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Mamata thanks people for moral support on Singur


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) "Deeply touched" by the overwhelming response to her Facebook post on Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said, on the social networking site, ... Read more...

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Mamata wants Hong Kong style ‘financial district’ in Goa


February 6th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may be opposed to special economic zones (SEZ) as well as foreign investment in civil aviation and retail, but ... Read more...

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Land acquisition only after consensus: Buddhadeb (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) While affirming that industry will come up in Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday said careful measures have to be taken while acquiring ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights - 5


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) More highlights from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget presented in the Lok Sabha Friday.* Working expenditure during 2011-12 estimated at Rs.87,000 crore* Passing through a ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights - 3


February 25th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) More highlights from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget presented in the Lok Sabha Friday:* Safety first priority; accident rate has come down.* Decision to start pilot ... Read more...

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After protests, Mamata for shifting wagon factory to Singur


January 13th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Jan 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked the West Bengal government to hand over 600 acres of land in Singur for relocating a proposed wagon factory ... Read more...

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Left to hold rally against price rise in Delhi: Buddhadeb


January 10th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Jan 9 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control food inflation, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday said the Left parties will organise ... Read more...

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Singur farmers in a spot over unplanned land acquisition


August 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Rick SundarSingur (West Bengal), Aug 28 (ANI): Farmers, who gave up their lands for the small-car manufacturing project of Tata Motors in West Bengal's Singur town, are now suffering the fallout ... Read more...

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Singur welcomes railway proposal, but sceptical


December 16th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Singur (West Bengal), Dec 16 (IANS) Mahadeb Das' 12-bigha (4.8-acre) land, which fell within the plot earmarked for the Tata Motors small car project here, was acquired by the ... Read more...

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Mamata lays foundation for perishable cargo centre in Singur


November 29th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday laid the foundation stone for the railway's first perishable cargo centre to benefit farmers in this West Bengal's Hooghly district ... Read more...

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Two special trains from Delhi for Gangasagar Mela


November 29th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) To help pilgrims attend the annual religious fair Gangasagar Mela, the railway ministry has decided to run two special trains in January connecting Delhi and ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee lays foundation stone for perishable cargo centre at Singur


November 29th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Singur (West Bengal), Nov 29(ANI): Union Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday laid the foundation for Perishable Cargo Centre (PCC) at Singur in West Bengal.Earlier, in the Railway Budget 2009-10 ... Read more...

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Bharat Heavy Electricals mulls power plant at Singur


November 12th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Nov 12 (IANS) Top officials of state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Thursday inspected the abandoned site of Tata Motors here, initially intended for a factory to produce the ... Read more...

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Tata Nano Car: An Overview


August 19th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by GD
The much talked about car which has undergone a string of controversies and speculations in India, the Tata Nano car is actually a rear-engined, four passenger city car built by Tata Motors, ... Read more...

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Railways interested to set up project on Singur land: Banerjee


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Aug 2 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said her ministry was interested in setting up a national project on the site of the now abandoned Tata Nano ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata presents Nano to first customer Ashish Balakrishnan


July 17th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 17 (ANI): Tata Motors Chairman Ratan Tata presented the first Tata Nano, the world's cheapest car, to the first customer at a dealership in the Prabhadevi area in central Mumbai ... Read more...

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Voting in Singur peaceful


May 7th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), May 7 (IANS) Voting in West Bengal's Singur, the former site of Tata's Nano car factory, was peaceful Thursday as voters queued up outside polling stations, while political activists ... Read more...

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Factory to come up in Singur: West Bengal minister


April 7th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government would construct factory on the piece of land in Singur which the Tata Motyors abandoned, the state's Industry Minister Nirupam Sen said Tuesday. "We will ... Read more...

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Singur mourns as Nano rolls out from Mumbai


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), March 22 (IANS) The abandoned factory stands as a silent reminder of the frenzied activity and the air of expectancy one saw here less than a year ago. The ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool both hope to ride on Nano factor


March 13th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Singur (West Bengal), March 13 (IANS) For Tata Motors' Nano, Singur may be history. But for rival parties in this rural hamlet where the abandoned factory of the world's smallest ... Read more...

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Mysterious disease affects potato cultivation in West Bengal


March 7th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Singur (West Bengal), Mar 7 (ANI): Potato cultivators in Hooghly district of West Bengal are facing a crisis with the outbreak of a mysterious disease.Farmers in Singur, which had caught the ... Read more...

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Mamata to support Congress candidate in Bengal by-election


December 2nd, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Dec 2 (IANS) West Bengal's principal opposition party Trinamool Congress Tuesday decided to extend support to the Congress for the upcoming byelection from the Sujapur assembly constituency in Malda ... Read more...

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JSW Steel project rekindles West Bengal’s industry dream (Lead)


November 2nd, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Salboni (West Bengal), Nov 2 (IANS) Nearly a month after Tata Motors aborted its small car project in Singur, West Bengal Sunday sought to rekindle its fading industrialisation dream with the launch ... Read more...

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JSW Steel project rekindles West Bengal’s industrialisation dream


November 2nd, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Salboni (West Bengal), Nov 2 (IANS) Nearly a month after Tata Motors aborted its small car project in Singur, West Bengal is rekindling its fading industrialisation dream with the laying of the ... Read more...

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Now, Nano runs into trouble in Gujarat


October 11th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sanand (Gujarat), Oct.11 (ANI): The ultra-small car Nano, which is being brought out by TATA Motors, is once again in troubled waters in Gujarat after some farmers voiced their discontent over ... Read more...

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Why Tata chose Gujarat for Nano over other states


October 7th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) Tata Motors opted for Gujarat over several other states for its Nano project because of the speed at which the state acted after the auto major pulled out ... Read more...

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One battle lost, not the war: Buddha on Nano (Lead)


October 5th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) Dubbing his state's opposition parties as "irresponsible" for their actions that prompted Tata Motors to pull out from Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday exuded confidence ... Read more...

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Despondent Singur farmers vent anger on Trinamool for Nano pull-out


October 4th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Oct 4 (IANS) "We have lost everything" was the anguished cry of villagers in this rural pocket of West Bengal's Hooghly district Saturday, a day after the Tatas pulled ... Read more...

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PM returns from US, France visit, talks of financial crisis, Singur and Patil’’s future


October 1st, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by ANI
Onboard Air India One, Oct.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh returned this morning after completing a hectic and significant ten-day visit to the United States and France, during which he ... Read more...

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Tatas’ Singur experience an exception, India tells US (Lead, fixing headline)


September 17th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) India has assured American businessmen that the problems faced by Tatas at their Nano plant did not indicate a "pattern" and climate for foreign direct investment was good ... Read more...

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Tatas’ Singur experience an exception, US tells India


September 17th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) India has assured American businessmen that the problems faced by Tatas at their Nano plant did not indicate a "pattern" and climate for foreign direct investment was good ... Read more...

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Diverting scarce fertile farmland to industry not a new phenomenon in India: NYT


September 17th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept. 17 (ANI): Diverting scarce fertile farmland to industry is not a new phenomenon in India, and the present agitation in Singur, West Bengal, involving the grant of land ... Read more...

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Road finally cleared for Tatas to roll out Nano


September 8th, 2008 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The road has been cleared for Tata Motors to roll out the world's cheapest car Nano as planned following a far-reaching pact between the West Bengal government and ... Read more...

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Locals block Singur road, want protests to stop


September 3rd, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Sep 3 (IANS) A day after Tata Motors threatened to pull out of this rural belt, some locals - backed by the state's ruling Communists - put up a ... Read more...

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Nano pullout will be a setback for India: Jamshyd Godrej


August 29th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Eminent industrialist Jamshyd N. Godrej Friday came out in support of the Tata Group's Nano car project in Singur, West Bengal, terming as “unfortunate” the current political turmoil ... Read more...

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