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25 July, 2017 7:17 PM Mamata Banerjee Briefs Rajnath Singh On Darjeeling Situation, Bengal Flood

During the hour-long meeting at Rajnath Singh's residence in Delhi, Mamata Banerjee also discussed the flood-like situation in West Bengal due to heavy rains. New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the prevailing situation in Darjeeling, where normal life has been hit due to an ongoing 14

23 July, 2017 5:33 AM Gorkha Janamukti Morcha Hired Maoists To Train For Armed Movement: Police

The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) is preparing for a prolonged underground armed movement for a separate state and has hired Maoists from neighbouring countries as mercenaries to train its cadres, according to senior West Bengal government officials. "We have inputs from intelligence agencies that Maoists from neighbouring countries have been hired by the GJM. And it may target 23

21 July, 2017 8:01 AM Man stabbed to death by friend at Calangute beach in Goa

Panaji: A West Bengal resident was stabbed to death by his own friend at Calangute beach here Thursday night, police said. Rakesh Rai from Darjeeling was stabbed by his friend Santosh Chattar from Nagpur at Calangute beach last night, police said. "The incident happened at 10.30 pm," Calangute Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said. The fight broke out when a group 28

19 July, 2017 3:36 AM China tussle with India blown out of proportion: S Jaishankar

He briefed the members of the Parliamentary standing committee on External Affairs Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar today told a parliamentary panel that supranationalism and media hype on the issue has blown out of proportion the Dokalam military standoff between India and China. The Foreign Secretary didn't name any of the Sangh Parivar outfits that have in recent 286

17 July, 2017 3:52 PM Bengal bearing brunt of botched foreign policy: Mamata Banerjee

KOLKATA: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday sought to hit the Narendra Modi government where it would hurt the most — its foreign policy that had led to "deteriorating" relations with eastern-front neighbours like China, Nepal and Bangladesh and its failure to secure the India-Bangladesh border — and called her state the "biggest sufferer" for these 49

17 July, 2017 3:52 PM Race to Raisina goes along the expected lines

Mamata says it is the right time to form an alliance of Opposition parties, warns partners of BJP that they will suffer at the hands of the ruling party West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that the vote for the Opposition candidate, Meira Kumar, in the presidential election was a protest against the injustice meted out by the Centre 18

17 July, 2017 11:49 AM Bengal Government Fears Darjeeling Agitation May Turn Into An Underground Armed Movement

Senior police officers currently involved in controlling the law and order situation in Darjeeling have expressed fear of armed attack on them by the agitators. Several senior IPS officers have been sent to handle the situation in the hills, as an indefinite strike has been on in Darjeeling for the past one month in demand for a separate Gorkhaland state 41

17 July, 2017 5:42 AM GST gets a new meaning as Monsoon Session starts today, courtesy PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a yet another meaning to Good and Services Tax (GST), which he had earlier defined as a 'Goods and Simple Tax.' Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a yet another meaning to Goods and Services Tax (GST), which he had earlier defined as a “Good and Simple Tax.” Talking to reporters ahead of the Monsoon Session 33

15 July, 2017 11:18 PM Women activists call parties to take cognizance into Rupa Ganguly rape remark

Earlier on Friday, Ganguly said if women are able to survive in Bengal for 15 days without getting raped, then tell me. Women activists on Saturday condemned the trade of rape comments exchanged between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rupa Ganguly and West Bengal Power Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay, saying that both the leaders are not worthy 63

10 July, 2017 2:44 AM Hills burn, TMC vows to prevent Bengal division

Sporadic violence and arson, which has kept Darjeeling on the boil for the last 25 days, continued unabated on Sunday with marching Army columns keeping a close watch on funeral rallies in Darjeeling and Sonada taken out by GJM and GNLF, on a day the ruling Trinamool vowed to “give our life and blood” but not to allow Bengal to be divided. DARJEELING 36