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Bengal students allegedly assaulted for demanding resumption of Saraswati Puja stopped since 2009

The protesting students included girls and many boys from the junior section of the co-educational Chauhata Adarsha Vidyapith under the Haroa police station area in Basirhat.
The assaulting crowd allegedly targeted an English teacher as well for supporting the students. He was saved by his colleagues.(ANI/ Representative Image)
The assaulting crowd allegedly targeted an English teacher as well for supporting the students. He was saved by his colleagues.(ANI/ Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 05:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByTanmay Chatterjee

Nusrat Jahan, TMC MP, dances as husband plays ‘dhaak’ on Durga Ashtami

Dressed in a red sari, Nusrat Jahan was seen dancing with a group of women at the Suruchi Sangha Pandal as her husband Nikhil Jain played the ‘dhaak’ or a traditional Bengali dhol.
Nusrat Jahan also posted pictures from her Durga Ashtami celebrations on Instagram.(Photo: nusratchrips/ Instagram)
Nusrat Jahan also posted pictures from her Durga Ashtami celebrations on Instagram.(Photo: nusratchrips/ Instagram)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 03:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Violence continues in Bengal as police and BJP workers clash over funeral

Local villagers said they were targeted because the Trinamool Congress trailed the BJP at the local polling booth despite winning the Basirhat Lok Sabha seat by more than 300,000 votes.
The bodies of all the three victims were fished out of different fisheries that dot the area.(HT Photo)
The bodies of all the three victims were fished out of different fisheries that dot the area.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2019 07:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata/Midnapore | ByTanmay Chatterjee and Koushik Dutta

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Voting begins in Bengal phase seven polls

The Kolkata North seat has the highest number of candidates (21) contesting among 42 parliamentary constituencies in Bengal, while it also has the lowest number of electorate (14.44 lakh).
In Kolkata North, in fray is BJP’s National Secretary Rahul Sinha and sitting MP and Saradha chit fund scam accused Sudip Bandyopadhyay.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo)
In Kolkata North, in fray is BJP’s National Secretary Rahul Sinha and sitting MP and Saradha chit fund scam accused Sudip Bandyopadhyay.(Parwaz Khan/HT Photo)
Updated on May 19, 2019 07:46 AM IST
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Lok Sabha elections Phase 7 voting highlights- ‘61.85% voter turnout in phase 7 of Lok Sabha elections’: EC

The voting took place for 59 seats including Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from where Modi is seeking re-election, bringing the curtain down on the seven-phased mammoth electoral exercise which began on April 11.In the last phase of voting, 13 seats each in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, nine in West Bengal, eight seats each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, all four constituencies in Himachal Pradesh, three in Jharkhand and one seat in the Union Territory of Chandigarh witnessed polling.According to Election Commission of India (ECI), over 10.01 lakh voters will decide the fate of 918 candidates. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. Watch: Big fights to watch out for in final phase of voting

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Ludhiana, India – May 19, 2019 : Voters standing in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth at village Lalton in Ludhiana on Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times)
Ludhiana, India – May 19, 2019 : Voters standing in a queue to cast their votes at a polling booth at village Lalton in Ludhiana on Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Photo by Gurminder Singh/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 14, 2020 11:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Trinamool will look to win West Bengal’s Basirhat for the third time

Polling will be held in the general seat on the seventh and last phase of election on May 19. The counting of votes will be taken on May 23.
Bihar, India – Voters wait in a long queue to cast votes during the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls, outside a polling booth at Champanagar Tanti Bazar of Nathnagar, in Bihar, India on Monday, October 12, 2015.(HT Photo)
Bihar, India – Voters wait in a long queue to cast votes during the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls, outside a polling booth at Champanagar Tanti Bazar of Nathnagar, in Bihar, India on Monday, October 12, 2015.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2019 10:05 AM IST
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