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Car plant in WB possible; depends on political climate: Tata


Outgoing Chairman of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Friday said there is still a possibility of locating a Tata Motors factory somewhere in West Bengal, but can be done only when 'there is friendliness at

I would prefer death to forcible land acquisition: Mamata


Sticking to her stand of not acquiring land forcibly, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she would prefer death than agree to it.

"I am against acquisition of land forci

Singur land row: SC notice to Tata Motors


The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of Tata Motors on a special leave petition filed by the West Bengal government challenging the quashing of the Singur Land Acquisition Act by the state hi

Farmer dubbed Maoist by Mamata given bail by court

A farmer, dubbed a Maoist by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after he questioned her at a rally earlier this month at Belpahari in West Midnapore district, was on Friday given bail by a loc

Man arrested for voicing grievances against Mamata

A man who asked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at a public meeting what steps she was taking to help farmers has been arrested by the police.

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

Grid collapse hits eastern region


The eastern, northern and northeastern regional grids collapsed on Tuesday resulting in an unprecedented situation with power snapped in the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam and

West Bengal to take care of Assam refugees: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Moday said her government would take the "best care" of refugees who had crossed over to the state from Assam following the ethnic violence there.

Mamata slams centre on fuel prices, threatens confrontation


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday slammed the UPA government for hiking petrol and diesel prices 'suo motu' in seven states and demanded its immediate rollback while threatening

Trinamool to stay in UPA as long as it gets respect: Mamata Banerjee


In a strong message to the Congress, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said her party will remain in the UPA as long as it received respect, but will go it alone in West Bengal wher

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