Pooja Mehta

Reporter

Pooja Mehta is WION's reporter in Kolkata.

Election Commission issues a show cause notice to Babul Supriyo for poll code violation

Supriyo, on the other hand, claimed that he had not created the music video, rather media houses had covered it during the recording of the song. 

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Two Rohingyas travelling on forged Indian passports held at Kolkata airport

On Saturday late night, two Myanmar nationals identified as – Rafika Khatoon and Noor Kaida Khatoon were about to board a flight to Kuala Lumpur by flight AK 62 when immigration officials asked…

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People make a beeline to buy TMC-BJP themed sarees in Kolkata

These sarees have the TMC, BJP symbols digitally printed on it and come in several fabrics and patterns, designs.

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Lok Sabha polls: Left Front announces first list of 25 candidates from West Bengal

Even when the Left-Congress alliance is yet to be officially announced, the party has decided to not field candidates in four seats where Congress had won in the 2014 elections.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh blames Bengal government for delay in fencing of Indo-Bangla border

Singh said that the Home Ministry had notified the Bengal government to acquire land so that fences could be constructed along the border between the two nations.

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To keep eye on China, Indian Army shifts Mountain Strike Corps’ headquarters from Jharkhand to West Bengal

The country’s first Mountain Strike Corps has several infantry and armoured battalions, artillery and aviation wing.

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West Bengal: TMC youth wing leader Najmul Sheikh shot dead

On Monday morning Sheikh had set out for work and was waiting for a vessel to cross the river when three bike-borne youths appeared in front of him and fired several rounds of ammunition and fled…

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Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee joins candlelight march in solidarity with Pulwama terror attack martyrs

Mamata Banerjee along with hundreds of Trinamool Congress supporters took out a candlelight march from Hazra in South Kolkata to Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Esplanade to pay their respects to the…

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Chit fund scams: Kolkata police chief grilled for 11 hours in second round of questioning

According to sources, both Kumar and Ghosh were made to sit face to face around 6.30pm in the second round of questioning. 

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2 arrested in connection with TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas' murder

Police sources said that BJP leader Mukul Roy’s name also figured in the FIR along with four others

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Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar insisted on video recording session with CBI officials on Saturday

Kumar was grilled for almost eight hours by CBI sleuths on Saturday at the CBI’s Shillong unit in connection with the Rose Valley and the Saradha chit fund scams.

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West Bengal: Trinamool Congress MLA from Krishnaganj shot dead

Biswas was attending a Saraswati Puja celebration at Majdia-Fulbari area around 8 pm on Saturday when some miscreants opened fire at him.

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CBI grills Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar for nearly 8 hours; agency to question him again on Sunday

Sources in the agency reveal that a 22-page questionnaire was prepared by the agency to question him.

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Modi to Mamata in Bengal: Trinamool Tolabaji (hafta) Tax all over the state

'Every child in West Bengal is aware of this TTT,' Modi said, adding that 'the chowkidar has started a cleanliness drive against this culture.' 

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West Bengal: PM Modi addresses Matua community in Thakurnagar; launches blistering attack on Mamata Banerjee

PM Modi addressed the gathering at North 24 Parganas in Thakurnagar area after taking blessings from Binapani Devi, current leader of Matua community.

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