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WB: Media associations condemn attack during Municipal elections

October 5, 2015 9:26:59 pm

The attack on media persons during Saturday's Bidhanangar Municipal elections in West Bengal was condemned by several journalist associations in the district today.

Chasing hawala trail, I-T seizes Rs 50 cr from Kolkata, Siliguri

September 25, 2015 3:07:36 am

A highly-placed Kolkata police officer said various teams, consisting of members of STF and its anti-bank fraud section, helped the tax department sleuths conduct the raids at five places in Kolkata.

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GJM MLA Trilok Dewan quits party — two in three days

September 22, 2015 1:19:48 am

The GJM had earlier announced that its three MLAs would resign from the Assembly to protest against the alleged non-cooperation of the state government with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration.

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Netaji files talk of ‘public enthusiasm dying’ for INA after ‘plane crash’

September 22, 2015 1:10:57 am

The Netaji files talkj about problems like collecting funds for INA and the eventual decline in people’s interest for the army, while reiterating that the matter was of utmost importance.

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Can recognise madrasas but cannot pay its teachers: Mamata Banerjee

September 22, 2015 12:55:14 am

"Once I have enough money and opportunity, we will start paying madrasa teachers,” said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.

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We have control over EC: Bengal BJP leader

September 21, 2015 8:18:32 am

“In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there was rampant rigging by the TMC. We have control over the Election Commission now and there will be military assistance, ” Joy Banerjee said.

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Kolkata: Security at Writers’ Building beefed up after hoax bomb email

September 16, 2015 12:04:21 am

Police said the email sent to Lalbazar was written in broken English, and had claimed that bombs had been planted at the heritage building.

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Trinamool Kisan O Khetmojur Congress: To launch its front for farmers, Trinamool returns to Singur

September 13, 2015 4:22:17 am

TMC camp is also abuzz with Mamata government’s offer to the Tatas to return land to farmers and end the Singur stalemate

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Netaji files with Bengal govt to be declassified, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

September 16, 2015 10:54:55 am

"From next Friday (September 18) the documents will be open for the public, they will be kept at the city police archive," said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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CPM leader Biman Bose injured in lathicharge in Kolkata

August 28, 2015 12:29:20 am

CPM politburo member Biman Bose was seriously injured during a clash between Left Front supporters and policemen during a rally called by Krisha Sabha, the agricultural front of the CPM, in central Kolkata on Thursday afternoon.

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Arun Jaitley assures political difference between BJP and TMC won’t hinder Bengal development

August 23, 2015 6:44:31 pm

"Political differences will continue. But for the development of the state, that will not matter," Jaitley said as he repeated the Prime Minister's call for increased economic activity in the eastern states.

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West Bengal Congress chief booked for attempt to murder

August 19, 2015 8:04:27 pm

Chowdhury was booked under non-bailable sections (307, 333) and other bailable charges of allegedly vandalising govt property, damaging public transport and beating up police personnel.

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Amit Shah attacks Mamata govt for failing to live up to people’s expectations

August 12, 2015 6:45:03 pm

“Growth and development is not visible in Bengal,” said Shah. "Where will development come from if so much money is pumped into Saradha investments,” Shah said hitting out at the Mamata Banerjee government.

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Congress advances 12-hour Bengal bandh call to August 18

August 11, 2015 12:14:24 am

Party insiders said district officials had requested that the bandh be rescheduled since several programmes to observe Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary were lined up on August 20.

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Two-day trip to Delhi: Mamata to meet PM today, seek funds for border areas, flood relief

August 11, 2015 12:00:39 am

"I will ask for a waiver of loans for farmers, who have lost their crops and ensure they can go for alternative cultivation,” Mamata said before leaving for Delhi.

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Interview: ‘LBA opened doors to resolve other issues like Teesta’, says Bangladesh Dy High Commissioner

August 5, 2015 12:39:58 am

Following implementation of LBA, Bangladesh Deputy High Commissioner Zokey Ahad speaks to The Indian Express

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CPM taken care of, next target is Delhi: Mamata Banerjee

July 22, 2015 2:32:37 am

Attacking the BJP government at the Centre without naming it, she said the politics of danga that the rulers in Delhi are indulging in will not go too far.

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14-year-old girl returns home 80 days after being abducted and allegedly raped

July 21, 2015 1:03:14 am

BJP leaders, who had put up a sit-in demonstration at Magrahat which had ran into its fifth day, claimed all the credit to themselves for the girl's return.

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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s 100th administrative meeting begins in Burdwan, opposition leaders stay away

July 15, 2015 7:29:51 pm

Guests were given lavish culinary delights ahead of the event in Burdwan

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Ranaghat: Another church vandalised in an attempt to robbery

July 10, 2015 5:15:06 pm

The robbers reportedly failed to take away anything except moving out the tabernacle that preserved the statue of Jesus.

Sugata Marjit to take over as the new Vice Chancellor of Calcutta University

July 5, 2015 4:28:55 am

Sugata Margit if currently the Director and Reserve Bank of India Professor of Industrial Economics at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.

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Jyoti Basu Birth Centenary: Somnath Chatterjee set to share stage with Sitaram Yechury

July 5, 2015 1:52:01 am

The official invitation from the Jyoti Basu birth centenary celebration committee has already reached Somnath Chatterjee and he has accepted the invitation.

Seventh case of rhino poaching in North Bengal wildlife sanctuary

July 4, 2015 7:59:20 pm

Top forest officials confirmed that this is the seventh case of rhino poaching in the Wildlife sanctuary in the past one and half years.

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38 killed, 23 missing as landslides rock Darjeeling

July 2, 2015 4:09:18 pm

Rescue operations taken up jointly by Sahastra Sena Bal (SSB) and the state police officials have been affected due to the heavy downpour.

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Scottish Church College: Admission process on hold as students, authorities dig heels

July 1, 2015 12:00:55 am

The members of Scottish Church College Students' Union put up a demonstration in front of the college and stalled the admission procedure.