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Pranab listens as Mamata says state coffers are empty


February 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
East Midnapore (West Bengal), Feb 17 (IANS) Days after attacking the central government for being insensitive to the state's financial crisis, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday chose ... Read more...

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No let up in Congress-Trinamool war of words (Newsletter from Bengal)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress and Trinamool Congress have again chosen to stay on the collision path over the release of central funds for the cash-strapped West Bengal ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at Congress, central government


January 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Lashing out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for overlooking the financial interests of the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said her ... Read more...

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Bengal interlocutors step aside from peace process


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Four Days after top Maoist commander Kishenji was killed by the security forces, the West Bengal government-appointed interlocutors Monday stepped aside from the peace dialogue ... Read more...

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Tremors, movie focus attention on controversial dam (Letter from Kerala)


November 27th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) A series of tremors since June and an explosive movie have again focussed attention on a dam in Kerala the state doesn't want but is ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton says that Arizona’s immigration law invites racial profiling


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke against Arizona’s immigration law. She said that this new immigration law would invite racial profiling, and she also added ... Read more...

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Posting security on university campuses unhealthy: Apex court


February 18th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday disapproved of stationing security personnel and paramilitary forces in campuses of educational institutions. "It's not a healthy sign to keep paramilitary forces permanently ... Read more...

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Terrelle Pryor’s Quarterback Advance


August 12th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
The big smart quarter back of Ohio State is growing bigger. Pryor took his time to get into the leadership mode when he replaced senior co-captain Todd Boeckman just four games into ... Read more...

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Transparent material may shed light on planets’ cores


July 27th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): In an experiment, a team of scientists has created a transparent material, which could provide some insight into the cores of Jupiter and the other giant planets.According to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram admits failures in war against Maoists (Lead)


July 15th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The central and state governments have been tardy in tackling the Maoists, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, three days after 29 policemen were killed in ... Read more...

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Alaska Governor Palin receives deluge of ethics complaints


May 4th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been inundated by ethics complaints, most of them filed against her after she agreed to become Senator John McCain's running mate in ... Read more...

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Jindal vows to secure death sentence for child rape


June 26th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 26 (IANS) Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal has said he will seek to enact laws that would invalidate a US Supreme Court ruling which struck down the death penalty ... Read more...

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