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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

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Phase 5: Full list of 45 constituencies set to vote today
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West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Phase 5: Full list of 45 constituencies set to vote today

Prominent names in the fifth phase include Siliguri Mayor and Left Front leader Ashok Bhattacharya, state ministers Gautam Deb and Bratya Basu and BJP's Samik Bhattacharya

Shubho Nabo Barsho 2021: How Bengalis celebrate Pohela Boisakh to usher in new year
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Shubho Nabo Barsho 2021: How Bengalis celebrate Pohela Boisakh to usher in new year

With the year ending, the Bengali community brings home the Panjika, a book with all the important dates for the upcoming New Year

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

Six BJP activists injured in bomb explosion in West Bengal's Gosaba, condition of two critical
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Six BJP activists injured in bomb explosion in West Bengal's Gosaba, condition of two critical

The police claimed that the explosion happened while the BJP activists were making a crude bomb inside a house, however, the family members of the injured alleged that they were attacked by local TMC members

West Bengal polls: BJP, Muslim-led parties hope to unseat TMC as religious polarisation gains ground
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West Bengal polls: BJP, Muslim-led parties hope to unseat TMC as religious polarisation gains ground

Bengal is not like any other state of India when it comes to Hindu-Muslim politics. Both Hindu and Muslim religious politics have deep roots here, going back to the first Partition of Bengal in 1905.

Amit Shah misleading Matuas by promising citizenship after COVID-19 vaccination, says Abhishek Banerjee
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Amit Shah misleading Matuas by promising citizenship after COVID-19 vaccination, says Abhishek Banerjee

The TMC leader's remark came following Union Home Minister Amit Shah's announcement that the CAA will be implemented in Bengal once the COVID-19 vaccination is over, something that Banerjee claimed will take at least 10 years