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Locket Chatterjee’s rented house vandalised in Hooghly

The incident came to light after Chatterjee had reached home from her election campaign on Friday morning, police added.

Modi babu doesn’t have right to make us foreigners: Mamata

Mamata also accused the BJP of distributing money during elections to buy people’s votes. “In the run-up to the elections, the BJP is seen distributing money at some places at night.

BJP worker found dead in Purulia; party points finger at TMC, writes to EC & CEO

Police said the deceased had been identified as Shishupal Shahish, 22, who was missing since Wednesday night. His clothes were intact and so far, no injury marks had been found on his body, said police.

Kolkata: Hindu outfits, Trinamool Congress take out Ram Navami rallies in state

“Since yesterday 12 rallies were held in Kolkata. Big rallies were taken out in Serampore, Rampurhat, Islampur, Bankura, Garbeta, Khatra and several other places. We have seen the participation of 50,000 to 60,000 people in each rally,” said VHP spokesperson Sourish Mukherjee.

Lok Sabha elections: Over 83% votes polled in two North Bengal seats

Barring stray incidents of clashes and alleged voter intimidation, polling was peaceful in both the constituencies in North Bengal.

Unlike PM, we do not seek votes in Army’s name: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata said there should be a memorial in the North Bengal hills to honour the Gorkha regiment of the Indian armed force.

Mamata remarks top cops’ transfer unfortunate: EC

In a letter addressed to Banerjee, the Commission wrote that the EC is fully within its rights under Section 28A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, to act against police officers on poll duty.

Ahead of LS polls, 29 companies of central forces being moved from Jangalmahal to N Bengal: top official

The 29 companies of the CRPF will be moved to North Bengal in a phase-wise manner. Forces will be withdrawn from places like Purulia, Bankura, West Midnapore and Jhargram districts, which together form the Jangalmahal area.

IIT-Kharagpur to develop wellness modules for sportspersons

In addition, the premier institute plans to set up a sports academy in collaboration with PGBA.

Bharati Ghosh accuses TMC of attacking her car, party denies

Ghosh and her polling agent Ayan Dandapat were returning from an election rally from Sarberia to Ghatal when the alleged incident took place. Ghosh alleged that some TMC workers hurled stones at her vehicle and beat up her polling agent.

Gold worth Rs 16 cr seized across Bengal since March 10: EC

The seizure is much higher than the 2016 Assembly elections and 2014 Lok Sabha polls, they said.

Chargesheet in Narada sting case likely in a month, CBI tells Calcutta High Court

In the sting operation, which was claimed to have been carried out in 2014, some persons resembling senior TMC leaders are seen accepting money from the representatives of a fictitious company in return for favours.