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PIX: Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar in evening hours after 65 yrs

After a gap of 65 years, the pious Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar, the second largest after Kumbh Mela, will again take place during the evening hours on Tuesday, the Chief Priest of the......

IN PICS: GANGASAGAR MELA, the Kumbh of the east

The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the holy Kumbha Mela at Prayag. The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on the Sagar Island's......

Seven killed in stampede at Gangasagar mela

At least seven pilgrims were killed and nine injured, four of them seriously, when a stampede broke out at the Gangasagar mela in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal early on Thursday.Around......

6 elderly women die due to rush at Ganga Sagar fair

At least six pilgrims died while returning from Ganga Sagar fair in Kachuberia, West Bengal, on Sunday, which the officials initially said was a stampede but the state government later claimed it......

Makar Sankranti draws lakhs to banks of Ganga

Lakhs of devotees on Thursday thronged the Ganga banks in Haridwar, including Har Ki Pauri, to take a dip in the sacred river on the occasion of Makar Sankranti which also marks the first major......

Industries don't exist in Bengal? Mamata rejects Left's claim

The West Bengal chief minister said her government was engaged in developing infrastructure in the state.   West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday rejected the Communist Party......
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Gadkari cancels Kolkata visit after BJP & Trinamool workers clash in Kolkata

Reports of clashes between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) workers at North Kolkata’s Pathuriaghata... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/gadkari-cancels-kolkata-visit-after-bjp-trinamool-workers-clash-in-kolkata-95139.html
Clash of cultures

The BJP’s efforts to ride over this hump by associating itself with Vivekananda might not be enough All indications suggest that the next big... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/ruminations-clash-cultures
Calcutta HC stops BJYM rally for 2 days

The Calcutta High Court today directed that a Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) rally be stopped for two days in view of a mob attack on it.The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/calcutta-hc-stops-bjym-rally-for-2-days-118011201024_1.html
Mamata assures adequate arrangements for pilgrims at Gangasagar Mela

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government has made adequate arrangements to ensure security of the pilgrims... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a801698.html
Coast guard beefs up measures to ensure safety of Gangasagar pilgrims

The Indian Coast Guard has beefed up measures to ensure a safe pilgrimage to Ganga Sagar Mela for thousands of people expected to visit Sagar... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a800968.html

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