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Mamata remembers Nandigram 'martyrs' 10.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday remembered those who she claimed became "victims" of the CPI-M's "violent politics" in the state during the Left Front (LF) rule.
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UDF organises Malabar rally 9.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Urges government to take anti-GAIL protesters into confidence
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Guerilla with a mobile phone 25.10.2017 FrontLine: Books
A book that frames the Lalgarh movement and Kishanji, its charismatic and controversial spearhead, in a historical perspective. By SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY
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Eyeing Guiness records, UP Govt brings back Treta Yug 18.10.2017 DNA: India
Treta yug is set to be recreated on the eve of Diwali on Wednesday in Ayodhya where a mega event costing Rs 35 crore to the state exchequer has been organised for the coronation of Lord Ram on his return as King of the temple town. The Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government in Uttar Pradesh is also eyeing to find a place in the Guinness Books of World Records by lighting 1.71 lakh diya and their immersion in holy river Saryu. Scenes from Ramayana will be recreated to raise the Ayodhya pitch ahead of Supreme Court hearing, beginning December. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governor Ram Naik will welcome Lord Ram-Laxman and Sita at Bharatkund in Nandigram on the outskirts of Ayodhya. In Treta Yuga, Lord Ram, Laxman and Sita had arrived in Ayodhya on 'Pushpak Viman'. This time they will fly from Nandigram to Saket College in a specially-decorated state government's chopper with another chopper above raining flowers from the sky. Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons and Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma have been ...
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Why BJP still projecting a pro-Hindutva image 1.10.2017 TOI: India
BJP continues to unabashedly project its pro-Hindutva image as the party continues to thrive on it as a rebuttal to the alleged politics of minority appeasement, a claim coming handy for the party in the recent electoral battles.
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Lord Ram’s grand welcome by his namesake UP governor 30.9.2017 TOI: India
This Diwali, ‘Treta Yug’ will mark its return to Ayodhya, apparently with scenes of Lord Ram’s return to the temple town after his 14-year-exile being replayed in a glittering ceremony being planned by the UP government. Plans are also afoot to light up the temple town with thousands of diyas (lamps).
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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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CPI-M maintaining double standards on Darjeeling unrest: Mamata 9.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Accusing the CPI-M of maintaining double standards on the ongoing unrest in the Darjeeling hills, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed it were trying to divide Bengal by joining hands with the BJP.
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Enemy's enemy is my friend: BJP, CPI-M target Mamata (Comment: Special to IANS) 15.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
On the eve of the May 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, Arun Jaitley shared his campaign experiences with some editors. When he attacked Mamata Bannerjee and the Left-Congress front in equal measure, the crowd's response was tepid. When he attacked the Trinamool for 60 percent of his speech, there was some applause. But when his speech was 75 percent invective against the Trinamool, the applause was thunderous.
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Gopalkrishna Gandhi, a man of varied accomplishments (Profile) 11.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Gopalkrishna Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, is an acclaimed civil servant, diplomat and governor, who is a strong votary of secular ethos, and has clear and independent views.
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West Bengal government relaxes College Square ban 18.6.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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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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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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Nuclear Power Corp seeks meet with CM for 2nd shot at Haripur 4.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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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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Sushil Mandi asks JU vice-chancellor for fair probe 2.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee trains Nandigram guns at former governor 1.2.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Taste of her own medicine 31.1.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
Mamata Banerjee’s administration faces an agitation against land acquisition that has disturbing parallels with the Nandigram and Singur agitations which turned around her plummeting political fortunes 10 years ago. By SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY
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