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West Bengal: BJP MLA seeks new UT in Rarh region
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West Bengal: BJP MLA seeks new UT in Rarh region

BJP MLA from West Bengal’s Bankura, Niladri Shekhar Dana, said on Sunday that the state’s Rarh region comprising Purulia, Bankura and parts of Birbhum and Jungle Mahal should be declared a union territory (UT)

West Bengal: Several injured as bombs hurled during fight over loud music at wedding
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West Bengal: Several injured as bombs hurled during fight over loud music at wedding

A political row erupted after the incident as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) - the ruling party in West Bengal - for the incident at the Jagaddal area in North 24 Parganas district

CAA will be implemented in West Bengal, says BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, challenges TMC chief Mamata Banerjee
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CAA will be implemented in West Bengal, says BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, challenges TMC chief Mamata Banerjee

During a meeting in North 24 Parganas District's Thakurnagar, an area dominated by the Matuas whose roots are in Bangladesh, Suvendu Adhikari said the CAA will be implemented in West Bengal and dared Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee to try and stop it

West Bengal: Public beats up Congress leader in Malda over alleged fraud
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West Bengal: Public beats up Congress leader in Malda over alleged fraud

A Congress leader was beaten up by local villagers at a roadside tea shop at Harishchandrapur in the Malda district of West Bengal for allegedly defrauding a poor family. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has also reacted over this incident

West Bengal: Students clash over wearing hijab, Hindu 'Namabali' in Howrah school
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West Bengal: Students clash over wearing hijab, Hindu 'Namabali' in Howrah school

The incident took place at the Dhulagori Adarsha Vidyalaya at Sankrail in the Howrah district of West Bengal. Trouble started on Monday when a group of students wore 'Namabali' to school in protest against the wearing of hijabs by several female Muslim students

West Bengal: 2 children injured while playing with bombs
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West Bengal: 2 children injured while playing with bombs

The family members told the two children to throw the purpoted ball away. As soon as they threw it, the bomb exploded. The two children were injured in the explosion at the Balutola area of ​​Manikchak in the Malda district of West Bengal

West Bengal: Youth electrocuted while taking selfie on train roof
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West Bengal: Youth electrocuted while taking selfie on train roof

The 19-year-old reportedly suffered 80 percent burns and is under treatment at a hospital in critical condition. The incident took place at Rajgram station in the Birbhum disrrict of West Bengal on the Bardhaman-Sahebganj loop line

West Bengal: 7 policemen injured as protesting students go on rampage in Malda
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West Bengal: 7 policemen injured as protesting students go on rampage in Malda

The wall of an abandoned toilet in Bangitola High School in Kaliachak II block in West Bengal’s Malda district collapsed when the institute was closed, leading to the death of Zeeshan Sheikh, and injuries to his friend Zeeshan Momin

West Bengal: Acid attack on youth after his goat strayed into neighbour's land
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West Bengal: Acid attack on youth after his goat strayed into neighbour's land

The face of the victim was burnt in the acid attack. He was referred from Malda Medical College Hospital to Kolkata for treatment. The family of the victim has filed a complaint with the police

West Bengal: BSF guns down Bangladeshi cattle smugglers in Coochbehar
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West Bengal: BSF guns down Bangladeshi cattle smugglers in Coochbehar

The statement further said that the smugglers adopted an aggressive posture by focusing high beam torch light on BSF troops as well as started abusing and heavy stone pelting on BSF troops

West Bengal: Rival BJP factions clash in Nandigram, several injured
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West Bengal: Rival BJP factions clash in Nandigram, several injured

A meeting of BJP workers at Tarachand Bar village in Nandigram was marred by a clash between two groups within the saffron camp. According to reports, the clash took place between supporters of rival BJP leaders Ashish Das and Meghnad Pal

Jammu and Kashmir: Al-Qaeda terrorist from West Bengal arrested in Ramban
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Jammu and Kashmir: Al-Qaeda terrorist from West Bengal arrested in Ramban

Amiruddin Khan, a resident of Mashita Haora in West Bengal, was arrested by a team from the Jammu and Kashmir Police along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban

West Bengal: TMC minister gives public lesson on bomb making
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West Bengal: TMC minister gives public lesson on bomb making

Adressing the media on Sunday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sougata Roy gave out the formula which is widely used for making deadly crude bombs across West Bengal. The BJP and the CPI (M) have criticised the statement

West Bengal: Keep trishuls, swords ready to fight TMC, says BJP leader
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West Bengal: Keep trishuls, swords ready to fight TMC, says BJP leader

BJP state president Sukanta Majumdar was sitting next to Dhruv Saha while he was making these remarks at Bishnupur village in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. The BJP's national vice president Dilip Ghosh, who was also present, was seen clapping to the comments

West Bengal: BJP's Nishith Pramanik warns TMC after convoy attacked
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West Bengal: BJP's Nishith Pramanik warns TMC after convoy attacked

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has blamed Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the attack on Nisith Pramanik. Security officials of the minister said that stones were pelted when the convoy was traveling from Gosanimari to Sitai in the Cooch Behar district of West Bengal

Indecent Proposal: Trinamool Congress leader’s ‘sex-for-job’ scandal rocks West Bengal
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Indecent Proposal: Trinamool Congress leader’s ‘sex-for-job’ scandal rocks West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader had allegedly made the proposal during a video call on social media platform WhatsApp, purpoted recordings and images of which have gone viral on the internet

West Bengal: BJP leader wields trishul, warns Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress
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West Bengal: BJP leader wields trishul, warns Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress

Referring to Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers as 'servants' of Mamata Banerjee, the BJP leader recalled his victory against the West Bengal chief minister in the Nandigram constituency during the assembly polls last year

West Bengal: Bike-borne gunmen shoot dead Trinamool Congress worker
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West Bengal: Bike-borne gunmen shoot dead Trinamool Congress worker

The family of the deceased pointed accusing fingers at a local drug peddler for the killing as the Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker protested against his activities in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district

West Bengal: BJP leader's son injured in clashes, Trinamool Congress denies involvement
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West Bengal: BJP leader's son injured in clashes, Trinamool Congress denies involvement

The clashes allegedly took place in Boroj village in the Bhagwanpur area of Purba Medinipur district in West Bengal. The BJP has accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) of creating trouble

West Bengal govt breached loan limit with Reserve Bank, says BJP
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West Bengal govt breached loan limit with Reserve Bank, says BJP

Taking to Twitter, Suvendu Adhikari, the BJP MLA from Nandigram urged the Union Finance Ministry to advise the West Bengal government to generate internal revenues by modifying its land policy