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NIA Arrests Bangladesh Based Terrorist In West Bengal

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The officials said the suspected terrorist, affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh(JMB) was arrested from the state's South 24 Parganas district.

Bengal Assembly Bypolls: TMC Leads In All 4, Including 2 Held By BJP

Nov 02, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

Bengal Assembly Bypolls: While the TMC’s victories in Gosaba and Khardah were expected, their massive leads in Gosaba and Dinhata were far from anyone’s expectations.


Bypolls 2021: TMC Winning Bengal, BJP Assam And MP; Good News For Congress In Himachal And Rajasthan

Bypolls Results: Counting of votes are underway for bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly constituencies across the country.

After Goa, Tripura On Mamata Banerjee’s Travel List

Oct 31, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

Mamata Banerjee will be visiting Tripura in December, her nephew and the TMC’s all-India general secretary Abhishek Banerjee announced at a party rally in Tripura on Sunday.


‘Will Do Whatever Mrs. Gandhi Asks, But Mamata Banerjee Is The Real Congress Woman': Nafisa Ali After Joining TMC

Actor-turned politician Nafisa Ali joined the TMC in Mamata Banerjee’s presence in Goa on Friday.

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28 October, 2021

After Durga Puja, West Bengal Witnesses Covid-19 Spike

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The state has witnessed a Covid-19 spike, when school reopening preparations are underway in the state.


25 October, 2021

Extension Of BSF’s Jurisdiction Interference In Country’s Federal Structure: Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Desk

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee earlier on Sunday had appealed to PM Narendra Modi to immediately withdraw the Union Home Ministry's notification that extended the jurisdiction of BSF.


25 October, 2021

After Tripura, BJP Govt In Goa Denies Permission To TMC Event

Outlook Correspondent

The development takes place three days ahead West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s maiden visit to Goa


24 October, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Accuses BJP Of Beating Opponents In Tripura

Outlook Web Desk

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee claimed ‘whoever dares to take out rallies opposing the BJP is hit with sticks. They don't even allow the injured TMC workers to be treated at a hospital’.


18 October, 2021

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

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

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


18 October, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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


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13 October, 2021

Durga Puja 2021: When Pandals Depict Political Themes

Deepanjan Ghosh

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


13 October, 2021

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

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.


09 October, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.


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.


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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.


Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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