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West Bengal comes to a halt due to shutdown, strike (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a halt in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.However, ... Read more...

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West Bengal paralysed due to shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Life virtually came to a standstill in West Bengal Thursday due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's shutdown call and the Left-sponsored general strike in the state.Rail ... Read more...

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Buses damaged, trains movement disrupted in Bengal (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Protestors damaged and set afire buses, put up road blockades and disrupted train movement as the 12-hour shutdown called against the rise in petrol prices ... Read more...

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Fire at Howrah station


February 26th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, Feb 26 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Howrah railway station - the second-oldest and the country's largest railway complex - Sunday but it was quickly doused. No ... Read more...

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Fire at Howrah station


February 26th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, Feb 26 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Howrah railway station - the second-oldest and the country's largest railway complex - Sunday but it was quickly doused. No ... Read more...

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Anti-collision devices to cover 8 rail zones: Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Anti-collision devices (ACD) will be implemented in eight of the country's 17 zonal railways to improve the safety of rail passengers, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said ... Read more...

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Mamata offers bait to states for safe train movement


February 25th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has a novel incentives scheme to ensure safety of trains across states. She has offered to "gift" two new trains and two ... Read more...

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Government rapped for refusing handicapped girl a job


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has pulled up the central government for denying a job to physically handicapped girl Pritilata Nanda of Orissa on the grounds that she did ... Read more...

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Left trade unions shut down West Bengal (Lead)


August 20th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Life came to standstill in communist-ruled West Bengal Wednesday due to a 24-hour nation-wide shutdown called by Leftist trade unions. Senior leaders of the Centre of Indian Trade ... Read more...

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Shutdown called by trade unions cripples life in West Bengal


August 20th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) About 80 flights were postponed and rail and road traffic were disrupted in West Bengal Wednesday following a 24-hour shutdown called by Leftist trade unions against inflation, price ... Read more...

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West Bengal flood toll rises to 25, villages still marooned


June 21st, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) At least 25 people have died due to floods in West Bengal that have affected 2.7 million people. The situation in parts of East Midnapore district deteriorated Saturday. ... Read more...

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Shutdown in 3 states getting mixed response


June 6th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad/Kolkata/Bhubaneshwar, June 6 (ANI): The State-wide shutdown called by the opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh today against the fuel price hike by the Central Government has been peaceful so far. Telugu ... Read more...

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