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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says 'eagerly waiting' for Kali puja celebrations at Mamata Banerjee's residence
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West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says 'eagerly waiting' for Kali puja celebrations at Mamata Banerjee's residence

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has invited him to her residence on Kali puja and he was 'eagerly waiting' to be a part of the celebrations.

Saradha chit fund scam: Barasat special court refuses to hear Kolkata’s ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea, says has no jurisdiction
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Saradha chit fund scam: Barasat special court refuses to hear Kolkata’s ex-top cop Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea, says has no jurisdiction

But the special court judge Sanjib Talukdar refused to hear Kumar's plea, saying it does not have jurisdiction to hear anticipatory bail prayers

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Final Phase of voting: West Bengal witnesses minor clashes, records close to 65% turnout till 5 pm
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Final Phase of voting: West Bengal witnesses minor clashes, records close to 65% turnout till 5 pm

Voting in West Bengal came to an end on Sunday with the last of the seven phases of the 2019 Lok Sabha election drawing to a close

Lok Sabha Election 2019, phase 7: West Bengal records 63.57 percent voter turnout in 9 Lok Sabha seats till 3 pm
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, phase 7: West Bengal records 63.57 percent voter turnout in 9 Lok Sabha seats till 3 pm

In the Kolkata South constituency of West Bengal, TMC candidate Mala Roy alleged that she was stopped from entering polling booths.

Left Front ends Congress' wait in Bengal, announces first list of 25 candidates; reserves 17 for grand old party in Lok Sabha polls
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Left Front ends Congress' wait in Bengal, announces first list of 25 candidates; reserves 17 for grand old party in Lok Sabha polls

The CPI(M)-led Left Front's initial list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls has 25 names, of which four are of women and five are of Muslim candidates. The party has entered into a seat-sharing deal with the Congress in West Bengal.

West Bengal BJP chief condemns attack on female party worker, claims police delaying action as 'goons are from TMC'
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West Bengal BJP chief condemns attack on female party worker, claims police delaying action as 'goons are from TMC'

A video of 48-year-old BJP worker Nilima Dey Sarkar being kicked and beaten has gone viral on social media.

Nigerian woman busted by Kolkata NCB for carrying drugs in uterus at city airport
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Nigerian woman busted by Kolkata NCB for carrying drugs in uterus at city airport

David Blessing (30) was arrested by NCB following the seizure of 20 blots of LSD, a psychedelic drug, from her bag after she landed at Kolkata airport from Mumbai Monday night

XAT 2018 to be conducted again in two centres after students complain of technical glitches
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XAT 2018 to be conducted again in two centres after students complain of technical glitches

Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) 2018 was conducted across 314 centres on Sunday but two centres faced technical glitches where poor internet made it difficult for students to take the exam.

I-League: Willis Plaza scores in final minute to help East Bengal edge past Churchill Brothers
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I-League: Willis Plaza scores in final minute to help East Bengal edge past Churchill Brothers

It was captain Katsumi Yusa who set it up with a his cross from the left side of the box and Plaza timed his jump to perfection to fire in the lead.

Diego Maradona unveils 12-feet statue of himself in Kolkata, says he's not 'god of football'
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Diego Maradona unveils 12-feet statue of himself in Kolkata, says he's not 'god of football'

Diego Maradona and modesty don't sit well together but the Argentine legend called himself a "simple footballer" and not the god of football as his admirers watched, joyfully transfixed, his hand at self-deprecation.

Three children among 7 injured in illegal factory fire
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Three children among 7 injured in illegal factory fire

Seven persons, including three children and as many women, sustained severe burn injuries on Sunday after a fire broke out in an illegal fireworks factory.

Stalker who hacks 16-year-old national level volleyball player with cleaver, surrenders
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Stalker who hacks 16-year-old national level volleyball player with cleaver, surrenders

A national-level woman volleyball player was on Friday hacked to death allegedly by a youth in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

Can PC Sorcar Jr. work some magic for BJP in Bengal?
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Can PC Sorcar Jr. work some magic for BJP in Bengal?

When the King of Magic hits the campaign trail he cannot rely on gilly gilly foo spells. He has to make real promises and deliver real results, says P. C. Sorcar Jr, acclaimed magician and now a BJP candidate.

Barasat rape: Angry Mamata faces protests, blames CPM for rape
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Barasat rape: Angry Mamata faces protests, blames CPM for rape

"We are number one in taking action. These areas have empty lands that have been occupied by CPM men who raped the college girl," Mamata said.