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Hundreds of miners trapped in India after huge power failure

Kolkata: Hundreds of miners were trapped Tuesday in Burdwan district of West Bengal after a massive power failure knocked out electricity supplies in half of the country, the chief minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee said. “We are trying to rescue the coal miners. All efforts are on to resume power supplies. You need power […]

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Presidential elections: Sangma meets Mamata but, fails to get commitment for support

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June 27, Kolkata: Presidential candidate P A Sangma met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat on Tuesday. She greeted Sangma with a smile and folded hands but was non-committal about her party’s support. Sangma termed the meeting as “very good” and said he was leaving Kolkata with a “lot of hope”. […]

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Presidential election: Will respect Congress’s decision, says Mamata Banerjee

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June 11, New Delhi: Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has conveyed that she isn’t opposed to any candidate and it’s up to the Congress to decide. Banerjee, who has not specified any candidate for the post so far, has indicated her support reportedly after the Congress party unit in West […]

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Petrol price hike: Bharat bandh hits normal life.

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May 31, New Delhi: Normal life across the country was  hit on Thursday as Opposition parties and some partners of the ruling UPA have called for nationwide bundh in protest against the steep hike in petrol prices. The Bharat bundh has the support of the allies of the United Progressive Alliance such as the Trinamool […]

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Hillary Clinton praises Mamata for ending the Communist rule

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May 11, Kolkata: Terming her trip to Kolkata as remarkable, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was all praise for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying despite being a women she successfully ended 34-year-old Left rule in the state. Clinton was on a 3-day visit to India from May 7. This was the first-ever […]

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Maoists release Sukma collector

Sukma Collector Released

3 May,DNA Raipur: Collector of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh, Alex Paul Menon, was released by Maoists on Thursday. Menon was handed over to Professor G Hargopal and BD Sharma, the two mediators handpicked by the insurgents, at a secret location in Tarmetla jungle, deep inside the ‘Red Zone’ 500 kilometres from Raipur. Ending 12 days […]

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Jadavpur University professor arrested over anti-Mamata cartoons

Kolkata : West Bengal police on Friday morning arrested a Jadavpur University professor for allegedly spreading “anti-Mamata Banerjee” cartoons on the internet, Times Now reported. Ambikesh Mahapatra, a teacher in the chemistry department of the Jadavpur University, was attacked by Trinammol Congress workers on Thursday night when he was returning home. Prof Mahapatra was allegedly […]

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Mamata Banerjee dares Congress to pull out of state govt

Mamata Banerjee dares Congress to pull out of state govt

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI: The Congress-Trinamool Congress alliance continued with its downward spiral on Saturday as West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee challenged her ally the UPA lead player to walk out of the state coalition in the state and accused it her ally of working in league with her Marxist rivals. “The Congress and CPM are working […]

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Congress colluding with CPI(M) to attack TMC: Mamata

Congress colluding with CPI(M) to attack TMC: Mamata

Kolkata: As the Congress in West Bengal on Tuesday threatened to intensify its agitation over the proposed renaming of Indira Bhavan at Salt Lake, Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged the Congress was colluding with the CPI(M) to attack her party. “In West Bengal, the CPI(M) and the Congress are […]

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Death toll in West Bengal rains goes up to 47

Death toll in West Bengal rains goes up to 47

August 20 (The Hindu) Major rivers in State continue to flow above red mark The rain-related death toll in West Bengal climbed to 47 even as major rivers continued to flow above the red mark and new areas were flooded. The floods have affected 29.6 lakh people in 15 districts covering 251 blocks. Nine new […]

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