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Mahua Moitra Of Trinamool Says, "I Celebrated Kali"

July 7, 2022
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Trinamool Congress's Mahua Moitra -- who had a clutch of police cases filed against her over her remark on Goddess Kali as a "meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess" that has offended the BJP -- on Wednesday said she stands by her comment and challenged the party to prove her wrong. | Read more|

High Court Orders CBI Probe Into Bengal Violence

March 25, 2022
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The Central Bureau of Investigation has been told to take over the case of eight people burnt alive in West Bengal's Birbhum. The Calcutta High Court transferred the case to the CBI after denying a request by the Mamata Banerjee government to not hand over the investigation to the central agency. | Read more|

Crowded Gangasagar Mela As Bengal Tackles Over 30% Positivity Rate

January 14, 2022
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As Makar Sankranti celebrations commence, lakhs of devotees are seen taking part in the Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal's Sagar Island, even as Covid cases surge in the eastern state amid the country's third Omicron-driven wave, during which India's coronavirus cases have multiplied 30-fold within a month. | Read more|