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Durga Pujo Over, Khela Shuru: All Eyes On October 30 By-polls In Bengal

Oct 18, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

As TMC goes for the kill, BJP faces tough challenge in retaining two seats vacated by sitting Lok Sabha MPs

Temple Attacks: ISKCON Kolkata Members Protest Outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Several temples and Durga puja pandals have come under attack in Bangladesh over the past few days, triggering clashes and tension.


Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Two major Durga Puja committees in West Bengal have selected contentious and controversial issues as their themes this year.

Laser Show Of Kolkata’s ‘Burj Khalifa' Durga Puja Pandal Suspended Due To Covid-19 Fears

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata modelled on the pattern of world tallest building ‘Burj Khalifa’ drew crowds towards it, sparking Covid-19 fears.


Mamata To Lead TMC's Campaign For Bengal Bypolls, Nusrat Jahan, Babul Supriyo Not In list

The BJP list of campaigners includes names of Union minister Smriti Irani and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma as heavyweights from outside the state.

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07 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath In Bengali As MLA

Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.


05 October, 2021

Mamata To Take Oath On October 7

Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee emerged victorious in the recently concluded by-polls in the state.


01 October, 2021

Puja, Politics And Pandemic: Bengal Lifts Night Curfew For Durga Puja After Targeting Tripura Over Curfew

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

This decision to lift the night curfew is not merely to address West Bengal’s pandal-hoppers but also directed at the Bengalis of Tripura, political observers felt.


30 September, 2021

Bengal By-polls: 36% Voter Turnout Till 1 PM, Mamata To Vote Soon

Outlook Web Desk

The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.


28 September, 2021

Out Of Turn Land Allotment To Sourav Ganguly: Calcutta High Court Imposes 'Token Cost' On BCCI Chief

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Passing the order, the bench said there is a need to have a defined policy to guide on all issues so that there is no arbitrary exercise of power.


28 September, 2021

West Bengal Police Registers FIR Over Alleged Assault On BJP’s Dilip Ghosh

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.


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28 September, 2021

West Bengal Mulls Lateral Entry In Bureaucracy, Similar To Centre’s Move

Outlook Web Desk

The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.


28 September, 2021

Mamata Contesting Bypoll Won’t Be Cancelled: Calcutta HC

Outlook Web Desk

By-elections on the Bhabanipur assembly seat in West Bengal was challenged in the Calcutta High Court but it was dismissed on Tuesday. TMC's Mamata Banerjee is set to go against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal in the elections there.


27 September, 2021

BJP’s Dilip Ghosh Cuts Short Bhabanipur Bypoll Campaign, Alleges Manhandling By TMC Workers

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The BJP’s national vice president Dilip Ghosh alleged he was pushed by TMC workers, while he was campaigning for the party’s candidate in Bhabanipur.


26 September, 2021

‘BJP Limited To Rhetoric Only, Will Defeat It Across India’: Mamata

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West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee minced no words in criticising BJP, a day after it wasn’t allowed to attend the Global Peace Meet in Rome.


25 September, 2021

Mamata Castigates Centre For ‘Not Allowing’ Her To Global Peace Conference; Says ‘It Is Jealousy’

Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with renowned world leaders and religious heads was invited to Global Peace Conference in Rome.


24 September, 2021

With Eyes On Upcoming Assembly Elections; TMC Aims To Set Foothold In Goa

Outlook Correspondent

The TMC insiders said the party is likely to launch itself in October in Goa, with its supremo Mamata Banerjee and the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee also to visit the coastal state in the coming months.


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23 September, 2021

Calcutta HC Allows EC To File Notification Contents In Bhabanipur Bypolls Case

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The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.


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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.

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Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...

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A woman buys bangles on the eve of 'Karva Chauth' festival in Patiala.

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