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Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi’s ‘murder of democracy in Bengal’ remark

Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi's 'murder of democracy in Bengal' remark

Trinamool Congress hits back at PM Modi’s ‘murder of democracy in Bengal’ remark Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday touched heavily upon the violence created by the ruling Trinamool Congress during the West Bengal panchayat polls, saying democracy was “murdered” for narrow political interests. “People weren’t allowed to file nominations. It isn’t only BJP people who suffered. People from all the leading parties except the one that rules Bengal suffered. This is serious. A land as great as West Bengal has to see such sights, it is unfortunate,” the Prime Minister said, adding that such malpractices are worrying in a ...

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WB panchayat polls: Re-polling underway in 568 booths amid tight security

WB panchayat polls Re-polling underway in 568 booths amid tight security

WB panchayat polls: Re-polling underway in 568 booths amid tight security Repolling in 568 booths across West Bengal from where the State Election Commission (SEC) received complaints of violence during the panchayat poll, began on Wednesday amid tight security. The booths where repolling is being held are spread in all the 20 districts of the state where the rural polls were held on Monday, SEC officials said. The state government and the police have been asked to make elaborate security arrangements so that the repolling is held in a free and fair manner, they said. “The repolling started at 7 ...

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