User: subbu Topic: Land Issues
Category: Singur
Last updated: Mar 19 2017 03:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Land acquisition may not be a zero sum game, two new studies show 19.3.2017 News
Land acquisition cases take on an average 20 years to navigate the courts
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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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Geneva journey has been worthwhile: Ratan Tata 7.3.2017 News
Tata Motors is marking its two decades of participation at auto show with a leap of faith to future
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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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From farm to market, potato price jumps 5 times in 60km 28.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Phire Dhekha: Buddhadeb cries betrayal 25.2.2017 Hindu: National
In memoir, former Bengal Chief Minister slams Governor’s role post-Singur
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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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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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Government to hire 74,400 teachers for West Bengal schools by March 31 14.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday declared that recruitment of 74,400 teachers in primary, secondary and higher secondary schools will be done within March 31. Chatterjee had earlier thought of engaging retired teachers as guest teachers as a 'stop-gap measure'.
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Singur stir to figure in Bengal textbooks 13.2.2017 Hindu: National
The episode of land acquisition at Singur will be part of the West Bengal Board text books from the current academic session, State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said in the Assembly on Monday...
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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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Singur movement in Bengal history books from this year 13.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
The minister also said that by March 15 the government would complete the entire process of employing 72,000 teachers in primary, upper-primary, Madhyamik and Higher Secondary schools.
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Bengal Leader of Opposition evicted from House, hospitalised 8.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There was pandemonium in the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday as an indisposed Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan had to be hospitalised after he was forcibly removed by the security staff following his suspension.
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Bengal Leader of Opposition ousted from house, hospitalised 8.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There was pandemonium in the West Bengal assembly on Wednesday as an indisposed Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan had to be hospitalised after he was forcibly removed by the marshals following his suspension.
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Jagan supports farmers opposing land acquisition 7.2.2017 Hindu: News
Leader of Opposition in the Assembly and YSRCP president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday supported farmers of Ammavarupalli village in Penukonda mandal, who are protesting against the land acquisiti...
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Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee trains Nandigram guns at former governor 1.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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