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Trinamool quits UPA-II, government faces minority tag (Roundup)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers Friday resigned from the Manmohan Singh government and the party withdrew support to it over economic reforms, reducing the 40-month ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s exit revives railways hopes


September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday expressed hope it would nowbe able to attend to the ailing railway ministry, freed of the Trinamool Congress' hold with the regional ... Read more...

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Trinamool quits government, ends support to UPA (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers Friday resigned from the government and the party withdrew support to the UPA, three days after it said it was ... Read more...

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Trinamool ministers quit UPA government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the Manmohan Singh government Friday, three days after the party said it was quitting the UPA to protest ... Read more...

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Congress looks forward to life after Mamata


September 21st, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress Friday said it was looking forward to life after Mamata Bannerjee, adding that the exit of Trinamool Congress from the UPA will allow ... Read more...

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Trinamool ministers to hand over resignation letters at 3 p.m.


September 21st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress ministers are to hand over their resignation letters to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) at 3 p.m. and after that meet President ... Read more...

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Why is minority UPA in hurry over FDI in retail: Trinamool


September 21st, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Friday called it "unethical" on the part of the minority United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to notify FDI in retail, and wondered why ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle could take place soon


September 20th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With Trinamool Congress ministers expected to pull out of the government Friday, a cabinet reshuffle could take place over the next few days, Congress sources ... Read more...

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Point of no return, ministers to resign Friday: Trinamool


September 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the stand-off with the UPA government on FDI in retail, diesel price hike and subsidised cooking gas issues has reached a point of no ... Read more...

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No going back on quitting UPA: Mamata (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Giving firm indication that she was not ready for a compromise on her decision to quit the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck ... Read more...

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Mamata pullout gets brickbats, bouquets


September 19th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA government has earned her laurels and flak among the netizens in West Bengal."Didi, we ... Read more...

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Mamata’s intolerance thrusting celebrity status on commoners


September 19th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) One can call it Mamata Banerjee's Midas touch. The maverick West Bengal chief minister's intolerance is making heroes out of faceless people in the crowd.After a ... Read more...

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Ups and downs of Trinamool-Congress relations


September 19th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision to withdraw from the UPA appears a logical climax of the constant friction between Mamata Banerjee's party and the Congress over a ... Read more...

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Trinamool quits UPA, Congress reaches out to Mamata (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress party's support to the UPA government, but both she and the Congress indicated a ... Read more...

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Why is Mukul Roy absent from cabinet meetings, asks Congress


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Asking why Railway Minister Mukul Roy, from the Trinamool Congress, was absent from most cabinet meetings where decisions like the fuel price hike are taken, ... Read more...

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Warrant against approver in Mishra murder case


September 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Final argument commenced in the 37-year-old assassination case of former railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra Wednesday in a Delhi court followed by issuance of a ... Read more...

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Travel to Jaipur in double-decker train


August 24th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Now travelling to Jaipur will be easier, with the Indian Railways Friday starting its second double-decker air conditioned train from Delhi to the Rajasthan capital.The ... Read more...

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Mamata to attend UPA coordination panel meeting Aug 22


August 18th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee will attend the meeting of the UPA coordination committee Aug 22, party leader and Railway ... Read more...

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Mamata-Antony meeting on important Bengal projects


August 18th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony had an 80-minute meeting Saturday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on issues like Ganges riverfront beautification, a metro project ... Read more...

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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed


August 17th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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PM hails Sushil Kumar; railways rewards him Rs.75 lakh (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Railways announce Rs.75 lakh award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian Railways Sunday announced a cash award of Rs.75 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle wrestling contest at ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s Trivedi compares himself to Tharoor


August 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In a jibe at party leader Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi Saturday equated himself with ousted minister of state ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate rail workshop in Bihar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a railway coach maintenance workshop in Bihar's Nalanda district this month, an official said Thursday."The workshop at Harnaut is ready ... Read more...

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Mukul Roy follows Mamata Banerjee as absentee railway minister


August 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy's long absences from office, much like his once removed predecessor Mamata Banerjee, have become a cause for concern with insiders ... Read more...

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Belgium to help India modernise railway stations


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Railways Thursday signed an agreement with Belgium to modernise and make some of the country's railway stations world class, said an official statement."Indian and ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: SC reserves order on accused’s plea (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea by Ranjan Dwivedi, an accused in the assassination of the then railway minister L.N. Mishra ... Read more...

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Mishra killing: SC reserves order on accused’s plea


July 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea by Ranjan Dwivedi, an accused in the assassination of the then railway minister L.N. Mishra ... Read more...

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Sabotage not ruled out in train fire: Roy


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Monday fuelled speculation of sabotage behind the Chennai bound-Tamil Nadu Express fire in Andhra Pradesh that killed 32 people, saying a top ... Read more...

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Railways have worsened under Trinamool: Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) As India witnessed one of its worst train tragedies which left 35 dead, Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Monday accused Railway Minister Mukul Roy of neglecting ... Read more...

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Railways to probe if TN express fire was accident or sabotage


July 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Was it an accident or sabotage? The fire in the Tamil Nadu Express which killed 35 people in Andhra Pradesh early Monday was initially believed to ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh compensation for victims of Tamil Nadu train fire


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government Monday announced a compensation of Rs.5 lakh each for the families of the dead in the Tamil Nadu Express blaze, in which some ... Read more...

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Odisha protests cut in railway budgetary allocation


July 29th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) Odisha Saturday protested the alleged reduction of Rs.186 crore in the budgetary allocation to different railway projects in the state.Describing it as a "step-motherly attitude" of ... Read more...

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Delay no ground to quash trial, CBI tells SC


July 26th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a 37-year-old case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday told the Supreme Court that an accused facing criminal proceedings could not seek its ... Read more...

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