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West Bengal Assembly polls: Congress, Left finalises seat-sharing deal for 193 of 294 constituencies, says Adir Chowdhury
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West Bengal Assembly polls: Congress, Left finalises seat-sharing deal for 193 of 294 constituencies, says Adir Chowdhury

The 193 seats include the 77 seats that both Congress and Left Front had won in the 2016 Assembly election. As per the agreement, Congress will contest in 92 seats while the Left parties will contest in 101 seats

‘Wrong policies’ leading to 'worsening' situation in Valley, says Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury after killings of Bengali workers in Kashmir
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‘Wrong policies’ leading to 'worsening' situation in Valley, says Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury after killings of Bengali workers in Kashmir

'The situation in the Valley is becoming worse with every passing day. It is going out of our hands because of the wrong policies of the central government, which is only busy trying to hide the real situation', said Adhir Chowdhury

West Bengal Opposition mocks Mamata Banerjee's trip seeking foreign investment, asks state govt to share amount received in writing
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West Bengal Opposition mocks Mamata Banerjee's trip seeking foreign investment, asks state govt to share amount received in writing

TMC secretary general Partha Chatterjee dubbed the allegations by Opposition as baseless and said they should refrain from scoring political brownie points when Mamata Banerjee is out in a foreign country

West Bengal Opposition blames Trinamool Congress for Kolkata's Bagri market fire, demands inquiry
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West Bengal Opposition blames Trinamool Congress for Kolkata's Bagri market fire, demands inquiry

BJP state president Dilip Ghosh said there should be an independent inquiry to ascertain if there was any conspiracy or sabotage behind the massive blaze in Kolkata's Bagri market

West Bengal Congress unit slams TMC, BJP for 'misguiding' people over NRC issue and resorting to 'narrow-minded' politics
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West Bengal Congress unit slams TMC, BJP for 'misguiding' people over NRC issue and resorting to 'narrow-minded' politics

Congress' West Bengal unit slammed TMC and BJP for "misguiding" people over NRC issue and for resorting to "narrow minded" politics

DMK endorses Mamata Banerjee's efforts to bring parties in 'federal co-operation' against BJP
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DMK endorses Mamata Banerjee's efforts to bring parties in 'federal co-operation' against BJP

Tamil Nadu's principal Opposition party DMK on Wednesday said it "endorsed," the efforts of West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to bring together various parties against the BJP.

West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta HC directs state EC to consult all stakeholders on security arrangements
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West Bengal panchayat polls: Calcutta HC directs state EC to consult all stakeholders on security arrangements

The Calcutta High Court directed the State Election Commission (SEC) on Tuesday to hold meaningful consultations with all stakeholders in West Bengal on security arrangements for the panchayat elections.

West Bengal panchayat polls: Congress, CPM take to Kolkata streets to protest election violence
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West Bengal panchayat polls: Congress, CPM take to Kolkata streets to protest election violence

The state units of the Congress and the Left Front organised two separate demonstrations in the city on Monday in protest against the alleged violence during the filing of nominations for the upcoming panchayat polls in the state.

Congress' Adhir Chowdhury takes jibe at Mamata Banerjee, says anti-BJP front will succeed only under Rahul Gandhi
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Congress' Adhir Chowdhury takes jibe at Mamata Banerjee, says anti-BJP front will succeed only under Rahul Gandhi

West Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said an anti-BJP front in the country "can succeed only under party president Rahul Gandhi's leadership"

West Bengal Congress disappointed over CPM's decision, says together they could have opposed BJP and TMC
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West Bengal Congress disappointed over CPM's decision, says together they could have opposed BJP and TMC

The CPM and the Congress together could have been a strong alternative to the BJP and the TMC, West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury said on Monday, a day after the left party decided not to ally with the Rahul Gandhi-led party.

Durga idol immersion row: Congress slams Mamata Banerjee govt for pursuing politics over religion
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Durga idol immersion row: Congress slams Mamata Banerjee govt for pursuing politics over religion

West Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Wednesday criticised Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for allegedly pursuing politics over immersion of Durga idols

West Bengal civic elections: TMC sweeps polls, BJP comes close second, Congress fails to win single seat
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West Bengal civic elections: TMC sweeps polls, BJP comes close second, Congress fails to win single seat

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) swept on Thursday the municipal polls in West Bengal capturing all the seven civic bodies while the BJP finished second.

Darjeeling unrest: State Congress chief urges Narendra Modi to intervene to resolve dispute
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Darjeeling unrest: State Congress chief urges Narendra Modi to intervene to resolve dispute

West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury wrote to Narendra Modi requesting him to intervene in order to resolve the unrest in the Darjeeling hills.

West Bengal communal violence: Congress delegation denied entry into riot-hit Baduria
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West Bengal communal violence: Congress delegation denied entry into riot-hit Baduria

A Congress delegation led by state party chief Adhir Chowdhury was stopped by police on their way to riot-hit Baduria in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district

West Bengal communal violence: Congress delegation to visit riot-hit Baduria on Tuesday
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West Bengal communal violence: Congress delegation to visit riot-hit Baduria on Tuesday

"The situation in Baduria is normal now. So, there is no reason for not going there," state Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said.

West Bengal: BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh blames TMC for anarchy in education sector
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West Bengal: BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh blames TMC for anarchy in education sector

Malda: On Sunday,the Bharatiya Janata Party alleged that anarchy was prevailing in the education sector and that democracy was at stake in West Bengal under the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Adhir Chowdhury writes to Sushma Swaraj over attack on Hindus in Bangladesh
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Adhir Chowdhury writes to Sushma Swaraj over attack on Hindus in Bangladesh

Expressing concern over a series of attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, WB Cong president Adhir Chowdhury said he has written to Sushma Swaraj to use her cordial relationship with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to address the issue.

Pledge of allegiance? West Bengal MLAs give Sonia Gandhi signed affidavit of loyalty
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Pledge of allegiance? West Bengal MLAs give Sonia Gandhi signed affidavit of loyalty

West Bengal has come up with a new trick — getting the newly elected MLAs to sign their loyalties on stamped papers.

Congress, Left Front stage rip-roaring pantomime after poll disaster in West Bengal
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Congress, Left Front stage rip-roaring pantomime after poll disaster in West Bengal

A day after the defeat, Congress claimed the High Command had nothing to do with the alliance. All it did was to reluctantly accept the 'jote' formed by the party's local leadership. It takes superb command over the genre of slapstick comedy to pull off such a trick

High Court refuses to stay eviction of Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury
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High Court refuses to stay eviction of Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to stay the eviction of Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from his bungalow in New Moti Bagh in New Delhi.