Kolkata: When Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee engages with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital seeking financial assistance for debt-stressed West Bengal on Tuesday, her Gujarat counterpart and BJP poster boy Narendra Modi will have a much-awaited interface with Bengal industry captains in Kolkata.
Bengal Inc is set to hear from Modi, who arrives on Monday night, the success story of his state when the flamboyant Gujarat chief minister addresses entrepreneurs.
The interaction between Modi and Bengal businessmen will take place amid concerns over Bengal's fading investment prospects after the Singur fiasco, where Modi's Gujarat gained at Bengal's cost, an irony which is hard to miss.
This would be the charismatic-as-well-as-controversial leader's first visit to the Trinamool Congress ruled state after being elevated to the Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentary board....more
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New Delhi: He has played under the leadership of both Shane Warne and Rahul Dravid but according to Ajinkya Rahane, the style of captaincy of the two legends is as different as chalk and cheese. "They [Warne and Dravid] are both legends but are entirely different captains. Rahul bhai likes to keep things simple while leading the side, but Warne was always game about trying various new things. It was...
02:04 PM, Apr 05, 2013