Indian villagers and police clash at Tata car plant

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KOLKATA, India, June 27 (Reuters) - Indian police on Friday fired tear gas and beat villagers protesting land seizures who had tried to force their way into a factory owned by India's Tata Motors Ltd . Tata Motors, a unit of Indian conglomerate Tata group, plans to launch the world's smallest car, the Nano, later this year from its new factory at a 1,000-acre (400-ha) complex in Singur, a cluster of villages near Kolkata, capital of West Bengal state. Villagers, who say the car plant has ...

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