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Bengal Votes: In Basirhat, TMC banks on novice Nusrat Jahan, a Muslim without hardcore communal baggage, but lacks real connect with voters
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Bengal Votes: In Basirhat, TMC banks on novice Nusrat Jahan, a Muslim without hardcore communal baggage, but lacks real connect with voters

In reality, Nusrat is every inch a star. She knows Basirhat but as a place where she's done stage shows. She knows how to wave to the crowds like a princess. She refers to them rather regally as 'my people'.

Why Mamata is playing the Hindu card against Modi
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Why Mamata is playing the Hindu card against Modi

The Bengal chief minister has spared no occasion to throw punches at the BJP, even daring the PM and Amit Shah to compete with her in shloka recitation

Mamata Banerjee's 'Save Democracy' dharna reeks of hypocrisy; West Bengal CM's stand aimed to further her PM ambitions
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Mamata Banerjee's 'Save Democracy' dharna reeks of hypocrisy; West Bengal CM's stand aimed to further her PM ambitions

Mamata Banerjee is playing the victim card and trying to portray herself as the valiant fighter who is going all out in her fight against the Centre to establish herself as an alternative a national alternative to Narendra Modi

Mamata vs Centre: Support pours in from Opposition parties across country even as West Bengal CM calls protest 'non-political'
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Mamata vs Centre: Support pours in from Opposition parties across country even as West Bengal CM calls protest 'non-political'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's indefinite dharna against the Centre, in Kolkata, kept political participants busy through Monday as effects rippled through the Parliament, the Election Commission of India's office, the Kolkata High Court and even the Supreme Court.

Mamata vs Centre updates: Corruption will never stick to Mamata Banerjee's white saree, says Derek O'Brien
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Mamata vs Centre updates: Corruption will never stick to Mamata Banerjee's white saree, says Derek O'Brien

Mamata vs CBI updates: Trinamool Congress Party leader Derek O'Brien said on Monday that the most corrupt people in this country are Amit Shah and Narendra Modi. "Corruption will never stick to the white saree that Mamata Banerjee wears," he said.

Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?
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Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?

From Rahul Gandhi to Omar Abdullah, from Arvind Kejriwal to Sharad Pawar, the length and breadth of India's regional political forces seem to have latched on to the lucrative pre-poll situation presented by Mamata's protests following a CBI team's visit to question the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for his alleged involvement in a chit fund scam.

In denying CBI, Mamata govt has made mockery of democracy, constitutional propriety, says BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli
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In denying CBI, Mamata govt has made mockery of democracy, constitutional propriety, says BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli

The BJP on Sunday slammed the Mamata Banerjee-led government in West Bengal after Kolkata Police stopped the CBI from questioning its chief, accusing it of making a mockery of governance, democracy and constitutional propriety.

Simultaneous elections has its advantages, but here's why one-nation-one-poll bothers Opposition
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Simultaneous elections has its advantages, but here's why one-nation-one-poll bothers Opposition

The issue of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has turned into a raging debate, and it is slowly snowballing into a political controversy rather than a Constitutional one as it is apparently being made out to be by the political parties involved.

As hackers break into EVMs, US officials worried over security ahead of elections
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As hackers break into EVMs, US officials worried over security ahead of elections

The conference featured a new set of voting machines which will be used in the 2018 mid-term elections.

TMC to organise public meeting to counter Narendra Modi's rally on 16 July in West Bengal's Midnapore
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TMC to organise public meeting to counter Narendra Modi's rally on 16 July in West Bengal's Midnapore

The counter rally will also be held at the same venue as that by the prime minister after TMC's annual Martyrs' Day programme in the city on 21 July

BJP, TMC take path of hate speech in West Bengal ahead of 2019 polls, unveil 'us vs them' narrative
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BJP, TMC take path of hate speech in West Bengal ahead of 2019 polls, unveil 'us vs them' narrative

With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying to leave the Communist Party of India (CPM) and Congress in its dust and emerge as the main rival to the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), a new political narrative of “us vs them” is being put forth before voters ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Cracks emerge in West Bengal Left Front as CPM advocates adjustment with Congress; allies ask party to regain lost ground
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Cracks emerge in West Bengal Left Front as CPM advocates adjustment with Congress; allies ask party to regain lost ground

Miffed over the CPM's growing affinity with the Congress, once its arch-rival, allies such as the AIFB, RSP and CPI have expressed reservations over understanding with the grand old party.

Body of missing BJP worker retrieved from pond in West Bengal's Murshidabad; Amit Shah blames TMC for death
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Body of missing BJP worker retrieved from pond in West Bengal's Murshidabad; Amit Shah blames TMC for death

Body of a 52-year-old BJP worker was found floating with hands tied in a village pond in Bengal's Murshidabad district. The death has sparked political blame game with Amit Shah pointing fingers at TMC.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh threatens TMC leaders with 'jail or direct encounters', gets booked by police
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh threatens TMC leaders with 'jail or direct encounters', gets booked by police

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh threatened Trinamool leaders with violence and said that leaders would soon be either jailed or killed in encounters

CPM backs four chief ministers rallying behind Arvind Kejriwal, says attack on democratic rights' should not be defended
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CPM backs four chief ministers rallying behind Arvind Kejriwal, says attack on democratic rights' should not be defended

The Left party members in Bengal have supported the union of four chief ministers rallying behind Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. CPM central committee member Sujan Chakraborty said attack on people rights' cannot be tolerated.

West Bengal panchayat polls reflect shifting political landscape of state; pulverised Left makes way for BJP as main Opposition
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West Bengal panchayat polls reflect shifting political landscape of state; pulverised Left makes way for BJP as main Opposition

After the West Bengal panchayat polls, the state is looking at a new political landscape in which a pulverised Left has been replaced by the BJP.

Ram Navami celebrations in Bengal: TMC move to hijack BJP event shows changing definition of 'secularism'
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Ram Navami celebrations in Bengal: TMC move to hijack BJP event shows changing definition of 'secularism'

If we look at the political discourse leading up to the 2016 Assembly elections, the focus was on unabashed minorityism and the TMC chief was quite explicit in wooing the 'votebank'.

Trinamool's descent into Hindutva politics on Ram Navami is unprincipled and strategically dangerous for Bengal
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Trinamool's descent into Hindutva politics on Ram Navami is unprincipled and strategically dangerous for Bengal

Trinamool leaders announced that they would support (read, also organise) Ram Navami processions, which would, however, be peaceful and unarmed, and accompanied by cultural programmes

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentencing: Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over disparity in handling violence
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentencing: Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over disparity in handling violence

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the BJP-led Centre, alleging disparity in aiding BJP and non-BJP ruled states in handling incidents of violence.