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  1. Calcutta HC puts stay on removal of central forces from DarjeelingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata October 17 : The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday put a stay on the removal of central forces from Darjeeling. The Centre will file an affidavit in the Calcutta High Court by October 23 in the regard.

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  2. HC stays withdrawal of paramilitary from DarjeelingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of India

    The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday put on hold the Centre's decision to withdraw 15 companies of Central Reserve Police Force from Darjeeling and Kalimpong. KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday put on hold the Centre's decision to withdraw 15 companies of Central Reserve Police Force from Darjeeling and Kalimpong.

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  3. Calcutta High Court Stops Centre From Pulling Out Troops From DarjeelingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | India.com

    New Delhi, Oct 17: The Calcutta High Court today stayed the Centre's decision to pull out troops for trouble-hit Darjeeling in West Bengal. Hearing a plea by the West Bengal government seeking a stay on Home Ministry 's decision to pull out Central forces from the hilly district, the high court asked the Centre to file an affidavit by October 23. The state government has been directed to submit its reply in the court by October 26. The court said that the troops would stay in Darjeeling till October 27, the date of next hearing in the matter.

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  4. After West Bengal plea, Calcutta High Court stays withdrawal of central forces from DarjeelingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday put a stay on the removal of central forces from Darjeeling, news agency ANI reported, directing the Centre to file an affidavit in the matter by October 23. The state has been ordered to file its reply on October 26. The case will be heard next on October 27. The state government had earlier in the day moved the court after the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered pulling out of 10 of the 15 Central Armed Police Forces companies deployed in the hills, apparently to press them onb duties in other cities for the festival season.

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  5. West Bengal moves Calcutta High Court over withdrawal of central...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The West Bengal government on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court for a stay on the withdrawal of central forces from the Darjeeling hills by the Ministry of Home Affairs , ANI has reported. The court is scheduled to hear the matter at 2 pm.

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  6. Govt committed in holding students' council polls in colleges: ParthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | India.com

    Kolkata, Oct 16 West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee today said the state government was committed in conducting students council elections on a regular basis. The minister's assertions assumed importance in the wake of agitation of student unions at Jadavpur University and Presidency University against the government's move to introduce a new model where every college and university will have apolitical students council with the principal and teaching staff playing a vital role.

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  7. Arkansas WWII veteran last original pilot of 184th squadronRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Seattle Times

    ... forbidden airspace." Their first flight overseas to the Pacific-Asian Theater included Karachi, Pakistan and Calcutta, India. Moore and the rest of the 83rd Squadron of the 12th Bomb Group in the 10th Air Force ended up in a little town on the ...

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  8. Centre to cut troops in hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: The Centre has informed the Bengal government that 10 companies of central paramilitary forces deployed in Darjeeling would be withdrawn from Monday. The Bimal Gurung camp thanked the Centre for the withdrawal, strengthening suspicion among Bengal government officials that New Delhi took the decision to please the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader.

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  9. Bengal rejects Modi's projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi/Calcutta: Bengal has opted out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme, aimed at promoting interactions between people of diverse cultures from different states. A senior official from the Bengal higher education department said the state government had found certain provisions in the format "not agreeable", but did not specify them.

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  10. Karachi to Bombay to CalcuttaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 15 | Air & Space

    Like many things in India, civil aviation was subservient to the monsoon. Since the rains, which begin mid-June, have typically abated by early September, the subcontinent's first regularly scheduled airmail service was to have been inaugurated on September 15, 1932.

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  11. Fever on prowl, not too far from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Telegraph

    Deganga, Oct. 12: The seven-year-old girl lay alone on a concrete bench. In a barely audible voice, she said she had fever.

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  12. Mohun Bagan threaten to pull out of Indian Football AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Indian Express

    Indian football heavyweights Mohun Bagan threatened to pull out of the Indian Football Association , West Bengal's parent body for the sport, due to "partiality" during a match against arch-rivals East Bengal in the Calcutta Football League . In an executive committee meeting held at the club premises here, Mohun Bagan formed a five-member core committee to decide the future course of action, which may also include "de-affiliation" from the IFA and seeking affiliation from any other state association.

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  13. PM's beekeeping push: Sweet dream is wrapped in buzz of disappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 12 | The Indian Express

    Field observation stations and zonal beekeeping extension centres were established in states with beekeeping potential. Last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged cooperatives to venture into areas like beekeeping and seaweed farming to help farmers double their income by 2022 and boost the rural economy.

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  14. Mohun Bagan threaten to pull out of Bengal football bodyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | Nerve News

    Kolkata, Oct 12 - City football giants Mohun Bagan on Thursday threatened to de-affiliate themselves from the Indian Football Association , West Bengal's parent body for the sport, due to partial treatment during the tie against arch-rivals East Bengal in the Calcutta Football League . The green and maroon brigade, in an executive committee meeting held at the club premises here, formed a five-member core committee to discuss and decide the future course of action, which may also include de-affiliation from the Indian Football Association and seeking affiliation from any other State Association.

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  15. To ban or not to ban: Metros react to prohibition on firecrackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | The Indian Express

    The Supreme Court's order stopping the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR has set off a clamor by activists and residents alike in other metros for a similar ban, or at least greater restrictions. Even in Sivakasi, the centre of the Rs 5,000 crore fireworks industry that will be hit the hardest by the order, traders have grudgingly accepted the reality and are now deliberating on the way forward - perhaps by manufacturing "green crackers," or environmentally less harmful fireworks.

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  16. An Archive of Early Films Offer a Glimpse of Colonial IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Hyperallergic

    A new cache of films released online by the British Film Institute help demonstrate how colonial propaganda shaped visions of an Indian "other" in the West. The British Film Institute has digitized and uploaded a major trove of rarely seen films from India, making available for free over 250 films that depict life in its former colonies.

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  17. Myanmar system rains Monday mayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | The Telegraph

    Oct. 9: The skies over Calcutta went into deep depression today, pouring 150mm of rain and unleashing gusty winds that uprooted trees, tripped power, disrupted flight operations and left many streets submerged. The weather is tipped to "improve" on Tuesday, which in the context of the current conditions means "scattered moderate showers".

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  18. Calcutta airport tops global list of flight delays as heavy rains lash south BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | The Telegraph

    An arch brought down by the rain and wind near Chinar Park on Biswa Banga Sarani, a road that connects the airport with the Eastern Metropolitan bypass near the stadium hosting the FIFA U17 matches. Calcutta, Oct. 9 : Heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds battered the southern districts of West Bengal and its capital since early Monday, with the Indian Meteorological Department predicting more rains and high winds till Tuesday.

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  19. Tourists killed in mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | The Telegraph

    Tawang, Oct. 7: Three tourists from Calcutta, comprising two women and a man, died on the spot while four others were severely injured after a tourist vehicle met with an accident here today. Police sources said the accident occurred around 3pm today near Klemta village between Bumla and Tawang.

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  20. A Prayer Sent Out LoudlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Outlook

    Of the long litany of complaints against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, including her style of governance or the conduct of the ruling Trinamool Congress, the accusation of 'appeasement' of Muslims - at a time the BJP is aggressively trying to expand its beachhead in the state - carries the greatest sting. Such allegations began with one of her earliest decisions, in 2012, a year after she came to power, to apportion a monthly honorarium of Rs 2,500 a month for each of Bengal's 30,000 Imams out of tax-payers' money.

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