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CEOs of five states start Bengal visit to monitor poll situation

The announcement came a day after the EC had appointed 21 police observers to monitor the role of the police until the end of the poll process.

The CDs purportedly showed Mondal making inflammatory statements.

EC issues showcause notices to Anubrata, Mollah and Salim

Mondal had allegedly said that if people are intending to vote for the ruling party in the upcoming Assembly elections, they should not be allowed to vote at all.

Nihar Ghosh, Left supported Independent candidate at English Bazar Assembly constituency for 2016 in Malda. Express photo by Subham Dutta. 15.03.16

Meet this independent example of Cong-CPM bonding in Bengal

In Ghani Khan’s Malda, independent candidate Nihar Ghosh is supported by Left Front and unchallenged by Congress as he takes on Trinamool minister

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BJP announces fresh list of 194 candidates for West Bengal polls

The announcement was made following a meeting of the party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, among others.

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Congress changes Bhawanipore candidate, pitches Deepa Dasmunsi against Mamata Banerjee

The announcement was made minutes after a meeting of the state Congress with the Central Election Committee.

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KMC session disrupted as TMC, Opposition members clash

KMC chairperson Mala Roy refused to accept the Opposition demand that the sting video issue be immediately taken up for discussion and the Mayor be stopped from submitting the income and expenditure estimates.

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Sting row: 3 PILs seek CBI, ED probe against TMC

Advocates Amitabha Chakraborty and Abbasuddin filed a PIL on behalf of Congress leader Abdul Mannan, while the second one was filed by BJP leader Brajesh Jha.

Two Son of Madan Mitra (from left 2nd and third) during election campaign of Madan Mira at Kamahati. Express photo.

In TMC, buzz is about Madan Mitra and other choices Mamata Banerjee made

Mitra gets ticket despite imprisonment, many MLAs renominated despite opposition in their seats

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TMC Bribery Sting: After Saradha, comes Narada. What now for Mamata?

A sting video purportedly showing senior Trinamool Congress leaders accepting bribes has triggered allegation and argument, debate and denial in poll-bound West Bengal. But what does all the noise amount to?

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TMC bribery sting: In the backdrop of sting video, Mamata slams Oppn, ‘section of media’

Facing the heat of a controversial sting operation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the opposition parties have formed a “nexus” to malign the Trinamool Congress ahead of the state Assembly election.

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TMC bribery sting: CPI-M questions Mamata’s silence, ruckus in Parliament

Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha during zero hour, TMC’s Derek O’Brien said, “Let us not judge the credibility of the video; let’s judge the source of the video.”

While the BJP gears up to observe International Yoga Day on June 21 across the country, president of the minority cell in Bengal, Shakeel Ansari said that he would stay away from it and would ask other members of the minority cell to refrain from it as well. Express Photo by Partha Paul. 18.06.15

BJP minority chief’s resignation in West Bengal: A big blow to its poll fortunes

If the BJP intends to make any mark in the Bengal elections, it cannot ignore the contribution of the Muslim population

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West Bengal: BJP’s minority cell chief resigns, to join TMC

It was found out that Ansari, along with about 100 others would join the TMC party on Wednesday at the party office off EM Bypass.

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Didn’t tell my boss (Rajya Sabha Trinamool MP) that I was working on sting, says Mathew Samuel

Speaking to The Indian Express today, Samuel, who quit Tehelka to launch Narada News in January 2016, claimed that Singh wasn’t aware that he was “working” on the sting.

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Sting shows Mamata Banerjee’s top leaders ‘taking cash to help fictitious firm’

But TMC accused the opposition parties of hatching a “political conspiracy” ahead of the assembly election dubbing the sting operation by a news portal as “manufactured”.