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West Bengal assembly clears proposal to rename state

The state will be referred to as Bangla in Hindi and Bengal in English. The West Bengal assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of the state from West Bengal to......

WB assembly: Richest MLA has Rs 40 crore, poorest Rs 50,000

Reflecting a huge gap in their economic profile, the net worth of the richest member in the new West Bengal assembly is about Rs 40 crore while the poorest legislator has less than Rs 50,000. An......

D-Day is HERE! Counting of votes begins

Counting of votes for the high stakes assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry began on Thursday morning with trends expected to be available by 11am. By noon, a......

State assembly polls: Stage set for counting of votes on Thursday

The counting of votes for the assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry would be held on Thursday morning with trends expected early. By noon, a final picture is......

Bengal's shame: Trinamool MLA threatens to behead Congress leader

In another display of the politics of threat in West Bengal, a ruling Trinamool Congress Member of Legislative Assembly openly threatened to 'behead' a Congress leader in Birbhum district. Manirul......

Recall why we left Singur: Tata Motors

In response to the West Bengal legislative assembly approving the new government's Bill taking away the entire land at Singur allotted to Tata Motors' stillborn Nano car factory, the company said......

Singur Bill passed in West Bengal Assembly

A Bill seeking to empower the West Bengal government to return land in Singur to farmers was passed on Tuesday by the Assembly amid a walkout by members of the Opposition Left parties.The Singur......

India lost Rs 12 lakh cr due to BJP's opposition to GST: Moily

Criticising various provisions in the proposed GST regime, Moily said it will be a "technological nightmare" and the anti-profiteering provisions in it are "far too draconian." India lost a......

Why Modi govt is treading cautiously on GST roll-out

The BJP leadership is understandably mulling all options on the roll-out of the GST, says A K Bhattacharya.     An analysis carried in Business Standard about the states that have......

9 BJP-ruled states may ratify Bill on GST by end of August

Government strategists are trying to ensure that the requisite 16 of the 31 states ratify the Bill by the end of this month Senior Union ministers have advised to as many as nine Bharatiya Janata......
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Sonia's luncheon meet to discuss prez candidate

The presidential race is hotting up with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi hosting a lunch for Opposition leaders on Friday to explore ways to puncture... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613649/sonias-luncheon-meet-discuss-prez.html
Off with the paunches! Mamata wants Bengal MLAs to sweat it out on the treadmill

Attention West Bengal MLAs, CM Mamata Banerjee has not time for the paunches and your lack of fitness. For the first time ever in the West Bengal... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/off-with-the-paunches-mamata-wants-bengal-mlas-to-sweat-it-out-on-the-treadmill-62535.html
Bengal Left, Congress MLAs seek governor's intervention to save democracy

Accusing West Bengal's Trinamool Congress government of importing a "bouncer culture" in the state including in the assembly, a delegation of Left... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a743255.html
EC defers biennial Rajya Sabha polls

In a surprising move, the Election Commission on Monday put on hold indefinitely its decision to hold biennial elections to 10 seats of Rajya... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-ec-defers-biennial-rajya-sabha-polls-2447686
Elections to 10 RS seats cancelled; no new date announced

The Election Commission on Monday put off the Rajya Sabha elections for 10 seats in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal scheduled for June 8. "The... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613032/elections-10-rs-seats-cancelled.html

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