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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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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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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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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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Five leg spinners to watch out for at World Cup

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Just like old times, it could well boil down to captains falling back on leg-spinners to keep the run-flow in check during the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales which has been predicted to be a

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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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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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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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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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Unperturbed by IPL form, Miller ready for WC challenge

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

David Miller, a key figure in South Africa's middle order, is confident of shrugging aside his poor form in the recently-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) and delivering the goods at the World Cup

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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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Only 'sporadic' incidents in final phase of polls: Bengal CEO

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

West Bengal's Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab on Sunday said with an average of 72.91 per cent voter turnout, the final phase of Lok Sabha election in West Bengal got over amidst "sporadic" incide

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