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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

West Bengal Assembly elections 2021: Narendra Modi holds rally in Kanthi, to visit Assam later today
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West Bengal Assembly elections 2021: Narendra Modi holds rally in Kanthi, to visit Assam later today

On Sunday, addressing a rally in Bankura, Modi said Mamata wouldn't be the chief minister today if she had shown her true colours to the people 10 years ago

West Bengal polls 2021: Top guns alone won't win BJP state; Mamata's populism a hard barrier to break
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West Bengal polls 2021: Top guns alone won't win BJP state; Mamata's populism a hard barrier to break

Mamata's TMC has pitched this election as a contest between the people of Bengal and ‘outsiders’. It doesn’t help counter that strategy by relying on national leaders to fight the party’s battles.

West Bengal Assembly election: EC official to visit state, take stock of law and order situation on Thursday
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West Bengal Assembly election: EC official to visit state, take stock of law and order situation on Thursday

During his visit, Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain is scheduled to hold meetings with district magistrates, police superintendents and other senior officials

JP Nadda tells Mamata to 'atone for misrule' in West Bengal, says days of TMC ministry are numbered
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JP Nadda tells Mamata to 'atone for misrule' in West Bengal, says days of TMC ministry are numbered

Nadda, who flagged off the second and third phases of the 'Parivartan Yatra' in Birbhum and Jhargram districts, also slammed the TMC for dividing communities by branding people as "insiders and outsiders"

Three BJP activists arrested for raising 'goli maro...' slogan at party leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally
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Three BJP activists arrested for raising 'goli maro...' slogan at party leader Suvendu Adhikari's rally

The Opposition BJP accused the police administration of being partial as it failed to take action against the TMC supporters who had raised similar slogans on Tuesday

With Suvendu Adhikari's departure from Trinamool, Bengal politics is more roiled than ever
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With Suvendu Adhikari's departure from Trinamool, Bengal politics is more roiled than ever

Suvendu Adhikari's departure from TMC does not mean that everything is cut and dried. It’s possible that in the coming weeks, more Suvendu ‘loyalists’ will join BJP. But until that happens, what kind of traction he will have in his new home is debatable

The Left may be what Bengal needs, but CPM isn’t the party it deserves
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The Left may be what Bengal needs, but CPM isn’t the party it deserves

What is the height of optimism? Believing that the West Bengal CPM can rise, phoenix-like, from the ashes of the 2016 assembly election results.