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Voting for 5th phase of West Bengal Assembly poll ends: As it happened

Kolkata: Voting in 53 constituencies for the fifth phase of gigantic West Bengal Assembly Election is underway on Saturday.

Turn-out in Bengal polls third phase 82.28 percent: EC

Altogether 82.28 percent voters exercised their franchise on Thursday in the third phase of the West Bengal assembly poll comprising 62 constituencies in four districts, election commission officials said on Friday.

Congress suffers from identity crisis: Mamata Banerjee

Targeting the CPI(M)-Congress alliance in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress supremo and state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said Congress suffered from an identity crisis while the Marxist party did nothing during its 34-year rule.

Mamata sends out strong message against 'factionalism'

 Sending out a strong message against "factionalism" with in the TMC ahead of the assembly polls in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today warned of stern action against those who are trying to use party platform to serve personal interests.

If Lalu's reign is 'Jungle Raj', Mamata's is 'Dunga Raj' – How Twitter reacted to Malda violence

If Lalu's reign is 'Jungle Raj', Mamata's is 'Dunga Raj' – How Twitter reacted to Malda violence

Voicing against the violence in Malda district of West Bengal, netizens on Wednesday took to Twitter and slammed CM Mamata Banerjee-led government for failing to rescue the members of Hindu community which is in minority in the area.

IMF-WB appreciative of India's policy steps: FinMin

IMF-WB appreciative of India's policy steps: FinMin

Finance Ministry Sunday said international agencies like IMF, World Bank and OECD are highly appreciative of India's policy initiatives and measures to deal with tax evasion at global level.

Trees in Bengal municipality get identity cards

 A West Bengal suburb has probably become India`s first municipality to assign identity cards to trees in a move that that will help educate people about significance of going green in the wake of climate change, according to an official.