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Jangipur: Too Early to Read the Tea Leaves

The drastic fall in Congress votes in Jangipur parliamentary seat - vacated by Pranab Mukherjee on becoming president and contested by his son Abhijit Mukherjee - cannot be a bellwether for the larger political dynamics of West Bengal. Local factors played a role and it is too early to argue either that it indicates a communalisation of Bengal's polity or that the Congress has suffered from its break with the Trinamool Congress.

Congress Flags and Sten Guns

February 2, 1974 the joint float have agreed to continue to support the currency snake. But all the same, the French decision will give a setback to the efforts of the Commission for greater economic integration.
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