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Jadavpur University VC agrees to step down after Mamata intervenes

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announces the removal of Vice Chancellor of Jadavpur University Abhijit Chakraborty in front of the University students in Kolkata on Monday. Photogrph:......

Then VC asked cops to enter Jadavpur Univ: RTI reply

  Last year, Jadavpur University, one of the premium educational institutes of Kolkata, had hit the headlines for the wrong reasons. On September 17, a group of students who were sitting on......

Lalgarh: Once a Naxal hotbed, today riding towards development

About 170 km from Kolkata, it is mid-afternoon in Lalgarh and the Kansabati riverbed is bustling with activity. It is a mega construction site, with cranes and trucks roaring and workers carrying......

Did Mamata's nephew just call Jadavpur protesters drug addicts?

Protesters take part in a rally against the alleged police assault on Jadavpur University students in Kolkata. Photograph: Ashok Bhaumik/PTI In controversial comments, Abhishek Banerjee (left),......

'The end is in sight, the TMC is fast losing its credibility'

'There is no discipline here -- only autocracy. The state is not governed by any democratic ideology. Democracy has ceased to exist here.' Jadavpur University Professor Ambikesh Mahapatra, inset......

Ministries can now clear projects up to Rs 1,000 cr

The government last month authorised ministries and departments to clear investment proposals up to Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billion), instead of seeking approval of the Cabinet Committee on Economic......

What are the pitfalls for subsidy targeting

The Reserve Bank of India first said that an Aadhaar letter containing name, address and Aadhaar number could be exclusively used as a 'know your customer' document for opening 'small' accounts,......

Bengal govt moves SC to reclaim Singur land

The West Bengal government has moved the Supreme Court against the Calcutta High Court order, which struck down the Singur Land Act that allowed the state government to reclaim 400 acres of land......

'Punishing people will not end corruption'

India's tax system favours the rich and the middle class, says an economics professor at MIT.Abhijit Banerjee, the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts......

Jobs, not microcredit, is the solution

The Nobel Peace Price for 2006 was awarded to the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and its founder Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer of the microcredit movement. The Nobel Committee affirmed that microcredit......

It's a baby girl for Ali Zafar, Ayesha

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has become a father for the second time. His wife Ayesha Fazli gave birth to a baby girl in......

Here's why 'BAD' films do TERRIFIC business at box office

Good reviews do not always make a film a hit, like we saw with Dibakar Banerjee's Shanghai.   Likewise, bad reviews may not always turn the audiences away.   Films like Rowdy Rathore......

Ranji round-up: Gambhir leads Delhi's strong reply vs Mumbai

Gautam Gambhir scored a patient half-century, but Virender Sehwag failed again, as Delhi put up 191 for 3 in reply to Mumbai's 324 in their Group A Ranji Trophy match in Mumbai on Friday. At stumps......

Ranji Trophy: Badrinath hits double ton; Sejwag, Gambhir fail

Subramaniam Badrinath (248) slammed a double hundred as Tamil Nadu amassed a massive 532 for 8 against Madhya Pradesh on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match. On Friday, he......

National junior champion Aravindh stuns GM Sengupta

Junior national champion Aravindh Chithambaram, pulled off a big surprise by defeating compatriot and GM Deep Sengupta in the 4th Mayor's Cup International Chess Tournament in Mumbai on Saturday.......

Advani conferred Khel Ratna

Amidst glitz and glamour, Pankaj Advani was on Tuesday ceremonially conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- the country's highest sporting honour -- by President A P J Abdul Kalam, marking a......

A golden year for Indian sports

Indian sports probably never had it so good as the country emerged as a new powerhouse, riding on some exceptional individual and team performances in the year 2003.Cricket, the sport that sets the......
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Shreyas ton lifts Karnataka

Provided by Wisden Malolan Rangarajan took 4 for 35 as Tamil Nadu ran through the Jammu & Kashmir order to bundle them out for 132. Wisden India... ...

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Aushik spins Tamil Nadu to massive win over JK

Provided by Wisden File photo: Abhinav Mukund scored 173 before R Aushik Srinivas's five-wicket haul set up Tamil Nadu's 277-run rout of J&K.... ...

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Mixed response to Bengal bandh

The Howrah Bridge wears a near-deserted look after the BJP and the Left parties called a “Bangla bandh” to protest against the Trinamul... ...

http://www.asianage.com/kolkata/mixed-response-bengal-bandh-618
Citizens connect through Whatsapp for fair milk prices

MUMBAI: The battle against overcharging by milk retailers has found strong support from common Mumbaikars. Scores have signed up for a WhatsApp... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Citizens-connect-through-Whatsapp-for-fair-milk-prices/articleshow/47102829.cms
Trinamool sweeps Kolkata municipality, other civic bodies

Kolkata, April 28 West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday swept the polls to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and other civic... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a547225.html

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