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Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:43

Poll violence has so far claimed two lives in West Bengal and left 371 persons injured in 398 incidents, the Election Commission said on Monday.

Bengal Congress aims to retain 2009 tally of six LS seats

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:47

Congress on Monday said its primary aim is to retain the six seats it had won in 2009 Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and then work toward adding a few more seats in the election to the 42 constituencies in the state, which is set for a tough four-cornered contest.

Husband, three others held for `gang-raping` woman in Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:08

Four people have been arrested following a complaint by a woman in West Bengal`s Malda district that she was allegedly gang-raped by her husband and his friends, police said Monday.

Doctors locked in poll battle in West Bengal

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 13:25

Flaunting party colours they coax the voters in the morning hours, but don the doctor`s coat in the evening at chambers and clinics.

Non-BJP, non-Cong third front only alternative: Buddhadeb

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 09:00

Calling upon people to vote for Left parties, former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today said the third front comprising non-BJP, non-Congress political forces is the only alternative to lead the nation in the right direction.

People who make mistakes should be punished as per law: Mamata

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 00:12

Days after some TMC activists including the son-in-law of a state minister were arrested in Malda for allegedly assaulting an Election Commission team, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said if people commit mistakes, they should be punished according to the law.

Top KLO leader held in West Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 18:17

In a prize catch, a top leader of the underground Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) was arrested from West Bengal`s Malda district, police said on Sunday.

Bodies of missing woman, minor daughters found in Kolkata

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:49

The bodies of a 37-year-old woman and her two minor daughters who had gone missing nearly a fortnight ago were recovered from inside a shop here Sunday, police said.

PM candidate, a fictional idea: Mamata Banerjee

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:14

Trashing pre-poll surveys putting Narendra Modi ahead in the prime ministerial race, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said the idea of a PM candidate is "fictional" as it is not backed by Constitution.

No division of Darjeeling Hills: Mamata Banerjee

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:10

Asserting that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal will not allow any division of Darjeeling, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said it is bringing in development in the hills with special packages.