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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Karandighi profile: TMC's Manodeb Sinha won constituency in 2016
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Karandighi profile: TMC's Manodeb Sinha won constituency in 2016

The constituency was held by All India Forward Bloc’s Gokul Roy between 2001 and 2016

West Bengal polls 2021: Top guns alone won't win BJP state; Mamata's populism a hard barrier to break
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West Bengal polls 2021: Top guns alone won't win BJP state; Mamata's populism a hard barrier to break

Mamata's TMC has pitched this election as a contest between the people of Bengal and ‘outsiders’. It doesn’t help counter that strategy by relying on national leaders to fight the party’s battles.

Saradha scam: SC defers hearing in CBI's contempt plea against ex-Kolkata police commissioner
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Saradha scam: SC defers hearing in CBI's contempt plea against ex-Kolkata police commissioner

The CBI had also asked the court to cancel the bail granted to top cop Rajeev Kumar. According to the investigative agency, Kumar was 'evasive during questioning'

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Chakulia profile: AIFB MLA seeks to retain seat held since constituency's inception in 2011
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Chakulia profile: AIFB MLA seeks to retain seat held since constituency's inception in 2011

As per the voter list of 2019, there are 2,21,285 electorates and 223 polling stations in this constituency. Voter turnout was 75.31 percent in the 2016 Assembly election

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Islampur profile: TMC's Abdul Karim Chowdhary seeks to retain seat
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Islampur profile: TMC's Abdul Karim Chowdhary seeks to retain seat

The constituency has 2,03,891 electors and 217 polling booths. The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly polls in Islampur was 79.43 percent

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Siliguri profile: TMC looks to woo non-Bengali population in CPM stronghold
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Siliguri profile: TMC looks to woo non-Bengali population in CPM stronghold

Siliguri Assembly constituency, an important seat owing to its location, is one that TMC could win only once in 2011

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Matigara-Naxalbari profile: Congress' Sankar Malakar seeks third term
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Matigara-Naxalbari profile: Congress' Sankar Malakar seeks third term

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly elections in Matigara-Naxalbari constituency was 83.95 percent

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kurseong profile: BJP seeks inroads into Gorkha vote bank
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kurseong profile: BJP seeks inroads into Gorkha vote bank

In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly polls, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s Rohit Sharma won from the Kurseong constituency

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Darjeeling profile: BJP's Neeraj Tamang Zimba won 18 April bypolls
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Darjeeling profile: BJP's Neeraj Tamang Zimba won 18 April bypolls

In the 2019 West Bengal Assembly bypolls, BJP's Neeraj Tamang Zimba won, defeating Independent candidate Binoy Tamang

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Lotus will bring 'asol poribartan', vows PM while inaugurating slew of projects
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Lotus will bring 'asol poribartan', vows PM while inaugurating slew of projects

The prime minister also accused the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government of not transferring funds of central schemes to people in the state

West Bengal reduces tax on petrol, diesel by Re 1; move will give respite to people, says state finance minister
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West Bengal reduces tax on petrol, diesel by Re 1; move will give respite to people, says state finance minister

Earlier, Nirmala Sitharaman said that Centre and state governments will need to figure out a mechanism to bring retail rates down to reasonable levels.

West Bengal govt to reduce tax on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre from midnight on 22 Feb
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West Bengal govt to reduce tax on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre from midnight on 22 Feb

State finance minister Amit Mitra said the move will provide respite to those stung by fuel prices and alleged that the Centre had imposed cess to avoid devolution with states

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kalimpong profile: Trinamool Congress faces powerful BJP-GNLF alliance
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Kalimpong profile: Trinamool Congress faces powerful BJP-GNLF alliance

In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Sarita Rai of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) won the Kalimpong seat

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Nagrakata profile: TMC looks to support from Adivasi leader as sitting MLA defects to BJP
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Nagrakata profile: TMC looks to support from Adivasi leader as sitting MLA defects to BJP

In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Sukra Munda of the Trinamool Congress won the seat

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mal profile: CPM seeks to ward off BJP in stronghold
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Mal profile: CPM seeks to ward off BJP in stronghold

The constituency, reserved for Scheduled Tribes candidates, has 2,41,650 electors and 268 polling stations

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Rajganj profile: TMC's Khageswar Roy looks at third term as MLA
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Rajganj profile: TMC's Khageswar Roy looks at third term as MLA

In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly election, Khageswar Roy of the Trinamool Congress won the Rajganj seat with 98,785 votes

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Dabgram-Phulbari profile: TMC's Goutam Deb seeks third straight term
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Dabgram-Phulbari profile: TMC's Goutam Deb seeks third straight term

The voter turnout in Dabgram-Phulbari in the previous Assembly election was 85.54 percent

West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Jalpaiguri profile: Congress looks to retain North Bengal stronghold
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West Bengal Assembly election 2021, Jalpaiguri profile: Congress looks to retain North Bengal stronghold

Sukhbilas Barma of the Congress won the Jalpaiguri seat, defeating Dharttimohan Roy from All India Trinamool Congress