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Pooja Mehta


Pooja Mehta is WION's reporter in Kolkata.

Four Indian fishing boats capsize in Bangladesh waters, 25 fishermen missing

The Indian Coast Guard requested Bangladesh Coast Guard to assist in rescue operations in Bangladesh waters.

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Mamata Banerjee, Nusrat Jahan attend Rath Yatra celebrations in Kolkata

At both the places – Kolkata and Hooghly, she reiterated the fact that religion is personal but festivals are universal.

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Four neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh/Islamic State operatives arrested from Kolkata 

Three of four arrested operatives hailed from Bangladesh. 

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West Bengal: BJP central delegation visits tension-marred Bhatpara

On Thursday, massive clashes erupted at Bhatpara ahead of the inauguration of the Bhatpara police station.

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West Bengal: TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses corporators and councillors ahead of 2020 civic body polls

Banerjee held a meeting with close to 3,000 corporators and councillors from several municipalities and municipal corporations across the state. 

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After talks with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal doctors set to call off strike

Junior doctors met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday and apprised her of the problems they have been facing at medical colleges and hospitals in the state.

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Despite Mamata Banerjee’s assurances; stalemate on doctors' strike continues on fifth day 

The chief minister launched a blistering attack on the junior doctors for not coming forward to end the ongoing impasse.

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Mamata Banerjee fails to end impasse at government hospitals; mass resignations begin

Banerjee reached SSKM hospital in South Kolkata on Thursday morning and issued an ultimatum for doctors to join work by 2 pm.

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In setback to Mamata Banerjee, her nephew seen leading protest against West Bengal government

Abesh, who is the son of Banerjee’s brother Kartick Banerjee, is a doctor with KPC Medical College and Hospital.

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Normal life hit in Basirhat, West Bengal as BJP observes 12-hour bandh

The streets of Basirhat mostly bore a deserted look with buses and cars remaining off the roads. Most stores, market complexes remained closed.

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BJP calls for 12-hour bandh in Basirhat, West Bengal over death of 3 party workers  

On Sunday, a five-member BJP delegation led by Bengal BJP President and MP from Midnapore constituency Dilip Ghosh met the family members of the two deceased BJP workers while a delegation…

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Search for missing An-32 continues; IAF chief Dhanoa visits Jorhat Air Force Station to review SAR operations

The AN-32 with 13 people on board – eight officers and five passengers took off from the Jorhat air base around 12:25pm on Monday. 

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West Bengal: Two BJP supporters arrested in connection with Trinamool Congress leader’s murder 

Trinamool Congress's Nirmal Kundu, president of ward number 6 of Dum Dum Municipality, was shot at by miscreants on Tuesday evening at Nimta in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. 

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Wanted to resign from CM post, but party wants me to continue: Mamata Banerjee 

Banerjee made a startling revelation in the first press conference she held after disappointing election results for the party.

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TMC suspends BJP leader Mukul Roy’s son from party ahead of emergency meet  

The party general secretary Partha Chatterjee said that Roy was suspended for making anti-party remarks and breaching the party discipline. 

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