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Mamata, Mamata everywhere in R-Day tableaus rolling out today

Saturday 26 January '13

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not miss herself when she will be attending the Republic Day parade in Kolkata on Saturday.
Imams not keen to take CM’s largesse

Friday 25 January '13

Religious angle: Many feel imams and muezzins consider accepting government against Islam.
Imams not keen to take Mamata Banerjee’s largesse

Thursday 24 January '13

Religious angle: Many feel imams and muezzins consider accepting govt aid against Islam.
Minority panel seeks report of Muslims in jails without trial

Monday 21 January '13

West Bengal Minority Commission has sought an “updated status report” of the cases in which people belonging to various minority communities are languishing in jails without a trial.
Minority panel seeks report of Muslims in jails without trial

Saturday 19 January '13

Speaking to The Indian Express, Intaj Ali Shah, the chairperson of the commission, said thousands of people belonging to minority communities are in jails for a long time without facing a trial.
Mamata to ask Centre to rein in ‘trigger-happy’ BSF

Friday 18 January '13

At a time when tension is mounting up along the country’s western front following brutal killings of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan Army, a controversy looks set to brew up over alleged killing of ci...
Minority commission wants own probe unit

Thursday 10 January '13

West Bengal Minority Commission has asked the state government to allow it to have its own investigation wing to probe complaints of people belonging to minority communities.
Proposal for ISD calls for inmates rejected

Monday 7 January '13

Home dept cites security concerns, turns down Jail dept proposal for ISD facilities for inmates in 3 correctional homes
Lack of officers, cut in commission led to mushrooming of chit funds in state

Saturday 5 January '13

The Centre’s decision to cut the commission paid to the agents involved in collecting money from small-saving schemes is cited as the second most important reason for the growth of chit funds in the s...
TMC eyes 2013 polls to get rid of regional tag

Thursday 3 January '13

Desperate to shed the “regional party” tag and become a national party, the Trinamool Congress is now eyeing the Assembly elections that will be held this year.
Trinamool Congress eyes 2013 polls to get rid of regional tag

Thursday 3 January '13

Desperate to shed the “regional party” tag and become a national party, the Trinamool Congress is now eyeing the Assembly elections that will be held this year.
Bengal jail inmates earn Rs 30 lakh in 4 years by staging Tagore’s play

Wednesday 2 January '13

A group of 41 performers have earned Rs 30 lakh in the last four years by staging Rabindranath Tagore’s famous dance-drama Balmiki Pratibha.
Convicts dance their way to Rs 30 lakh in 4 yrs

Tuesday 1 January '13

A troupe of 41 people, who spend most of their time behind bars at correctional homes, have earned Rs 30 lakh by displaying their talent at performances across various states over the last four years.
Mamata Banerjee’s new bat to hit Centre — SHG

Friday 28 December '12

Banks say loans to Bengal SHGs less but reason is not ‘Centre’s discrimination’
Schemes for farmers: CM worried as banks ‘miserably’ fail to meet target

Sunday 23 December '12

At the beginning of the fiscal year, the state government had set up an ambitious target of providing KCC to 10 lakh small and marginal farmers.
Manna gets CM blessings to revive farmers’ outfit

Saturday 22 December '12

“The party has given me an important assignment. I will try to fulfill the expectation of the party,” he said.
At Singur, chorus of ‘talk to Tatas’ grows loud

Thursday 20 December '12

Land mess Govt awaits apex court’s verdict on the constitutionality of its law, but farmers’ patience running thin.
Govt plans labour congress to settle industry disputes

Tuesday 18 December '12

The Mamata Banerjee government is planning a State Labour Congress to create a platform for workers and industries to exchange their views and settle disputes in the presence of government representat...
Day after, Sovan keeps dissension lid open

Saturday 15 December '12

The veteran Trinamool MLA, who is associated with the party since its inception, is up in arms against a section of party leaders after he was attacked by supporters belonging to a rival group of his ...
Govt in bind as trafficking victims from Bangla end up in Bengal for rehab

Sunday 2 December '12

About 350 Bangladeshi women and children were recently sent to Bengal from other states just because they spoke Bengali

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