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Kolkata Police steps up vigil to enforce cracker ban

November 14, 2020 5:13:07 am

The Calcutta High Court on November 5 ordered a complete ban on the use and sale of all kinds of crackers and fireworks during the upcoming festive period.

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Bengal: Active Covid cases dip further

November 14, 2020 5:08:15 am

A total of 3,835 fresh cases and 51 deaths were reported on Friday, taking the death toll to 7,557. With 4,468 more persons discharged, the cumulative number of discharged persons is now 3,85,617.

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Police lack sensitivity: Calcutta High Court on Birbhum custodial death of minor

November 14, 2020 5:02:12 am

“The Home Secretary, Government of West Bengal, is directed to submit an affidavit disclosing the status of CCTVs in all police stations, including child friendly corner… with proper infrastructure and SJPUs and / or designated child welfare police officer on or before 25th November 2011," the court said.

TMC’s ‘outsider’ digs may land Bengalis in trouble: BJP

TMC, Gurung’s GJM conspired to attack my convoy: Bengal BJP chief

November 14, 2020 1:45:25 am

Dilip Ghosh said such attacks would not deter BJP workers from organising movements against the state government.

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‘No one came to Nandigram’: TMC outreach fails to cut ice with minister

November 14, 2020 1:44:27 am

Suvendu Adhikari has been distancing himself from TMC for the past several months and organising programmes without the party banner.

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Bengal: Four beaten to death by man in Asansol

November 13, 2020 12:56:20 pm

The accused, after coming out, attacked another local, who had visited the spot on hearing the cries, before the police took him into custody.

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Trinamool worker shot dead in Andal, nine held

November 13, 2020 1:07:30 pm

While the BJP claimed that the incident was the fallout of “in-fighting” between two groups of the TMC, the TMC denied the allegation and said it was a case of “personal enmity.”

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Railways to run more local trains in Howrah, Sealdah during office hours

November 13, 2020 1:00:49 pm

A senior Railways official said, "On Wednesday, 75 per cent of the total number of the trains ran. But after seeing the crowds, we decided to increase it to 100 per cent from Friday. We are hoping that the crowd management will be better now.

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Bengal BJP chief shown black flags, stones hurled at his convoy

November 13, 2020 12:48:26 pm

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday said the attack of state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's convoy was “a very serious matter” and alleged that political violence in the state was going on unabated.

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West Bengal: BJP chief greeted with black flags at Alipurduar, stones hurled at his convoy

November 12, 2020 4:32:23 pm

BJP state president Dilip Ghosh's vehicle was partially damaged in the attack, sources in the BJP said.

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BJP’s vote share dropping, Left & Cong alliance only alternative in Bengal: CPM

November 12, 2020 1:39:02 pm

"Those who are fed up with the TMC and the BJP should align with us,” Chakraborty said at a joint press conference with state Leader of the Opposition and senior Congress leader Abdul Mannan.

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‘After Bihar, Bengal is our next target’: AIMIM set for poll debut

November 12, 2020 1:31:57 pm

In November 2019, the chief minister had targeted the AIMIM, without naming it, while addressing a workers’ meeting in Cooch Behar district.

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Bengal: BJP says worker killed for questioning TMC leader violating Covid norms

November 12, 2020 1:26:09 pm

According to local people, TMC gram panchayat member Bharati Dolui’s husband tested positive for the disease. However, instead of isolating himself at home, he allegedly roamed around in the area and attended local programmes.

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Kolkata: Elderly woman killed in fire at two-storey building in Kalighat

November 12, 2020 1:14:04 pm

Two of them a 74-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man -- were rushed to a nearby hospital with burn injuries.

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Bengal: Security cover of 3 Suvendu aides scrapped

November 12, 2020 1:05:55 pm

Two of those leaders are Abu Taher and Meghnad Pal from Nandigam in Purba Medinipur district, while the third is Murshidabad “Zilla Sabhadhipati” Mosharaf Hossain.

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LeT operative arrested in Karnataka, to be brought to Kolkata for probe: NIA

November 13, 2020 8:09:06 am

Sources claimed that the arrested accused was part of several social media groups run by Pakistani-based LeT handlers in their effort to “recruit individuals for sleeper cells of LeT” and for furthering terrorist activities. The accused will be produced before a court in Karnataka and will then be taken to Kolkata.

Missing for 12 yrs, Cooch Behar man found in Chennai, reunited

November 11, 2020 3:51:33 am

Initially, Hossain was unable to recall anything about his family. After a few months of medication and psychiatric treatment, his condition improved.

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Mask must for passengers: SOP issued as trains resume in West Bengal today

November 11, 2020 7:03:21 am

According to the SOP, released by the Home and Hill Affairs Department, the railways will make an adequate number of trains available as per the requirement, and sanitise coaches daily, and as and when deemed desirable.

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Good show in Bihar will help BJP in Bengal: Dilip

November 11, 2020 3:36:52 am

Although the final results were yet to be declared as counting looked set to drag late into the night, the NDA was ahead in 123 of the state’s 243 seats.

BJP takes first step to win over Muslims, inducts ‘5,000 into party’

November 11, 2020 3:33:33 am

State minority morcha president Ali Hossain on Tuesday told The Indian Express that another 5,000 Muslims will become BJP members during a “massive” BJP rally at Amta in Howrah district on Thursday.

Tale of two rallies in Nandigram: the party and its latest dissident

November 11, 2020 3:20:44 am

Where were you last13 yrs: Suvendu questions TMC; Hakim hits out: You are strengthening BJP.

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Fire breaks out in Kolkata’s Topsia area, 20 shanties gutted

November 10, 2020 6:16:02 pm

At least six fire tenders were pressed into service to control the blaze, which was first spotted around 3.30 pm, he said.

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Bengal police, administration must be politically neutral: Governor

November 9, 2020 2:20:20 pm

Cautioning public servants that political alignment is "illegal and criminal wrong", the governor said it is time to "flush out" extra constitutional authorities and illegal intruders from corridors of power to protect democracy.

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Kolkata: Two arrested for last week’s blast in Salt Lake

November 9, 2020 12:45:00 pm

The two have been booked under IPC sections 341 (wrongful restraint) and 325 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt), and under the Explosives Act.

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Kolkata civic body builds 44 temporary ghats for Chhath Puja

November 9, 2020 12:27:01 pm

The city administration, with the help of local ward coordinators, is reportedly trying to make arrangements for people to celebrate the festival locally.