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Carcass meat racket: Bengal sets up high-level committee

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 00:06

Kolkata, May 9, The West Bengal government on Tuesday formed a high-powered committee headed by the Chief Secretary to come up with a fool-proof mechanism so as to check any recurrence of the sensational carcass meat case and also to assure people they can eat without fear.

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Carcass meat trade kingpin arrested in Kolkata

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 22:50

Kolkata, May 3, Prime accused in the illegal carcass trade racket was arrested from southern fringe of the city by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) last evening, police said on Thursday.

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20 tons of carcass meat seized in Kolkata, six arrested

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:28

Kolkata, April 27, The West Bengal Police has busted a racket selling carcass meat to restaurants and shops, and arrested six persons in this connection and seized nearly 20 tonnes of meat from a cold storage in Kolkata, a senior officer said on Thursday.

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Ten killed in Bengal storm, rail, road, air traffic disrupted

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:32

Kolkata, April 18, Ten persons were killed and rail, road and air traffic was disrupted in West Bengal as twin storms accompanied by rains lashed through the city on Tuesday night felling trees, uprooting electric poles and triggering house collapse.

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Eden Gardens wicket good preparation for South Africa tour: Nehra

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:12

Kolkata, Nov 17, Just-retired India pacer Ashish Nehra feels the green top at the Eden Gardens here for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka will help Virat Kohli and the team to prepare for the upcoming South Africa tour starting January 2018.

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Rain threat looms large as India look to continue momentum against Australia

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 08:02

Kolkata, Sep 20, Their tails up after overcoming initial jolts to pull off an emphatic victory in the series opener against Australia, India would look to retain the momentum in the second One-Day International on Thursday despite the leaden eyed skies threatening to play spoilsport here at the Eden Gardens.

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Eden Garden wicket to be slow if rain persists: East Zone curator

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:58

Kolkata, Sep 18, With heavy rain lashing the eastern metropolis on Monday afternoon, East Zone curator Ashish Bhowmick said the ball would come on to the bat slowly if such weather persists leading up to Thursday's India-Australia One-day International (ODI) here.

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Shah tells Bengal BJP workers: Spread awareness about PM's schemes

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:28

Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Tuesday asked the West Bengal party leadership to work towards spreading awareness about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's developmental schemes at the grassroots level in the state, a senior party leader said.

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Octogenarian man found dead in Kolkata

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:38

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) An elderly man was found dead in his house here early on Sunday, police said, adding its initial investigation indicates he was murdered.

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Enemy's enemy is my friend: BJP, CPI-M target Mamata

Sat, 07/15/2017 - 11:58

On the eve of the May 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, Arun Jaitley shared his campaign experiences with some editors. When he attacked Mamata Bannerjee and the Left-Congress front in equal measure, the crowd's response was tepid. When he attacked the Trinamool for 60 percent of his speech, there was some applause. But when his speech was 75 percent invective against the Trinamool, the applause was thunderous.

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Tripathi-Mamata row: Now Bengal ministers call Governor BJP cadre, parrot

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 00:00

Kolkata, July 5, The row between West Bengal Governor and the Mamata Banerjee government escalated on Wednesday, with senior ministers tearing into Keshri Nathi Tripathi, and the Raj Bhavan hitting back by dubbing the accusations as "attempts to cover lapses" and "divert attention from the main issue of law and order".

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