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Category: Nandigram :: SEZ
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This land is their land 31.1.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Despite the new land acquisition law, questions of resettlement and rehabilitation persist
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Land acquisition: Need for a shift in discourse? 26.1.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Farmers are not against losing their land; what they want is 'acceptable' compensation
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Will Mamata's second term mark a fresh start for industry in Bengal? 4.6.2016 Latest News
The populist measures Mamata Banerjee took in the last five years helped her win the elections; some fear that this could set the tone of her government for the next five years
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Mamata Banerjee: Can the mother of all didis swing Bengal a second time? 15.5.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
Meet the mother of all 'didis' - Mamata Banerjee, 61 years old, founder of the Trinamool Congress (TMC), Chief Minister of West Bengal and the TMC's candidate from Bhawanipur in the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections.
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‘People will vote for Mamata’s development model’: TMC confident of victory in Nandigram 4.5.2016 FirstPost: Politics

Nandigram is geared up for the 5 May Assembly poll in which Trinamool Congress candidate Suvendu Adhikari is pitted against CPI's Abdul Kabir Sheikh, a joint Congress-Left alliance candidate.

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Focus back on Nandigram 2.5.2016 Latest News
Nandigram, Haldia, Panskura East and Tamluk are among the 25 constituencies in West Bengal that will go to the polls on Thursday
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Neglected Nandigram still with Didi 1.5.2016 deccanherald.com
The agricultural hamlet at East Midnapore, which shot to national infamy in March 2007 after a police firing left 14 people dead, is green as ever. Cutting through the one and two-storied brick houses is a new-tarred road, there is electricity and drinking water is not an issue. For the people of Nandigram, they have whatever material comfort one needs but what they want is justice. Every year, on March 14, a pall of gloom descends on the area, as parents shed tears for their forgotten sons and daughters, wives for their husbands and husbands for their wives, children for their parents and brother for brother. They had all been protesting the proposed chemical hub, as part of a Special Economic Zone in Nandigram, for which they were asked to "sacrifice" their tilling lands, grazing grounds and homes. They paid the price for development with the lives of near and dear ones. Development means not much to them, all they want is justice for those killed by the police on the fateful afternoon. While several ...
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Without industry, agriculture has no future: Surjya Kanta Mishra 4.4.2016 ET: Opinion
"We are not blind enemies. We have supported Congress in the past when it was the need of the hour."
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More on law, less on justice 24.6.2015 FrontLine: Books
The book is primarily about the evolution of the LARR Act, 2013, and the debates that led to the making of it, but on the land question it is limited in perspective and detail. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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West Bengal government, Opposition slam land bill 13.6.2015 Asian Age: Kolkatta
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday sent a strong message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about her fierce opposition to his government’s controversial land ordinance. Ruling out any compromise by her party, the Trinamul Congress, on the issue, she demanded the withdrawal of the ordinance against which a “non-official all-party” motion was adopted in the House. Accusing the Modi government of attempting to snatch the farmers’ rights through the “draconian ordinance” for industrialists, Ms Banerjee said during the discussion on the motion, “After coming to power at the Centre, the BJP turned the Land Acquisition Act more dangerous than before. But we are not hypocrites and do not maintain double standards. Our stand against the forcible land acquisition has been the same all along.” Referring to her movement against forcible land acquisition in Singur and Nandigram, she elaborated, “Before coming to power we opposed cent per cent forcible land acquisition. We stick to it now and will ...
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West Bengal government, Opposition slam land bill 13.6.2015 Asian Age: Kolkatta
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday sent a strong message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about her fierce opposition to his government’s controversial land ordinance. Ruling out any compromise by her party, the Trinamul Congress, on the issue, she demanded the withdrawal of the ordinance against which a “non-official all-party” motion was adopted in the House. Accusing the Modi government of attempting to snatch the farmers’ rights through the “draconian ordinance” for industrialists, Ms Banerjee said during the discussion on the motion, “After coming to power at the Centre, the BJP turned the Land Acquisition Act more dangerous than before. But we are not hypocrites and do not maintain double standards. Our stand against the forcible land acquisition has been the same all along.” Referring to her movement against forcible land acquisition in Singur and Nandigram, she elaborated, “Before coming to power we opposed cent per cent forcible land acquisition. We stick to it now and will ...
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Didi land trumpet on ordinance stage 13.6.2015 Telegraph: Bengal
The Centre's land ordinance that was being discussed in the Assembly today was reduced to a passing reference in Mamata Banerjee's speech as she focused on her role in the game-changing anti-land acquisition movement she led before coming to power.
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Look who’s talking 20.4.2015 HBL: Home
Why is Sitaram Yechury opposing the BJP’s land ordinance?
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TMC Men Stop Roy in Nandigram 15.3.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Women of Nandigram movement suffer in silence 14.3.2015 New Kerala: West Bengal
Read Full story of 'Women of Nandigram movement suffer in silence' at newkerala.com.
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Women of Nandigram movement suffer in silence 14.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
They were once an integral part of the Nandigram movement that eventually catapulted the Trinamool Congress into power in West Bengal, but women who were at the forefront of the anti-acquisition stir are now confined to their homes.
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Cases against Singur, Nandigram protestors to be withdrawn 1.2.2014 New Kerala: West Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 31 : The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal Friday announced withdrawal of cases filed by its predecessor Left Front against anti-land acquisition agitators in Nandigram and Singur, which had played major roles in bringing the political change in the state.
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Mamata Banerjee flays CBI's Nandigram charge sheet 30.1.2014 New Kerala: West Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 30 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday hit out at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for giving a clean chit to the erstwhile Left Front government in the Nandigram police firing case which had claimed 14 lives in 2007.
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CBI chargesheets reopen debate on Nandigram, Left claims its stand vindicated 30.1.2014 NDTV
CBI chargesheets reopen debate on Nandigram, Left claims its stand vindicated
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खबरों में रहे सेज 8.1.2014 दैनिक भास्कर
खबरों में रहे सेज
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