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Villagers take up arms against Maoists in Bihar
Villagers of Mohanpur village in Bihar's Begusarai District have taken up arms against Maoists, days after a police outpost was removed from the area without prior notice.

Karat gives 15-day ultimatum to Andhra govt over police firing incident
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday gave a 15-day ultimatum to the Congress Government in Andhra Pradesh to take action against those responsible for the killing of eight farmers in July 28 police firing in State's Khammam District.

Maoists blow up police office in West Bengal
A group of seven to eight Maoists on Saturday blew up a police beat office in West Bengal's West Midnapore District.

Women in Vrindavan have no one but Lord Krishna for help

West Bengal tea workers demand reopening of gardens
Tea workers in West Bengal have called for the reopening of tea gardens, and said their protests will go on till August 9.

High-level meet to review Naxal menace
Amid raising concern that the Naxalites are penetrating into new states like Delhi and Punjab, a high-level meeting is being held here today to review the Naxal menace in different parts of the country.

Detained Al-Qaeda suspect claims to hail from Tripura

Villagers protest fencing at Indo-Bangladesh border
The fencing work being carried along the Indo-Bangladesh border has created an islet of Indian villages cut off from either side.

University students educating sex workers' children in Kolkata

Maoists blow up railway signal system in Andhra Pradesh
Maoists on Sunday blew up a railway signal system in Vijayanagaram, damaging property worth rupees three million.

Maninder Kohli charged with murder of Hannah Foster
A day after his extradition from India to UK, prime accused, Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, has been charged with murder, kidnap and rape of British teenager Hannah Foster.

Jyoti Basu condemns Andhra police firing; demands inquiry
Condemning the police firing on a protesting mob at Mudigonda village of Andhra Pradesh's Khammam District, which claimed eight lives yesterday, former West Bengal Chief Minister and veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu today demanded an inquiry into the incident.

West Bengal should focus on branding: US official
Kolkata, Aug 4 (PTI) West Bengal should focus on branding and its core competence to draw investments to the state, a US official said here today.
Aug 04, 2007 12:09:38 GMT

West Bengal tea workers demand reopening of gardens
Kumargram (West Bengal), Aug 3 (ANI): Tea workers in West Bengal have called for the reopening of tea gardens, and said their protests will go on till August 9. At least 300 tea workers under the banner of Dooars Tea Workers Union, a labour wing of the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP), participated in a procession at the tea-rich Kumargram area in Jalpaiguri District. RSP leader Abani Roy ...
Aug 03, 2007 08:18:00 GMT

States get aid, despite poor show on reforms front - Economic Times
Maharashtra has got the highest allocation among all states under JNURM, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. But on the reforms side, ...
Mon, 06 Aug 2007 23:50:03 GMT

Sir Bobby Charlton pats gritty East Bengal - Udayavani
"I saw a few matches, including one featuring this Indian side which has come all the way from West Bengal. They had certain handicaps but what struck me ...
Mon, 06 Aug 2007 23:03:56 GMT

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