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Lok Sabha polls: Voters disillusioned by TMC infighting, corruption could deliver victory to BJP in West Bengal
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Lok Sabha polls: Voters disillusioned by TMC infighting, corruption could deliver victory to BJP in West Bengal

The walls of huts are painted with pink lotuses and the graffiti reads “vote for BJP.” Saffron flags are ubiquitous, dangling from branches of trees, peeping out of windows and sticking out of doors.

BJP's West Bengal ambitions may be marred by lack of popular local face, fissures in state unit
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BJP's West Bengal ambitions may be marred by lack of popular local face, fissures in state unit

Crowd enthusiasm is certainly one measure of voter interest, but it is not the only measure and it is not a reliable indicator of a party’s prospects at the electoral hustings. This is truer even more in West Bengal where BJP’s organisational strength and grassroots structure do not match its expectations

BJP making inroads in Bengal clear from crowd at Modi's Kolkata rally; TMC's minority appeasement policy a factor
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BJP making inroads in Bengal clear from crowd at Modi's Kolkata rally; TMC's minority appeasement policy a factor

The crowd at Narendra Modi's rally at Kolkata must have the BJP mighty pleased as its strength matched that of public rallies held by former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu, or even the incumbent, Mamata Banerjee.

Citizenship issue unlikely to benefit Congress in North East, will only remind voters of party's failure to arrest influx of immigrants
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Citizenship issue unlikely to benefit Congress in North East, will only remind voters of party's failure to arrest influx of immigrants

Congress raising the illegal immigrant issue will only help refreshing memory of gory days for Assam, a condition likely to go against the interests of the Grand Old Party in the region. Secondly, it is also likely to remind the voters of the failures of the Congress party in arresting the influx from Bangladesh.

Assam NRC final draft released today: Security heightened statewide, 41 lakh names missing from list
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Assam NRC final draft released today: Security heightened statewide, 41 lakh names missing from list

Assam released the final draft of the NRC today. With 41 lakh people left out of the list, the state has beefed up security at NRC centres.

Final NRC draft released today: Citizenship test in Assam rattles Muslim survivors of 1983 Nellie massacre; 'govt is trying to finish us off'
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Final NRC draft released today: Citizenship test in Assam rattles Muslim survivors of 1983 Nellie massacre; 'govt is trying to finish us off'

National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam has put the Muslim survivors of 1983 Nellie massacre on edge.

Scrap restrictions on movement of Rohingyas, UN former chief Kofi Anaan asks Myanamar
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Scrap restrictions on movement of Rohingyas, UN former chief Kofi Anaan asks Myanamar

Myanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state

Assam Assembly Polls: In the Barak Valley region, India's policy on Bangladeshi immigrants overshadows all other issues
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Assam Assembly Polls: In the Barak Valley region, India's policy on Bangladeshi immigrants overshadows all other issues

Both the Congress and the BJP have made the issue of shelter to Hindu Bangladeshis as their major poll planks in Assam's Barak Valley region

23 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Tripura
India

23 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Tripura

Twenty three Bangladeshi nationals, including nine women and three children, have been arrested in Tripura

With Muslim population rising in Bengal, RSS says branches may double in state
India

With Muslim population rising in Bengal, RSS says branches may double in state

The RSS says its membership is growing. RSS Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale predicted the number of RSS branches in West Bengal would rise to 1,200 next year from 650 in 2013. There is no independent measure of RSS membership.