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BJP, TMC workers clash over truck transporting cows in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed over a truck allegedly transporting cows in Dinhata area of Cooch Behar district in West Bengal on Thursday night.

Jun 28, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

West Bengal: Personal rivalry likely behind TMC worker’s killing in Dinhata

Deceased Ajijur Ali’s son was forcibly married to prime accused Azhar’s daughter Pinky and the alliance had ended after a legal battle.

Jun 06, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

3 BJP workers suffer bullet injuries in clashes with TMC in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Violence marred all seven rounds of Lok Sabha election in West Bengal. 

May 21, 2019, 09:03 AM IST

Repolling in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on April 29

On April 11, delegations of Left parties, Congress and BJP complaint of violence during voting in Bengal's Cooch Behar.

Apr 24, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Breaking News: BJP Demand Re-Polling in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

The BJP approached the Election Commission on Thursday with complaints of violence and demanding re-polling in West Bengal's Cooch Behar. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 13, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

PM Modi in Cooch Behar: The more you chant Modi, Modi, didi is not getting sleep

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a blistering attack stating that Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has lost her sleep with people chanting the Prime Minister’s name. “The more you chant Modi, Modi, didi is not getting sleep, she is the speed breaker towards development in the state. She is hyperventilating on the Election Commission as police officers have been transferred

Apr 07, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Cooch Behar Lok Sabha Constituency

Cooch Behar Constituency covers seven assembly segments.

Apr 01, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's vehicle attacked, protests erupt

Dilip Ghosh's vehicle was attacked when he was on his way to Mathabhanga in the district.

Dec 06, 2018, 20:15 PM IST

Calcutta HC denies permission for BJP chief Amit Shah’s Rath Yatra in West Bengal

Denying the permission for the Rath Yatra, the Calcutta High Court scheduled the next hearing in the case on January 9, 2019.

Dec 06, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

UDAN-II: Helicopter services included for 1st time; Kargil among 90 new air routes

Subsequently, airfare on these routes for one hour journey of 500 km on a fixed-wing aircraft flight or for a 30 minute journey on a helicopter would be capped at Rs 2,500.

Jan 25, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

UDAN-II: Helicopter services included for 1st time; Kargil among 90 new air routes

Eleven fixed-wing operators have been granted rights for 67 routes and four helicopter operators have been awarded 23 routes.

Jan 25, 2018, 10:29 AM IST

Cooch Behar: 64 girl students injured in Haldibari school stampede

At least 64 students of Haldibari Girls High school in Cooch Behar’s Haldibari were injured in a stampede following an explosion in a nearby police station on Monday. Over 22 students have been admitted to nearby hospital.

Nov 21, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Heavy rain lashes Kolkata, adjoining areas

In Kolkata, the showers caused traffic snarls at important junctures. Traffic slowed down at M.G. Road crossing, Central Avenue and other parts of the city due to waterlogging.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Do not support BJP: Mamata tells people of Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked the people of the state not to support the BJP, alleging that the saffron outfit "divides people in the name of religion."

Apr 25, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

Trinamool Congress ahead in West Bengal by-polls

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress candidates were way ahead of rivals in the vote count on Tuesday to the two Lok Sabha seats and one Assembly seat where by-polls were held on Saturday.

Nov 22, 2016, 12:19 PM IST

Around 80% voting in Bengal by-polls

Barring sporadic incidents of violence and allegations of booth capturing, polling in the three constituencies was mostly peaceful.

Nov 19, 2016, 22:20 PM IST

36 percent voter turnout in West Bengal by-polls

Voting for by-elections in two Lok Sabha constituencies and one Assembly seat in West Bengal began on Saturday morning under the shadow of the Centre's demonetisation drive.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:57 AM IST

Polling begins for Bengal bypolls

Polling began amidst enthusiasm for by-elections to two Lok Sabha and one assembly seats in West Bengal at 7 am on Saturday.

Nov 19, 2016, 07:13 AM IST

Monsoon finally arrives in north India, drought-hit parts of India

Light to heavy rains occured in parts of the country on Monday bringing some relief for people from heat even as 13 people, including nine minors, were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh.

Jun 21, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Poll duty: SSB jawan commits suicide in West Bengal

A jawan of border guarding force SSB, deployed for election duties in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal, today allegedly committed suicide after shooting himself from his service rifle.

May 09, 2016, 12:31 PM IST