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Singing and Politics are identical: Babul Supriyo Mar 9, 12:22 pm
Kolkata, March 9, (ANI): Prominent singer turned a greenhorn politician Babul Supriyo on Sunday praised veteran BJP leader and former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi who he attributed as the reasons which made him to finally contest on a BJP ticket from Asansol in the upcoming general elections.
Navy orders probe into INS Kolkata accident Mar 8, 1:27 pm
New Delhi, March 8 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Saturday ordered a probe into the accident on the yet to be commissioned Kolkata class destroyer that is currently undergoing trials in Mumbai killing one Navy officer and injuring two others.
New Delhi, Mar. 7 (ANI): Reacting to the death of the navy officer on the yet to be commissioned Kolkata class destroyer, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that Defence Minister A.K Antony should resign as he has not been taking any concrete steps on this issue and has not been acting responsibly.
Navy officer dies on board a yet to be commissioned warship Mar 7, 6:06 pm
Mumbai, March. 7 (ANI): An Indian Navy officer was killed in an accident on the yet to be commissioned Kolkata class destroyer that is currently undergoing trials in Mumbai after a malfunction in its fire fighting system.
Political leaders welcome move to investigate suspected kickbacks in Rolls Royce deal Mar 3, 9:39 pm
Kolkata, Mar. 3 (ANI): Politicians welcomed the decision of defence ministry as it ordered a bribery investigation over state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) purchase of jet engines from Britain's Rolls-Royce Holdings in a deal worth at least $1.2 billion.
JD-U rules out alliance with Congress, sparks speculations Mar 3, 6:48 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar. 3 (ANI): The decision of the Janata Dal United (JDU) to rule out an alliance with the Congress in Bihar triggered volatility in state politics in the run-up for 2014 national polls.
Kolkata, Mar.1 (ANI): FIFA officials visited the Salt Lake Stadium here on Friday to inspect the venue of the under-17 Football World Cup.
West Bengal celebrates International Mother Language Day Feb 21, 7:29 pm
Kolkata, Feb.21 (ANI): West Bengal celebrated International Mother Language Day on Friday with fervour and paid homage to those who had sacrificed their lives with an aim to provide an identity for the Bengali language.
Amartya Sen chairs eleventh Kolkata group workshop Feb 20, 1:35 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): At the eleventh Kolkata Group workshop, 50 participants from different walks of life, including doctors, public health experts and activists gathered to discuss the dismal state of health services in India and to learn from the experiences of other Asian countries in introducing health systems reforms.
Mukherjee to visit West Bengal today Feb 20, 10:22 am
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal (Kolkata, Nabagram, Dhamua, Sagardighi and Jangipur) today.
Mukherjee to visit West Bengal tomorrow Feb 19, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal (Kolkata, Nabagram, Dhamua, Sagardighi and Jangipur) tomorrow.
Anna Hazare to campaign for Trinamool Congress Feb 14, 5:19 pm
Kolkata, Feb.14 (ANI): Trinamool Congress spokesperson Derek o' Brien on Friday confirmed that social activist and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare would be campaigning for the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress.
Deceased Arunachal student's family meets Rahul Gandhi Feb 11, 3:21 pm
Kolkata, Feb.11 (ANI): Family of deceased Arunachal student Nido Taniam, who was beaten up mercilessly at a busy market in New Delhi, met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday and pressed their demand for action against Delhi police.
Bank employees on two day strike over salary hike demand Feb 10, 5:44 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata/Kanpur, Feb.10 (ANI): People faced problems on Monday, as bank employees across India went on a two-day strike, pressing for a wage revision.
Bhubaneswar/Kolkata, Feb.8 (ANI): Leaders of the Congress, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) and Trinamool Congress (TMC) from eastern states have won seats in the Rajya Sabha.
Tewari on Modi: 'Even President's office is not spared to score political brownie points' Feb 5, 6:27 pm
New Delhi, Feb.5 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday criticized Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for mentioning the name of President Pranab Mukherjee during his political rally in Kolkata.
This 'third-front' idea will make India 'third-rate': Modi Feb 5, 5:38 pm
Kolkata, Feb. 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial Narendra Modi on Wednesday appealed to the people of West Bengal to vote for the saffron outfit in the upcoming elections, and added that the Third Front idea would make India 'third rate'.
Narendra Modi to address rally in Kolkata today Feb 5, 10:06 am
Kolkata, Feb 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a rally here today.
Kolkata, Feb 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today requested Union Minister Deepa Dasmunsi to end her fast to press for setting up an AIIMS-like institute in her constituency Raiganj, West Bengal.
Museology is neglected in India: PM Feb 2, 1:30 pm
Kolkata, Feb 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said museology is a neglected field in India and added that Indian museum can and must take a leadership role in making good this deficiency.
Chinese in West Bengal joins Lunar New Year party Jan 31, 2:06 pm
Kolkata, Jan.31 (ANI): The Chinese community in West Bengal kicked off celebrations to mark the start of the Lunar New Year on Friday.
Washington, Jan. 27 (ANI): In a listing of world's top outsourcing destinations, Indian cities acquire four out of top five spots, with Bangalore retaining its top ranking for another year.
Kolkata, Jan.26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a roadshow, 'Run for Modi' here on Sunday to garner support ahead of the 'Brigade rally' of their party's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi.
Nation celebrates 65th Republic Day in the spirit of patriotism Jan 26, 1:10 pm
New Delhi/Kolkata/Vidisha/Patna, Jan.26 (ANI): The 65th Republic Day was celebrated across the country in the spirit of patriotism and brotherhood to showcase unity in diversity on Sunday.
Kolkata, Jan. 25 (ANI): Reacting to the recent Birbhum gangrape case where a tribal woman was raped by thirteen men on the directions of the village authorities, West Bengal Governor M.K Narayanan said that his verdict on the case was that the accused should be given corporal punishment.
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