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CIMA Gallary

Singur row: SC notice to Tata Motors

Updated: Friday at 14:55 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday sought the 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 Calcutta high court....   | Read..
 

Govt offensive on coal block issue, says no loss

Updated: Friday at 16:40 hrs (IST)
The Government on Friday launched a counter-offensive on the coal block allocation controversy maintaining that Comptroller and Auditor General 's concept of presumptive...   | Read..

● Govt reaches out to BJP

Updated: Friday at 15:40 hrs (IST)

 

Supreme Court dismisses plea against Chidambaram in 2G case

Updated: Friday at 16:50 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea for making the Finance Minister P Chidambaram a co-accused in the 2G spectrum case, saying there was no prima facie material agai...   | Read..
 

Cloud on state rice output

Deficit rainfall and poor irrigation facilities have left an estimated 6.9 lakh hectares uncultivated in Bengal this monsoon season, which could translate into a reduction of...   | Read..
 

A new home for forefather of our language

An extinct, nameless tongue spoken by some of the world’s earliest farmers more than 8,000 years ago in Turkey was the likely root of the Indo-European languages co...   | Read..
 

Reign of pant-less prince of hearts

The British public will be relieved Harry has turned out to be as normal as he has....   | Read..
 

BPF MLA arrest sparks furore

The arrest of BPF legislator Pradip Brahma at 1am today for his alleged role in the Kokrajhar riots has spurred the party to call an indefinite strike in Kokrajhar and consid...   | Read..
 

‘We should abide by our ethos’

As a college cracks down on mainly girls’ attire on campus, a principal claims that there are “administrative, educational and security issues” connected ...   | Read..
 

Liquor, beer to cost more

India made foreign liquor, beer and wine will cost more in Jharkhand with the state cabinet increasing excise duty on them to shore up an additional Rs 16.54 crore in t...   | Read..
 

Industry outburst stumps state govt

A senior representative of Essar Steel India Ltd, that was allocated iron ore mines in Ankua reserves of West Singhbhum in 2007, revealed they had not been able to undertak...   | Read..
 
Cloud on state rice output
 
 
Quote of the day
If I ask you to resign right now, will you resign?
Mamata Banerjee
on the demand for the Prime Ministerís resignation
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CM renews package pitch with FDI warning
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee renewed her pitch for Bengal in Delhi, meeting new finance minister ...   | Read.. 
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Case of arrest first, probe later
Tapan Putatunda and his son Samrat were branded Maoists and arrested on August 16 following a compl...   | Read.. 
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'Security' bar on Buddha closed-door meet
The Hooghly administration has refused permission to the CPM to hold an indoor workers' meeting to ...   | Read.. 
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Cops in school to thwart teasers
Students of two government schools in Patna are compelled to attend classes with police protection f...   | Read.. 
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Mob hits land official with slippers
Around 100 alleged Trinamul Congress supporters beat up a government official with slippers last ev...   | Read.. 
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Cooking one's own goose
Such self-banter may well be considered by prim circles as a genre of anti-national activity. Why no...   | Read.. 
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Pujara does his job at No.3
If the troughs and crests of life have made Cheteshwar Pujara mentally tougher, it has also taught ...   | Read.. 
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Rover travels 23 feet on Mars
It was a modest test drive: moving forward 15 feet, turning in place 120 degrees, then backing up a...   | Read.. 
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RBI tips on growth revival
The Reserve Bank has set a four-point agenda for the government to kick-start growth and revive inv...   | Read.. 
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Long live Mussaddi Lal!
Remember Mussaddi Lal from the teleserial Office Office? He is a common man ' played by veteran acto...   | Read.. 
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Dispur mulls ways to seize arms
Dispur is working on a strategy to seize illegal arms, the presence of which has created insecurity...   | Read.. 
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For a clear view of Lingaraj...
Structures in front of the Lingaraj temple that obstruct the view of the 11th century shrine from t...   | Read..