Three persons, who were arrested in connection with the incident, were remanded to police custody for seven days.
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Dutta claimed that he was taking tea at a roadside stall on Kalyani Expressway at Rahara when someone threw the bomb which exploded a few metres away from his vehicle.
In a letter to the Trinamool Congress, the poll panel cited election law and various steps it has taken to ensure safety of voters in view of the coronavirus pandemic to rule out any change.
The Trinamool Congress supremo accused the prime minister of allowing open market sale of vaccines despite depleting stocks.
Hakim -- during a roadshow in the south-western part of Kolkata - allegedly threatened to take action against the saffron party and the CISF, once the assembly polls get over.
The party asserted that it is also very necessary for the constitutional and democratic obligations to be fulfilled, noting that the assembly polls are underway in the state.
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Md Yahiya, the president of the association, said in a statement that Eid is likely to be celebrated on May 14 or one day earlier, on May 13, depending on the sighting of the moon.
Banerjee urged the Election Commission to club the remaining phases of the West Bengal Assembly polls into a single round in view of the surge in the COVID-19 cases.
Speaking to a TV channel, Banerjee said that she would shorten her speeches at campaign in different parts of the state to around 20 minutes or so from the usual time of 50 minutes to one hour.
He said that elections in West Bengal won't be needed to be conducted under the security provided by central forces after the BJP comes to power in the state.
Mamata said the BJP leaders would not be there after the elections and the central force personnel, who are accused of working for the saffron camp.
Banerjee also urged the poll watchdog to rescind its notice, contending she has not violated the model code or the various sections of the Indian Penal Code.
Local police said that four people were killed as central forces opened fire allegedly after coming under attack from locals, who 'attempted to snatch their rifles'.
PM Modi stressed that the state will move towards peace and tranquility after decades of bloodshed, fear and violence and will complete the concept of 'Sonar Bangla'.
A CISF team was inspecting the Jor Patki area of Sitalkuchi constituency jointly with the local police to 'clear the elements which were resisting' the voters from reaching the polling booth'.