criticism of the central ... Read more...

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Congress slams Trinamool, says it can go alone in Bengal


September 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Alleging that alliance partner Trinamool Congress was trying to politically finish off the Congress in West Bengal, the party's state unit Wednesday said it was capable ... Read more...

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Kalighat thrash Royal Wahingdoh in Fed Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, Sep 12 (IANS) Kalighat Footbal Club outclassed Royal Wahingdoh FC 6-0 tn the second match of the Federation Cup qualifiers here Wednesday.The match, played at the JRD Tata Sports ... Read more...

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SP to go it alone in Lok Sabha polls in UP: Mohan Singh


September 12th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will contest the next Lok Sabha elections on its own in Uttar Pradesh, party general secretary Mohan Singh said after moving the political ... Read more...

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Borders under threat in UPA rule, says Mulayam


September 12th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance on security issue, former defence minister Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday alleged that the country's borders from Punjab in the ... Read more...

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Jaiswal allocated three coal blocks in hour after becoming minister: SP


September 12th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Training guns on Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on the alleged irregularities in coal block allocation, the Samajwadi Party Tuesday held him responsible for allocating three ... Read more...

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UPA regime lacks clear cut policies, direction: Mulayam Singh


September 11th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Launching a strong attack on the UPA government, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said it lacked in clear cut policies and direction and ... Read more...

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Have high regard for Mamata, says Mulayam


September 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Lavishing praise on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday said he had high regard for her "many good ... Read more...

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Cancer over, Yuvraj enthrals his fans


September 11th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) The MA Chidambaram Stadium here erupted in frenzy Tuesday night as the poster boy of Indian cricket Yuvraj Singh stepped on to the field after overcoming ... Read more...

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Delay in checking dengue in Bengal, says governor


September 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) With five people dead and more than 1,200 people affected with dengue, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Tuesday blamed initial delays on the part of ... Read more...

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Over 1,200 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has now affected over 1,200 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 now down with dengue in Bengal


September 8th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The dengue outbreak in West Bengal has affected over 1,000 people though the number of deaths remains at five, according to state health department data ... Read more...

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Replicas of Tagore’s houseboats to be given to Indian varsities


September 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Replicas of two houseboats, which Rabindranath Tagore used during his stay in locales now in Bangladesh, will be handed over to two Indian universities Sep ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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Mamata raps civic bodies for negligence in preventing dengue


September 7th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Criticising civic bodies run by both her Trinamool Congress as also the opposition Left Front for negligence in combating dengue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Bengal minister meets Infosys top brass on stalled project


September 7th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Bengalore, Sep 6 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee, who held talks with the top brass of IT bellwether Infosys Thursday on its stalled project in the state, ... Read more...

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Expansion work to end at Tata Metaliks’ Kharagpur plant by October


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Pig iron maker Tata Metaliks, promoted by Tata Steel, will complete its capacity expansion work at its Kharagpur plant in October, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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Five missing as bus falls into river in Bengal


September 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) At least five people were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."The bus fell into the river Bhairabanki at ... Read more...

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