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Bengal govt carries out EC order removes seven officials

Updated: 09 April 2014, Wednesday, 15:20 hrs (IST)
Complying with the Election Commission's order, The West Bengal government on Wednesday removed seven officials from their existing posts and replaced them with different officials as desired by the poll panel....   | Read..


Mamata Banerjee has blinked — delivering an eye-popping moment in Bengal politics....   | Read..

Bubble bursts, tears flow

“You don’t have to do anything; you just have to smile.”...   | Read..

All ready for Vote Thursday

The above-average voter turnout in Assam and Tripura yesterday on Day One of Lok Sabha elections 2014 have buoyed hopes for Jharkhand, which opens its poll account on Thursda...   | Read..

Shadow-boxing ring for Didi, 3 ex-CMs

Facing Maoist poll boycott, Palamau Lok Sabha seat has become something of a touchstone for four present or former chief ministers of three states — Jharkhand, Beng...   | Read..

Get, set, ready for Round I

Amid the shadow of the threat of Naxalites, the high-pitch campaigning for six Lok Sabha seats of Bihar going to polls on Thursday (April 10) came to an end this evening....   | Read..

XP support over, ATMs at risk

Classified data of the treasury and automated teller machines would be vulnerable to security risks from tomorrow....   | Read..

EC defers Mizoram polls

The Election Commission has rescheduled the polling date for election to Mizoram’s lone Lok Sabha seat and Hrangturzo Assembly bypoll from April 9 to April 11, followin...   | Read..

Royal dare for first-timer

Royal scion A.U. Singh Deo is fighting the battle of his life in this constituency, once considered his pocket borough. The challenge to his uninterrupted reign here since 19...   | Read..
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee announces the climbdown at the... ...Durgapur Press Club on Tuesday evening. Pictures by Arup Sarkar
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