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China's Mayor calls for stronger commercial ties with India  Apr 23, 9:10 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 23 (ANI): China's Mayor of Kunming city, Li Wenrong, on Wednesday, called for greater cooperation in the field of commerce and tourism between West Bengal and China's south western Yunnan province.
'Mentor' Akram hails 'special' KKR ahead of IPL clash against Delhi Daredevils   Apr 19, 11:32 am
Karachi, Apr 19 (ANI): Pakistani pace bowling legend Wasim Akram has hailed the Kolkata Knight Riders team, which he is mentoring, and said that they do not have a 'run-of-the-mill' attack.
Kolkata prostitute's son may become 'Slumdog Millionaire' after selection for Man U trials  Apr 19, 10:40 am
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A teenaged Indian slum-dweller, who is the son of a sex-worker, has reportedly been given a chance to show off his footballing skills during a two-week trial at Manchester United.
Kallis may have to battle for 'extra' KKR berth with Oz 'rookie' in IPL-7  Apr 17, 3:40 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 17 (ANI): Retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis may reportedly battle for the extra berth in his Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders with emerging Australian batsman Chris Lynn.
'Man of the Match' Kallis stars in KKR's 41-run win over Mumbai Indians in IPL opener  Apr 17, 8:47 am
Johannesburg, Apr 17 (ANI): Retired South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis and his former teammate Morne Morkel have led the Kolkata Knight Riders to a comprehensive, 41-run victory against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening game of the IPL-7 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
People in Kolkata celebrate "Bengali New Year"  Apr 16, 4:16 pm
Kolkata, Apr.16 (ANI): Kolkata revelled in festive spirits as it celebrated the joy of oneness on the occasion of the"Bengali New Year" soaked in cohesive delight, and bid goodbye to the year that is gone.
'Icon' Sachin likely to 'mentor' Mumbai Indians players during IPL-7  Apr 16, 10:59 am
Manama, Apr 16 (ANI): Retired Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar may reportedly act as a mentor for the Mumbai Indians players during the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, set to begin in the UAE from April 16.
UAE all set to host IPL season 7  Apr 15, 6:03 pm
Abu Dhabi, Apr.15 (ANI): The seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to start in UAE with defending champions Mumbai Indians playing Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening match on Wednesday.
Jet Airways, Etihad Airways to jointly sponsor Mumbai Indians during IPL  Apr 11, 10:02 am
Manama, Apr 11 (ANI): Indian airlines Jet Airways has reportedly agreed a joint deal with the Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to be the principal sponsors and official airlines of the defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians.
Mamata had no choice but to bow before EC, says CPI leader Dasgupta  Apr 9, 2:49 pm
Kolkata, Apr.9 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI)leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Wednesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had no choice but to comply with the Election Commission's decision on the transfer of six officials.
Mamata accepts EC order to transfer officials  Apr 9, 8:57 am
Kolkata/New Delhi, Apr.9 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accepted the Election Commission of India's (ECI's) order to transfer five Superintendents of Police (SPs) and a district magistrate.
Opposition condemns confrontation between Election Commission and Mamata  Apr 8, 7:14 pm
Kolkata, Apr. 8 (ANI): Opposition leaders in Bengal on Tuesday condemned the confrontation between the West Bengal chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, and the Election Commission (EC) after Banerjee refused to transfer officials as directed by the election body.
Bengal's urban development minister terms Election Commission decision as "unfortunate"  Apr 8, 6:40 pm
Kolkata, Apr.8 (ANI): Urban Development and Municipal Affairs minister of West Bengal, Firhad Hakim on Tuesday stated that it was unfortunate on the part of the Election Commission to give directives to the state government on seeking transfer of election officials.
EC will take action against Amit Shah if found guilty of making hate speech, says CEC Sampath  Apr 7, 10:22 am
Kolkata, Apr 7 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath has ensured of action against Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's aide Amit Shah
Kolkata-based institute creates solar jackets for cooler summers, easy campaigning  Apr 2, 5:10 pm
Kolkata, Apr.2 (ANI): An institute in Kolkata is now offering solar jackets that keep the wearer cool in the searing heat of the summer. These jackets could also serve as a solution to politicians and their supporters campaigning for elections during the hot weather.
TMC to fight against BJP, Congress and CPI-M with equal vigour  Apr 2, 5:10 pm
Kolkata, Apr.2 (ANI): Trinamool Congress MP and spokesperson, Derek O'Brian on Wednesday ruled out any possibility of the Trinamool Congress showing any leniency towards the Bharatiya janata Party (BJP), as he said that the party will fight tooth and nail against all three-the BJP, the Congress and the CPI-M on an equal footing.
Mayawati attacks centre for failing to curb corruption, poverty  Mar 31, 9:09 pm
Kolkata, Mar.31 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday lashed out at Congress-led UPA Government over its failure to curb increasing rate of unemployment, poverty and corruption in the country.
No TMC-Anna alliance in near term: Saugata Roy  Mar 17, 2:05 pm
Kolkata, Mar 17 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader and Lok Sabha MP (Member of Parliament) Saugata Roy on Monday confirmed an end to a much hyped joint venture for the time being between TMC chief Mamata Banerjee and anti graft crusader Anna Hazare ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.
RSS agent Anna responsible for flopping Mamata's Jantantra rally : Maulana Barkati  Mar 12, 7:13 pm
Kolkata, March 12, (ANI): Maulana Barkati, Shahi Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque on Wednesday heaped lavish praise on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, for remaining true to herself , and slammed veteran anti corruption crusader Anna Hazare for betraying the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief by not attending the rally.
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.
Antony should resign, not been acting responsibly: Prakash Javadekar  Mar 7, 8:26 pm
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.