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EC official warns against false complaints
Ahead of the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal, Election Commission-appointed special observer for the state, Sudhir Kumar Rakesh Sunday said strict action will taken against those filing false and frivolous complaints.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Two nations blend, candidate tries to
Rabiul Islam of Haripukur stands between a house that falls in India and another that is located in Bangladesh.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Opposition campaign is like hot-air balloon, waiting to be burst:
Mamata Kumarganj , Apr 16 : Trinamool supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee while addressing an election rally here at Kumarganj in Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal, today said some parties are running multi-million ad campaigns, which are like hot-air balloons, waiting to be burst.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Didi reply to Modi Saradha jab
Balurghat, April 16: Mamata Banerjee today returned the compliment to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi for mentioning the Saradha scam at a rally in Siliguri.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Indian Express
Muslims split Muslims
West Bengal's Muslim vote looks likely to split, but not in reaction to any "Modi wave".
Lawyer notice for Priya praise
Raiganj, April 14: The North Dinajpur district magistrate issued a show-cause notice on the president of the district bar association last night for violating the model code of conduct because he praised former Congress MP of Raiganj, Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, at a government programme.
Sonia, Rahul, Advani to hit campaign trail in Bengal
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and party president Rajnath Singh will hit the campaign trail for the Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
CM rally hits rail hurdle
Balurghat, April 14: The railways have refused Trinamul permission to hold a rally at its ground on the outskirts of Balurghat on April 16, prompting the ruling party to allege 'political motivation'.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Bengal polls: A plateful of big fights (Election Special) - Indiatalkies.com
Kolkata, April 13: With four-cornered contests seemingly in the offing, the Lok Sabha poll battle in West Bengal looks intriguing in a host of constituencies as weather-beaten politicians, celebrities and greenhorns vie for honours.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
EC launches 'Sankalpa Patra' to ensure heavy turnout of voters
Siliguri, Apr 12 : Ahead of West Bengal's 1st phase election on April 17, the Election Commission launched a mascot to motivate the electors to cast ballot in large number for the world's largest democratic exercise.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Indian Express
Face of Gujarat riots is face of BJP: Mamata
A day after Narendra Modi accused her of votebank politics, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee launched yet another scathing attack on the BJP's prime ministerial candidate saying those who have blood on their hands should not talk about the country.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Priya Ranjan's wife faces opposition from family
By Kushal Dasgupta Raiganj , Apr 10 : Perhaps for the first time since she entered electoral politics under the patronage of her illustrious husband, Union Minister Deepa Dasmunsi faces a tough battle within the clan.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Indian Express
Neemu Bhoumik seeks LS entry; people's issues, Raiganj roots in mind
Seventy-nine-year-old Neemu Bhoumik has jumped the cut from Tollywood to become one of the key actors in the political stage.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Bloc's solo campaign
Balurghat, April 6: The Forward Bloc in South Dinajpur has decided to campaign separately for the RSP candidate in Balurghat, Bimalendu Sarkar, 'in the larger interest of the poor and middle class people'.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Daily Star
Dhaka agrees to allow power corridor to New Delhi
Bangladesh has decided to allow India to use its soil to transmit 6,000 megawatt of power from Assam to Bihar through Dinajpur using a new electricity network, officials said today.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Bikes seized in Arpita show
Balurghat, March 31: The district election cell of South Dinajpur seized 28 motorcycles and detained eight bikers in Hili today for taking part in a road show organised by the Trinamul Congress for Arpita Ghosh, the party's Lok Sabha candidate from Balurghat, for allegedly violating the model code of conduct.
Bloc to take meet action
Balurghat, March 31: The Forward Bloc's South Dinajpur secretary has said the party might take steps against those who turned up at the Left Front chairman Biman Bose's meeting on Sunday defying the Bloc's 'unofficial whip'.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Bloc to shun Left campaign
Balurghat, March 28: The Forward Bloc's South Dinajpur district secretary has said the party will not campaign in favour of the Left Front candidate in Balurghat and stay away from a meeting that LF chairman Biman Bose is scheduled to hold here tomorrow as the party's hasn't been invited.
Rescued, girl shifted to chain of shelters
Rescued, girl shifted to chain of shelters - Home and freedom elude bangla teen moved from one facility to another for three years Ayesha , a 17-year-old from Bangladesh who was trafficked into North Dinajpur a little more than two years ago, is losing her hope of going back home as she is being shifted from one 'home' to another all these months.