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Bypolls 2022: TMC, Congress, RJD win; BJP draws blank
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Bypolls 2022: TMC, Congress, RJD win; BJP draws blank

West Bengal BJP president Sukanta Majumdar said it is a general trend that the party in power in the state generally wins the by-elections

TMC sweeps Bengal bypolls, wins both Ballygunge Assembly, Asansol Lok Sabha seats
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TMC sweeps Bengal bypolls, wins both Ballygunge Assembly, Asansol Lok Sabha seats

Shatrughan Sinha won the Asansol Lok Sabha bypoll by bagging 6,56,358 votes while TMC candidate for Ballygunge Assembly Babul Supriyo won secured 51,199 votes

By-polls Results 2022: Counting of votes for four Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat underway
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By-polls Results 2022: Counting of votes for four Assembly, one Lok Sabha seat underway

West Bengal’s Asansol and Ballygunge have emerged as a major prestige fight for the TMC and the BJP

Too loud! Top 10 noisiest cities in the world; UP's Moradabad ranks second
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Too loud! Top 10 noisiest cities in the world; UP's Moradabad ranks second

Dhaka is the loudest city in the world; Moradabad comes a close second. Which are the other Indian cities on the list?

Babul Supriyo formally resigns as MP a month after joining TMC
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Babul Supriyo formally resigns as MP a month after joining TMC

The two-term MP thanked BJP for having shown confidence in him and reiterated that he did not want any seat if he was not a part of his erstwhile party which had first brought him political renown

Starting new innings with great motivation, want to be in playing 11, says Babul Supriyo
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Starting new innings with great motivation, want to be in playing 11, says Babul Supriyo

Mamata Banerjee is an iconic leader and she has shown the country that she definitely has an important role in 2024, says Babul Supriyo

Coal scam: ED searches Kolkata tourism firm's office in money laundering probe
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Coal scam: ED searches Kolkata tourism firm's office in money laundering probe

The case was filed by the ED after studying a November 2020 FIR of the CBI that alleged a multi-crore coal pilferage scam related to Eastern Coalfields' mines at Kunustoria and Kajora areas in and around Asansol

Babul Supriyo quits politics; says won't have to deal with 'uncouth comments' anymore
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Babul Supriyo quits politics; says won't have to deal with 'uncouth comments' anymore

In a social media post, singer-turned-politician Babul Supriyo also said that he had differences with the state BJP leadership since his unsuccessful Assembly poll campaign

Union minister Babul Supriyo tests positive for coronavirus for second time
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Union minister Babul Supriyo tests positive for coronavirus for second time

Babul Supriyo, in a tweet, said he will not cast vote in Asansol on 26 April as he has contracted COVID-19.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Locals clash with medics, cops in West Bengal's Asansol over setting up quarantine centre; 5 poliemen injured
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Locals clash with medics, cops in West Bengal's Asansol over setting up quarantine centre; 5 poliemen injured

Five police personnel were injured in the Charulia area of Asansol on Tuesday in clashes with locals over setting up of a quarantine centre, officials said

BJP office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol; saffron party blames TMC, says they are trying to terrorise people
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BJP office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol; saffron party blames TMC, says they are trying to terrorise people

Party office of the BJP at Salanpur area in Asansol was reduced to ashes in a blaze on Sunday night

Al-Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jamshedpur; Jharkhand Police says he was 'preparing youths for jihad, terror acts'
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Al-Qaeda terrorist arrested in Jamshedpur; Jharkhand Police says he was 'preparing youths for jihad, terror acts'

The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Jharkhand Police has arrested an Al-Qaeda terrorist from Jamshedpur, a senior police officer said on Sunday.

From Babul Supriyo attack to screening Buddha in a Traffic Jam, all the times Jadavpur University students have clashed over ideology
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From Babul Supriyo attack to screening Buddha in a Traffic Jam, all the times Jadavpur University students have clashed over ideology

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, accompanied by a sizeable police force, had to rush to the Jadavpur University on Thursday, when students heckled union minister Babul Supriyo, showing him black flags and refusing to let him leave the campus

Asansol mayor lodges complaint against Babul Supriyo over clashes between BJP, TMC workers in city
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Asansol mayor lodges complaint against Babul Supriyo over clashes between BJP, TMC workers in city

Asansol municipal corporation mayor Jitendra Kumar Tiwari on Saturday lodged a complaint against BJP leader and Asansol MP Babul Supriyo after clashes broke out between the BJP and the Trinamool Congress workers in the area.

Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker to decide on resignation of 13 Congress-JD(S) MLAs; violence continues in West Bengal's Asansol; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker to decide on resignation of 13 Congress-JD(S) MLAs; violence continues in West Bengal's Asansol; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Fresh threat to the 13-month-old Karnataka government as 13 MLAs of Congress- JD(S) combine quit Assembly, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh recommends a young party president for Congress, violence continues in West Bengal's Asansol; and other top stories of the day

West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise
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West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya Election Results 2019: 17th Lok Sabha Elections full coverage state, party and constituency-wise

East States Election 2019 Vote Counting LIVE Results and Updates: Odisha Congress president Niranjan Patnaik has announced his resignation from the post, taking moral responsibility of the party's poor performance in the state.

Narendra Modi set to breach Mamata Banerjee's fortress in Lok Sabha polls; West Bengal politics may undergo tectonic shift
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Narendra Modi set to breach Mamata Banerjee's fortress in Lok Sabha polls; West Bengal politics may undergo tectonic shift

What we are seeing, therefore, is the logical conclusion of that swing that may now forever change the political map of Bengal.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi's shock and awe tactics, voters in Bengal, Avengers Endgame: today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi's shock and awe tactics, voters in Bengal, Avengers Endgame: today's must-read stories

The Varanasi show was a piece with such experiments carried out by Narendra Modi in the past.

Mamata Banerjee in Asansol: CM says West Bengal will offer Narendra Modi rosogolllas made of clay, not votes
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Mamata Banerjee in Asansol: CM says West Bengal will offer Narendra Modi rosogolllas made of clay, not votes

Miffed over Narendra Modi's disclosure that she sends him sweets, Mamata Banerjee said Bengal will offer him 'rosogollas' made of clay with fillings of gravel instead of votes.

Bengal votes: Asansol is beachhead of BJP's advance into state, but voters say CPM was better, 'didn't play Hindu-Muslim card'
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Bengal votes: Asansol is beachhead of BJP's advance into state, but voters say CPM was better, 'didn't play Hindu-Muslim card'

Asansol with its Masjid, its Hanuman Mandir, and its Sacred Heart Church has become the beachhead for BJP's advance into Bengal. But the stakes are high this election. Suraj Singh, my Ola driver, predicts if Trinamool wins they will make life hell for all the local "BJP boys". The Babul Supriyo win is still a raw wound here for Trinamool.