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Several injured in West Bengal post-poll violence

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:20:53 PM IST

Several persons were injured in post-poll clashes between political parties in two districts of West Bengal, police said on Monday.

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Trinamool tries 'ice cream & snacks' tactic in Bengal bypolls

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress has been accused of influencing voters by offering them "ice cream and snacks" and "free transport" to the polling stations in some areas during the assembly by

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Bengal records 78% polling in last phase

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 AM IST

The Election Commission on Monday said that an average of about 78.73 per cent votes were cast in the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal across nine parliamentary constituen

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Mamata-Naidu meet over post poll strategies

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, who have been pivotal in stitching an opposition alliance against the BJP, met here on Monday to dis

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Re-poll in one Bengal polling station: EC

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST

The Election Commission has announced re-polling in one polling station under Kolkata North parliamentary constituency on Wednesday, according to a notification.

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Chandrababu Naidu reaches Kolkata to meet Mamata

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:20:53 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu reached here on Monday to hold a meeting with his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.

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Naidu meets Mamata in Kolkata to discuss post-poll strategy

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee met here on Monday to discussed the prospects of the post-poll alliance of the opposition parties agains

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Bengal BJP worker shot at during clashes with Trinamool

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

In a post-poll clash between Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, a BJP member has been shot at in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, police said on Tuesday.

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IFA secretary not to contest for fresh term

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST

Utpal Ganguli, secretary of the Indian Football Association (IFA), the parent body of the sport in West Bengal, on Monday said he would not contest for a fresh term due to personal reasons.

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BJP upbeat post exit polls, Trinamool circumspect

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Fresh from their exit poll high, the BJP remained jubilant a day after the elections ended in West Bengal, while the Trinamool Congress continued to turn a blind eye towards the predictions, although

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200 companies of central forces to stay in Bengal till May 27

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

As many as 200 companies of central armed paramilitary forces (CAPFs) will remain deployed in West Bengal till May 27 in a bid to curb any post-poll violence that might occur in the state, Central Pol

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Protests in Bengal's Kankinara disrupt train services

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST

Train services in the Sealdah-Naihati division of Eastern Railway (ER) were disrupted for about three hours ( 8.43 a.m. to 12:04 p.m.) on Tuesday as residents squatted on tracks near Kankinara station

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