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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Raiganj profile: Congress' Mohit Sengupta retained seat in 2016
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Raiganj profile: Congress' Mohit Sengupta retained seat in 2016

Raiganj constituency is a reserved constituency located in the Uttar Dinajpur district of West Bengal

West Bengal labourers, back from Kashmir after Kulgam attack, see little option but to return to Valley to make ends meet
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West Bengal labourers, back from Kashmir after Kulgam attack, see little option but to return to Valley to make ends meet

Group hailing from West Bengal, Assam was brought back at initiative of West Bengal government after five labourers from state were gunned down in terror attack in Kulgam last month

Raiganj Lok Sabha polls:
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Raiganj Lok Sabha polls:

Congress leader Deepa Dasmunshi won the Raiganj seat on a Congress ticket in 2009 Lok Sabha polls. In 2014, Mohammad Saleem of the CPM won the seat, defeating Dasmunshi by a narrow margin of 1,600 votes.

CPM candidate's car attacked in West Bengal's Islampur; police resort to lathi charge after protesting voters block highways
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CPM candidate's car attacked in West Bengal's Islampur; police resort to lathi charge after protesting voters block highways

Incidents of violence were reported in three West Bengal constituencies while voting in the Lok Sabha polls’ second phase are underway in the state

Narendra Modi was baptised in politics through riots and mass killings: Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal's Raiganj rally
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Narendra Modi was baptised in politics through riots and mass killings: Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal's Raiganj rally

Addressing a rally in Raiganj, Mamata Banerjee called Narendra Modi 'king of fascists', claiming that Adolf Hitler would have committed suicide if he witnessed the prime minister's activities.

West Bengal Congress claims will fight Lok Sabha polls alone ‘if needed’ after CPM declares candidates for two constituencies
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West Bengal Congress claims will fight Lok Sabha polls alone ‘if needed’ after CPM declares candidates for two constituencies

Miffed over the CPM unilaterally announcing candidates for the Raiganj and Murshidabad Lok Sabha seats, Congress' West Bengal unit chief Somen Mitra on Friday accused the Left Front of not being keen on having an alliance.

West Bengal: Congress-CPM seat sharing talks reach impasse over Lok Sabha seats in Raiganj and Murshidabad
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West Bengal: Congress-CPM seat sharing talks reach impasse over Lok Sabha seats in Raiganj and Murshidabad

The Raiganj and Murshidabad parliamentary seats are held by the CPM. These are the only two seats that the Left has in West Bengal, its erstwhile stronghold.

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 Police arrests BJP leader in North Dinajpur for 'provocative' comments against security forces
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West Bengal Police arrests BJP leader in North Dinajpur for 'provocative' comments against security forces

The BJP leader Shankar Chakraborty, while addressing villagers earlier on Sunday, asked them to take action against security forces in North Dinajpur, where two students died in a clash with police over teachers' recruitment in a high school

West Bengal: One killed, 14 injured as locals clash with police in North Dinajpur
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West Bengal: One killed, 14 injured as locals clash with police in North Dinajpur

One person was killed and 14 others were injured when a mob clashed with the police over entry of newly-appointed Urdu teachers in a school in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district Thursday, police said.

Class 4 teacher rapes two girls in West Bengal school classroom; police on lookout for absconding accused
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Class 4 teacher rapes two girls in West Bengal school classroom; police on lookout for absconding accused

Two Class IV students were allegedly raped by a teacher in a classroom for four consecutive days after school hours in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district

Veteran Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi dies at 72: Former Union minister was in coma since 2008
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Veteran Congress leader Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi dies at 72: Former Union minister was in coma since 2008

Veteran Congress leader and former All India Football Federation President Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi passed away on Monday at the age of 72.

West Bengal riots: BJP workers protest, vandalise vehicles in North Dinajpur district; normalcy returns to Baduria
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West Bengal riots: BJP workers protest, vandalise vehicles in North Dinajpur district; normalcy returns to Baduria

BJP workers protest, vandalise vehicles in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district even as life returned to normal in riot-hit Baduria and adjacent areas of North 24 Parganas district

West Bengal civic poll results: TMC's win establishes how non-Hindi speaking states remain challenge for BJP
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West Bengal civic poll results: TMC's win establishes how non-Hindi speaking states remain challenge for BJP

The results of West Bengal municipal elections highlight continued weak performance of BJP in non-Hindi speaking states, and that it needs to push local leaders to counter TMC's Maa Maati Maanush formula

Bengal municipal elections: Counting for seven civic bodies to take place after violence-hit polls
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Bengal municipal elections: Counting for seven civic bodies to take place after violence-hit polls

Seven municipal corporations in West Bengal — Darjeeling, Kurseong, Kalimpong, and Mirik in the hills of north Bengal, and Domkal, Pujali and Raiganj in the plains. witnessed polling this week, and all votes will be counted on Wednesday

West Bengal: Youth with Ebola symptoms admitted to Raiganj hospital
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West Bengal: Youth with Ebola symptoms admitted to Raiganj hospital

A youth, who recently returned from Africa, has been admitted to Raiganj District Hospital here with symptoms of Ebola disease, a senior health department officer said today.