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Remal breaks electioneering rhythm in Bengal

Remal breaks electioneering rhythm in Bengal

Kolkata, May 28 (UNI) Though the cyclonic storm Remal upset the applecart of the political parties and largely interrupted the poll managers' mathematics as how to woo the electorate for Bengal's crucial seventh and final phase election to nine Lok Sabha seats on June 1, the weather God finally relented after nearly 48 hours of blinding rain and allowed the power seekers to receive blessings from the commoners for the next five years.
After a record nearly 83 per cent polling in the sixth phase for eight seats, over 1.63 crore voters are enrolled for the final phase to elect nine winners among the 72 contestants on Saturday before
counting begins for all the 42 seats on June 4.

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Kolkata, June 22 (UNI) Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday alleged that democracy in Bengal stands for Government "of the party, by the party, and for the party".

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Four decade old bridge collapses in Siwan

22 Jun 2024 | 2:54 PM

Siwan, June 22 (UNI) A 40-year-old bridge on Gandak river canal collapsed suddenly here on Saturday, official sources confirmed. No injury was reported in the incident.

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Bengal coal scam: ECL GM, civil contractor sent to CBI custody

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22 Jun 2024 | 1:04 PM

Asansol (WB), June 22 (UNI) A special court here has sent ECL general manager Naresh Chandra Saha and a civil contractor to four-day CBI custody for their alleged involvement in a coal scam case, court sources said on Saturday.

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Tripura man sentenced to life for killing his wife 23 years ago

22 Jun 2024 | 12:59 PM

Agartala, June 22 (UNI) A 48-year-old man from East Ramchandraghat of Tripura's Khowai was sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday by the District and Sessions Court of Khowai for murdering his wife 23 years ago.

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Ensure displaced voters return by June 25, HC tells WB govt

21 Jun 2024 | 10:49 PM

Kolkata, June 21 (UNI) The Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the West Bengal government to ensure that voters and other people who fled homes, allegedly due to fear of attacks after the declaration of Lok Sabha election results, return safely by June 25, said a lawyer present in the proceedings.

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