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Govt on offensive, farmer denied bail


Unfazed by the all-round flak it is facing for the arrest of a farmer, Shiladitya Chowdhury, who had dared to question the chief minister in a public rally at Belpahari in Jangalmahal, the Mamata Banerjee government on Monday strongly defended its action.

Row in GTA over inclusion of 9

Controversy has gripped the newly-constituted Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) right from its initial days after it included nine invitee members to the GTA Sabha which is not permitted acc

Has Mamata govt given up on Infosys dream?

The state government seems to have lost hope to have Infosys facility in West Bengal. It becomes evident as no state government representative will meet Infosys’ chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy who will be in Kolkata on Friday to attend two different programmes.

Has Bengal lost interest in Infy?


The West Bengal government seems to have lost hope to have Infosys facility in West Bengal. It becomes evident as no state government representative will meet Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana

Shapoorji plans Rs 10,000cr Bengal boom

The Shapoorji Pallonji Group, the single-largest shareholder in Tata Sons, holding company of most Tata Group companies, is planning to invest close to `10,000 crores in West Bengal.

Excess power led to grid collapse

Unlike what happened in northern grid on Monday, the eastern grid did not collapse on Tuesday due to overdrawal of power. Ironically, it collapsed due to excess power in the grid and West Bengal suffered heavily without being responsible.

Citu calls off July 31 strike

Citu, the trade union wing of the CPI(M), “finally succumbed” to the Mamata Banerjee government’s threat and called off their July 31 transport strike after a meeting on Sunday.

Early panchayat elections in Bengal may benefit CPM

Trinamul Congress chairperson and chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s indication to prepone the three-tier panchayat elections may come as a morale booster for the CPI(M).

SIC yet to submit last two annual reports

The West Bengal State Information Commission (WBSIC) is yet to submit its annual reports of 2010-11 and 2011-12 to the state Assembly. On being contacted, state chief information commissioner Sujit Sarkar acknowledged the default in submitting the annual reports but failed to give a deadline as to when these reports will be submitted with the Assembly.

Mamata, finally, to back Pranab

Realising defeat was imminent in her month-long battle with the Congress over the presidential election, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday finally toed the Congress line and announced support for Pranab Mukherjee. With her back to the wall, Ms Banerjee candidly admitted she had “no other option” but to back Mr Mukherjee.

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