Singur

West Bengal has to change its image first: Mohandas Pai

West Bengal has to change its image first: Mohandas Pai

Pai said West Bengal has to grow for the benefit of the eastern region.

Nov 27, 2017, 13:41 PM IST

Trinamool MP Abhishek Bannerjee's condition stable after surgery

Trinamool Congress MP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee, who underwent a surgery for "orbital floor fracture" caused in a car accident, is in a stable condition now.

Oct 26, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee hands over land to Singur farmers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday handed over physical possession of land to a section of the cultivators of this rural belt.

Oct 20, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to begin Singur land handover to farmers from today

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to begin Singur land handover to farmers from today

The intense peasant movement had resulted in Tata Motors abandoning the Singur project and later bringing out Nano from Sanand in Gujarat.
 

Oct 20, 2016, 06:10 AM IST
Sonia Gandhi wishes good health, fast recovery to Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee

Sonia Gandhi wishes good health, fast recovery to Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday extended her good wishes for health and fast recovery to Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who met with an accident yesterday.

Oct 19, 2016, 21:13 PM IST

Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee out of danger

Trinamool Congress MP and the party's youth wing president Abhishek Banerjee's health condition improved on Wednesday, a day after he met with an accident on NH-2 near Singur, while returning to Kolkata from Murshidabad.

Oct 19, 2016, 14:04 PM IST
Singur physical land possession process to begin on October 20

Singur physical land possession process to begin on October 20

This process would be completed in 20-22 days, Mamata said.

Oct 17, 2016, 21:27 PM IST
Singur landowners to get back land after Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

Singur landowners to get back land after Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

State minister Partha Chatterjee said they were never against industries, but against having industries on a multi-crop land.

Sep 30, 2016, 01:03 AM IST

Singur all decked up for Mamata's triumphant date with farmers on Wednesday

A festive mood prevails in Singur where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will on Wednesday return 9,117 land records to farmers and compensate 800 peasants from whom land had been taken against their will for the Tata Motors' Nano project, redeeming a pledge she made years back.

Sep 14, 2016, 01:02 AM IST
West Bengal to return land ownership to 9,117 farmers in Singur on September 14

West Bengal to return land ownership to 9,117 farmers in Singur on September 14

 Stating that her government would follow the Supreme Court order cancelling the Singur land acquisition "line by line", the West Bengal government today asserted land 'parcha' would be distributed among 9,117 farmers on September 14.

Sep 12, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
Singur verdict: We will follow SC order line-by-line, says Mamata Banerjee

Singur verdict: We will follow SC order line-by-line, says Mamata Banerjee

A day after the Supreme Court's verdict on Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the farmers will get back their land within the time-frame set by the apex court.

Sep 01, 2016, 17:47 PM IST
Will study SC judgement on Singur in details: Tata Motors

Will study SC judgement on Singur in details: Tata Motors

The Supreme Court division bench headed by Justices Arun Mishra and V Gopala Gowda said that land acquisition process for Tata Motors at Singur was faulty and did not fall within the purview of public purpose.

Aug 31, 2016, 17:43 PM IST
Singur verdict: I have tears of joy, now I can die in peace, says Mamata Banerjee

Singur verdict: I have tears of joy, now I can die in peace, says Mamata Banerjee

The top court set aside the acquisition of land by the previous Left Front government in the state for the Nano car plant, saying due processes and procedures were not followed.

Aug 31, 2016, 17:23 PM IST
Big setback for Tatas: SC sets aside Singur land acquisition, Mamata Banerjee calls it landmark victory

Big setback for Tatas: SC sets aside Singur land acquisition, Mamata Banerjee calls it landmark victory

In a big setback for Tata Motors, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the land acquisition in Singur district, done by then left government in 2006 to facilitate the Tatas to set up its its Nano car manufacturing plant.

Aug 31, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Supreme Court to pass judgement on allocation, ownership of Singur land

The Tata group was given around a thousand acres by the state government in 2006 to build a car manufacturing factory.

Aug 31, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday at the age of 90.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Major water crisis in Hyderabad; top reservoirs go completely dry

Major water crisis in Hyderabad; top reservoirs go completely dry

A deadly heat wave and third consecutive drought are to be blamed for the situation.

Apr 20, 2016, 15:40 PM IST
Willing to talk to Tatas on Singur: Mamata Banerjee

Willing to talk to Tatas on Singur: Mamata Banerjee

 Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she was ready to discuss the issue out of court with the Tatas.

Mar 04, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

'Bad people' in party will be removed by people: TMC MP

Stating that a person can be only called guilty if he is proven guilty in the court of law, Trinamool Congress MP Debabrata Bandopadhaya on Friday said 'bad people' of the party will be removed by the people itself.

Jan 23, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

Mamata's agitation for Singur will not go waste: Partha Chatterjee

Senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Thursday said Mamata Banerjee's hunger strike and agitation for Singur's farmers in 2006 will not go waste and hoped that the Tata Group will understand the language of the people of Singur and will return the land of unwilling farmers.

Sep 26, 2014, 02:12 AM IST