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Stray violence, attack on candidates mark last phase of Bengal polls
In the city's Beliaghata area, clashes broke out between two groups of people, following which the police resorted to mild lathicharge to disperse them.
Crude bombs hurled in central Kolkata amid polling
BJP's Jorasanko candidate Meena Devi Purohit alleged that the crude bombs were hurled at her vehicle while she was touring different polling booths.
Bengal polls: PM Modi asks people to cast votes following Covid protocols
Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 35 seats in the eighth phase of the assembly elections in West Bengal amid the surging second wave of COVID-19.
Polling begins for final phase of Bengal elections
Over 84.77 lakh voters will decide the political fate of 283 candidates in this phase.
West Bengal elections: 35 constituencies to go to polls in final phase
Security measures have been heightened in view of the violence in the previous phases, particularly the death of five people in Cooch Behar in the fourth round of polling.
Polling begins for sixth phase of Bengal elections
Over 1.03 crore voters will decide the political fate of 306 candidates in this phase.
Mamata Banerjee sits on dharna to protest against EC’s campaign ban
The ban comes into force ahead of the fifth phase of Assembly polls in the state on April 17.
PM Modi condoles death in CISF firing in Cooch Behar, blames TMC for violence
Four persons were killed when CISF personnel opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals, who "attempted to snatch their rifles" in Cooch Behar district.
Bengal polls: TMC seeks explanation from EC over death of 4 in firing
TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dola Sen said the BJP is playing mind games and resorting to pressure tactics.
West Bengal polls: First-time voter shot dead outside polling booth
The youth, identified as Anand Burman, was dragged outside polling booth number 85 in Pathantuli area of Sitalkuchi while voting was underway and shot dead.
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