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Manoranjan Byapari: At 70, the rickshaw-wallah turned feted writer and MLA, is looking to the future rather than the past
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Manoranjan Byapari: At 70, the rickshaw-wallah turned feted writer and MLA, is looking to the future rather than the past

In the recently-held West Bengal assembly polls, Byapari’s remarkable story took another twist.

Mamata writes to Modi, says Bengal ready to donate land for COVID-19 vaccine bulk manufacturing
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Mamata writes to Modi, says Bengal ready to donate land for COVID-19 vaccine bulk manufacturing

The West Bengal chief minister called on the prime minister for liberal and proactive import of COVID-19 vaccines

West Bengal: Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim and 41 other TMC legislators sworn-in as ministers
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West Bengal: Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim and 41 other TMC legislators sworn-in as ministers

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to allot portfolios to the ministers during a cabinet meeting later in the day

Mamata Banerjee’s trusted lieutenants among 43 MLAs likely to be sworn into West Bengal cabinet
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Mamata Banerjee’s trusted lieutenants among 43 MLAs likely to be sworn into West Bengal cabinet

New faces in the council of ministers will include former IPS officer Humayun Kabir, former Bengal cricket captain Manoj Tiwari and Siuli Saha

Narada case: West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar sanctions CBI prosecution of TMC leaders
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Narada case: West Bengal guv Jagdeep Dhankhar sanctions CBI prosecution of TMC leaders

The Narada sting tapes, made public before the 2016 Assembly elections in West Bengal, purported to show TMC ministers, MPs and MLAs receiving money in lieu of promised favours

GST exemption for COVID-19 vaccine, drugs will make them costlier, says Nirmala Sitharaman
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GST exemption for COVID-19 vaccine, drugs will make them costlier, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Earlier on Sunday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking exemption from GST and customs duty on donations of oxygen concentrators, cylinders, and COVID-19 drugs

Despite recent wins, hypocrisy will rob ‘liberals’ of a big victory over Modi
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Despite recent wins, hypocrisy will rob ‘liberals’ of a big victory over Modi

It won't hurt the 'liberal' order to criticise its own for their egregious mistakes. Trying to cover them up, however, will snatch defeat where victory is eminently in sight

West Bengal COVID-19 curbs: Local trains suspended, cap on social and political gatherings, bank hours limited
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West Bengal COVID-19 curbs: Local trains suspended, cap on social and political gatherings, bank hours limited

On Tuesday, Bengal reported both its highest single-day deaths of 107 COVID patients and its highest one-day spike of 17,639 cases

West Bengal tense in wake of post-poll violence; fake news, 'communal' posts spur fear
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West Bengal tense in wake of post-poll violence; fake news, 'communal' posts spur fear

The clashes come in the backdrop of a sweeping win for the ruling Trinamool Congress after a bitter and acrimonious fight with the Opposition BJP

Post-poll violence in Bengal: MHA asks TMC govt for report after BJP claims Hooghly office was set ablaze
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Post-poll violence in Bengal: MHA asks TMC govt for report after BJP claims Hooghly office was set ablaze

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged TMC supporters to maintain peace and asked them not to fall prey to provocations

Mamata Banerjee to be sworn in as CM on 5 May; alleges Nandigram RO did not order recount as he 'feared for life'
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Mamata Banerjee to be sworn in as CM on 5 May; alleges Nandigram RO did not order recount as he 'feared for life'

Hitting out at the Election Commission, Banerjee claimed that the BJP would not have crossed the 50 seat mark if the poll panel had not helped it

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Suvendu Adhikari profile: TMC turncoat defeats former mentor Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Suvendu Adhikari profile: TMC turncoat defeats former mentor Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram

His political journey started in 1995 when he was elected as a councillor from Indian National Congress in the Contai Municipality

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mamata Banerjee profile: TMC supremo loses fiercely fought battle against Suvendu Adhikari
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mamata Banerjee profile: TMC supremo loses fiercely fought battle against Suvendu Adhikari

While Adhikari bagged 1,10,764 votes, Banerjee, his one-time mentor, netted 1,08,808 votes, according to the Election Commission.

Assembly polls: Congress debacle foregrounds party's organisational inadequacies, underscores importance of regional satraps
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Assembly polls: Congress debacle foregrounds party's organisational inadequacies, underscores importance of regional satraps

Experts feel unless Congress looks at nurturing strong regional leaders, it will continue to grapple with the regaining traditional ground that it has ceded to its political rivals

West Bengal polls: How Mamata Banerjee's Nandigram daredevilry led TMC from near-collapse to sweeping the state
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West Bengal polls: How Mamata Banerjee's Nandigram daredevilry led TMC from near-collapse to sweeping the state

With all leaders who could pull others with them gone, this victory has placed Mamata Banerjee in a safe seat to rule the state

West Bengal polls: Suvendu Adhikari hands Mamata Banerjee defeat to end nailbiter in Nandigram; TMC demands recount
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West Bengal polls: Suvendu Adhikari hands Mamata Banerjee defeat to end nailbiter in Nandigram; TMC demands recount

After a see-saw day that witnessed each candidate pulling into the lead on multiple occasions, the final margin between the TMC turncoat and the Bengal chief minister was a slender one: just 1,956 votes

West Bengal Assembly election 2021: The importance of Nandigram seat Mamata Banerjee is contesting
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021: The importance of Nandigram seat Mamata Banerjee is contesting

West Bengal Election 2021, Why is Mamata Banerjee Nandigram seat important: Nandigram Election Result 2021 LIVE, CM Mamata Banerjee trails, CM Mamata Banerjee is being challenged by her former aide and BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari

Bengal Election Results: Counting for 292 seats to begin at 8 am today amid COVID-19 curbs
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Bengal Election Results: Counting for 292 seats to begin at 8 am today amid COVID-19 curbs

At least 292 observers have been appointed and 256 companies of central forces deployed at 108 counting centres spread across 23 districts of the state

Assembly Elections Results 2021: All you need to know about counting date, time, total seats and majority mark
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Assembly Elections Results 2021: All you need to know about counting date, time, total seats and majority mark

According to the Election Commission website, trends will be available on the official results page results.eci.gov.in soon after the counting starts at 8 am

West Bengal Election 2021: Voting for Phase 8 slated to be held today; steps to locate polling station
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West Bengal Election 2021: Voting for Phase 8 slated to be held today; steps to locate polling station

A polling station is a designated place where electors go to cast their vote. A polling booth, on the other hand, is set up by parties and candidates beyond a distance of 200 meters from the polling stations