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Student leader Sudipta Gupta’s death sparks row in Bengal

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Kolkata/New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a CPM student was allegedly killed in police custody on Tuesday.
Eyewitnesses said Sudipta Gupta (22) was b

Mamata ordered police to block my arrival in Kolkata: Rushdie

Controversial author Salman Rushdie today alleged that he was forced to cancel his trip to Kolkata after being threatened that he would be bundled out on the first flight by the police on orders from West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

Katju criticises Mamata; she hits back

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju on Thursday slammed Mamata Banerjee for being ‘increasingly intolerant and whimsical’ and asked her to mend her ways but the West Bengal Chief Minister

Trinamul bid to bring no-trust vote fails in Lok Sabha

An attempt by former UPA ally Trinamul Congress to bring a no-confidence motion against the government over FDI in retail failed today in the Lok Sabha for want of requisite numbers.

TMC to move no-confidence motion Thursday


Trinamool Congress, a former ally of UPA, will move a no-confidence motion against the UPA government on Thursday when Parliament meets for the winter session.

Party sources said the motion would be

No-trust vote: BJP puts off decision


The BJP Parliamentary Party on Tuesday put off a decision on Trinamool Congress plans for a no-confidence motion against UPA government on FDI.

Briefing newspersons after the party’s deliberations, s

NDA urges parties to 'explore' no-trust move possibility

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA)on Tuesday urged all political parties to ‘explore’ the possibility of bringing a no-confidence motion against the UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government in

Didi faces winter chill


West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's plan to move a no-confidence motion against the Manmohan Singh government in the Winter Session of Parliament commencing on

Left's stand on FDI a sham if it doesn't support motion: TMC

Trinamool Congress on Monday said Left's failure to support a no-confidence motion to be brought by it in winter session will mean that their opposition to FDI in multi-brand retail ‘is false and sham

Congress ready for Didi


The Congress on Saturday made light of the Trinamul Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s move to bring in a no confidence motion against the UPA government.

The Congress, w

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