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Bengal woos industry amid mismanagement taint (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Didi rolled out the red carpet for industrialists, exhorting them to consider West Bengal as their 'Dreamland' for investment, but administrative mismanagement took much of ... Read more...

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Bhuddhadeb to skip CPI-M politburo meeting


May 15th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Caretaker West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee will skip the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo meeting in New Delhi Monday.Though the CPI-M claimed that the ... Read more...

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Lucknow DM, DIG cautions against interpretation of Ayodhya Verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 30 (ANI): With barely an hour left for the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court to deliver its verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit, Lucknow District ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict: Government extends ban on bulk SMSes, MMSes till Friday


September 30th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): With the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court set to announce its verdict in the Ayodhya title suit, the Central Government on Thursday extended the ... Read more...

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Verdict on Ayodhya title suit today


September 30th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 30 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgement today on the 60-year-old Ram Janam Bhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.The three-Judge bench comprising Justice S ... Read more...

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Cabinet meet postponed over Ayodhya verdict


September 29th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): With the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court set to announce its verdict in the Ayodhya title suit, the Central Government has postponed its weekly cabinet ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah takes taxi to reach IIT function


January 6th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Kharagpur, Jan 5 (IANS) New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah, one of the most high-security political leaders in the country, Tuesday took a taxi ride in the city sans any security ... Read more...

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Fernandes rubbishes media reports of staying in Dharamsala servant quarters


July 21st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Former Defence Minister and socialist leader George Fernandes has rubbished media reports of being put up in a servant's quarters during a recent visit to Dharamsala to ... Read more...

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West Bengal tribals protest police harassment (Lead)


November 13th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Thousands of tribals, including women and children, squatted on dug up roads in Maoist-hit Lalgarh in West Bengal Thursday to protest alleged police harassment and the arrest of ... Read more...

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Seven West Bengal police officials served notices for security lapses


November 5th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday issued notices to seven police officials for security lapses during Sunday's landmine blast that targeted Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and two union ministers, ... Read more...

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West Bengal police begin probe into landmine blast


November 3rd, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapur (West Bengal), Nov 3 (IANS) A day after suspected Maoists ambushed with a landmine blast the convoy of two cenral ministers and the West Bengal chief minister, a redfaced state ... Read more...

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Buddha, Paswan escape landmine blast in West Bengal (Lead)


November 2nd, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Steel Minister Ram Vilas Paswan had a close shave Sunday as suspected Maoists triggered a landmine blast on the route of ... Read more...

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Landmine goes off on minister’s convoy, six policemen injured


November 2nd, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 2 (IANS) At least six policemen were injured, three of them critically, in a landmine blast that had targeted the convoy of Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and Steel Minister Ram ... Read more...

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Antony taken on wrong route in his hometown in Kerala


March 2nd, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Alapuzha (Kerala), March 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony was taken on a wrong route near Amabalapuzha, Kerala, Sunday. The state government has ordered an immediate inquiry into the incident. Speaking to ... Read more...

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