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Over 25,000 personnel deployed for LS vote count in Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST

Bringing the climax to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal - which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the BJP's mega push to become a big player in the

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Counting begins for 42 LS seats in West Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST

Counting of votes for the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal began on Thursday in 58 counting centres across the state.

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BJP alleges Trinamool would foment violence if poll verdict goes against them

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday accused the Trinamool Congress of planning to foment violence inside vote counting centres if the poll verdict goes against it, as many workers of West Bengal's

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NDA will face defeat, Left's strength to increase: CPI-M

Kolkata |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

A day before the 2019 poll results, CPI-M's West Bengal Secretary Surjya Kanta Misra on Wednesday said the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will be defeated and the strength of leftist force

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Kolkata resident threatened for voting in LS polls

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

Amid widespread poll-related violence in West Bengal, a city resident on Wednesday accused local miscreants of threatening his family for voting in the Lok Sabha elections on May 19.

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State seems unwilling to solve Bhatpara 'disruption': Bengal BJP

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

The West Bengal administration seems to be "unwilling" to resolve the violence in the state's Bhatpara Assembly constituency ever since the bypolls, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said on Tuesday.

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Over 60 arrested in Bengal's Bhatpara, political blame-game on

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

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday continued to blame each other over the violence in Bhatpara Assembly constituency - that voted in a bypoll last

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Visva-Bharati varsity students protest against fee hike

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST

Students of Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Wednesday continued their sit-in protest against the hike in the fee structure.

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Bengal BJP upbeat before counting, hopes to better exit poll tally

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST

A day before the 2019 Lok Sabha election results come out, the BJP's West Bengal unit on Wednesday seemed upbeat about its performance in the state, with a senior leader saying people's desire for an

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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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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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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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