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BJP rath yatra: Amit Shah calls West Bengal government 'undemocratic', says Mamata Banerjee is scared of saffron party
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BJP rath yatra: Amit Shah calls West Bengal government 'undemocratic', says Mamata Banerjee is scared of saffron party

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday attacked the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal over their refusal to let BJP conduct a Rath Yatra in the state, calling her undemocratic.

West Bengal govt denies permission for Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Cooch Behar claiming possibility of communal tension
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West Bengal govt denies permission for Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Cooch Behar claiming possibility of communal tension

The West Bengal government has denied permission to BJP president Amit Shah's proposed 'rath yatra' from Cooch Behar on grounds that it might cause communal tension, the state's advocate general informed the Calcutta High Court on Thursday.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh blames TMC for attack on his vehicle in Cooch Behar during Rath Yatra
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh blames TMC for attack on his vehicle in Cooch Behar during Rath Yatra

Dilip Ghosh was in the district to take part in the BJP's Rath Yatra. He was attacked when he was on his way to Mathabhanga in the Cooch Behar district.

West Bengal govt to support Gorkha Territorial Administration in development of north Bengal
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West Bengal govt to support Gorkha Territorial Administration in development of north Bengal

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government would provide all support to Gorkha Territorial Administration(GTA) and other development boards for the development of Darjeeling.

West Bengal 'deadliest' state for cow-related violence in 2017; five deaths reported so far
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West Bengal 'deadliest' state for cow-related violence in 2017; five deaths reported so far

West Bengal's count of bovine-related killings has risen to five persons this year, making it the deadliest state for bovine-related violence in 2017 till date

West Bengal floods: CPM MP asks Narendra Modi for special economic package, more NDRF units in state
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West Bengal floods: CPM MP asks Narendra Modi for special economic package, more NDRF units in state

A CPM MP urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a special economic package for West Bengal where the flood situation was "worsening" everyday.

West Bengal floods: Mamata Banerjee visits Malda, assures relief to victims
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West Bengal floods: Mamata Banerjee visits Malda, assures relief to victims

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited Malda district where flood fury continued amid over 50 deaths in the state since 21 July.

Trains to North Bengal from Sealdah, Howrah disrupted due to heavy rains
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Trains to North Bengal from Sealdah, Howrah disrupted due to heavy rains

North Bengal bound trains that originated from Sealdah and Howrah were terminated at various stations as heavy rains in sub-Himalayan districts of West Bengal led to a deluge.

BJP, TMC trade charges over clash in West Bengal's Cooch Behar dist
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BJP, TMC trade charges over clash in West Bengal's Cooch Behar dist

BJP on Saturday alleged that Trinamool Congress had attacked its workers at Dinhata in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, which was dismissed by TMC.

Bengal by-polls: Trinamool Congress ahead of BJP, Left Front
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Bengal by-polls: Trinamool Congress ahead of BJP, Left Front

Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress candidates were way ahead of rivals in the vote count on Tuesday to the two Lok Sabha seats and one assembly seat where by-polls were held on Saturday.

West Bengal polls: Curtains fall on final phase as Central forces court flak for 'excess'
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West Bengal polls: Curtains fall on final phase as Central forces court flak for 'excess'

Given West Bengal's tradition of blood smeared elections, it is understandable why the Central forces may have wanted to err on the side of caution.

Lok Sabha paves way for Cooch Behar residents to get right to vote
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Lok Sabha paves way for Cooch Behar residents to get right to vote

People in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal became citizens of the country following the exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh.

EC ready for first phase of polling in West Bengal
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EC ready for first phase of polling in West Bengal

The Election Commission today said the first phase of elections in four Lok Sabha seats of West Bengal will be held amid tight security to ensure free, fair and peaceful polling.