Pooja Mehta

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Pooja Mehta is WION's reporter in Kolkata.

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North East's biggest drug bust: Drugs worth Rs 100 crores seized, two arrested

Sources say that it is one of the biggest seizures in West Bengal and the entire North East region. 

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West Bengal: Massive blast rocks Naihati town amidst detonation of firecrackers

This apart, the West Bengal Governor, Jagdeep Dhankhar took to Twitter and demanded a serious probe. 

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Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee to boycott opposition meet in Delhi

Her statements came in the wake of uproar in the assembly house where several Left and Congress leaders raised questions at the administration after a viral video surfaced where policemen were…

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Portion of Burdwan railway station collapses, several injured

Around 8:15pm, when beautification works were on, a portion of the main entrance collapsed injuring several people.

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Bangladesh restores mobile network in border areas with India

On Tuesday, Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission had asked telecom operators to shut down the mobile network in the one-kilometre border areas with India and Myanmar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi extends New Year greetings to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

According to Ihsanul Karim, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s press secretary, the telephonic conversation lasted for about 15 minutes.

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Mamata Banerjee lashes out at PM Modi, says PM contradicting Amit Shah's comments on nationwide NRC 

While addressing people from the Ramlila grounds, the prime minister said on Sunday that Banerjee was spreading false rumours. 

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Indo-China joint military exercise 'Hand-in-Hand-2019' concludes in Meghalaya

The exercise was aimed at building and promoting positive relations between both the armies.

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Romanian national arrested for duping several through ATM skimming in Kolkata

Kolkata Police officials recovered skimming devices, other accessories, magnetic chips, batteries, PIN hole camera chip from his possession.

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Indo-China joint military exercise 'Hand-in-Hand-2019' commences in Meghalaya

The exercise will be aimed at building and promoting positive relations between both the armies.

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West Bengal: Tension escalates as Assembly speaker stays away during Governor’s visit

On his arrival at the Assembly on Thursday morning, the Governor observed that neither the speaker nor his deputy was present at the gates to receive him.

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Kolkata: Police busts major bomb-making module in the heart of city

During the interception, two persons fled. However, the police managed to nab key accused Sheikh Sahajada.

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Amidst Naga-peace talks, Nagaland Armed Police companies to be withdrawn from once Maoist hotbed 

The Naga troopers were deployed almost a decade ago in the Ayodhya hills because of their ambush-handling techniques.

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Grateful to India for its role in Liberation War: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Hasina and Chief Minister Banerjee rang the bell together ushering the beginning of the pink ball match in Kolkata earlier today. 

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attends ‘Maitree Diwas’ in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Singh stressed on government’s planning of setting up of North East Industrial Corridor which will facilitate numerous job opportunities for the people of the region. 

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