Singur

  • May launch Nano in Indonesia and bring back to India: Ratan Tata 29-11-2013 03:51 PM

    The Tata group may consider launching its small car Nano in a new avatar in another country like Indonesia, where it doesn't have the 'stigma' of being 'the cheapest car', and bring it back to India for a fresh start with a new image, according to Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata....
  • WB: Mamata woos industry, sets up a task force to clear projects 13-11-2013 07:16 PM

    Kolkata: In yet another fresh effort to woo industry in West Bengal, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the setting up of a five-member government task force to ensure quick clearance of business projects in the state. Speaking at the inaugural session of Biz Bridge, an engineering and manufacturing expo...
  • West Bengal: Tata wants to retain Singur land, keen on returing 12-11-2013 10:44 PM

    Tata Motors, on Tuesday, told the Supreme Court that it wanted to keep the leasehold rights over the 997 acre land, allotted by the Left Front government at Singur in West Bengal as it is keen on returning to the state with next phase of expansion of the Nano car...
  • Varun Gandhi to provide legal help to Singur farmers 13-08-2013 03:30 PM

    BJP National Secretary Varun Gandhi On Tuesday said that he would make arrangements for providing legal help to farmers who did not take compensation cheques during the 2006 land agitation at Singur, but were willing to do so now. "Farmers told me that they would not get compensation cheques even...
  • We will never leave West Bengal, says Tata Group 15-07-2013 02:55 PM

    Kolkata: On a day when Hooghly's Singur is voting in the panchayat polls, the Tata Group on Monday iterated its commitment to West Bengal saying it would never leave the state. "We have never left West Bengal and we will never leave," Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry said during the...
  • WB: 8 years on, Singur villagers yet to get their land back 14-07-2013 10:05 AM

    Singur: Its been eight years since the land was taken over for Tata's Nano project in Singur. But even after the company pulled out five years ago, villagers have not got their land back. And Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, ruling the state for the last two years, did not keep...
  • Make your stand clear over Singur land: SC to Tata Motors 10-07-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Tata Motors to make its stand clear on its leasehold rights over the Singur land in the wake of changed scenario as the company had already moved its car plant out of West Bengal. "The land was acquired for establishing a car...
  • FTN: Is culture intolerance increasing in Bengal? 26-02-2013 11:59 PM

    A Bengali film has courted controversy after its director alleged political discrimination by the government. The Censor Board in Kolkata denied approval to 'Kangal Malsat', a film by Suman Mukhopadhyay. ...
  • Singur 'great disappointment', Tatas may still go to Bengal 17-12-2012 05:09 AM

    Mumbai: Singur was a "great disappointment" but Tata group may still go to West Bengal, hints outgoing Chairman of the group Ratan Tata. "Need not be Tata Motors. We have until the court decides this, the plant is still there. Whether it is Tata Motors or something else," he said...
  • Tatas may go back to West Bengal, hints Ratan Tata 16-12-2012 08:32 PM

    Mumbai: Singur was a "great disappointment" but Tata group may still go to West Bengal, hints outgoing Chairman of the group Ratan Tata. "Need not be Tata Motors. Until the court decides, the plant is still there," he said. He was asked about his recent statement that some day Tatas...
  • WB govt will respect court's verdict on Singur: Minister 04-12-2012 12:26 AM

    Kolkata: A day after a newly-appointed Bengal minister said the farmers of Singur "will decide what to do" if the law goes against them, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee on Monday said the government will respect court's verdict. "We have our full faith in the judiciary and will show our...
  • Singur problem will be solved by January: WB minister 03-12-2012 01:55 AM

    Singur: A West Bengal minister on Sunday assured restive farmers from Singur, the centre of the ruling Trinamool Congress' volatile movement against the Nano car plant in 2006-08, that the problem would be solved by January 2013. He also asked them not to allow into their villages, a section of...
  • Buy alternative land for Singur farmers, Left tells Mamata 02-12-2012 04:26 AM

    Kolkata: The Left Front on Saturday suggested to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to buy alternative plots from adjoining areas to return land to the farmers of Singur who had refused compensation for their land acquired earlier for an industrial project. "In the interest of farmers, if the state...
  • WB: Mamata to hold meeting in volatile Singur today 30-11-2012 03:05 AM

    Kolkata: Amid resentment among Singur farmers and a revolt by the legislator from the rural belt, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday will hold an administrative meeting in Singur, the very land which catapulted her to power. "We will hold the district administration meeting in Singur as a...
  • This time, Singur comes back to haunt Trinamool 29-11-2012 01:03 PM

    It has been just a year and a half that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government assumed power in West Bengal and the fault lines within the party rank and file are already beginning to show. Influential party legislators from Singur and Rashbehari Avenue, Kolkata - Rabindranath Bhattacharya and Sobhandeb...
  • Mamata will face opposition in Singur: CPM leader 29-11-2012 02:25 AM

    Kolkata: A time will come when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will face steep opposition from the aggrieved people of Singur, CPM leader Gautam Deb said on Wednesday. "Mamata Banerjee will be gheraoed in Singur today or tomorrow. Today, the people of Singur opposed Becharam Manna. On Thursday, they...
  • Mamata knows that TMC workers extort money: WB Minister 27-11-2012 07:27 PM

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress cadres are engaged in extortion and the Chief Minister knows about it, said a disgruntled West Bengal minister who played a key role in Mamata Banerjee's Singur agitation, days after he was shunted to a low key department. He also alleged that Trinamool Congress leaders were involved...
  • Singur: HC stays redistribution of Tatas' land 03-11-2011 12:38 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted continuation of the stay of the trial court order validating the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act which has been challenged by the Tatas. The stay order passed by the high court means that West Bengal government cannot distribute land among farmers...
  • Calcutta HC to take up Tata's appeal on Nov 3 02-11-2011 04:10 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court is likely to take up Tata Motors Limited's (TML) appeal against upholding of the Singur Act by a single bench of the court on Thursday. TML moved a division bench comprising Justices PC Ghosh and MK Choudhury on Wednesday seeking continuation of a stay on...
  • Tata's Singur case appeal assigned to new bench 02-11-2011 12:59 AM

    Kolkata: The Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday assigned the appeal of Tata Motors Ltd challenging a trial court order upholding constitutionality of Singur Land Act to a new division bench after the state questioned whether an earlier bench had jurisdiction to hear the case. Chief Justice...
  • Tata Motors' plea on Singur to be heard today 01-11-2011 08:44 AM

    Kolkata: Tata Motors had challenged the order of the single judge of the Calcutta High Court, which had upheld the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, by which West Bengal government vested the land leased to the company at Singur, before a division bench of the Court. The Tata...
  • Double win for Mamata, setback for Tatas 28-09-2011 08:57 PM

    Kolkata: There couldn't have been a better day to be Mamata Banerjee. On the day the West Bengal Chief Minister won her maiden assembly polls, the Calcutta High Court set aside the Tata Motors petition challenging the validity of the Singur Land Act which the state Assembly passed in June...
  • Singur verdit 'historic': Mamata Banerjee 28-09-2011 01:48 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday described as a "historic verdict" the Calcutta High Court's order upholding validity of the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act 2011 by which West Bengal government vested the land leased to Tata Motors Limited. "Today's verdict is historic verdict. Agitation of...
  • Blow for Tatas: Singur land Act valid, says HC 28-09-2011 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: In a setback for the Tatas, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday upheld as constitutional and valid the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011 by which the West Bengal government vested the land leased to Tata Motors Ltd (TML). Justice I P Mukerji, while upholding the validity...
  • Calcutta HC verdict in Singur case today 28-09-2011 07:49 AM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court is expected to pronounce its verdict on a plea filed by Tata Motors challenging the constitutional validity of the Singur Land rehabilitation act. The Supreme Court, on an appeal from Tata Motors, had stayed distribution of the land of the disputed factory site until further...