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Mamata pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi

Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 73rd birth anniversary. Sincere tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary, Banerjee tweeted. Gandhi was born on August 20, 1944 and was Prime Minister from 1984 to 1989. He was assassinated by a LTTE suicide bomber at Sriperumbudur in Tamil ...

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Safety should always be railways' number one priority: Mamata

Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Condoling the death of 23 people in the railway accident in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said safety should be the number one priority of the Indian Railways. Deaths due to accidents pain us all.Condolences to families who lost loved ones. Safety must always be No.1 priority of IndianR, Banerjee, a former Railway Minister, p...

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Mamata confident of regime change in 2019

Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Exuding confidence of a regime change at the centre after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the anti-BJP opposition parties have joined hands and things would be clear within six months. There will be a change (at the Centre) in 2019. We are all waiting for it., Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress chief, said at a...

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Mamata congratulates Sharad Yadav for 'save composite culture' event

Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday congratulated rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav for organising the save composite culture event in Delhi. Banerjee also said she and her party Trinamool Congress were glad to be a part of it. Eyeing a new political equation after JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar switched sides to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJ...

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People living in fear, will fight to save composite culture: Sharad Yadav

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Days after he was removed as the party's leader in the Rajya Sabha, former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav on Wednesday said that people are living in fear and the Constitution of the country is being tinkered with. Yadav also announced that the Opposition will hold 'Sajha Virasat Bachao' (Save Composite Culture) conferences across the country -- ...

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Mamata greets Kejriwal on his birthday

Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday greeted her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday. Best wishes and a Happy Birthday Arvind @ArvindKejriwal, Banerjee tweeted. Kejriwal in turn thanked the Trinamool Congress supremo. Thank u so much Didi, he tweeted. --IANS sgh/ahm/bg ...

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India celebrates 71st Independence Day -- peacefully

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India on Tuesday celebrated its 71st Independence Day peacefully, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi declaring that goli (bullet) and gaali (abuse) cannot resolve the Kashmir problem. Millions poured out of their homes to take part in events big and small all across the country. A shutdown called by separatists affected life in the Kashmir Valley and in some parts...

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Mamata wishes Odisha CM speedy recovery

Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wished her Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik speedy recovery after the latter suddenly felt unwell while addressing an Independence Day function. My good wishes to Naveen Patnaik Ji @Naveen_Odisha Wishing him a speedy recovery, Banerjee tweeted, moments after attending West Bengal's I-Day function at the Indira ...

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Darjeeling unrest: GJM youth wing ends fast after talks with Rajnath

Darjeeling, Aug 14 (IANS) A day after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh appealed to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and other hill-based parties to call off the two-month-long indefinite shutdown in northern West Bengal hills, GJM chief Bimal Gurung on Monday instructed his party's youth wing to withdraw their ongoing hunger strike. The GJM leadership has also decided to withdraw the picket...

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Home Minister appeals GJM, others to call off Darjeeling bandh

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday appealed to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and other parties demanding a separate Gorkhaland state to call off the two-months old bandh in Darjeeling and let normalcy return to the region. I appeal to GJM and all other stakeholders to call off the hunger strike, and also to withdraw the bandh call... Violence can never be...

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GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for Gorkhaland

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A small delegation of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and other regional parties on Sunday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to pressed for a separate Gorkhaland state. The six-member delegation, led by GJM leader Swaraj Thapa, held a two-hour meeting with Rajnath Singh at which Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi and Union Minister and Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia we...

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Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

1 month ago
Bengal stage legend Sova Sen passes away

Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Sova Sen, a legendary figure of the Bengali stage, died here on Sunday following old age complications, her family said. Sen, 93, the widow of thespian Utpal Dutt, left behind her daughter. During a long career on the stage, she acted in iconic plays like Nabanna (1944), based on the Great Bengal famine where she played the female lead role, and Kallol (196...

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