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After Ramzan, Puja package on the anvil

In its bid to deflect Opposition charge of appeasing minority community, a move is afoot by the state government to keep the majority community in good humour. After announcing the Ramzan package beginning today, come pujas, the state food ... The Echo Of India, 3 weeks ago

Mamata's moment of glory in Muslim-majority districts

Uttar Dinajpur and Murshidabad districts back Trinamool; Malda lone exception Trinamool Congress leaders were candid about their chief's wish before the elections in the three Muslim-majority districts of central Bengal — Uttar Dinajpur, Malda ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

LIST: 59 Muslim MLA elected in West Bengal assembly elections

59 Muslim MLAs from Trinamool Congress, Congress and Left elected march toward West Bengal assembly. The same number of 59 MLAs were elected in 2011 as well. Among the winners32 belongs to ruling party TMC, 18 Congress, 8 Left and 1 AIFB. SNO ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago West Bengal Assembly elections 2016: Complete list of winners  Sify1 month ago West Bengal elections: How the state voted in 2016  Indian Express1 month ago

Monsoon Mantra

India has several destinations that can sell as unique monsoon getaways. All that is needed is a strategy that can turn this lean season into a viable business opportunity Andaman & Nicobar Islands The Andaman & Nicobar Islands, over the ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

Of clubbing and 'half policing' in Mamata's Bengal

Mayank Mishra reports on how the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal has been extending patronage to the ruling party cadre. "Why should I be afraid of anyone? Gunmen move around with me all the time. Besides, I am the secretary of a local club and I run some schools here," says a Trinamool Congress leader in Bolpur, the home to the prestigious Visva-Bharati University, describing the levers of power he controls, making him an influential leader in the area. And controlling a 'club', ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

40 per cent votes cast till 11 AM in West Bengal

Amid reports of sporadic violence, close to 40 per cent of votes were cast till 11 AM for election to 56 West Bengal Assembly seats in the second phase of polls. Overall, 39.19 per cent voters exercised their franchise during the first four hours in six ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Over 21 per cent votes cast in first two hours of polling  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Voting in 56 seats in second phase in Bengal begins

Voting for 56 seats in the second phase of West Bengal Assembly polls began this morning amidst tight security. Over 1.2 crore electorate will decide the political fates of 383 candidates, including 33 women, in six north Bengal districts of Alipurduar, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Second phase Assembly poll in WB tomorrow  Deccan Herald2 months ago Second phase of Assembly poll in West Bengal tomorrow  Asian Age2 months ago

How India's trains get their names

Why is a Katra-Chennai train known as Andaman Express?Since no capitals are involved, why should a Katihar-New Jalpaiguri train be called Capital Express?What about Matysagandha Express, Padmavati Express or Sanghamitra Express?Bibek Debroy solves the naming puzzle for India's trains. Many years ago, my wife and I travelled on the Fairy Queen (above). For those who don't know, the Fairy Queen is a famous steam locomotive, built in 1855. It was withdrawn from service in 1909. Restored in 1997, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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