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Modi here only to divide, take votes, says Mamata

“He (Modi) is suffering from ‘haratanka’. He knows he will lose the elections and hence, every day he is uttering nonsense. He will lose in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, New Delhi, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Odisha and other places,” she said.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Yechury hints at ‘understanding between TMC, BJP’ in Bengal

“This year on Baishakhi, 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre is being observed across the country. Unfortunately, Bengal has been more invested in Ram Navami celebrations and the competitive communalism that is taking place between the BJP and the Trinamool Congress,” Yechury said.

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Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP wants central forces in all booths for second phase

Speaking to reporters at the state BJP headquarters, party national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said, "For the second phase on April 18, we want central forces in 100 per cent booths. We also want CCTV cameras to be installed in all booths to prevent malpractices by the ruling Trinamool Congress.”

MHA notice to Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife over OIC, PAN application

The notice comes days after the Centre told the SC that the West Bengal police "intimidated" customs officials at the Kolkata international airport on March 16, after they held Naroola for carrying excess gold without a declaration.

TMC afraid as Narendra Modi coming to Bengal: Shahnawaz Hussain

“The TMC is afraid as Modi is coming to West Bengal. Both TDP and TMC will lose in Lok Sabha elections. We are not bothered about their joint rallies,” Shahnawaz Hussain said while addressing the mediapersons at the state BJP headquarters.

'Constitutional anarchy' in Bengal: Centre to SC while citing row with Mamata's kin

The bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, directed the Solicitor General to file an application relating to the incident.

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Kamal Haasan meets Mamata, forges alliance with TMC for Lok Sabha elections

The TMC would field one candidate for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Haasan said his party would extend full support to him.

Abusing Mimi and Nusrat

In a nutshell, two of tinsel town’s leading ladies, Nusrat Jahan and Mimi Chakraborty, have been chosen to represent the Trinamool Congress in two of the state’s 42 Lok Sabha constituencies.

Mix of veterans and turncoats in BJP’s first list, murmurs of discontent from pockets

The list also includes a CPI(M) MLA, who has joined BJP, an IPS officer and four women candidates. However, Muslim candidates were conspicuous by their absence in the list.

After Arjun Singh’s defection, Trinamool Congress vows to win Barrackpore seat

Arjun Singh, who joined the BJP, said he had severed his 30-year association with TMC chief Mamata Banerjee — since her time in the Congress — as the party is “all about money now”.

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Rainbow of colours in Lok Sabha election campaign

The Election Commission of India announced that the general elections will be held in seven phases across India starting April 11 and the results will be announced on May 23

Darjeeling turns into war zone as GJM steps up agitation for separate 'Gorkhaland' state

On the third day of the indefinite strike, Darjeeling and the surrounding hills in northern Bengal turned into a war zone.

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Bengal civic polls: Trinamool Congress shows its grip on state with clean sweep

The victories reiterate the Trinamool Congress’ continuing hold over urban electorate.

TMC candidate Baichung Bhutia campaigns in Darjeeling

Baichung Bhutia has been fielded by Trinamool Congress from the high-strung Darjeeling seat.

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No one is safe in West Bengal: Rajnath Singh

Barasat (WB) Jan 21 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed a rally at Barasat in West Bengal. Addressing the rally, he said no one is safe in West Bengal. The Malda incident was not a small incident and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee should consider the matter seriously. They should make it clear that who was responsible for the incident.

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BJP, RSS is trying to polarise electorate in WB: Derek O'Brien

Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Sunday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over dirty communal politics and their attempt to polarise the electorate. He added that the BJP was trying to change the narrative of development in West Bengal, but he was sure that the people in the state would give them a befitting answer.

TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions: Naqvi

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after posters praising West Bengal were seen in New Delhi on Sunday. He said that instead of pasting posters in the national capital, Trinamool Congress (TMC) should paste them in Malda or in places where communal clashes are taking place. He added that TMC should stop taking advantage of communal tensions.

Malda incident will backfire on Mamata Govt.: Naqvi

New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that the communal card would no longer help the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the upcoming polls in West Bengal, adding that the Malda incident will backfire on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee government.

Idris Ali's statement is 'publicity stunt': BJP

New Delhi 06 Jan (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rahul Sinha on Wednesday alleged that Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Idris Ali's statement is a publicity stunt. The leader was confident that if investigated, there will be links of Idris with terrorist outfits functioning outside India. The National Secretary of BJP also demanded an apology either from the TMC party or from its leader.

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Idris Ali is 'mentally sick': BJP

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Wednesday countered Trinamool Congress leader Idris Ali's statement and said that he is mentally sick. He described the speech as means to disturb the peace of the society. Idris had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having links with terrorists in regard to the recent Pathankot terror attack.

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