Nandigram

  • 2007 Nandigram firing: CBI yet to get sanction to prosecute policemen 29-12-2013 02:49 PM

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Government, which cashed in on the Nandigram protests in state politics, has not yet given CBI the sanction to prosecute five police officers involved in the 2007 police firing which killed 14 villagers. The agency has now filed charge sheets without giving alleged role of these five...
  • Dholakia's next to have reference to Nandigram 26-05-2011 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: Director Rahul Dholakia, who is known for his socio-political thrillers Parzania (2005) and Lamhaa: The Untold Story of Kashmir (2010) is now set to write a courtroom drama Kanoon, which has a close reference to the 2007 Nandigram massacre related to land takeover in West Bengal. "It has a...
  • Naxals welcome Mamata's decision on Singur land 21-05-2011 08:33 PM

    Kolkata: The CPI (ML) on Saturday hailed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's move to return 400 acres, acquired for the abandoned Tata Motors project at Singur, to the unwilling farmers, but said owners of the remaining 600 acres should also be compensated as no factory has come up there....
  • Mamata's win infuses new life into Nandigram 19-05-2011 10:43 PM

    Nandigram: After March 13, 2007, Nandigram became the epicenter of violence and death in Bengal's politics. It acted as a catalyst that finally resulted in the fall of the Left Front and the rise of Mamata Banerjee like a phoenix. Today, people are celebrating in Nandigram, not just the victory...
  • Singur, Nandigram: Back where it all began 13-05-2011 07:35 PM

    New Delhi: Singur and Nandigram, two nondescript rural areas of Bengal has made it to the headlines of nearly every major national and international news outlet. It has been subjects of PhD theses and policy white papers on land acquisition and growth of SEZs. Back where it all began, the...
  • CPM admits 'mistakes', says WB voted for change 13-05-2011 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Ousted from power in West Bengal after three decades, the CPM on Friday said Trinamool Congress has reaped the benefits of people's aspiration for "change" to inflict the "big defeat" on the party but admitted that it too has committed "mistakes". The party also said the results of...
  • TMC rises like the phoenix in West Bengal 13-05-2011 02:15 PM

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress rose like a phoenix from the Singur and Nandigram movements chipping away at the hold of the Left Front to sweep into the portals of power in West Bengal after 34 years of uninterrupted Marxist rule. The land agitation in Singur and Nandigram spearheaded by the...
  • Film made on Nandigram carnage 03-05-2011 10:24 AM

    Nandigram: The Nandigram violence will now be a part of a film that also includes victims of rape, arson and other atrocities in Nandigram. The actors of the film are the victims of the Nandigram carnage. For 15-year-old Nandigram victim Bulu Mir the wounds on his body may have healed...
  • WB polls 4th phase: Nandigram, Singur vote today 03-05-2011 08:05 AM

    New Delhi: The fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls will be held on Tuesday covering 63 constituencies in four districts - Howrah, Hoogly, East Midnapore and parts of Burdwan. Trouble-torn Nandigram and Singur will also vote today. Five ministers in Buddadeb's cabinet including CPM heavyweight states' industry minister Nirupam...
  • Want to make Nandigram another Haldia: Buddhadeb 30-04-2011 02:05 PM

    Khejuri: West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Saturday said that he wanted to make Nandigram as developed as Haldia and accused the Trinamool Congress of fomenting trouble there. "We want to make Nandigram another Haldia. Haldia is a booming town now. It will continue to flourish. Thousands of people...
  • TMC's show of strength: Mamata rally in Kolkata 20-02-2011 09:52 PM

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress has unleashed its campaign with fiery rally in Kolkata on Sunday. A chronology of violence revisited as victims of political violence - from Netai to Nandigram to Singur - came together lending support to Mamata's cry for justice. They were compensated - TMC gave Rs one lakh...
  • Rajarhat may be the next flashpoint in Bengal 27-11-2010 12:32 PM

    Will Rajarhat be the next flashpoint in West Bengal like Singur and Nandigram? With the Left Front leaving no stone unturned to make investments for the companies in the hope of bringing back the jobs, it has once again soured the relationship between the Trinamool and the Congress. ...
  • 9 dead in Bengal post-poll clashes 09-05-2009 02:58 PM

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  • Nandigram shames Delhi, polls 88 pc in Ph 4 08-05-2009 09:48 AM

    The violence-ridden region voted the maximum across India in phase 4. ...
  • Peaceful polling underway in Nandigram 05-01-2009 05:57 PM

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  • CPM turns red after resounding polls defeat 22-05-2008 03:02 AM

    3.15 p.m.: Hello and welcome to match number 58 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens. Kolkata are already very much into the playoff but Mumbai need win to boost their chances. Here is the preview for those who want more. ...