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Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest
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Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest

Mitra was among the most firebrand Congress leaders of the 1960s and 1970s and played a crucial role in the fight against the Naxals in Kolkata

Electoral compulsion behind Mamata's volte-face on illegal immigrants: Owaisi's rising clout poses challenges for Bengal CM
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Electoral compulsion behind Mamata's volte-face on illegal immigrants: Owaisi's rising clout poses challenges for Bengal CM

To understand the impulses at work that prompted Mamata to make such a statement, we need to put her comments in context of her opposition to the Centre's Citizenship Amendment Act. The Bengal chief minister has been a staunch and vocal critic of the Citizenship Amendment Act and has vowed not to let CAA (and NRC, if and when it is promulgated) be implemented in Bengal. This is curious.

Kerala should use wisdom of progressive Muslim like Arif Mohammad Khan to battle IS-influenced radicalism rather than snub him
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Kerala should use wisdom of progressive Muslim like Arif Mohammad Khan to battle IS-influenced radicalism rather than snub him

Rather than be shunned, Arif Mohammad Khan should have been made the progressive face of change in a state which has seen the maximum number of Islamic State recruits.

'Nation watched JNU in horror': Sonia Gandhi, at Delhi Opposition meet, launches scathing attack on Modi, Shah; AAP, BSP, TMC, DMK keep away
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'Nation watched JNU in horror': Sonia Gandhi, at Delhi Opposition meet, launches scathing attack on Modi, Shah; AAP, BSP, TMC, DMK keep away

At the Opposition meet in New Delhi on Monday, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, accusing them of "misleading the public" on the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens and said their dispensation stands "totally exposed" for its inability to govern and provide security to people.

AAP, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee to skip Congress-led Opposition parties meeting to discuss NRC, CAA today
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AAP, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee to skip Congress-led Opposition parties meeting to discuss NRC, CAA today

Opposition parties have called for a meeting on Monday to discuss the current political situation of India in the backdrop of the student protests against the contentious citizenship law, National Register of Citizens and National Population Register

Narendra Modi-Mamata Banerjee Meeting Updates: 'CAA notification will be only on paper,' says West Bengal CM at Kolkata dharna
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Narendra Modi-Mamata Banerjee Meeting Updates: 'CAA notification will be only on paper,' says West Bengal CM at Kolkata dharna

Narendra Modi-Mamata Banerjee Meeting LIVE Updates: Addressing an anti-CAA-NRC demonstration in Kolkata after meeting the prime minister, the West Bengal chief minister said that her government doesn't accept the notification issued by the government on the Citizenship Amendment Act

'Go Back Modi': TMC, CPM activists raise placards during protests against CAA, NRC ahead of PM's West Bengal visit
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'Go Back Modi': TMC, CPM activists raise placards during protests against CAA, NRC ahead of PM's West Bengal visit

During his visit, Modi will attend sesquicentenary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust and hold a meeting with Mamata.

Mamata Banerjee to skip Opposition's anti-CAA meet on 13 Jan, cites violence by Left, Congress during Bharat Bandh as reason
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Mamata Banerjee to skip Opposition's anti-CAA meet on 13 Jan, cites violence by Left, Congress during Bharat Bandh as reason

Mamata Banerjee accused the Left and the Congress of playing 'dirty politics' and said she would fight against the Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC alone.

Kshiti Goswami passes away at 77: Ex-Left Front minister breathes his last at private hospital in Chennai, survived by wife and daughter
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Kshiti Goswami passes away at 77: Ex-Left Front minister breathes his last at private hospital in Chennai, survived by wife and daughter

The leader of the RSP, a constituent of the Left Front, served as the state PWD minister for more than two decades

West Bengal by-elections: TMC names candidates for bypolls to three Assembly seats, Left announces one
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West Bengal by-elections: TMC names candidates for bypolls to three Assembly seats, Left announces one

The Trinamool Congress on Thursday announced its candidate list for the bypolls to three Assembly seats in West Bengal, to be held on 25 November

CPM to hold meeting with Bengal’s Congress leadership to discuss joint movement for 25 Nov bypolls in state
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CPM to hold meeting with Bengal’s Congress leadership to discuss joint movement for 25 Nov bypolls in state

According to sources in Left Front, it was decided that a meeting would be held with Congress leadership where several aspects of joint movement, a common minimum programme and modalities of joint announcement of candidates for 25 November bypolls will be held

TMC, Congress and Left Front join hands to block NRC in West Bengal; BJP to oppose resolution 'tooth and nail' on floor of Assembly
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TMC, Congress and Left Front join hands to block NRC in West Bengal; BJP to oppose resolution 'tooth and nail' on floor of Assembly

Assam is the only state in the country to have the updated NRC, which is a validation of Indian citizenship in the north eastern state.

Congress, Left Front accuse TMC of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ over NRC after ruling party rejects demand to discuss issue in West Bengal Assembly
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Congress, Left Front accuse TMC of shedding ‘crocodile tears’ over NRC after ruling party rejects demand to discuss issue in West Bengal Assembly

The Opposition in West Bengal, Congress and the Left Front on Tuesday accused the Trinamool Congress of shedding 'crocodile tears' over NRC in Assam after the ruling TMC rejected their demand to discuss the NRC in the Assembly.

Left Front, Congress MLAs walk out of West Bengal Assembly after Speaker rejects demand to discuss assault on para-teachers
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Left Front, Congress MLAs walk out of West Bengal Assembly after Speaker rejects demand to discuss assault on para-teachers

Para-teachers sitting on a hunger strike in West Bengal's Nadia to press for hike in their salaries were allegedly assaulted by police on 17 August.

West Bengal lynching: Main accused arrested in Jharkhand; Opposition targets BJP, TMC over communal politics
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West Bengal lynching: Main accused arrested in Jharkhand; Opposition targets BJP, TMC over communal politics

The victim, Sanaul Sheikh, was assaulted allegedly by some locals at Baishnabnagar Bazar in Malda district of West Bengal on 26 June after he was found stealing a bike.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s appointment as leader of Congress in Lok Sabha is sign of things to come
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Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury’s appointment as leader of Congress in Lok Sabha is sign of things to come

The anointment of Chowdhury is an indication on how the Gandhis may choose a person to lead the Congress, in case a sulking Rahul Gandhi refuses to take up the mantle again.

Mamata Banerjee reminisces about 2016 oath-taking ceremony as West Bengal CM, thanks people for 'reposing faith'
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Mamata Banerjee reminisces about 2016 oath-taking ceremony as West Bengal CM, thanks people for 'reposing faith'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday remembered that her government had taken the oath of office for the second term on this day three years back, and promised to keep working for the people in the coming days

Grip on citadel threatened, Mamata Banerjee now has only Bengali pride and Muslims in arsenal to fight BJP
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Grip on citadel threatened, Mamata Banerjee now has only Bengali pride and Muslims in arsenal to fight BJP

In Mamata Banerjee’s metropolitan citadel, the ‘Muslim factor’ was not at work, except, to a small extent, at Jadavpur, which has 33.24 percent Muslim population, clustered in one of the seven Assembly segments.

Kerala exit poll projections: Sabarimala did little to consolidate Hindu votes for BJP, say analysts
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Kerala exit poll projections: Sabarimala did little to consolidate Hindu votes for BJP, say analysts

Analysts say BJP hasn't got any benefit in Kerala from the Sabarimala row, including in Pathanamthitta — the hotspot of Sabarimala protests — where exit polls predict a sizeable gap between BJP candidate K Surendran and Congress candidate Anto Antony

East states Lok Sabha Election voting Updates: 76.59% voting recorded in West Bengal, 64.05% in Odisha till 7 pm
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East states Lok Sabha Election voting Updates: 76.59% voting recorded in West Bengal, 64.05% in Odisha till 7 pm

East states Lok Sabha Election voting LIVE updates: Amid clashes, 52.91 percent polling was reported in West Bengal till 3 pm. In Odisha, the polling percentage was 35.79 percent.