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KMC poll a test for political parties in West Bengal

Polling for the 144-seat Kolkata Municipal Corporation is underway amid tight security arrangements. The election would be test of the Trinamool Congress’ popularity among the urban......

Mamata to skip Modi swearing-in, will send 2 TMC leaders

Ending the suspense, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday said she will be skipping Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on May 26 and will be......

Which way will TN, K'taka, Kerala and AP go if LS polls are held today

CNN-IBN & CSDS has conducted a nationwide election tracker that covers the eastern states of Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha, the southern states of Karnataka, Andhra......

The bye-cycle diaries of Kolkata

Avid cyclists, newspaper vendors, milkmen and courier boys have come together to protest against West Bengal government's ban on cycles from city roads, reports Debaleena Sengupta. A strange sight......

The Communists need to rethink or perish!

'The Left’s decline is now a reality, both nationally and in West Bengal.' 'Behind it lie: Ideological rigidity and confusion, outdated party programmes... a socially conservative upper-caste......

Rediff poll: Can Mamata still transform Kolkata into London?

Soon after Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee became the West Bengal chief minister, she declared her intent to transform Kolkata into London. At the foundation stone-laying event of a......

7 smart cities to be developed in Bengal: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government would develop seven smart cities in the state. The location for six smart cities had already been finalised, while......

Bengal gets investment proposals worth Rs 2.43 lakh crore

West Bengal has received total investment proposals worth around Rs 2.43 lakh crore during the two-day Bengal Global Business Summit, which concluded in Kolkata on Thursday. "The state has received......

Ratan Tata hits back, says Bengal FM has a 'very fertile imagination'

A day after  Ratan Tata said he did not see much sign  of industrial development in West Bengal, state industries and finance minister Amit Mitra hit back at Chairman Emeritus of Tata......

Bengal minister backs tax waiver for buildings painted blue and white

Backing the decision by the KMC to waive property tax for residential buildings painted in blue and white in West Bengal, a state minister on Wednesday said an amendment should be passed by......

India's first 'Sports Township' planned

There may be a couple of small sporting centres around the country, but the one that West Bengal has planned should tower above all.It is being called the 'Sports Township', which will be, besides......

Why the once legendary football clubs of Kolkata are fading

Bogged down by inefficient administration and unable to attract financing, the once legendary football clubs of Kolkata are fading into irrelevance Odafe Okolie, right, trains with Jose Barreto,......
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Assam's century-old brass industry cries for help

Narendra Modi Dhubri (Assam), Aug 3 Artisans working for generations to make captivating brass artifacts and utensils are looking towards the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a572916.html
NSSO Survey

NEW DELHI: For all the subsidy flowing towards selling kerosene through the public distribution system, it now emerges that the fuel is hardly... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/kerosene-hardly-used-for-cooking-key-lighting-source-nsso-survey/articleshow/48325244.cms
Ivan, Ruby Nigli's Adventure of Peace on Wheels

It was not a mere trip Ivan Nigli had undertaken. He had distinct direction and goal. He had been cherishing from childhood a trip to experience... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/ivan-ruby-niglis-adventure-of-peace-on-wheels/
Ranchi floats on Day 4, flood fear in districts

RANCHI/Dumka: As the torrential rain continued over Ranchi and the whole of Jharkhand for the third day on trot on Sunday, district administrations... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/Ranchi-floats-on-Day-4-flood-fear-in-districts/articleshow/48323149.cms
18 lakh people marooned

KOLKATA: Over 18 hours of continuous pounding by torrential rains that started Friday evening has inundated vast areas of 13 districts, almost all... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Incessant-rain-for-over-18-hours-18-lakh-marooned-in-south-Bengal-districts/articleshow/48313394.cms

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