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Singur Land Act unconstitutional, rules Calcutta HC

KOLKATA:  In a huge blow to West Bengal Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee, the Calcutta High Court on Friday ruled that the legislation introduced by her government in West Bengal to recover land leased to Tata Motors in Singur for its small car project was constitutionally invalid.

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Presidential election splits NDA, Left parties

NEW DELHI:  The NDA and Left parties split on Thursday  over the presidential poll as some of their constituents pledged support to UPA candidate Mr Pranab Mukherjee who appears set for a runaway victory over Mr P A Sangma, backed by the BJP, the AIADMK and the BJD.

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All-India medical seats come under SC scanner

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked six states to reply to the allegations that they were usurping the PG medical seats for the all-India quota by not disclosing the vacant seats in their medical colleges.

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2 killed, 16 hurt in fire at Maharashtra Secretariat

MUMBAI:  A devastating fire in the Maharashtra government secretariat, including offices of the Chief Minister and the Deputy Chief Minister, on Thursday  left two persons dead and 16 injured and destroyed large number of files, raising questions on whether any sabotage was the cause.

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Founder director of NIA R V Raju passes away

KOCHI: Radha Vinod Raju, an IPS officer who unravelled the conspiracy behind the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi and was more recently involved in tracking foot prints of Lashker-e-Taiba terrorists David Headley, died here this morning after a prolonged illness.

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