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Saturday , August 13 , 2011
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CIMA Gallary
Two faces of Bengal
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today defended Sushanta Ghosh in public, masking his personal opinion and baring the old face of the party the former chief minister once tried to change. ...  | Read.. 
A life and a suicide chronicle economy
The quiet life and the puzzling death of Bhimrao Bhandare represents the biggest challenge before Pranab Mukherjee that no amount of data-crunching can capture. ...  | Read.. 
Mom hands in celeb teen rioter
An 18-year-old girl picked to be an “Olympic ambassador” during the London Games next ye-ar has been turned over to police by her distraught mother who saw her ...  | Read.. 
CM warns of law to ban strike
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today spoke of enacting a law against strikes “if necessary”, a suggestion in line with her opposition to bandhs and a reflection of ...  | Read.. 
Sikkim bill for public order
The Sikkim chief minister today tabled a bill in the Assembly for a special law to address “social vices and offences” that might cause disturbances to public o ...  | Read.. 
Woman wins HIV battle against lab
A young woman, who attempted suicide after being wrongly diagnosed as HIV positive by a local pathology lab five years ago, has been granted compensation of Rs 50,000 by ...  | Read.. 
Live wire singes bus, 5 dead
Five passengers, including two women, died today after high-voltage overhead cables came in contact with their bus that was trying to negotiate bumper-to-bumper traffic o ...  | Read.. 
SPOT THE CHANGE: Former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee waits backstage on Rani Rashmoni Road for Biman Bose and other CPM leaders who had gone to Raj Bhavan to submit a memorandum. Bhattacharjee, who reached the venue at 12.41pm when it was raining, was advised by party supporters to wait under the tarpaulin-roofed shed and offered a cup of tea. Sitting near a plastic bag with audio system devices, Bhattacharjee waited for close to 20 minutes, glancing at his watch and asking a party worker at least thrice to phone and find out how long Bose and the others would take to reach the venue. Picture by Amit Datta
Buddha defends Sushanta at rally the hell did India get to number one in the world playing like this?
Geoffrey Boycott
saying this was the question everyone was asking
CPM nudged to take caste blinkers off
Left historian Irfan Habib today asked the CPM to incorporate caste into Marxist class theory, ...  | Read..
Delhi snaps at US for ‘needless’ line
New Delhi today reacted strongly to the US saying it counted on India to “exercise appropr ...  | Read..
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