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Bengal casts first votes for Lok Sabha Thursday

Bengal casts first votes for Lok Sabha Thursday

Will the ruling Trinamool Congress further consolidate its position in West Bengal and emerge as a force nationally? Or will the communists succeed in reversing their downward slide? Or will the BJP make the difference between their success and failure in the Lok Sabha polls, beginning Thursday in the state?

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Kite flying to woo Bengal voters

Kite flying to woo Bengal voters

West Bengal's political rivals are now taking their intense fight to the skies. Kites bearing the symbols and done in the colours of various political parties are furiously flying off the shelves of Kolkata shops as soon as they can be made.

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Teach centre lesson for trying to give away Teesta water: Mamata

Teach centre lesson for trying to give away Teesta water: Mamata

Citing the land boundary agreement and the proposed Teesta water sharing pact with Bangladesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the central government of trying to deprive the state's northern parts of drinking water and asked the people to teach it a lesson.

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Mamata calls Gujarat development a myth

Mamata calls Gujarat development a myth

Hitting back at BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi who had slamming her government for its “vote bank politics”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Gujarat had regressed under him.

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Trinamool activists heckle EC officials

Trinamool activists heckle EC officials

Trinamool Congress activists on Thursday allegedly assaulted Election Commission (EC) officials in West Bengal's Malda district after they objected to a rally of the party's candidate from Malda South, Moajjim Hussain, the district authorities said.

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Mamata playing vote bank politics : Modi

Mamata playing vote bank politics : Modi

Taking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee head on, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday accused her of playing votebank politics and said no real 'parivartan' (change) has taken place in the state during TMC rule.

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CPI-M attacks Mamata for EC barbs

CPI-M attacks Mamata for EC barbs

Observing that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's confrontation with the Election Commission was against democratic norms, opposition CPI-M on Wednesday urged the panel to adopt measures ensuring free and fair Lok Sabha polls.

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Mamata defying constitution: Bose

Mamata defying constitution: Bose

In the wake of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee refusing to comply with the Election Commission's order of transferring few officials of her state, the opposition on Tuesday accused her defying the constitution and creating a constitutional crisis.

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