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West Bengal comes to a halt due to shutdown, strike (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a halt in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.However, ... Read more...

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West Bengal paralysed due to shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a standstill in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.Rail ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee given civic reception by Bengal government (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, who Friday began a four-day official visit to his home state Bengal -- his first after assuming the nation's highest post, was ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee begins four-day trip to Bengal


September 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday arrived here on his first visit to his home state, West Bengal, after assuming the nation's highest post.Mukherjee was received at ... Read more...

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Netaji’s family condoles Sehgal’s demise


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter and the revolutionary leader's close associate Lakshmi Sehgal, describing it as a ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal was courageous, compassionate: CPI-M


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday described freedom fighter Lashmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who joined the party some four decades ago, as a ... Read more...

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Vice President, PM condole Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal, calling her "an icon of ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal dead (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 23 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the first head of the women's wing of the Azad Hind Fauj, died around ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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We have done it, says Shah Rukh on arrival in Kolkata (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) "Korechi, Lorechi, Jitechi Re" (We have done it, we have fought it out, we have won it), said Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan on his ... Read more...

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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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Kolkata fortified for Hillary visit


May 6th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Tight security was in place as US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton arrived in Kolkata Sunday, with even outbound and incoming flights from the Netaji ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Kolkata (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here Sunday on a two-day visit during which she would hold talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Mamata, governor differ on farm suicides (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Amid a political storm over farmers' suicides in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said only one peasant had taken his life during her ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes Netaji a long life


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday described the mystery about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose' death as a national shame and wished the leader "a ... Read more...

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Netaji was scientist, environmentalist: Ramesh


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was also a "planner, scientist and environmentalist"."Netaji was a versatile genius whose many other ... Read more...

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Mamata lets Left garland Netaji statue first


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) On Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday did a U-turn and allowed Left leaders to garland his ... Read more...

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Government’s attitude on Netaji condemnable: Forward Bloc


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) Saturday condemned the "negative attitude" of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in not observing Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth ... Read more...

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Left crosses sword with Mamata on Netaji celebration


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The latest political row in West Bengal involves Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday celebration Jan 23, an official holiday in the state.The Left Front Saturday decided ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Mamata’s mother in hospital


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday visited West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's ailing mother in a state-run hospital here.Mukherjee drove straight to the SSKM ... Read more...

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President’s plane delayed for technical glitch


November 30th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's flight to Pune was delayed here Wednesday after the pilot detected a technical problem in the cockpit panel, with the nation's first ... Read more...

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Presidency University tagged innovation hub


November 29th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) The city's prestigious Presidency University has been declared the first Cluster Innovation Centre in eastern India by the central government, an official said here Tuesday."Presidency ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Visva Bharati Tuesday


November 28th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who arrived in Kolkata Monday, will visit Visva Bharati University at Santiniketan in West Bengal's Birbhum district Tuesday.Patil was received at the ... Read more...

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Kishanji murdered in police custody: Varvara Rao


November 25th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Telugu revolutionary poet and Maoist sympathiser P. Varvara Rao Friday alleged that top rebel leader Kishanji was "tortured" and then "murdered" in police custody in West ... Read more...

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Singapore honours Nehru as friend, visionary


November 20th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Sixty-one years after Jawaharlal Nehru last visited this city-state, Singapore commemorated for posterity India's first prime minister as a "friend to our shores" and a ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc demands special observance of Netaji’s birth anniversary


November 19th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Over 1.50 lakh Forward Bloc activists Friday courted arrest in West Bengal during a "Jail bharo" agitation with a three-point demand including the declaration of Netaji ... Read more...

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‘Left lost, but movement unbeaten in Bengal’


November 14th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Though the Communists were routed in the April-May West Bengal assembly polls, the Left movement has remained unbeaten in its stronghold, a leader said here Monday."A ... Read more...

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Probe S.P. Mookerjee’s death: BJP


September 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded setting up of a commission to probe the "mysterious death" of Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee ... Read more...

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Kolkata airport official dies after fall


September 17th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A Kolkata airport official died after falling from an upper floor of the Air Traffic Control (ATC) building here Saturday.K.K. Gupta, general manager, ATC, of the ... Read more...

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NSG gets land outside Kolkata for eastern hub


September 17th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The elite National Security Guard (NSG) has finally got its long-awaited land at Badu in Madhyamgram near Kolkata for setting up its eastern regional hub.Over ... Read more...

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Delirious Kolkata welcomes cheerful Messi


September 1st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Over 2,000 delirious soccer lovers gave sleep the miss as they danced, cried and shouted slogans near the airport eulogising football magician Lionel Messi, who spent ... Read more...

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Higuain, di Maria reach Kolkata, countdown begins for Messi


August 31st, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The excitement soared for Friday's first FIFA official soccer friendly in India featuring Argentina and Venezuela with Real Madrid stars Gonzalo Higuain and Angel di Maria ... Read more...

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Argentina arrive sans Messi for Sep 2 friendly


August 29th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A 19-member Argentine soccer team, including new national coach Alejandro Sabella, arrived here Monday morning for the Sept 2 FIFA official friendly match against Venezuela but superstar Lionel ... Read more...

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Presidency mentor group submits recommendations


August 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Presidency University mentor group, which has Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as advisor, Thursday recommended the creation of a faculty capable of cutting-edge research to ... Read more...

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