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  1. NIA deputes biggest teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Nov. 2: The National Investigation Agency has deployed one of its biggest teams to probe the Burdwan blast and could take four to five months to reach a possible conclusion, the central outfit's second-in-command said during a visit to Bengal today. 'It is difficult to specify a time frame but we would require some four to five months before we can arrive at a possible conclusion even though the probe can still go on,' NIA special director Navneet Wasan told reporters during an interaction at the CRPF camp in Salt Lake, where investigative agency sleuths probing the October 2 'accidental' blast have set up a temporary base.

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  2. Red face over red diary protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Dec. 1: Trinamul MPs today waved red diaries inside and outside Parliament, alleging that BJP chief Amit Shah's name was in the original the CBI had seized from jailed Sahara boss Subroto Roy, before realising they had got the facts wrong. A CBI official said the agency had "nothing to do" with the probe into the controversy that has embroiled Sahara, which has been indicted for unauthorised flotation of bonds.

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  3. Enter a rivalRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Telegraph

    An arrival was announced in Calcutta on Sunday afternoon. But the arrival was also the point of departure.

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  4. Experts warn of water crisisRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Telegraph

    'Calcutta and its suburbs seem heading for a crisis. Uninterrupted withdrawal of groundwater, mainly by high-rise buildings, is lowering the water table and resulting in arsenic-contaminated water being sucked into the city's groundwater stream from the southern and northern fringes,' Pradip Sikdar, an expert on groundwater, said at the annual summit organised by environmental platform Sabuj Mancha on Sunday.

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  5. Rehab, safety niggles for Bangla land swapRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Dec. 1: Compensation for new citizens' rehabilitation and security concerns are the key niggles India will need to iron out before ratifying a 40-year-old land swap pact with Bangladesh, a report by a Parliament panel has suggested. The Mamata Banerjee government in Bengal may have conditionally withdrawn its opposition to the pact but is yet to approve a compensation package proposed by New Delhi, says the report by the Parliament standing committee for external affairs.

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  6. Prefer 'silly' Bollywood to 'manipulative' Hollywood: Oz director Paul CoxRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Frowning on Hollywood productions as "manipulative", legendary Dutch-origin Australian filmmaker Paul Cox asserts he would watch "silly" and "innocent" Bollywood flicks rather than those made in "manipulative" Hollywood. Described as a humanist filmmaker, the Holland-born and Melbourne-settled Cox, is a "huge admirer" of India's repertoire of independent movies but laments the absence of powerful storytelling and thought-provoking content that were the highpoints of cinema during the days of masters like Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen. However, Bollywood films, despite their glitz and glamour, appeal to him now more than Western ones.

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  7. Motley faces of Modi fandomRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Three students of film-making attending their first political rally, four friends and Narendra Modi fans from Asansol, a disgruntled farmer whose field was looted last year, a chartered accountant from Bihar and a former Trinamul worker. For this motley group that clung to every Modiesque turn of phrase or hyperbole heard at the BJP's Esplanade rally on Sunday, the real pull factor was the party's pitch for positive change amid the morass of despair that Bengal has become.

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  8. I Am Here to Uproot Corrupt TMC From Bengal: Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Outlook

    Hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP president Amit Shah today said the countdown for the end of the "corrupt" Trinamool Congress regime in West Bengal has begun and vowed to uproot the party from the state. He told a massive rally, the permission for which was given by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation only yesterday after the Calcutta High Court intervened, that Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha victory march would culminate with the BJP's victory in the Assembly poll scheduled for 2016.

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  9. Mamata govt giving protection to Bangladeshi infiltrators: Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Times of India

    KOLKATA: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday questioned the role of TMC government in Saradha chit fund scam and asked why chief minister Mamata Banerjee is protecting those accused in the ponzi scheme. Shah, who was addressing a large rally outside Victoria Hall in Kolkata, said, "TMC MPs protest against black money in Parliament, I want to ask Didi if Saradha chit fund money is black or white?" Attacking the Mamata government relentlessly on the Saradha scam, Shah added, "Didi says CBI has framed TMC leaders, I challenge her to say that those interrogated by CBI are innocent."

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  10. West Bengal: Amit Shah to sound the bugle for Assembly Election 2016, says BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | DNA India

    Lashing out at the Trinamool Congress regime for allegedly trying to stop BJP president Amit Shah's rally on Sunday in the city, the party's national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh today said Shah would sound the bugle for the 2016 Assembly elections in the state. "Amit Shahji will sound the bugle for the 2016 Assembly polls in order to make West Bengal TMC free after 2016 polls," Singh said.

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  11. Biman Bose belittles BJP for taking issues over holding meetings to courtRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Communist Party of India leader Biman Bose on Saturday said that issues over meetings being held at Victoria House had taken place earlier as well, but the party never took the matter to court unlike the Bharatiya Janata Party . "We have seen that our meetings were opposed near Victoria House several times.

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  12. IndiansRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: The Indian cricket team has extended its best wishes to injured Australian cricketer Phil Hughes and his family and prayed for his speedy recovery. South Australia's Hughes was Tuesday hit on the head by a bouncer from New South Wales fast bowler Sean Abbott during a Sheffield Shield game in Sydney, which was abandoned after that.

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  13. Police chief on CBI's Saradha radarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Nov. 25: The CBI today said it would probe the "role of the people" mentioned in a central report on the Saradha scandal, putting Calcutta police commissioner Surajit Kar Purkayastha in the potential line of questioning. Kar Purkayastha's name is mentioned in a report drawn up by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office , a multi-disciplinary organisation that deals with white-collar crimes and functions under the Union corporate affairs ministry.

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  14. Court gives BJP rally nod with ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Nov. 25: The high court today granted the BJP permission to hold its November 30 rally near Victoria House at Esplanade, subject to approvals from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the fire brigade, prompting a scurry of officials out of the civic office before the party could reach there. The CMC secretary, however, came back to receive the BJP's application after legal opinion pointed to the risk of contempt of court.

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  15. Scriptgiant Coming with More New Innovative Web-based solutionsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 25, 2014 - CALCUTTA, India -- Today we can find that internet has become a part of our day to day life. In every walk of life we are depending upon the web in order to collect information about products /services and to find anything unknown in this world.

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  16. Apex court calls for linking nature of crime to age of juvenilityRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Indian Express

    THE Supreme Court on Monday favoured changes in Juvenile Law to have a nexus between the nature of crime and the age of juvenility so as to make sure not to let all delinquents go scot-free only because they are under 18. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U U Lalit took note of the submissions by the Attorney General that the Juvenile Law 2014 has already been introduced in the Lok Sabha and the new law seeks to alter the way delinquent juveniles between 16-18 years are dealt with.

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  17. Bengal lynching: Rights group moves court seeking justiceRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    A city-based rights group Monday filed a petition seeking a Calcutta High Court-monitored probe into the lynching and alleged bobbitisation of a man at the NRS Medical College and Hospital. Alleging that the West Bengal administration and the hospital authorities were destroying crucial evidences to hush up the matter, the petition was filed before the bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Arijit Banerjee, by the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights .

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  18. Indians lose billions to bogus investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | BBC News

    "When he realised he'd lost all our money, more than $9,000 [A 5,661] in savings, he had a massive heart attack," says Gita Mandal tearfully. She pauses as grief chokes her throat mid-sentence.

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  19. Pope declares sainthood of 2 Indians, 4 ItaliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor. Francis added to the roster of Catholic saints a Keralan mystic nun, an Indian priest and social reformer, the former Bishop of Vicenza, and three members of the Franciscan order.

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  20. Sainthood for four Italians, two IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Peninsula

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians yesterday, praising their "creative" commitment to helping the poor. Francis added to the roster of Catholic saints a Keralite mystic nun, an Indian priest and social reformer, the former Bishop of Vicenza, and three members of the Franciscan order.

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