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  1. Enter a rivalRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | The Telegraph

    An arrival was announced in Calcutta on Sunday afternoon. But the arrival was also the point of departure.

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  2. Experts warn of water crisisRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | The Telegraph

    'Calcutta and its suburbs seem heading for a crisis. Uninterrupted withdrawal of groundwater, mainly by high-rise buildings, is lowering the water table and resulting in arsenic-contaminated water being sucked into the city's groundwater stream from the southern and northern fringes,' Pradip Sikdar, an expert on groundwater, said at the annual summit organised by environmental platform Sabuj Mancha on Sunday.

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  3. Rehab, safety niggles for Bangla land swapRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Dec. 1: Compensation for new citizens' rehabilitation and security concerns are the key niggles India will need to iron out before ratifying a 40-year-old land swap pact with Bangladesh, a report by a Parliament panel has suggested. The Mamata Banerjee government in Bengal may have conditionally withdrawn its opposition to the pact but is yet to approve a compensation package proposed by New Delhi, says the report by the Parliament standing committee for external affairs.

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  4. Prefer 'silly' Bollywood to 'manipulative' Hollywood: Oz director Paul CoxRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Newkerala.com

    Frowning on Hollywood productions as "manipulative", legendary Dutch-origin Australian filmmaker Paul Cox asserts he would watch "silly" and "innocent" Bollywood flicks rather than those made in "manipulative" Hollywood. Described as a humanist filmmaker, the Holland-born and Melbourne-settled Cox, is a "huge admirer" of India's repertoire of independent movies but laments the absence of powerful storytelling and thought-provoking content that were the highpoints of cinema during the days of masters like Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen. However, Bollywood films, despite their glitz and glamour, appeal to him now more than Western ones.

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  5. Motley faces of Modi fandomRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Telegraph

    Three students of film-making attending their first political rally, four friends and Narendra Modi fans from Asansol, a disgruntled farmer whose field was looted last year, a chartered accountant from Bihar and a former Trinamul worker. For this motley group that clung to every Modiesque turn of phrase or hyperbole heard at the BJP's Esplanade rally on Sunday, the real pull factor was the party's pitch for positive change amid the morass of despair that Bengal has become.

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  6. I Am Here to Uproot Corrupt TMC From Bengal: Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Outlook

    Hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP president Amit Shah today said the countdown for the end of the "corrupt" Trinamool Congress regime in West Bengal has begun and vowed to uproot the party from the state. He told a massive rally, the permission for which was given by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation only yesterday after the Calcutta High Court intervened, that Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha victory march would culminate with the BJP's victory in the Assembly poll scheduled for 2016.

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  7. Mamata govt giving protection to Bangladeshi infiltrators: Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Times of India

    KOLKATA: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday questioned the role of TMC government in Saradha chit fund scam and asked why chief minister Mamata Banerjee is protecting those accused in the ponzi scheme. Shah, who was addressing a large rally outside Victoria Hall in Kolkata, said, "TMC MPs protest against black money in Parliament, I want to ask Didi if Saradha chit fund money is black or white?" Attacking the Mamata government relentlessly on the Saradha scam, Shah added, "Didi says CBI has framed TMC leaders, I challenge her to say that those interrogated by CBI are innocent."

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  8. West Bengal: Amit Shah to sound the bugle for Assembly Election 2016, says BJPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | DNA India

    Lashing out at the Trinamool Congress regime for allegedly trying to stop BJP president Amit Shah's rally on Sunday in the city, the party's national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh today said Shah would sound the bugle for the 2016 Assembly elections in the state. "Amit Shahji will sound the bugle for the 2016 Assembly polls in order to make West Bengal TMC free after 2016 polls," Singh said.

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  9. Biman Bose belittles BJP for taking issues over holding meetings to courtRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Newkerala.com

    Communist Party of India leader Biman Bose on Saturday said that issues over meetings being held at Victoria House had taken place earlier as well, but the party never took the matter to court unlike the Bharatiya Janata Party . "We have seen that our meetings were opposed near Victoria House several times.

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  10. TMC has every right to challenge HC order on Amit Shah's rally: NCPRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | Newkerala.com

    Nationalist Congress Party leader Majeed Memon on Saturday said the ruling Trinamool Congress Government in West Bengal has every right to challenge the Calcutta High Court's order granting permission to Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah to hold a rally in Kolkata. "Well such situations are confrontations between two sides, one is right to freedom of speech and expression and right to move freely and hold public meetings, and on the other side is the right of the state to ensure safety, security and law and order.

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  11. Salman Khurshid pulls up Amit Shah, backs West Bengal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | DNA India

    Senior Congress leader and former external affairs minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday the West Bengal Government must have taken the decision not to permit Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah to hold rally in Kolkata considering his past. "The Bengal Government must have taken the decision considering the reality of Bengal and seeing Amit Shah's past.

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  12. Cut, Thrust And BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Outlook

    Who was Karim Sheikh? And whose was the body that was found at the Burdwan explosion site? Are there holes in the NIA story? West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee says the October 2 bomb blast in Burdwan was engineered by the Research & Analysis Wing, the Centre's spy agency. Her political rivals, especially those of the saffron hue, say she has allowed terrorism to thrive in her state by allowing the influx of people from Bangladesh, illegals who are then forced to vote for her Trinamool Congress.

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  13. We recommend that you go through these 5 stories of The Indian Express before starting your day.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Indian Express

    Sixty-four years after caste untouchability was abolished by the Constitution, more than a fourth of Indians say they continue to practise it in some form in their homes, the biggest ever survey of its kind has revealed. College student-turned Islamic State jihadist Areeb Majeed, flown home under NIA escort from Istanbul on Friday morning, has provided a graphic account of his journey, that involved bullet injuries during a skirmish in a Syrian city and a narrow escape when the makeshift hospital where he was recovering was destroyed in an air raid.

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  14. That House In BurdwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Outlook

    Who was Karim Sheikh? And whose was the body that was found at the Burdwan explosion site? Are there holes in the NIA story? Oct 2 An explosion kills two and injures one at Khagragarh in Burdwan distt; two women present in the house detained Oct 16 NIA finds 30 bombs from a house which had been searched by state police eight days before with no recovery Oct 26 National Security Advisior A.K. Doval, Intelligence Bureau chief Asif Ibrahim and NIA DG Sharad Kumar visit Burdwan Dead men tell no tales. But those they leave behind can, and do.

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  15. Bina Venkataraman: Global climate change talks could cut through the smogRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Boston.com

    As winter nears, the smog in India's capital city stifles and suffocates. It grounds airplanes.

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  16. Take forward government's model village scheme, President Pranab Mukherjee tells universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | DNA India

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called on higher education institutions to adopt at least five villages each and transform them into model villages. Addressing the convocation of over 150-year-old Calcutta University in Kolkata, Mukherjee said educational institutes owe a duty to the society to address its needs and aspirations, which can be done by active participation in social development through actionable programmes.

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  17. Scriptgiant Coming with More New Innovative Web-based solutionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PR Log

    PRLog - Nov. 25, 2014 - CALCUTTA, India -- Today we can find that internet has become a part of our day to day life. In every walk of life we are depending upon the web in order to collect information about products /services and to find anything unknown in this world.

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  18. Apex court calls for linking nature of crime to age of juvenilityRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | The Indian Express

    THE Supreme Court on Monday favoured changes in Juvenile Law to have a nexus between the nature of crime and the age of juvenility so as to make sure not to let all delinquents go scot-free only because they are under 18. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U U Lalit took note of the submissions by the Attorney General that the Juvenile Law 2014 has already been introduced in the Lok Sabha and the new law seeks to alter the way delinquent juveniles between 16-18 years are dealt with.

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  19. Bengal lynching: Rights group moves court seeking justiceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Newkerala.com

    A city-based rights group Monday filed a petition seeking a Calcutta High Court-monitored probe into the lynching and alleged bobbitisation of a man at the NRS Medical College and Hospital. Alleging that the West Bengal administration and the hospital authorities were destroying crucial evidences to hush up the matter, the petition was filed before the bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Arijit Banerjee, by the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights .

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  20. Indians lose billions to bogus investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | BBC News

    "When he realised he'd lost all our money, more than $9,000 [A 5,661] in savings, he had a massive heart attack," says Gita Mandal tearfully. She pauses as grief chokes her throat mid-sentence.

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