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West Bengal bypoll: TMC confident, BJP fears rigging in Maheshtala seat

The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is believed to have an edge over the BJP and the Left-Congress combine. The bypoll to the Maheshtala assembly seat will be held on Monday amid tight security day...

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Congress names Oommen Chandy as Andhra in-charge, Gaurav Gogoi for West Bengal

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress on Sunday appointed former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as General Secretary in charge of Andhra Pradesh, replacing Digvijaya Singh, while Gaurav G...

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Former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy replaces Digvijaya Singh as AICC in-charge of Andhra Pr...

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday appointed former Kerala chief minister Oomen Chandy as AICC general secretary, in-charge of Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect, replacing Digv...

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Oommen Chandy replaces Digvijaya Singh as Andhra Pradesh AICC in-charge; Gaurav Gogoi gets West B...

The Congress on Sunday announced the appointment of state in-charge for West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar and Andhra Pradesh. While Gaurav Gogoi has been appointed AICC general secretary in-charge f...

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Oommen Chandy appointed Congress in-charge of Andhra Pradesh, Tarun Gogoi gets West Bengal

In the latest round of changes to the Congress party makeup, former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy has been appointed as AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh and Lok Sabha MP Tarun Gogoi has been ...

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Lok Sabha and Assembly bypolls: Stage set for by-election to 1 parliamentary, 5 Assembly seats in...

Kolkata: The stage is set for the bypoll to one Lok Sabha and five Assembly seats in as many states in the eastern region on Monday. The five seats where Assembly bypolls will be held are Maheshtal...

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West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants.