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Nandigram, Singur were blunders: West Bengal minister (Interview)


March 20th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) As West Bengal's ruling Left Front tries hard to wrestle with the anti-incumbency wave after 34 years of uninterrupted rule, Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader and ... Read more...

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6 policemen kidnapped in Mexican city


March 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), March 12 (IANS/EFE) Six police officers have been kidnapped in this northern Mexican metropolis by men armed with assault rifles, authorities said.Witnesses said several SUV-loads of men armed ... Read more...

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Six bodies found in Mexico


February 19th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) Six bodies were found outside a police station in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. Police suspect they were dumped by a criminal group linked to drug ... Read more...

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Poll panel verifies list of homeless after violence


February 13th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Members of the high-level Election Commission team touring poll-bound West Bengal Saturday made a door-to-door survey to verify the list of people forced to stay away from home ... Read more...

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One more shot at dynasty politics? (Capital Buzz)


July 25th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) If the mother-son duo of Sonia Gandhi-Rahul Gandhi and Maneka Gandhi-Varun Feroz Gandhi top the list of political family heirs in the Lok Sabha, why should ... Read more...

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Bhutto killing: Pakistan denies delaying UN probe report


March 31st, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Fresh tensions seem to be brewing between Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, with the latter denying Wednesday that the government had ... Read more...

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Six gunmen killed in clash in Mexico


March 27th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 27 (IANS/EFE) Six gunmen were killed in a battle with Mexican marines in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, a major smuggling corridor for drugs headed to the US, ... Read more...

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Two Mexicans wanted for 45 murders held


November 18th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Nov 18 (EFE) Two drug-cartel hit men wanted for 45 killings were arrested by soldiers in this northern border city, Mexican authorities said. Soldiers tracked down the hit men after ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo to discuss Kerala feud at special meet


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) With the factionalism in its Kerala state unit showing no signs of abating, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is to hold a special politburo session July 4-5 ... Read more...

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Kerala unit’s woes to feature in CPI-M politburo meet Friday


June 17th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) The factional feud in the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) will be one of the points to be discussed in the party politburo ... Read more...

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At EMS centenary, CPI-M is downcast


June 13th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), June 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) celebrates the birth centenary of E.M.S. Namboodiripad, one of its tallest leaders, here Saturday as the party in Kerala goes through ... Read more...

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Crude bombs, firearms recovered from Nandigram


August 13th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Live crude bombs and firearms were recovered by police from near the restive Nandigram area of West Bengal's East Midnapore district Wednesday. "Acting on a tip off we ... Read more...

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10 anti-acquisition activists injured in Nandigram


August 12th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) At least 10 people opposed to land acquisition and belonging to Bhumi Uchched Pratirodh Committee (BUPC) were injured Tuesday in clashes with the rival Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Anti-acquisition activists demonstrate in Nandigram


August 11th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the anti-land acquisition Bhumi Uchched Pratirodh Committee (BUPC) Monday staged a sit-in demonstration in West Bengal's Nandigram, demanding peace in the violence-hit region. "The ... Read more...

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I have not been informed about all party meeting: Mamata


August 9th, 2008 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said she had not been informed about an all-party meeting called Saturday by West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee over the fresh turmoil ... Read more...

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Nandigram tense after CPI-M activists fire at rivals


August 8th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Tension prevailed in West Bengal's Nandigram Friday after Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists allegedly opened fire on the rival Bhumi Uchched Pratirodh Committee (BUPC) members in some ... Read more...

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Nandigram’s compensation distribution flawed: NHRC


May 9th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued recommendations for the just distribution of compensation to the victims of violence in Nandigram in West Bengal after it ... Read more...

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Venugopal reinstated; Ramadoss says he won’t resign (Intro Roundup)


May 8th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by admin
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt, Prashant Nanda and Ajit Rana New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Thursday refused to resign after the Supreme Court snubbed him when it reinstated P. Venugopal as ... Read more...

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Tension in Nandigram over alleged rape


April 19th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) The atmosphere in West Bengal's troubled Nandigram area turned tense once again Saturday after cadres of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ransacked houses of a rival ... Read more...

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Shaukat Aziz’s ’silent’ turf battle with PML president proved costly for him


November 28th, 2007 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz being sidelined within the Pakistan Muslim League (PML) is being attributed to his wrangling with party president Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain. A report published ... Read more...

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