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Mamata scores major points against Left (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee scored some major political points against her arch rival Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) when its labour wing, the Centre ... Read more...

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CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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Mamata, Left clash over Assam refugees


July 27th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday attacked the Left after it disputed her claim that the state had taken every possible step to provide ... Read more...

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Will protest fuel price hike, but won’t let Left create rift: Mamata


July 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bolpur (West Bengal), July 27 (IANS) Sticking to her stand of hitting the streets against the rise in fuel prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she ... Read more...

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Charge Marxists ad tariff, Mamata tells electronic media


July 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Mocking the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of "using" the electronic media to "advertise" their standpoints, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday asked ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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Mamata warns officials against taking part in transport strike (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Flaying the CPI-M's labour arm CITU for calling a 24-hour transport strike July 31, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday threatened to cancel licences ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour transport strike in West Bengal July 31


July 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest the increase in petrol and diesel prices."We are ... Read more...

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Nepal echoes Anna Hazare’s protest


August 19th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Inspired by veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare's protest against corruption in the Indian capital, women activists in Nepal and human rights workers championing women's rights have ... Read more...

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Mumbai commuters hit by twin transport strike


August 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Thousands of Mumbai commuters had a harrowing time Thursday travelling to and from homes to offices in view of a twin strike by public bus service ... Read more...

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Transport strike troubles people in parts of Bengal


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Attendance in schools dropped, university examinations were postponed and commuters had a harrowing time here and in three surrounding districts of West Bengal Thursday due ... Read more...

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Transport strike across Kerala hits trade, passengers


May 20th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) Pasengers in Kerala were hit hard as the transport sector went on a day-long strike to protest the rceent hike in petrol prices.Chief Minister Oommen ... Read more...

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Bengal parties fire salvoes over petrol prices


January 17th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Aiming to woo the masses ahead of the crucial state assembly elections, rival political parties in West Bengal Monday ran into a competition of protest rallies on ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike: Trinamool Congress to stage statewide protest rallies


January 17th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress will hold statewide protest rallies here today against the UPA government's decision to increase fuel price.Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee has said her party ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike: Strike planned in Bengal Monday


January 16th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Protesting against the latest petrol price hike, Communist Party of India-Marxist's labour arm Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has called a three-hour public transport strike in West ... Read more...

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Nepal shares joy, sorrow with two nations


August 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) As India celebrated its 64th Independence Day Sunday with pride and pomp and Bangladesh mourned for the assassination of the architect of the nation, Sheikh ... Read more...

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Bengal transporters defer three-day strike till Aug 22


August 8th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) West Bengal's bus, minibus and taxi operators Sunday announced they would defer the three-day transport strike starting Tuesday till Aug 22 and wait for the government's decision to ... Read more...

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Bikers chop off man’s arm in Nepal road rage


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 3 (IANS) Two bikers, alleged to be drug addicts, chopped off the arm of a public bus driver in southeastern Nepal in full view of passengers in a ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool allege BJP-CPI-M nexus


July 5th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The opposition parties in West Bengal slammed the nationwide shutdown Monday on fuel price hike and said it has exposed the nexus between the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Assam transport strike against fuel price hike


June 29th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) A 24-hour motor transport strike in Assam against the hike in fuel prices Tuesday evoked a mixed response, with most public transport going off the roads. The strike, which ... Read more...

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Opposition criticises transport strike in West Bengal


June 26th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) The ruling Communist government affiliate Centre of Indian Trade Unions' (CITU) 24-hour public transport strike in West Bengal Saturday drew a scathing response from the opposition parties ... Read more...

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Life hit as opposition parties protest fuel price hike (Roundup)


June 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Life was hit in several states, especially Left-ruled West Bengal and Kerala, Saturday as opposition parties held protests against the fuel price hike and the government's ... Read more...

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Transport strike disrupts normal life in Bengal (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Buses, taxis, and autorickshaws kept off the roads and ferry services on rivers did not ply as normal life in West Bengal was badly hit Saturday following a ... Read more...

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24-hour transport strike in West Bengal to protest against fuel prices hike


June 26th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 26(ANI): Protesting against hike in prices of fuel, West Bengal's Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) called for a 24-hour transport strike in the state on Saturday.Public transport, including ... Read more...

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West Bengal hit by strike against fuel price hike


June 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Normal life was badly hit in West Bengal as buses, taxis and autorickshaws went off the roads Saturday in response to a public transport strike called by the ... Read more...

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CITU accuses Mamata Banerjee of hypocrisy


June 26th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's labour arm, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Friday launched a scathing attack on Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, saying her ... Read more...

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Transport strike in Bengal against fuel price hike (Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) labour arm Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has called a 24-hour public transport strike in West Bengal Saturday to protest against ... Read more...

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Government hikes fuel price, runs into opposition (Roundup)


June 25th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian government Friday lifted decades of control on petroleum pricing as it hiked the prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, inviting a barrage ... Read more...

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CITU shutdown in Bengal against fuel price hike


June 25th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) affiliated Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has called for 24-hour public transport strike in West Bengal Saturday to protest the fuel ... Read more...

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Flights resume in Italy and to some European airports


April 20th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 20 (IANS/AKI) Flights resumed at airports in Italy and elsewhere in Europe Tuesday as the European Union eased the no-fly bans imposed last week after the eruption of ash from ... Read more...

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CPI-M labour union puts off strike in West Bengal


April 9th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), the labour arm of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Friday postponed its proposed transport strike in West Bengal to ... Read more...

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CITU’s transport strike April 13 in West Bengal


April 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The labour arm of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Wednesday called a state-wide transport strike April 13 in West Bengal to ... Read more...

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CITU vehicular strike in Tripura over fuel price hike


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Mar. 2 (ANI): Normal life was affected in Tripura Tuesday following a 24-hour transport strike call given by the Tripura Motor Shramik Union (TMSU) and Tripura Auto-Richshaw Workers ... Read more...

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Strike against fuel price hikes hits life in Tripura


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) Normal life in Tripura was badly affected Tuesday with the frontal organisations of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) enforcing a one-day vehicular strike to protest ... Read more...

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