User: sivakumar Topic: Singur
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Singur land verdict: Farmers still voice conflicting opinions 31.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A year after the Supreme Court's landmark verdict on Singur land acquisition, dwellers of this rural hamlet in West Bengal's Hooghly district are still voicing contradictory opinions on whether they have benefited from repossession of land and efforts to resume cultivation.
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Where in Bengal, a land agitation puts govt. in a spot 26.8.2017 Hindu: National
Often in the news for political violence, Bhangar, a predominantly rural area in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, is on the boil again. Villagers are angry over the alleged forced acquisition...
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Mamata bats for power grid at Bhangar 13.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Nearly five months after the violence at the Bhangar block, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday held a government event at Bhangar and assured people that the proposed power grid would bring them...
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BJP wades into pond row for Hooghly rail project 7.6.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
The simmering tension over land acquisition for a railway project connecting Tarakeswar in Hooghly to Bishnupur in Bankura across a pond at Bhabadighi village in Goghat may spark another political showdown.
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Mamata government completes six years in office 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Upbeat after a continuous stream of electoral successes, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government completed six years in office on Saturday - but the landmark also came in challenging times for the ruling party, with the CBI and other central agencies probing graft charges allegedly involving many of its leaders.
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BJP leader in trouble after bounty offer to kill Mamata (Intro Roundup) 12.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The BJP on Wednesday disowned a youth leader whose offer of Rs 11 lakh to anyone beheading West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sparked outrage. Police filed a case against him.
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BJP disowns leader's bounty offer to behead Mamata (Roundup) 12.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The BJP on Wednesday disowned a youth leader who triggered outrage by offering Rs 11 lakh to anyone who beheads West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
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BJP leader's bounty offer to behead Mamata draws flak 12.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A BJP youth wing leader's announcement of a bounty of Rs 11 lakh to anyone who beheads West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drew sharp condemnation on Wednesday from political parties.
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Nuclear Power Corp seeks meet with CM for 2nd shot at Haripur 4.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Trinamool lawmaker slams Bengal opposition for targeting CM 2.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Alleging a conspiracy was afoot to trigger unrest in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee on Sunday slammed the opposition parties for what he said was targeting of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
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CM announces MSP for potato, export subsidy 15.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Govt to buy potatoes from farmers to stop suicides 15.3.2017 Hindu: National
28,000 tonnes needed per month for Anganwadi centres, midday meal: Mamata
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Mamata remembers Nandigram land movement victims 14.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee remembered those who died in the Nandigram land movement on its 10th anniversary on Tuesday and said the state government was committed to protect the farmers.
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Women's rights group seeks probe into Bhangar 'police atrocities' 6.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A women's rights group on Monday demanded that the West Bengal government immediately probe alleged police atrocities in Bhangar and withdraw fake charges against leaders of an ongoing movement opposed to the setting up of a power grid in the area.
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AITC assures relocation of evicted families 21.2.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
AITC assures relocation of evicted families
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Mamata Banerjee walks into school textbook via Singur 21.2.2017 DNA: India
Mamata Banerjee is making sure no one forgets her, especially school students. In a revised edition of Class VIII history textbooks, the exploits of the West Bengal Chief Minister has been made mandatory reading for students, as the Singur movement has now been added to the syllabus. Entitled Otit O Oitijhho (Past and Heritage), the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education added a chapter on popular people's movements and the Singur movement figures with the Telangana, the Narmada Bachao and Silent Valley movements. While the Telangana movement is given just two pages and the Narmada Bachao and Silent Valley movements are wrapped up in five lines each, the Singur movement gets seven pages, filled with pictures of Mamata and other leaders during this time. That's not all. A large timeline at the end shows just how Mamata and other leaders initiated the movement in 2006 and emerged "victorious" in 2016 following a Supreme Court verdict. While educationists argue that the prominence given to the ruling ...
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Left out, Mamata in: Singur Movement now part of West Bengal's text books 20.2.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Singur Movement led by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been added to the syllabus of a revised edition of the Class VIII history text book of schools under the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. The book titled ‘Atit o Aitijhho ​’ now has an added chapter of the people’s movement. But while the Telangana Movement had been covered in two pages and the Narmada Bachao Movement and Silent Valley Movement had been wrapped up in a paragraph of five lines or less, the Singur Movement covers seven pages, complete with several pictures of Mamata and other leaders. It also has a timeline at the end showing how Mamata and her leaders initiated the movement in 2006 and emerged victorious in 2016 following the verdict of the Supreme Court. The write-up contains vivid details about how Mamata led the movement and also has the names of 13 TMC leaders including Dr Partha Chatterjee, Sovan Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim, Mukul Roy and over 20 intellectuals who had supported the movement. Avik Majumder, chairman ...
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Paddy procurement rules to be eased 20.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
After receiving a poor paddy-procurement report, the Bengal government is simplifying the process on CM Mamata Banerjee's instruction.The state has appointed a commissioner in each district.
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Cops lathi charge farmers protesting over water to Nano, auto plants in Guj 14.2.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Lathi charge on unarmed farmers and media persons was widely condemned
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Singur movement to be part of Bengal's class 8 history book 13.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The peasants' movement in Singur will be part of the history curriculum in schools of the state-run West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) from the current academic session, a senior minister announced here on Monday.
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