Narendra Modi reaches out to Mamata Banerjee, hopes of cooperation if he wins

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has expressed the hope that if he comes to power at the centre, he would get cooperation of Mamata Banerjee government in creating a conducive atmosphere for industrialisation in West Bengal including resolving the Singur problem.

Mamata cold shoulders demand for CBI probe into Saradha chitfund scam

Cold-shouldering CPI(M)`s demand for CBI enquiry into Saradha chitfund scam in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said similar probes into incidents in Singur and Nandigram had not yielded results.

WB to withdraw cases against Singur, Nandigram activists

Mamata Banerjee government decided to withdraw cases filed by the previous Left Front regime against activists there, including a present minister in Singur and Nandigram agitations case.

Tata wants to retain Singur land, keen on returning to West Bengal

Tata Motors on Tuesday told Supreme Court that it wanted to keep the leasehold rights over the 997 acre land, allotted by Left Front govt at Singur.

Varun Gandhi to provide legal help to Singur farmers

Varun Gandhi said he would make arrangements for providing legal help to farmers who did not take compensation cheques during the 2006 land agitation.

Land being bought forcibly from farmers in Singur: PIL

Calcutta High Court took up a PIL claiming that over 100 hectare of agricultural land was forcibly bought from farmers by land mafia at Singur, the location of Tata Motors` Nano abandoned factory.

WB panchayat polls: 75% voting in 2nd phase, 3 dead in violence

Three persons, including husband of a CPI(M) candidate, were on Monday killed and several others injured in violence during the second phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal where 75 per cent polling was recorded.

Singur, Nandigram vote in Bengal panchayat polls Monday

Singur and Nandigram, known for the intense protests against farmland acquisition go to the hustings in the second phase of West Bengal panchayat polls on Monday.

Will find peace only after land returned to unwilling farmers: Mamata Banerjee

With Supreme Court asking Tata Motors over lease on Singur land, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she would find peace only after it was returned to unwilling farmers.

Buddhadeb slams TMC govt`s industrial policy

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said it would have been better if incidents at Nandigram and Singur could have been avoided during the erstwhile LF regime.

Left for resolving Singur issue with Mistry

With Cyrus Mistry taking over as the new chairman of the Tata Group, West Bengal`s opposition CPI-M Sunday asked the Mamata Banerjee-led state government to initiate talks to resolve the Singur land impasse.

No quarrel with Tata: Trinamool Congress

Outgoing Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata said Singur was a `great disappointment` but Group might still go to West Bengal, a key adviser of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said `no quarrel with Tata`.

Singur problem will be solved by January: Bengal min

A West Bengal min assured regarding the volatile movement against the Nano car plant in 2006-08, that the problem would be solved by January next.

Mamata holds meeting in Singur, rebel minister stays away

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday held an administrative meeting IN Singur amidst tight security to announce sops to farmers.

Row erupts as port equipment operator exits Bengal

A port equipment operator`s decision to bid adieu to West Bengal has become the big talking point in the state.

Singur law valid, claims Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minster Mamata Banerjee claimed the Singur land acquisition law framed by her government was `valid`.

WB minister for negotiation with Tatas on Singur

A minister in the West Bengal government said he saw no harm in opening talks with the Tatas to resolve the impasse.

‘I felt we didn’t require Prez approval for Singur’

West Bengal Guv MK Narayanan said he had thought that the the Singur legislation did not require Presidential approval.

Mamata government says it stands by farmers

West Bengal Government on Friday stated that it is committed towards the interests of the farmers and that the next line of judicial action will be decided soon.

PM did not call me during my agitation: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee alleged that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did
not call her during her anti-land acquisition agitation at Singur.