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Netaji’s family condoles Sehgal’s demise


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter and the revolutionary leader's close associate Lakshmi Sehgal, describing it as a ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal was courageous, compassionate: CPI-M


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday described freedom fighter Lashmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who joined the party some four decades ago, as a ... Read more...

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Vice President, PM condole Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal, calling her "an icon of ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal dead (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 23 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the first head of the women's wing of the Azad Hind Fauj, died around ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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Absence of Big Idea leaves Congress without direction (Comment)


May 12th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Blaming factionalism for the Congress's recent electoral setbacks, as Sonia Gandhi has done, can be regarded as a somewhat facile explanation, considering that internal rifts have been a part of ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Kolkata (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here Sunday on a two-day visit during which she would hold talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Presidency to hold election


March 5th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two years after being upgraded from a college, the Presidency University will hold student elections for the first time in September, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Padma for Singapore ex-minister with Nalanda connect


January 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Singapore foreign minister George Yong-Boon Yeo - named for a Padma Bhushan award Wednesday - is helping set up an international university in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Mamata, governor differ on farm suicides (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Amid a political storm over farmers' suicides in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said only one peasant had taken his life during her ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes Netaji a long life


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday described the mystery about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose' death as a national shame and wished the leader "a ... Read more...

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Netaji was scientist, environmentalist: Ramesh


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was also a "planner, scientist and environmentalist"."Netaji was a versatile genius whose many other ... Read more...

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Mamata lets Left garland Netaji statue first


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) On Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday did a U-turn and allowed Left leaders to garland his ... Read more...

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Government’s attitude on Netaji condemnable: Forward Bloc


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) Saturday condemned the "negative attitude" of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) in not observing Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth ... Read more...

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Left crosses sword with Mamata on Netaji celebration


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The latest political row in West Bengal involves Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday celebration Jan 23, an official holiday in the state.The Left Front Saturday decided ... Read more...

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Some of Mamata’s policies identical to Left’s: Forward Bloc


January 19th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front constituent, the All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) feels that the stand of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on some issues ... Read more...

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Six international airlines keen to fly from Kolkata


December 26th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Dec 26 (IANS) Six international airlines, including British Airways and Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific, have evinced interest in flying to and from Kolkata, union Minister of State for Urban ... Read more...

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Presidency University tagged innovation hub


November 29th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) The city's prestigious Presidency University has been declared the first Cluster Innovation Centre in eastern India by the central government, an official said here Tuesday."Presidency ... Read more...

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Singapore honours Nehru as friend, visionary


November 20th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Sixty-one years after Jawaharlal Nehru last visited this city-state, Singapore commemorated for posterity India's first prime minister as a "friend to our shores" and a ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc demands special observance of Netaji’s birth anniversary


November 19th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) Over 1.50 lakh Forward Bloc activists Friday courted arrest in West Bengal during a "Jail bharo" agitation with a three-point demand including the declaration of Netaji ... Read more...

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‘Left lost, but movement unbeaten in Bengal’


November 14th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Though the Communists were routed in the April-May West Bengal assembly polls, the Left movement has remained unbeaten in its stronghold, a leader said here Monday."A ... Read more...

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Probe S.P. Mookerjee’s death: BJP


September 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded setting up of a commission to probe the "mysterious death" of Jan Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee ... Read more...

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Subhas Bose to Hemant Kumar - history on record! (Feature)


September 9th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Trash for some, treasure for others. Meet Sushanta Chatterjee, who has pursued his passion for music and history, collecting over 8,000 gramophone records that include not ... Read more...

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Presidency mentor group submits recommendations


August 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Presidency University mentor group, which has Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as advisor, Thursday recommended the creation of a faculty capable of cutting-edge research to ... Read more...

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This is not the India we fought for, say freedom fighters


August 15th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) As India marches into its 65th year of independence, the people who fought tooth and nail for the freedom most of us take for granted ... Read more...

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Mamata’s committees: Too many cooks?


July 30th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's penchant for setting up expert committees on a range of issues has triggered a debate, with questions being raised ... Read more...

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Nation must accept Netaji’s death: Biographer (Interview)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to doubts raised about his death, historical evidence indicates that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose died in an air crash Aug 18, 1945, and the ... Read more...

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Presidency varsity mentor group meets Mamata (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Presidency University mentor group Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and hinted at the need to form a search committee to bring ... Read more...

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Mamata, Amartya Sen discuss Presidency’s future


July 9th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday met Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, who is adviser to the chairman of the mentor group formed for ... Read more...

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Wheels of Kolkata Metro turn towards massive expansion


June 19th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after it blazed a trail in India, in a city known for its dense crowds and traffic snarls, the Kolkata Metro had over ... Read more...

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Netaji subject of political appropriation: New biography (With Images)


June 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Subhas Chandra Bose has always been regarded as a great popular hero, but official recognition of his stature as an iconic freedom fighter was somewhat ... Read more...

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Netaji’s grand nephew to help revive Presidency


June 6th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) A grand nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is determined to help revive one of Kolkata's best known academic institutions that has produced gems like ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen to be chief mentor of Presidency University


June 4th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen will be the chief mentor of the prestigious Presidency University, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said.Sugato Bose, grand ... Read more...

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Vacancies to be filled at Kolkata’s Presidency University


May 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) All vacancies at the prestigious Presidency University - which has been accused of falling standards - will be filled up in the next three months, ... Read more...

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Over Rs 7.5 crore unaccounted cash seized in Bengal, Assam


March 25th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) department's investigation wing, engaged by the Election Commission to track flow of illegal cash to influence voters in poll-bound states, has seized ... Read more...

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