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CISF firing kills 4 in Bengal: EC bans political visits to Cooch Behar, extends 'silent period' for phase 5 polls to 72 hrs
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CISF firing kills 4 in Bengal: EC bans political visits to Cooch Behar, extends 'silent period' for phase 5 polls to 72 hrs

According to PTI, the incident occurred when a quick reaction team of the CISF allegedly came under attack during a security patrol and a child was injured in the commotion

West Bengal Election: Over 76% turnout in phase 4 despite violence; CISF firing kills four in Cooch Behar
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West Bengal Election: Over 76% turnout in phase 4 despite violence; CISF firing kills four in Cooch Behar

In another poll-related incident, an 18-year-old voter, Ananda Barman, was gunned down outside booth number 85 at Pathantuli which falls under Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district after clashes broke out between activists of the ruling TMC and the BJP

Assembly Election updates: Amid poll violence, 71 more CAPF companies to be rushed to West Bengal
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Assembly Election updates: Amid poll violence, 71 more CAPF companies to be rushed to West Bengal

West Bengal Election LIVE updates: ​The new companies are drawn from the BSF (33), ITBP (13), CRPF (12), SSB (9) and CISF (4)

West Bengal Assembly election voting percentage: 76.16% votes cast till 6.30 pm, says EC's provisional data; polling ends
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West Bengal Assembly election voting percentage: 76.16% votes cast till 6.30 pm, says EC's provisional data; polling ends

West Bengal Assembly election 2021 voting percentage LIVE Update | The polling has ended for phase 4 and the Election Commission's provisional stats indicate that at least 76 percent of voters exercised their franchise.

'PM Modi, Mamata equally popular': Row erupts in Bengal after BJP leaks Prashant Kishor's audio clip
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'PM Modi, Mamata equally popular': Row erupts in Bengal after BJP leaks Prashant Kishor's audio clip

Kishor, however, mocked the BJP saying the saffron party is taking his chat more seriously than the words of its leaders and also dared the party to release the full record of the chat

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Full list of 44 constituencies set to vote in phase 4 today
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West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: Full list of 44 constituencies set to vote in phase 4 today

The fourth phase of polling for West Bengal will include nine Assembly constituencies in Howrah, 11 in South 24 Parganas, five in Alipurduar, nine in Coochbehar and ten in Hooghly

West Bengal Election 2021: Two BJP MPs, Union Minister in fray from 44 seats in phase 4; date, time of polling
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West Bengal Election 2021: Two BJP MPs, Union Minister in fray from 44 seats in phase 4; date, time of polling

The 44 seats due for polls lie across Cooch Behar and Alipurduar districts in north Bengal and in parts of South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hoogly in the southern part of the state.

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Bolpur profile: TMC's Chandranath Singha won seat in 2016 polls
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Bolpur profile: TMC's Chandranath Singha won seat in 2016 polls

The constituency, often associated with Rabindranath Tagore, recently saw a mega rally by the BJP in a bid to secure victory in the ‘rarh Bangla’ region

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Nanoor (SC) profile: CPM’s Shayamli Pradhan won from seat in 2016 polls
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Nanoor (SC) profile: CPM’s Shayamli Pradhan won from seat in 2016 polls

As per the voter list of 2019, there are 2,65,383 electorates and 311 polling stations in this constituency. Voter turnout was 84.81 percent in the 2016 Assembly election.

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Labhpur profile: Monirul Islam won seat in 2016, likely to contest as Independent
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Labhpur profile: Monirul Islam won seat in 2016, likely to contest as Independent

Voter turnout was 88.42 percent in the Labhpur constituency in the 2016 assembly election

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Sainthia (SC) profile: TMC's Nilabati Saha won seat in 2016; constituency to vote on 29 April
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Sainthia (SC) profile: TMC's Nilabati Saha won seat in 2016; constituency to vote on 29 April

As per the voter list of 2019, there are 2,46,034 electorates and 282 polling stations in the Sainthia constituency

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mayureswar profile: TMC's Abhijit Roy wrested CPM stronghold in 2016
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mayureswar profile: TMC's Abhijit Roy wrested CPM stronghold in 2016

The Mayureswar Assembly constituency will go to polls on 29 April as part of the eighth and final phase of the West Bengal Assembly election 2021

'Replace Didi; even birds won't be allowed to enter Bengal,' says Amit Shah at rally in Sitalkuchi
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'Replace Didi; even birds won't be allowed to enter Bengal,' says Amit Shah at rally in Sitalkuchi

Shah, who was on a whirlwind tour of the state, addressing two rallies and taking part in two roadshows, also said that BJP would win 50 of the 60 seats that went to polls in the first two phases

How aggressive Ram Navami celebrations paved the way for BJP in Bengal: Read an excerpt from Sambit Pal's new book
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How aggressive Ram Navami celebrations paved the way for BJP in Bengal: Read an excerpt from Sambit Pal's new book

The lavish Ram Navami celebrations were the VHP and its associate organisations’ answer to Muharram processions in Bengal. The BJP rode on this wave to extract political benefit out of it, writes Sambit Pal

Tagore's vision essence of Centre's 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' mission, says Narendra Modi at Visva-Bharati centenary celebrations
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Tagore's vision essence of Centre's 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' mission, says Narendra Modi at Visva-Bharati centenary celebrations

The PM also spoke of inclusiveness in an apparent jibe at Mamata Banerjee-led government which has labelled the BJP as an outsider in the run-up to the Assembly election in the state

Suvendu Adhikari resigns from TMC, may join BJP when Amit Shah visits Bengal this weekend
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Suvendu Adhikari resigns from TMC, may join BJP when Amit Shah visits Bengal this weekend

The Nandigram leader has been distancing himself from the Mamata-led ruling party over the last few months, and has maintained that it is difficult for him to work with the Trinamool Congress

Dilip Ghosh says BJP will withdraw false cases against workers of all parties after coming to power
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Dilip Ghosh says BJP will withdraw false cases against workers of all parties after coming to power

Ghosh, when asked about former NDA ally GJM's decision to support TMC, sought to know if the state government had withdrawn all charges against its leader Bimal Gurung

BJP claims two party workers were injured in firing by West Bengal Police for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at TMC meeting in Bankura
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BJP claims two party workers were injured in firing by West Bengal Police for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at TMC meeting in Bankura

On 13 June, over five people had sustained injuries in Bengal after violence erupted between student wings of TMC and BJP at Arambagh Kalikapur Netaji Mahavidyalaya in Hooghly allegedly over chanting of Jai Shri Ram slogan.

BJP's Sakshi Maharaj says Mamata Banerjee is from 'family of Hiranyakashyap', demon king who jailed people for saying 'Jai Shri Ram'
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BJP's Sakshi Maharaj says Mamata Banerjee is from 'family of Hiranyakashyap', demon king who jailed people for saying 'Jai Shri Ram'

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj compared Mamata Banerjee to 'demon king Hiranyakashyap', saying he had also put his son Prahlad behind bars for saying Jai Shri Ram.

BJP MP Arjun Singh will mail 10 lakh 'Jai Sri Ram' postcards to Mamata Banerjee, challenges Bengal CM to arrest all senders
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BJP MP Arjun Singh will mail 10 lakh 'Jai Sri Ram' postcards to Mamata Banerjee, challenges Bengal CM to arrest all senders

On Wednesday, Mamata Banerjee lost her cool when a group of men chanted 'Jai Shri Ram' as her convoy was passing through Bhatpara area of North 24 Parganas district.