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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land


August 24th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition by the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order holding unconstitutional ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Japan, meet Suzuki officials (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan July 22-27 and is expected to meet Suzuki Motor's top executives on the automobile major's plans ... Read more...

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Maoist strategist held in Bengal (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), considered its top strategist after the late Koteshwar Rao alias ... Read more...

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Singur act unconstitutional, rules Calcutta High Court


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court division bench Friday held the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, ... Read more...

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Mamata rule disappoints many women (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Many women saw themselves in her. Trinamool Congress firebrand Mamata Banerjee, always clad in a simple cotton sari and slippers, gave rise to huge ... Read more...

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Indian feminists should talk to village counterparts: Mrinal Pande


February 21st, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Notions of womanhood have changed in urban India with power moms at the workplace and women storming into male bastions, but these women must open ... Read more...

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Goa Trinamool promises to return farm land


February 5th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress unveiled a populist Goa assembly election manifesto Sunday, promising stringent action against illegal mining and returning land "recklessly" acquired by government agencies.The manifesto, ... Read more...

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Mamata dismisses farmer suicide reports as ‘malicious campaign’


January 31st, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Dismissing reports of farmers committing suicide due to agricultural mismanagement as a "malicious political campaign", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday reiterated that only ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at Congress, takes a dig at PM (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Attacking the Congress and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for political opportunism, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asserted that her party, Trinamool Congress, will continue ... Read more...

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Kabir Suman mocks at Mamata’s visit to Irom Sharmila


January 28th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has mocked at his party chief Mamata Banerjee for promising voters in Manipur that the Trinamool will ensure withdrawal of ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool ties reach new low (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Ties between the Congress and Trinamool Congress reached a new low Monday with the Trinamool leadership terming its ally as a "shameless party" which is ... Read more...

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Mamata woos industrialists, says will provide facilities


January 9th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the state government will provide all kinds of facilities to industrialists ... Read more...

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Bengal eyes 25 percent of India’s IT revenue by 2015


January 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government hopes to grab 25 percent of India's revenue from IT sector by 2015, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday and added ... Read more...

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Five years on, Nandigram feels forgotten and betrayed


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram (West Bengal), Jan 3 (IANS) Five years after a movement that catapulted it into the national spotlight and spelt the beginning of the end of the 34-year Left ... Read more...

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Tata’s Singur case appeal assigned to new bench


November 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tata Motors' appeal in the Singur land case was Tuesday assigned to a new two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court following an objection ... Read more...

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CPI-M mocks Mamata’s industrial revolution remark


November 1st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday mocked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise of ushering in an "industrial revolution" and said projects announced ... Read more...

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Assocham for state’s role in land acquisition for industry


October 9th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Disagreeing with the West Bengal government's view that it has no role to play in land acquisition for industrial projects, industry body Assocham Sunday said ... Read more...

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‘Bengal committed to peace with Maoists’


September 30th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) The West Bengal government is committed to its efforts for peace talks with the Maoists, a member of the team of interlocutors appointed by Chief ... Read more...

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Most parties cheer Singur order, CPI-M differs


September 28th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Congress Wednesday welcomed the Calcutta High Court order on the Singur land row, while the opposition Communist Party ... Read more...

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Investment in Bengal only if there is no hostility: Tata


August 30th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The Tata Group will invest in West Bengal only if it is satisfied that the state government has no hostility towards it, the conglomerate's chairman ... Read more...

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Mamata showed haste on Singur, says Kabir Suman


August 14th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Singer turned Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman Saturday said the West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee acted in haste in the Singur land return ... Read more...

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Land identified for handing over to 12 Singur farmers


June 28th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government Tuesday carried forward the process of returning to farmers the land they were unwilling to give up for the now abandoned Tata ... Read more...

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Tata moves Supreme Court on Singur land


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Tata Motors Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the "undue haste" being shown by the West Bengal government in returning the land acquired for ... Read more...

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Farmers jubilant, but Mamata government has long haul ahead


June 27th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Mahadeb Das is elated. Having spearheaded the Trinamool Congress' agitation against land acquisition for Tata Motors' small carmaker plant in Singur, he is now counting ... Read more...

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Hooghly official submits report about Singur


June 24th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Hooghly district administration Friday submitted a report to the Calcutta High Court after Tata Motors alleged there was looting and pilferage from its abandoned small ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on ‘pilferage’ from Tata’s Singur plant


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday told the West Bengal government to file a report on whether there was any pilferage from the Tata Motors' abandoned small ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc questions Tatas moving court on Singur


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Left Front partner, the Forward Bloc, Wednesday questioned Tata Motors' move to approach the court against the state government's acquisition of the Singur land and said ... Read more...

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Tata Motors to move court Wednesday against Singur Act


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Tata Motors is likely to move court Wednesday against the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, which cancels the 997.17-acre land lease given by the ... Read more...

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I exercise on treadmill every morning: Mamata


June 21st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A month after assuming charge, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday was in an expansive mood, as she patiently listed her daily routine ... Read more...

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Mamata completes 30 days as West Bengal chief minister


June 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Barring the CPI-M, political parties in West Bengal Monday welcomed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee completing her first month in office and praised the "positive steps" ... Read more...

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Left regime suppressed democratic rights, says Narayanan


June 13th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Monday accused the erstwhile Left Front regime of suppressing democratic rights and freedom of the people and said the new government ... Read more...

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Mamata’s land bank idea, industry cautious


June 10th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's proposal to create a land bank as part of reforms in the acquisition process has received a cautious to upbeat ... Read more...

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Bengal to acquire 400 acres at Singur to return to farmers


June 9th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday promulgated an ordinance to acquire 400 acres of land at Singur to return it to the farmers, from whom it ... Read more...

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Left Front’s wrong steps, deviations brought its downfall: CPI


June 6th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Blaming the Left Front's rout in the West Bengal assembly elections on the state government's wrong steps and its evitation from ethics, the Communist Party of ... Read more...

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2007 accord on Tata’s Singur plant land to be made public


May 26th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the 2007 agreement between the state government and Tata Motors for the Nano car plant in Singur ... Read more...

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