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Manipur: KNA militant arrested in Bishnupur, firearm seized
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Manipur: KNA militant arrested in Bishnupur, firearm seized

Acting on a tip-off, police conducted vehicle checking and frisking at Torbung Bazaar on Saturday night, during which two men riding a motorcycle attempted to flee. While police managed to catch one, the other one escaped

Ex-TMC minister Shyamaprasad Mukherjee, who joined BJP ahead of Assembly polls, arrested on graft charge
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Ex-TMC minister Shyamaprasad Mukherjee, who joined BJP ahead of Assembly polls, arrested on graft charge

The former TMC MLA from Bishnupur was apprehended following an investigation into allegations of misappropriation of money related to e-tendering and other charges when he was chairman of the local civic body in 2020, an official said

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Bishnupur profile: TMC MLA Dilip Mondal fielded for third straight term
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Bishnupur profile: TMC MLA Dilip Mondal fielded for third straight term

Bishnupur is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in the South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Bishnupur profile: Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya won seat in 2016
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Bishnupur profile: Tushar Kanti Bhattacharya won seat in 2016

Bhattacharya won the 2016 polls on a Congress ticket. He joined the TMC in July 2016, switched to the BJP after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and returned to the TMC in August 2020.

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

Bankura’s terracotta: Can timely measures facilitate socio-economic revival of potters’ community?
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Bankura’s terracotta: Can timely measures facilitate socio-economic revival of potters’ community?

The origin of terracotta in India can be traced back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Terracotta came into existence in Bengal due to the unavailability of stones and large endowments of alluvial soil left by the main rivers in the Bankura district: Damodar, Dwarakeshwar and the Kangsabati.

Setback for Mamata Banerjee as former TMC MP Saumitra Khan joins BJP, lashes out at West Bengal CM for 'police raj'
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Setback for Mamata Banerjee as former TMC MP Saumitra Khan joins BJP, lashes out at West Bengal CM for 'police raj'

Trinamool Congress MP Saumitra Khan joined the BJP on Wednesday, giving a fillip to the saffron party's campaign in West Bengal in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls.

Police and Assam Rifles forces arrest five cadres belonging to different banned outfits in Manipur
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Police and Assam Rifles forces arrest five cadres belonging to different banned outfits in Manipur

A combined team of Manipur police and Assam Rifles arrested five cadres belonging to three different banned organisations in East Imphal and Bishnupur districts of Manipur.

Manipur Muslim organisations call 32-hour strike to protest shifting of hospital, normal life disrupted
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Manipur Muslim organisations call 32-hour strike to protest shifting of hospital, normal life disrupted

A 32-hour general strike called by a Muslim body in Manipur on Tuesday disrupted normal life in the state, officials said.

Manipur Election 2017: 38 seats go to poll in first phase on 4 March, many Congress bigwigs in fray
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Manipur Election 2017: 38 seats go to poll in first phase on 4 March, many Congress bigwigs in fray

During campaigning, there were bitter exchanges between the Congress and the BJP over the ongoing economic blockade in the state and the Naga Peace Accord.

Kolkata's trams to Darjeeling's hills: Shah Rukh Khan to showcase best of West Bengal in ad campaign
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Kolkata's trams to Darjeeling's hills: Shah Rukh Khan to showcase best of West Bengal in ad campaign

Shah Rukh Khan, West Bengal brand ambassador, came to Kolkata last week and secretly shot a new TV advertisement riding on a tram in the lush Maidan area.