India’s Prime Minister should not betray the People

NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF PEOPLE'S MOVEMENTS National Office : A Wing First Floor, Haji Habib Building, Naigaon Cross Road, Dadar (E), Mumbai – 400 014. Phone - 9969363065; Delhi Office: 6/6 jangpura B, New Delhi – 110 014. Phone: 9818905316 E-mail: | Web : ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  For Immediate Release 22nd September, 2012 Prime Minister should not betray... Continue Reading →


Ambika slams Mamata for naming PM

The Congress today criticized TMC leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for revealing the names of the Presidential candidates soon after meeting the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Interacting with mediapersons in New Delhi, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni slammed Banerjee for naming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the... Continue Reading →

West Bengal govt. decides to repeal SEZ Act; Infosys, Wipro in a fix

West Bengal on Wednesday decided to repeal the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Act, 2003, clearing the road for other incentive schemes the Mamata Banerjee-led government is likely to announce over the next few weeks. The Act, passed to facilitate "the development, operation, maintenance, management, administration and the regulation of SEZs in West Bengal [ Images ]",... Continue Reading →

A flawed exercise

A recommendation made by the parliamentary standing committee on rural development last week to take the government out of the contentious issue of land acquisition for public purpose is shocking. This single prescription has the effect of making the government’s Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement Bill, 2011, which the panel scrutinised before making this and other... Continue Reading →

Singur farmers want their land back ahead of crucial verdict on land acquisition case The Calcutta High Court was scheduled to decide this week on the legality of the West Bengal government's decision to reclaim nearly 1000 acres leased to Tata Motors. Mamata Banerjee's sweeping victory in the Bengal elections last year was fuelled partly by her strong stand against the Nano factory. In June 2011, her party... Continue Reading →

Mamata govt completes 1 year

Inheriting a huge debt and many ailing public service sectors, Mamata Banerjee has done quite a lot in a year in terms of announcing grand new projects. Whether they will take shape in future and add to the revival of Bengal is for time to tell.  No change yet. ‘Inability to give back Singur land my... Continue Reading →

Probing ex-DGP’s role in Nandigram: Bengal tells court

The CID is probing the role of former DGP Anup Bhusan Vohra and DIG (Midnapore Range) N R Babu for removing police pickets from the crucial Tekhali bridge - between the CPM-controlled Khejuri and BUPC-dominated Nandigram - on November 7, 2007, spurring clashes killing seven people.

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