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October 23, 2017 7:06 am

Hegde, the Union Minister of State for Skill Development, made the comment when he asked not to be invited for celebrations on Tipu Sultan Jayanti.

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October 23, 2017 12:45 am

The sergeant then lodged a complaint with Gariahat police station. Cops scrutinised the footage from the body camera on the sergeant and the seven were identified and later arrested.

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October 23, 2017 12:36 am

At the meeting, the chief minister may also decide on the road map for TMC, keeping in mind the panchayat polls next year and Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

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October 23, 2017 12:24 am

The Bengal government also believes Gurung and other GJM leaders are in hiding in Sikkim.

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October 21, 2017 4:55 am

The Met department has forecast more rains in the city and over Gangetic Bengal in the next 24 hours.

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October 19, 2017 6:04 am

Sources said the deceased, Souvik Chandra of Madhyamgram Chowmatha, allegedly drowned while bathing

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October 19, 2017 6:00 am

The protest had erupted on Tuesday after the institute expelled 14 girl students for refusing to vacate their old hostel and shift to a new one on campus. Students boycotted classes and organised a sit-in demonstration

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October 19, 2017 5:56 am

In some cases, truck drivers have been beaten up and their vehicles damaged,” the letter, which was sent to Mamata recently, said

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October 19, 2017 5:50 am

Besides Gurung, the order names GJM convener and his wife Asha Gurung, secretary Roshan Giri, GJM leaders Prakash Gurung President, Amrit Yonzon general Secretary of the Yuva Morcha and Ashok Chettri

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October 18, 2017 12:56 am

Sources in the police said that 18 people have been arrested in this connection

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October 18, 2017 12:48 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, chairman of Sara Bangla Atasbazi Unnayan Samiti, Babla Roy said: “There has been huge impact of GST on sale of firecrackers this year. Traders have to pay 28 per cent GST for various firecrackers. Earlier, it was 14.5 per cent.”

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October 18, 2017 12:40 am

“If you think you can fight BJP by joining Trinamool Congress or vice-versa, then there is no better way to commit suicide,” Mishra said

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October 18, 2017 12:31 am

On Sunday, the Union Ministry Home Affairs had ordered the withdrawal of 10 of the 15 CAPF companies deployed in the Hills

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October 18, 2017 12:16 am

Alleging that SRFTI was taking an authoritarian decision by building a separate accommodation for girls, an expelled student said: "There was no rule regarding segregating male and female students in separate hostels for last 25 years."

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October 18, 2017 12:02 am

Malik (30) and four other policemen were injured in an exchange of fire between police and alleged supporters of Gurung on Friday. They were rushed to a local hospital, where Malik succumbed to his injuries

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October 17, 2017 1:34 am

While leaving Bhattacharjee’s residence in the evening, Mamata said: “I had come here to visit him. I wished him speedy recovery. He asked me to sit. He wants to undergo treatment at home. However, I have spoken to his wife and assured her that we will provide all possible help.”

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October 17, 2017 1:22 am

“We will work in coordination with police. We have already conducted a series of meetings with police,” Kalyan Rudra, Chairman of West Bengal Pollution Control Board, told The Indian Express

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October 17, 2017 1:13 am

People in the state have been fighting against the division of Bengal. It will, however, be impossible to avert the division of the state without the help and support of the central government,” Mannan wrote in the letter to PM Narendra Modi

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October 17, 2017 1:02 am

Sources in the police said the incident took place at around 10.30 am on Sunday when Subrata Dey and Krishna Dasgupta, members of West Santinagar Junior Boys Club, came to Dulal Kanti Sen’s house and allegedly demanded Rs 1,000 as Kali Puja donation

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October 17, 2017 12:50 am

A woman was run over by a bus while trying to cross a road at sector 5, Salt Lake, at 5 am on Sunday. The girl, who died on the spot, has been identified as Mamoni Das (25) of Kestopur area, said police sources

October 17, 2017 1:04 am

“In Trinamool Congress, Mamata Banerjee has the final word, and no other leaders or ‘dadas’ are important. It is one and only Mamata Banerjee. I have become an MLA with Mamata Banerjee’s blessings, and will remain in Trinamool Congress until I die,” Subhranshu said

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October 17, 2017 12:32 am

"There will be no break in service for workers who could not attend office during the three-month-long indefinite shutdown. There are some demands of the GTA which we will also fulfil," Mamata Banerjee said

October 17, 2017 12:20 am

Mamata also wrote letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rajnath Singh Monday, asking them not to withdraw the companies from the Hills, and accusing the Centre of taking a “politically and administratively” bad decision with an intention to “destabilise and divide Bengal”

October 16, 2017 9:26 am

After an upset Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called up Home Minister Rajnath Singh and asked why the decision was taken, the Centre decided to pull out only seven CAPF companies, said sources.

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October 16, 2017 12:51 am

On Monday, the government will hold an all-party meeting at state secretariat Nabanna to discuss the Gorkhaland issue

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October 16, 2017 12:42 am

"An innocent police officer was killed because of the politics pursued by the Trinamool Congress government. Without proper training, these officers were sent to the forest for an assignment. The state government has committed a crime, and we condemn it,” State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said

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October 16, 2017 12:30 am

Sources said Tamang had urged the Governor to request the central government to invite them for the tripartite meeting instead of either GJM chief Bimal Gurung or any member of his faction

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October 16, 2017 12:17 am

“The food is cooked under suitable environment in the base kitchen under proper supervision all time,” a senior IRCTC official told The Indian Express

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October 11, 2017 6:33 am

Reddy also claimed that there have been allegations of corruption against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, but no probes have been ordered in such cases.

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October 9, 2017 8:05 pm

Kolkata weather highlights: Waterlogging due to rains caused massive traffic jams early in the day.

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October 9, 2017 8:08 am

FIFA U-17 World Cup matches were held in Kolkata for the first time ever and thousands thronged to the stadium.

October 9, 2017 12:55 am

“We will launch a bigger movement after the world cup if the civic authorities do not ressolve the issue,” convener of the Joint Forum Against Eviction and general secretary of the Hawker Sangram Committee Saktiman Ghosh told reporters.

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October 9, 2017 12:46 am

“We feel that if the Assembly or the state government is distributing such tickets, then every MLA should get it. We are seeking your intervention regarding this, and are hoping that you would let us know what action you have taken,” the CPM MLA said.

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October 9, 2017 12:31 am

Following this, state Tourism Minister Gautam Deb had in September alleged that the Sikkim Police allowed Gurung to flee. Since the start of a fresh stir over the demand for Gorkhaland, Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling had been backing the movement.

October 9, 2017 5:59 am

The rally was expected to march from Batasia to Chowrasta where a public meeting was scheduled. However, the police stopped the march at Batasia and leaders had to hold a meeting at Gorkha Dukh Vivarak Samiti Hall.

October 8, 2017 4:35 am

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