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Mamata slams media for abetting suicides, rapes


August 25th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the media, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday accused it of abetting suicides and rapes and warned that police ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fight against ‘corruption in judiciary’ (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 18 (IANS) Known for courting controversies, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has again stirred the hornet's nest after saying that court judgments could be bought.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Mamata’s remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) In a veiled attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said that instead of ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petition was moved in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks action against Mamata


August 16th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A petitioner moved the Supreme Court Thursday seeking the initiation of contempt of court proceedings against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her ... Read more...

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Mamata defends her remarks on judiciary


August 16th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Facing criticism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday defended her remarks on corruption in judiciary and said she was talking about reforms."My speech ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Mamata’s comment on court judgments flayed by parties


August 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's remark that judicial orders could be bought for money drew flak from political parties Wednesday, including the Congress.The Congress, ... Read more...

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Mamata for electoral reforms, cash-free polls


August 14th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 14 (IANS) Observing that corrupt practices were rampant in India's electoral process particularly in the northeast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday called for electoral reforms."Today ... Read more...

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Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

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Credibility of parliamentary system getting questioned: Somnath


August 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Observing that the "workability of democratic set-up of the country was getting questioned", former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee Monday called for initiatives to get ... Read more...

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West Bengal assembly celebrates platinum jubilee


August 13th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A two-day celebration to mark 75 years of the West Bengal assembly started Monday, with former speakers, including ex-Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, being felicitated ... Read more...

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Syria, Jordan confirm Nehru Cup participation


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Syria and Jordan have confirmed participation in the Nehru Cup football tournament in Delhi August 16-26 and the All-India Football Federation (AIFF) is waiting to ... Read more...

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Assam should become a growth engine: PM


April 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dispur/Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Braving security threats by the anti-talk faction of the ULFA and a shutdown call by the militants, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday inaugurated the platinum ... Read more...

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PM to visit Assam amid shutdown


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh undertakes a daylong visit to Assam Friday amid a shutdown called by the anti-talks faction of the banned United Liberation Front ... Read more...

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ULFA firm on April 20 Assam shutdown


April 17th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Tuesday reiterated its call for a state-wide shutdown April 20 to protest against the ... Read more...

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ULFA opposes PM visit, calls shutdown


April 10th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has called a dawn-to-dusk Assam shutdown on April 20 to protest the visit of ... Read more...

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Centre alerts Assam ahead of ULFA raising day (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 4 (IANS) Security agencies in Assam are prepared for any attempt by the anti-talk faction of ULFA to resort to violence ahead of April 7 which the ... Read more...

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Alert across Assam ahead of PM’s April 7 visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 28 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded across Assam ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the state on April 7, the raising day of ... Read more...

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President calls for steps to correct skill-talent mismatch


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Stating that there is some mismatch between the skills that youth possess and the talents needed in the country, President Pratibha Patil Tuesday called for ... Read more...

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RBI cautions investors against illegal finance companies


January 7th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bagmara (Tripura), Jan 7 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Saturday asked people not to deposit their hard earned money in unauthorised non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and institutions in ... Read more...

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Pranab asks banks to take belt tightening measures


January 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked Indian banks to scale down their advances to risky businesses to protect their asset quality."The non-performing assets ... Read more...

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Brahma Kumaris organise peace march in Mumbai


December 11th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) As a part of the platinum jubilee celebrations, spiritual organisation Brahma Kumaris Sunday organised a "Shanti Yatra (Peace March)" for Mumbai residents.Over 1,500 people participated ... Read more...

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Brahma Kumaris to celebrate platinum jubilee


December 6th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Prayers and humanitarian service involving spiritual leaders, industrialists, celebrities and commoners are slated for the nine-day platinum jubilee celebrations of spiritual organisation Brahma Kumaris starting ... Read more...

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Need to reform institutions in tune with times: President


October 18th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday emphasised the need to reform India's institutions in accordance with the demands of the rapidly changing socio-economic conditions.Speaking at the inauguration ... Read more...

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President to open Maharashtra assembly platinum jubilee


October 17th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the platinum jubilee (1937-2011) celebrations of the Maharashtra legislature here Tuesday, official sources said.The two-day event (Oct 18-19) will be ... Read more...

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Banking services to all Indians by next year: RBI


March 26th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 26 (IANS) Mainstream banking services would be provided to all unbanked semi-urban, rural and remote areas having population of 2,000 by next year, top Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Justice often remains a theoretical concept for poorer section of society: Pratibha Patil


February 6th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Feb 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday said that justice is often inaccessible to poorer section of the society due to high fees of courts and lawyers.President Patil ... Read more...

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Dharmendra: A ‘He Man’ Cannot Afford To Be Old!


December 30th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood veteran Dharmendra, who has recently completed and celebrated the platinum jubilee of his life and golden jubilee in Bollywood, says that he was once tagged as the ‘He Man’ ... Read more...

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Bhowmick takes over as Mohun Bagan technical director


December 15th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Subhas Bhowmick Tuesday took over as technical director of the beleaguered Mohun Bagan soccer team, saying he was taking up the job as a challenge.Bhowmick's appointment came a ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan appoints Bhowmick as technical director


December 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Subhas Bhowmick has been appointed technical director of the Mohun Bagan soccer team, club general secretary Anjan Mitra said in a statement here Tuesday.Bhowmick replaces Stanly Rozario, who ... Read more...

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Second string Dempo thrash East Bengal 3-1 in Super Cup


December 1st, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 1 (IANS) East Bengal's high-flying season ended on a sour note as they lost 1-3 to a second string Dempo in the one-off Super Cup football match here Wednesday. For ... Read more...

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IFFI 2010 begins from Nov. 22 at Panaji


November 19th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate the ten-day long 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) slated to begin on November 22 in Goa's Panaji city.This ... Read more...

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East Bengal clinch Mohammedan Sporting Platinum Jubilee Cup


November 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) East Bengal lifted the Mohammedan Sporting Platinum Jubilee Cup with a 6-5 victory through the tie-breaker over arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in a final that went down to the ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan defeat Sheffield United in Platinum Jubilee Cup


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov12 (IANS) FIFA International Order of Merit holder Sheffield United was defeated 0-1 by Asia's oldest football club Mohun Bagan in the Platinum Jubilee Cup tournament at the Yuvabharati Krirangan here ... Read more...

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