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Blow to Bengal govt: HC tells CID to hand Gurap probe to CBI

Tuesday 19 February '13

Dissatisfied with the CID investigation into the deaths of two women of a welfare home in Gurap in Hooghly district, the Calcutta High Court today handed over the probe to the CBI.
‘Six missing from Nandigram rally were killed by goons’

Friday 18 November '11

In compliance with an order passed on September 29, the CID today filed a report in the Calcutta High Court on the six missing persons who were allegedly abducted by goons from a rally in Nandigram on...
Red rout

Friday 4 June '10

The municipal poll results in West Bengal showed that the Trinamool Congress has been able to make inroads into several district...
Rizwanur death: HC orders murder case, asks CBI to start probe afresh

Wednesday 19 May '10

The Calcutta High Court today directed the CBI to register a murder case and conduct a fresh investigation into the mysterious death of Rizwanur Rehman...
Buddha on his knees, Mamata on their side, Maoists seize Rajdhani

Wednesday 28 October '09

Days after the state buckled to let 21 Maoist suspects walk in exchange for an abducted police officer, Maoists, leading armed tribals from Lalgarh and West Midnapore....


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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