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PM Modi performs Ganga aarti in Varanasi on his first visit since LS polls victory | Mamata Banerjee calls on BJP MP Anant Maharaj in Coochbehar, triggers speculation | Darshan Thoogudeepa's drivers went for shopping after murdering Renukaswamy, reveals probe | Ajit Pawar camp's 18-19 MLAs ready for crossover: Sharad Pawar's grand-nephew Rohit Pawar | 'If there's even 0.001% negligence...': Supreme Court blasts NTA over NEET-UG 2024 irregularities

Mamata Banerjee calls on BJP MP Anant Maharaj in Coochbehar, triggers speculation

Kolkata/IBNS: Triggering speculations of new political equations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Nagendra Nath Roy, popularly known as Anant Maharaj, during her visit to Cooch Behar after the Trinamool Congress won the seat in the Lok Sabha elections.

TMC MLA Soham Chakraborty slaps restaurant owner allegedly quarrelling over parking

Kolkata/IBNS: Actor-Trinamool Congress MLA Soham Chakraborty has faced the heat after he slapped a restaurant owner at Rajarhat in the outskirts of Kolkata during a shooting after allegedly quarreling over parking, media reports said.

Dilip Ghosh blames BJP's state unit over Bengal performance, prompts flak from within

Kolkata/IBNS: The second successive setback for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in West Bengal has exposed cracks within the state unit, with former state president Dilip Ghosh hitting out at the local leadership and pointing out flaws in the manner the campaign was carried out.

People are kingmaker: TMC's Abhishek Banerjee before departing for INDIA bloc meet in Delhi

Kolkata/IBNS: TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee called voters the "kingmakers" as the government formation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP now hangs largely on its two allies- TDP and JDU.

TMC's Mahua Moitra, who was expelled from Parliament, leads by over 50k + votes from Bengal's Krishnanagar

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress' fiery leader Mahua Moitra, who was expelled from Parliament over alleged cash-for-query case, is set for a stormy comeback into Lok Sabha.

TMC decimates BJP in Basirhat months after unrest over Sandeshkhali incident

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress has decimated Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal's Basirhat constituency, which locates Sandeshkhali that grabbed the eyeballs across the nation after several women accused local TMC leaders of land grabbing and sexual abuse.

Mamata Banerjee's TMC way ahead of BJP in West Bengal in Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress is marching way ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal as the results for the Lok Sabha polls are coming out on Tuesday.

Lok Sabha poll results: BJP takes lead over TMC in West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has taken an early lead in the postal ballot over the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal as per the trends of the Lok Sabha poll counting.

BJP to win more seats than Mamata's TMC in Bengal in Lok Sabha polls, several exit polls predict

New Delhi/IBNS: In what would be a massive jolt to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, her Trinamool Congress may get trounced by the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha elections, several exit polls have claimed.

Modi, Mamata lock horns with roadshows in battle for key Kolkata North seat

Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata Uttar or Kolkata North Lok Sabha seat of West Bengal has turned out to be a turf of fierce contest between the Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party after a crossover charged up the saffron party's campaign in the constituency, which is held by TMC for several terms.

TMC transferring SC, ST, OBC reservations to Muslims: PM Modi in Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday sharpened his attacks on the Trinamool Congress over the pot boiling OBC quota issue ahead of the last round of voting for the Lok Sabha elections.

PM Modi to hold roadshow for BJP's Tapas Roy in Kolkata today

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a roadshow for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Kolkata North candidate, Tapas Roy, in the northern part of the city on Tuesday for the Lok Sabha polls. 

'Mimi is a good girl but was busy with films, wanted Saayoni because...': Mamata Banerjee on Jadavpur candidature

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has explained the reason behind opting for actress-turned politician Saayoni Ghosh as the Trinamool Congress candidate from the Jadavpur constituency, which was won by Tollywood star Mimi Chakraborty five years ago, for the Lok Sabha polls.

BJP candidate Pranat Tudu attacked in Bengal's Jhargram in 6th phase of Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from West Bengal's Jhargram was attacked by a violent mob in the sixth and penultimate phase of Lok Sabha elections on Saturday, media reports said.

Supreme Court hears plea seeking direction to ECI to disclose voter turnout data

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court is on Friday hearing a plea seeking direction to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to disclose the voter turnout data, media reports said.