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West Bengal's Muslim vote looks likely to split, but not in reaction to any "Modi wave".
Policymakers in India have long felt the need for economic corridors to link adjoining states to facilitate growth by easing infrastructure bottlenecks, improving access to markets, and boosting productivity through urbanization and associated agglomeration effects.
Bimal Gurung, SS Ahluwalia and Morcha general secretary Roshan Giri at the meeting in Darjeeling on Tuesday.
The alumni of De Nobili School, CFRI, Dhanbad, recently set an example by coming to the aid of a meritorious student of the cradle, who suffered a brain haemorrhage while writing ICSE exams a month ago.
Rural women at a tea stall in Nawadih where Maoists have put up posters on Tuesday.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and party president Rajnath Singh will hit the campaign trail for the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.
The almost dry Teesta river near the Teesta rail and road bridges in Lalmonirhat.
Will the ruling Trinamool Congress further consolidate its position in West Bengal and emerge as a force nationally? Or will the communists succeed in reversing their downward slide? Or will the BJP make the difference between their success and failure in the Lok Sabha polls, beginning Thursday in the state? The over 6.24 crore electorate spread ... (more)
As Dhanbad MP hopefuls intensify campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections, over 250 families of Rai Jharia locality in Bastacola are gearing up to boycott the April 24 polls to protest against BCCL management's move to disconnect power supply to their homes for no fault of theirs.
Balurghat, April 14: The railways have refused Trinamul permission to hold a rally at its ground on the outskirts of Balurghat on April 16, prompting the ruling party to allege 'political motivation'.
Rabindra Sadan, regarded by many as the state's culture cradle, has become a sanctuary for the critically endangered White-rumped Vulture in a beguiling choice of address by a species whose numbers have dwindled drastically.
Calcutta's old shop stop - New Market, Gariahat and Hatibagan - gave new favourites Quest, South City and City Centre a run for their money on the weekend before Poila Baisakh.
Kolkata, April 14: Four people have been arrested following a complaint by a woman in West Bengal's Malda district that she was allegedly gang-raped by her husband and his friends, police said Monday.
Asansol -, April 14 - He left a lucrative job at a multinational bank to pursue his first love - singing.
Bhattacharjee also explained that the way Modi intends to lead the nation is "dangerous," media reports say.
Indian villagers watch devotees performing rituals during the Shiva Gajan Festival in Sona Palashi, a remote village some 140 kilometres west of Calcutta, capital of eastern Indian state West Bengal, on April 12, 2014.