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Mamata meets PM Modi in Delhi, demands withdrawal of BSF jurisdiction extension
India

Mamata meets PM Modi in Delhi, demands withdrawal of BSF jurisdiction extension

The BSF, which was only empowered to take action up to 15 kilometres in the states of Punjab, West Bengal, and Assam, has now been authorised to extend its jurisdiction up to 50 km without any hurdle or permission

TMC nominates former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro to Rajya Sabha from Bengal
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TMC nominates former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro to Rajya Sabha from Bengal

Faleiro, the former chief minister of Goa, had quit the Congress and joined the TMC in September

West Bengal minister Subrata Mukherjee dies at 75; ‘personal loss for me’ says Mamata Banerjee
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West Bengal minister Subrata Mukherjee dies at 75; ‘personal loss for me’ says Mamata Banerjee

Mukherjee, who was the state panchayat minister, was 75. He is survived by his wife. Mukherjee was also in charge of three other departments.

Inside Sridhar Poddar's Evoke of London — a homage to modern Indian, African handicrafts
Arts & Culture

Inside Sridhar Poddar's Evoke of London — a homage to modern Indian, African handicrafts

Evoke opened in London's swishy Marylebone area just six months ago. And it already has actress Sonam Kapoor flaunting their charpoys in her Notting Hill home.

India sets new world record with over 2.5 crore COVID-19 vaccinations on PM's birthday
India

India sets new world record with over 2.5 crore COVID-19 vaccinations on PM's birthday

According to the government, 17 lakh doses were administered per hour, 28,000 doses per minute and 466 doses per second

India's daily COVID-19 vaccination cross 1-crore mark for fourth time in less than a month
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India's daily COVID-19 vaccination cross 1-crore mark for fourth time in less than a month

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said this is the fastest pace at which one crore doses have been administered.

Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee and wife summoned in money laundering case
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Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee and wife summoned in money laundering case

While the TMC MLA has been called by the investigating agency on 6 September, Rujira has been called on 1 September

CBI registers nine cases related to post-poll violence in West Bengal, say sources
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CBI registers nine cases related to post-poll violence in West Bengal, say sources

More cases are under the process of registration with some of them being handed over by the state government, sources said

CBI probe into Bengal’s post-poll violence best chance for victims to get justice, Mamata govt should not block it
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CBI probe into Bengal’s post-poll violence best chance for victims to get justice, Mamata govt should not block it

The West Bengal government should respect the judgment and let the law take its own course to show that the state has nothing to hide

West Bengal post-poll violence: Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into allegations of murder, rape
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West Bengal post-poll violence: Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into allegations of murder, rape

A five-judge bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal also ordered the formation of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe all other offences related to the alleged post-poll violence

NHRC orders inquiry into complaints of West Bengal post poll violence: Meet the seven-member committee
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NHRC orders inquiry into complaints of West Bengal post poll violence: Meet the seven-member committee

The committee under ex-IB chief Rajiv Jain comprises Atif Rasheed, Rajuben L Desai, Santosh Mehra, Pradip Kumar Panja, Raju Mukherjee and Manzil Saini

From underground to mainstream: How the Bangla rock movement attained validation on home turf
Entertainment

From underground to mainstream: How the Bangla rock movement attained validation on home turf

The bands simultaneously rebelled against the established system and painted honest pictures of a changing urban society.

West Bengal COVID-19 curbs: Local trains suspended, cap on social and political gatherings, bank hours limited
India

West Bengal COVID-19 curbs: Local trains suspended, cap on social and political gatherings, bank hours limited

On Tuesday, Bengal reported both its highest single-day deaths of 107 COVID patients and its highest one-day spike of 17,639 cases

Exit Polls Results 2021: Pollsters give TMC edge in Bengal, favour BJP in Assam; DMK-Congress to win TN
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Exit Polls Results 2021: Pollsters give TMC edge in Bengal, favour BJP in Assam; DMK-Congress to win TN

The BJP is likely to return for a second term in Assam, however, a tight contest between the ruling party and the Congress-AIUDF alliance can't be ruled out

West Bengal election 2021 LIVE Updates: Eight-phased polls come to an end; 76.70% turnout today till 6.30 pm
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West Bengal election 2021 LIVE Updates: Eight-phased polls come to an end; 76.70% turnout today till 6.30 pm

West Bengal election LIVE updates: A total of 35 seats went to polls in the eight and final phase of the West Bengal Assembly election on Thursday

West Bengal polls 2021: Sporadic violence in Birbhum, Kolkata mars final phase; 76.07% turnout till 6 pm
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West Bengal polls 2021: Sporadic violence in Birbhum, Kolkata mars final phase; 76.07% turnout till 6 pm

Long queues were seen outside most polling booths since early morning, raising concern over the spread of COVID-19, even as the EC assured that all precautionary measures are in place

Bengal Elections 2021: Voting for 35 seats begins at 7 am; over 84 lakh electors to cast ballot in Phase 8
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Bengal Elections 2021: Voting for 35 seats begins at 7 am; over 84 lakh electors to cast ballot in Phase 8

Bengal Elections 2021: Voting will be held at 11,860 polling stations spread over 11 Assembly constituencies each in Murshidabad and Birbhum, and six in Malda and seven in Kolkata

West Bengal Election 2021: Stray incidents of violence mark Phase 6 of polling; 79.09% turnout till 5 pm
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West Bengal Election 2021: Stray incidents of violence mark Phase 6 of polling; 79.09% turnout till 5 pm

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he will skip his visit to poll-bound West Bengal on Friday as he would be chairing a high-level meeting on the prevailing COVID-19 situation

West Bengal Election 2021: Full list of 43 constituencies set to vote today in Phase 6
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West Bengal Election 2021: Full list of 43 constituencies set to vote today in Phase 6

The 43 Assembly seats are spread across four districts – Uttar Dinajpur, Nadia, North 24 Parganas, and Purba Bardhaman

West Bengal Election 2021: BJP vice-president, TMC ministers in fray among 43 seats in Phase 6 today; date, time of polling
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West Bengal Election 2021: BJP vice-president, TMC ministers in fray among 43 seats in Phase 6 today; date, time of polling

This phase will witness the stiff competition between the ruling Trinamool Congress and its main rival BJP