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Posts Tagged ‘West Bengal’

Indian footballer dies after on-field injury

A football player, representing a local club, died on the field while playing in a night football tournament in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal on Sunday night Mahesh Thapa, 24, the son of a retired police officer and a popular player of the district, collapsed Sunday after a collision with the rival goalkeeper in a floodlit match at Netaji Vidyapith [...]

Visva-Bharati teacher who made student drink urine gets bail

Two days after the shocking incident in which a 10-year old girl was forced by a Visva-Bharati VB hostel warden to drink her own urine after she wet her bed, police arrested the parents of the victim on charges of trespassing and endangering the security of the campus After the incident on Saturday, the parents came to the hostel and took their [...]

Tatas win, Singur Land Act unconstitutional, rules Calcutta HC

Tatas win, Singur Land Act unconstitutional, rules Calcutta HC

Mamata Banerjee has lost the Singur court case against Tata Motors3,000 owners, but 2000 of them did not accept compensation for their 400 acres of land1500 crores in Singur and wants compensation

TMC retains seats in by-polls

Trinamool Congress on Friday retained both Bankura and Daspur Assembly seats in the by-elections in West Bengal defeating the nearest CPI 5,139 votes defeating her nearest CPI 5 votes0 votes1 Assembly poll8,919 votes The by-election in Daspur was necessitated by the death of sitting TMC MLA Ajit Bhuniya [subscribe2]

West Bengal HS Results 2012 out

West Bengal HS 22 were declared today/wbresults/results to access their results1 am today Saurav Das of BT Road Govt Sponsored High School from the capital secured the first position in the merit list with 479 marks   Second in the merit list was Kaustabh Saha from Burdman Muncipal School with 477 marks Basbedia High School’s Soumyo [...]

Bharat Bandh against petrol price hike hits normal life

The nationwide bandh called by the NDA and Left parties to protest the petrol price hike on Thursday evoked a mixed response amid incidents of stone pelting, arson and road blockades in Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal1 others damaged in Bangalore, forcing authorities to suspend operations temporarily Karnataka BJP chief KS Eshwarappa and [...]

WB Madhyamik Results 2012 declared

West Bengal Madhyamik Results 2012 was declared by the state’s Board of Secondary Education on Tuesday 1 amoth exam0 Board Result 2012 can be accessed through the website: wwwwbresultsnicin [subscribe2]

Mamata congratulates KKR on winning

Mamata congratulates KKR on winning

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated the Kolkata Knight Riders 1 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, she added Mamata said that the entry will be free for all cricket lovers at Tuesday's victory celebrations "The event at Eden Gardens will be a ticketless affair All of Kolkata can take part in the celebrations," she said "I and my [...]

Petrol hike: TMC,DMK to protest; BJD calls Odisha bandh; Anna supports Bharat Bandh

Petrol hike: TMC,DMK to protest; BJD calls Odisha bandh; Anna supports Bharat Bandh

A day after the expression of public anger over the steepest petrol price hike in a decade, The UPA allies DMK and Trinamool Congress st May Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal to protest the hike in petrol prices by oil marketing companies At an emergency meeting, the office bearers of the party here decided to organise demonstrations and [...]

US to treat WB as partner state for investment: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday, discussed with the US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, the possible avenues for the US investment in the state5 am51st birth anniversary 4," a visibly happy Mamata said Hillary complemented Mamata on her landslide victory in the state assembly elections She also accepted several gifts [...]

India-US ties most important in the world: Hillary Clinton

India-US ties most important in the world: Hillary Clinton

Ahead of her meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday said that more can be done to reduce barriers to trade and investment between the US and India39 months of house arrest and fled to the US embassy

West Bengal: Woman alleges rape by police officer

In a latest case of police nuisance, a police station in charge Mithun Banerjee has been accused of raping a woman in the police station compound The woman has alleged that she was raped by the Bhadreswar police station in charge on Monday evening The victim, a 27-year-old woman, has revealed that she was forcibly called by the accused to the [...]

Avoid some news channels, listen to songs: Mamata Banerjee

Avoid some news channels, listen to songs: Mamata Banerjee

“No one can deter Mamata Banerjee in serving you I will prove to those who are out to tarnish our government through a campaign of lies, wrong No amount of browbeating or propaganda will help" Trinamool chief said in Thursday accusing a section of the media of painting a bad picture of her government After banning certain English dailies and [...]

Trinamool’s latest: Don’t marry any CPM member

Soon after dumping former rail minister Dinesh Trivedi for hiking fares, calling rape incidents a plot against them and getting JU professor arrested for spoof on their party leader, the Trinamool Congress is now asking its members to boycott CPM members West Bengal Food and Supplies Minister Jyotipriya Mallik telling party workers that [...]

Professor arrested for anti-Mamata cartoons in West Bengal

Professor arrested for anti-Mamata cartoons in West Bengal

A Jadavpur University professor has reportedly been arrested by the West Bengal police on Friday morning for spreading "anti-Mamata Banerjee" cartoons on the internet Prof Mahapatra has been arrested for forwarding "derogatory images" of the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to many recipients and making sarcastic remarks at the [...]

Tremor in Kolkata, buildings develop cracks

Kolkata and its neighbourhood were rocked by a mild tremor due to a high intensity earthquake off the coast of Sumatra on Wednesday Tremors were also felt in North 24 Parganas adjoining Kolkata and in the north Bengal town of Siliguri, officials said According to reports, some buildings on Park Street in the metropolis developed [...]

Nine killed as thunderstorm hits West Bengal

At least nine persons were killed when a thunderstorm hit several districts of West Bengal on Saturday In Murshidabad, four farmers who were busy working in the field at separate places were killed by lightning, officials said Similarly, in South 24 Parganas district, Rita Mandal, 70, and Sanath Mistri, 65, were struck by lightning when they [...]

West Bengal: Mukul Roy re-elected to RS uncontested

West Bengal: Mukul Roy re-elected to RS uncontested

The candidates from West Bengal declared elected uncontested were Mukul Roy, besides three journalists Kunal Ghosh, Nadimul Haq and Vivek Gupta and the CPIM's Tapan Sen, Assembly Secretary Jadavlal Chakraborty said With the Congress withdrawing from the fray apparently under pressure from Mamata Banerjee, all the four Trinamool Congress [...]

Mamata won’t attend swearing -in functions in UP, Punjab

Mamata won’t attend swearing -in functions in UP, Punjab

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has decided not to attend the oath-taking ceremonies 54 and Akhilesh Yadav on March 15 The Trinamool Congress chief had yesterday said, “I will try to attend the swearing-in ceremonies of Badal and Yadav”

Mamata’s nephew Akash Banerjee who slapped traffic cop granted bail

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Akash Banerjee has been granted bail in the case of assaulting a traffic constable in Kolkata,0006 Akash along with three associates were booked for slapping a traffic policeman after they were pulled up for driving rashly and was arrested on Wednesday Akash and his associates were arrested [...]

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