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Paraguayan president’s ouster is not coup: US


June 26th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The US has not determined the ouster of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo by impeachment as a coup in the South American nation but is closely following ... Read more...

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Mamata forms experts committee on land policy


May 30th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday constituted a two-member experts committee to formulate a new land policy in the state."We are forming a committee ... Read more...

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Where will Bengal’s Muslim votes go?


April 25th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) West Bengal's Muslims, once a loyal vote bank of the ruling Marxists, appear noncommittal in the ongoing assembly polls even as the Left Front and ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress spreading violence, accuses Buddhadeb


January 4th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 4 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has slammed the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party for creating a culture of violence in the state.Addressing a rally here on Monday, Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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Bengal farmers’ killing: 44 CPI-M activists get life term


November 11th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Suri (West Bengal), Nov 11 (IANS) A court in Birbhum district of West Bengal Thursday gave life sentence to 44 Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists convicted for killing 11 farmers in ... Read more...

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Suchpur murder case: 44 CPI-M activists convicted


November 10th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Suri (West Bengal), Nov 10 (IANS) A court in Birbhum district of West Bengal Wednesday convicted 44 Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists for hacking to death 11 landless farmers, reportedly Trinamool ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha speaker pitches for land to tillers


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday said that the "revolutionary" target of land to the tillers should be pursued honestly to sustain the interests of farm labourers ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s flood victims reluctant to return home


October 19th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Many flood victims in Pakistan's Sindh province, who were displaced by the devastating deluge and shifted to urban centres, are reluctant to go back home, a media report ... Read more...

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Community farming turns a lucrative option in Orissa


July 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bolangir (Orissa), July 28 (ANI): The Community farming involving farmers, landowners and landless labourers has turned out to be a lucrative option in Orissa, as the stakeholders reap equal shares of the ... Read more...

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Bihar’s famed coaching institute now in Assam


July 11th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) The famed Super 30, a coaching institute in Patna which prepares 30 poor students for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) entrance exam free of ... Read more...

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Bihar MP seeks compensation, jobs for kin of killed workers (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) BJP MP Shahnawaz Hussain, whose Bhagalpur constituency is home to thousands of migrant workers who labour at construction projects in Delhi and elsewhere, has sought compensation and ... Read more...

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Compensate Delhi Metro workers’ kin: Bihar MP


July 15th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) MP from Bihar Shahnawaz Hussain has written to the urban development ministry to pay compensation and give jobs in the Delhi Metro ... Read more...

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Police nab four Maoists at Ranchi


June 26th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi , June 26 (ANI): Police arrested four Maoists on Thursday who were engaged in promoting ideologies of the rebel Maoist organization at Ranchi in Jharkhand.Several books, pamphlets and other subversive ... Read more...

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Three Maoist rebels arrested in Jharkhand


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 23 (IANS) The police in Jharkhand have arrested three members of the outlawed Jharkhand Liberation Tiger (JLT) and recovered arms, ammunitions and cash from them. "We have arrested three JLT ... Read more...

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Identity cards for Bihar’s migrant workers soon


April 4th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 4 (IANS) Bihar has decided to issue identity cards to migrant workers in a bid to provide a sense of security to the thousands of people earning a livelihood outside ... Read more...

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Nandigram shuts down over fresh firing, clashes reported


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Nandigram, the trouble-torn West Bengal region which flared up again Sunday, was shut down Monday in response to a call by the Bhumi Uchched Pratirodh Committee (BUPC) to ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh assembly budget session begins


February 25th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Governor Balram Jakhar said here Monday his government was committed to the welfare of farmers and was working to create an atmosphere favourable to development works. ... Read more...

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Senior Maoist leader ‘arrested’ in Kerala


December 20th, 2007 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Kerala, Dec 20, (ANI):A senior Maoist leader Malla Raji Reddy has been arrested in the town of Angamaly in Kerala. Malla Raji Reddy was incharge of Maoists cadres in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil ... Read more...

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