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Subsidies will not be eliminated: Modi

Promising reforms that will transform lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the government will not eliminate all subsidies but will rationalise and target them to the needy. He said unnecessary controls and distortions will be eliminated and promised efficiency in allocation of resources as well as creation of …

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Kamduni case: Sentence deferred

Sentencing in the Kamduni gangrape and murder case was deferred till Saturday as the convicts’ counsel on Friday argued against possible death sentence to some of those found guilty claiming that earlier cases of more gruesome incidents invited lesser sentences. Additional District and Sessions judge Sanchita Sarkar, who on Thursday …

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National emblem keeps getting misused

The national emblem continues to be displayed in an improper manner near the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Mayo Road, while it was used on a police kiosk near Akash Vani Bhavan on Republic Day and on a recent advertisement of Kolkata book fair. This was submitted on Friday during the hearing of …

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PM pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary. “Salutations to beloved Bapu on his Punya Tithi,” he said in a tweet. The prime minister also remembered the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation and urged people …

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CM cycles pop up on website

Resale on one side, demand on other Avijit Sinha WANT A SABUJ CYCLE? TRY THIS Correspondents of The Telegraph spoke to several prospective sellers who had posted pictures of their bicycles on OLX, a consumer goods resale website. Several of the students who took the calls made to the posted …

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SUCI burns effigy of Mamata Banerjee on Tea Garden issue

Report by: PRASHANT ACHARYA Siliguri 28 Jan 2016 Hundreds members and supporters of Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) and the Tea Plantation Employees’ Union today protested and demonstrated in Siliguri against state government demanding immediate reopening of closed tea gardens of North Bengal. SUCI furious members burnt effigy of the …

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Ten luminaries felicitated with RamlalAdhikariSamman in Siliguri

Ten luminaries from Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts were felicitated with the ‘SahityakarRamlalAdhikariSamman’ on Republic Day at Milan More, Champasari. They included L B Dewan, environmentalist and founder of Friends of Trees Forum-Mirik; M K Limbu, Director of Yakthung Pvt. Ltd- Matigara; Nepali writer YuvrajKafley; school teacher from SiliguriLalita Joshi; DiwakariChhetri, …

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Morcha chief sows Kalimpong confusion

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today stirred up a controversy by suggesting that the territory of Kalimpong had not been completely incorporated in the Indian union and it continued to be a land leased from Bhutan. Addressing the party’s public meeting at the Mela Ground here, Gurung suggested that …

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Left Front and Trinamool kick off poll-campaign in Malda

Left Front (LF) and Trinamool Congress have started political movements at regular intervals in the district keeping in view the forth coming assembly election. While the district LF demonstrated in front of the district administrative headquarter, ministerKrishnenduChoudhury attended a pre-election meeting at Laxmipur on Wednesday. However, neither of meetings could …

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