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Jamshedpur's lockdown, in 10 photos: A visual record of life, industry and religion at standstill in Tatanagar
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Jamshedpur's lockdown, in 10 photos: A visual record of life, industry and religion at standstill in Tatanagar

The coronavirus pandemic has brought to light the overlooked gears that turn the wheel called urban efficiency in Jamshedpur — essential service providers like sanitation workers, nurses and security guards

Tussle over Shramik Special trains for migrants continues between Centre and states; NCP accuses Piyush Goyal of playing 'dirty politics'
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Tussle over Shramik Special trains for migrants continues between Centre and states; NCP accuses Piyush Goyal of playing 'dirty politics'

A political slugfest over the Shramik Special trains for migrants workers is going on between Union railways minister Piyush Goyal and the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government for the last two days, with the state alleging that not enough trains are being provided to it.

Article withdrawn: Twitterati demands Piyush Goyal's resignation after Shramik Special train heading from Gujarat to Bihar ends up in Bengaluru
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Article withdrawn: Twitterati demands Piyush Goyal's resignation after Shramik Special train heading from Gujarat to Bihar ends up in Bengaluru

Several people on Twitter expressed astonishment at the scale of the mix-up with several of them criticising the administrative 'incompetence' that led to the incident.

Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term
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Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term

Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life imprisonment in the event of conviction

CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case
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CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case

The MLAs of Congress and CPM staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing 'cut money scam' and demanded an inquiry into the incident.

Mamata Banerjee revamps TMC organisational structure after BJP's gains in Bengal, strips nephew Abhishek of districts
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Mamata Banerjee revamps TMC organisational structure after BJP's gains in Bengal, strips nephew Abhishek of districts

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also indicated that she will deal strictly with government officers who neglected the projects of the people.

Narendra Modi should get 'tight slap of democracy', says Mamata Banerjee after PM calls TMC leaders extortionists
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Narendra Modi should get 'tight slap of democracy', says Mamata Banerjee after PM calls TMC leaders extortionists

Mamata Banerjee asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not get a second term in office as he failed to bring in acche din that he had promised in 2014.

Left Front ends Congress' wait in Bengal, announces first list of 25 candidates; reserves 17 for grand old party in Lok Sabha polls
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Left Front ends Congress' wait in Bengal, announces first list of 25 candidates; reserves 17 for grand old party in Lok Sabha polls

The CPI(M)-led Left Front's initial list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls has 25 names, of which four are of women and five are of Muslim candidates. The party has entered into a seat-sharing deal with the Congress in West Bengal.

Supreme Court to hear plea filed by lawyer Gaurav Bhatia seeking CBI probe into murder of 3 BJP workers in West Bengal
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Supreme Court to hear plea filed by lawyer Gaurav Bhatia seeking CBI probe into murder of 3 BJP workers in West Bengal

On 30 May, 2018, an 18-year-old BJP worker named Tirlochan Mahato was found hanging from a tree in Purulia's Balarampur district. After this incident, another BJP worker, Dulal Kumar was found dead in a similar manner in the same district. On 28 July, 2018, one more BJP leader, Shaktipada Sardar was hacked in West Bengal's Diamond Harbour area

BJP denied permission to hold rally in West Bengal’s Murshidabad, says leader Shahnawaz Hussain
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BJP denied permission to hold rally in West Bengal’s Murshidabad, says leader Shahnawaz Hussain

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said the TMC-led government in West Bengal has denied the party permission for a rally in Murshidabad

Denied permission to land chopper, Yogi Adityanath heads to Purulia rally venue on road; suspected TMC workers block route to event
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Denied permission to land chopper, Yogi Adityanath heads to Purulia rally venue on road; suspected TMC workers block route to event

In a bid to hamper Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath's rally in West Bengal's Purulia, Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers on Tuesday blocked the road to the district and raised slogans against him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Denied permission for helicopter landing, Yogi Adityanath to travel by road from Jharkhand to address rally in West Bengal’s Purulia
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Denied permission for helicopter landing, Yogi Adityanath to travel by road from Jharkhand to address rally in West Bengal’s Purulia

With no permission to land his chopper in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath will land in Jharkhand’s Bokaro and then travel to Purulia by road

West Bengal BJP cancels Yogi Adityanath’s Bankura rally in absence of permission for chopper landing
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West Bengal BJP cancels Yogi Adityanath’s Bankura rally in absence of permission for chopper landing

BJP cancelled a Yogi Adityanath’s public rally in Bankura claiming that the administration was dilly-dallying on giving a nod for his helicopter’s landing

TMC's intimidation tactics, internal factionalism behind violence in West Bengal following SC verdict on panchayat polls
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TMC's intimidation tactics, internal factionalism behind violence in West Bengal following SC verdict on panchayat polls

The ferocity of violence in Bengal has been apparent over the past week, but it was tragically highlighted on 30 August, when a 3-year-old was shot.

Two killed, four injured in West Bengal's Malda district after two TMC groups clash over panchayat board formation
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Two killed, four injured in West Bengal's Malda district after two TMC groups clash over panchayat board formation

Party sources said the Congress had extended support to the TMC to keep the alleged communal forces at bay and hence some of its members were present at the site of the clash between the two Trinamool Congress groups.

Supreme Court seeks West Bengal govt's response on plea seeking CBI probe into killing of 3 BJP workers in state
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Supreme Court seeks West Bengal govt's response on plea seeking CBI probe into killing of 3 BJP workers in state

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the West Bengal government on a plea seeking a CBI probe into the killing of three BJP workers in the state.

India's water crisis: West Bengal on the brink of becoming a parched state in absence of preservation measures
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India's water crisis: West Bengal on the brink of becoming a parched state in absence of preservation measures

While tankers supply drinking water to the urban areas, rural areas face an acute water crisis.

Amit Shah in West Bengal: BJP president sounds poll bugle for 2019, condoles party workers' death in Purulia
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Amit Shah in West Bengal: BJP president sounds poll bugle for 2019, condoles party workers' death in Purulia

BJP national president Amit Shah meets a member of Shahid family during a public rally, in Purulia district of West Bengal on Thursday.

Amit Shah in West Bengal: BJP chief slams Mamata Banerjee in Purulia rally, says only TMC goons benefited under her rule
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Amit Shah in West Bengal: BJP chief slams Mamata Banerjee in Purulia rally, says only TMC goons benefited under her rule

BJP president Amit Shah drew the battle lines at a rally in West Bengal's Purulia on Thursday as he sounded the poll bugle ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Amit Shah in West Bengal: BJP chief to focus on social media outreach, 'battle against TMC misrule' ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Amit Shah in West Bengal: BJP chief to focus on social media outreach, 'battle against TMC misrule' ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Arriving in West Bengal on Wednesday, BJP national president Amit Shah exhorted state leaders and workers to prepare for a "battle" with TMC and use social media effectively in Bengali, in order to reach more masses.