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Tuesday , October 2 , 2012
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Buddha points to Singur shoshan, Didi takes the idea to Delhi and afar

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today sought to tap a latent perception of “nothing good will happen in this state” and reminded Bengal of something his party wanted to forget: Singur....   | Read..

CM waves no-trust axe

Mamata Banerjee today threatened to bring a no-confidence motion against the UPA government and announced plans to take her campaign to the Hindi heartland, scaling up he...   | Read..

Non-cap gas price: Rs 913

Domestic consumers in Bengal will have to pay Rs 913 for every non-subsidised 14.2kg cooking gas cylinder, according to a notification issued by oil companies this evenin...   | Read..

Bluestar general knifed in London

Retired Lt Gen. Kuldip Singh Brar, who led Operation Bluestar to flush out militants from the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984, survived a murderous knife attack in London l...   | Read..

Musical route to national harmony

When social tensions tear people asunder, bring on the music....   | Read..

Drug haul reveals coordination flaws

Drug seizures, especially of cough syrup, have become commonplace in the region. Yet coordination between enforcement agencies appears to have cracks that might be abused by ...   | Read..

Munda unsure of road ahead, Mamata begins national streetfight spectacle

Chief minister Arjun Munda may have said he will not allow FDI in multi-brand retail in Jharkhand, but he is yet to spell out how he will meet the market challenges that are ...   | Read..

Ashram stampede under DIG scanner

Santhal Pargana DIG Dadan Ji Sharma today visited the Satsang Ashram in Deoghar to assess crowd control arrangements in place in the wake of the September 24 stampede in whic...   | Read..
Buddha points to Singur shoshan, Didi takes the idea to Delhi and afar
Quote of the day
You have to evolve from... a street fighter to a statesman
Manish Tewari
Congress spokesperson
making a small suggestion to Mamata Banerjee
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