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Cyclone Komen: Bengal, Odisha brace for impact

People wade through a flooded locality in West Midnapore district, West Bengal. Photograph: PTI Photo The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall......

Inside West Bengal's murky world of child marriages

Fairs are commonplace in the festive season but in tribal West Midnapore, which falls in the erstwhile Maoist-hit Jangalmahal area, it is child marriage fairs which are drawing large crowds. Such......

Panchayat polls begins in Bengal with clashes among party workers

Eleven persons were injured in a clash between the Trinamool Congress and Congress party workers at Sabong in West Midnapore district as the first phase of panchayat polls began on Thursday in West......

WB: Failed students lock teachers inside school

Class XI students of a school in West Midnapore district who had failed in the annual examination, on Thursday locked up the all the 50-odd staff and secretary after their meeting failed to yield......

The slain Maoist is Kishenji, 99 per cent: Centre

The Centre on Thursday said the person killed in an encounter in West Midnapore was most probably top Maoist leader Kishenji and it was awaiting a final confirmation from the West Bengal police......

Mamata returns land to Singur farmers

Mamata offered 1,000-acre land at Goaltore and said anyone be it the Tatas or BMW are most welcome to set up an auto plant in the state Image: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee interacts......

It's time for smart villages

  To allow our cities to thrive, we must look after our villages, notes Barun Roy How long shall we be fooling ourselves? It's fashionable to talk about smart cities. But what about smart......

Mamata woos investors, says Bengal favourable for industries

Mamata Banerjee said availability of land won't be a problem in Bengal as the state government has a land bank. Ahead of assembly polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday......

The story of West Bengal's dismal industrial performance

A policy-related problem that urgently needs to be redressed is the ‘miniaturisation’ of projects, notes Ashok K Lahiri. Image: Miniaturisation will not work for industry and......

How Sachin Tendulkar helped a tribal village school in Bengal

To his die-hard cricket fans, Sachin Tendulkar is 'God', something a tribal village in West Bengal swears by after the Rajya Sabha MP intervened to fund the reconstruction of a 51-year-old......
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Safe haven for Bangladeshi terrorists?

06:48 am FOLLOW US: It seems the wheel has turned full circle: it is Dhaka's turn now to complain to India regarding anti-Bangladesh activities... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/safe-haven-for-bangladeshi-terrorists-ashis-biswas/937220
These jail inmates have no time to rest as they are busy making Durga idols!

Kolkata: Inmates at the Alipore Jail have no time to rest as they are busy making Durga idols for the Durga puja festival. Led by Chandan... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/these-jail-inmates-have-no-time-to-rest-as-they-are-busy-making-durga-idols_1933271.html
Boy found dead after theft slur in school

The body of a schoolboy accused of stealing money by his classmates and reprimanded by his teacher was found in an abandoned well in West Midnapore... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160924/jsp/bengal/story_109951.jsp
Mamata's land woes

After Bardhaman and Midnapore districts of West Bengal, farmers in Birbhum's Bolpur area are up in arms against the West Bengal government, seeking... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/mamata-s-land-woes-116092201239_1.html
Centre, Mamata govt on collision course over bid to build port in East Midnapore

Relations between the Centre and West Bengal government have been strained recently and failure to resolve the face-off could trigger fresh stress... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Y9flxhBIoQrWwj5odHLDPK/Centre-Mamata-govt-on-collision-course-over-bid-to-build-po.html

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