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Santosh Rana, veteran Naxalite leader, passes away

Santosh Rana (76), the veteran Naxalite leader, has passed away in Kolkata on June 29, 2019. He is one of the foremost leaders of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) and a major thinker on caste, class and tribal politics in West Bengal and winner of a top literary award in the State. The CPI-ML ..

Bimal Gurung sworn in as the Head of GTA

Bimal Gurung sworn in as the head of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). What is GTA? It a 50-member semi-autonomous body for trouble-torn Darjeeling hills in West Bengal. GTA will consist of 45 elected candidates and 5 nominated candidates. The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) had emerged victorious on all 45 seats in the Gorkha Territorial ..

News Today : July 19, 2011

India, Sri Lanka to jointly find a Solution to the problems related to fishing communities India and Sri Lanka to work out a “practical arrangement” to help fishing communities of both sides to live peacefully During the last couple of years, several instances reported where fishermen from both sides have crossed into each others’ territory ..