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North 24 Parganas district: District of West Bengal in India
North 24 Parganas or sometimes North Twenty Four Parganas is a district in southern West Bengal, of eastern India. North 24 Parganas extends in the tropical zone from latitude 22° 11′ 6″ north to 23° 15′ 2″ north and from longitude 88º20' east to 89º5' east. It is bordered to Nadia by north, to Bangladesh by north and east, to South 24 Parganas and Kolkata by south and to Kolkata, Howrah and Hoogly by west. Barasat is the district headquarters of North 24 Parganas. North 24 Parganas is West Bengal's most populous district and also the second most populated district in the whole of India. It is the tenth-largest district in the State by area.

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Bengal violence: Centre's 4-member team visits Bhatpara [Video]

Bengal violence: Centre's 4-member team visits Bhatpara

A four-member MHA team visited Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district on May 06. MHA deputed the team to assess ground situation amid post-poll violence in Bengal. Violence has been reported in several..

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Explosive-laden buckets recovered from abandoned room in North 24 Parganas [Video]

Explosive-laden buckets recovered from abandoned room in North 24 Parganas

Explosives were recovered from an abandoned room in Bhatpara of North 24 Parganas. 2 buckets with explosives placed in bottles were seized by administration. Timely intervention prevented damage to..

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WB election results: Agent falls unconscious at counting centre in North 24 Parganas [Video]

WB election results: Agent falls unconscious at counting centre in North 24 Parganas

As the counting of West Bengal Assembly elections commenced, a counting agent of Congress candidate from Panihati constituency fell unconscious at the counting centre. Counting agent, Goapl Som was..

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West Bengal votes in sixth phase of assembly polls: All you need to know [Video]

West Bengal votes in sixth phase of assembly polls: All you need to know

Polling began at 7 am for 43 seats in the sixth phase of assembly election in West Bengal. Voting began amid a surge in Covid-19 cases with the state reporting record infections. Long queues were seen..

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WB polls: BJP national vice president Mukul Roy casts his vote [Video]

WB polls: BJP national vice president Mukul Roy casts his vote

Voting for the sixth phase of West Bengal elections is underway on April 22. BJP national vice president Mukul Roy cast his vote at booth number 141 at Kanchrapara Municipal Polytechnic High School, in..

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With no COVID fear, huge crowd seen at market in WB's North 24 Parganas [Video]

With no COVID fear, huge crowd seen at market in WB's North 24 Parganas

Locals were seen flouting COVID SOPs in WB's North 24 Parganas. A huge crowd was seen at wholesale vegetable market and fish market in Panpur on morning of Apr 21. With no social distancing, no mask,..

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Bombs hurled at BJP's camp office in North 24 Parganas [Video]

Bombs hurled at BJP's camp office in North 24 Parganas

Amid election season in West Bengal, bombs were hurled at BJP's camp office and residence of party workers in Panihati last night. BJP candidate from Panihati constituency, Sanmoy Banerjee alleged TMC..

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BJP candidate Raju Banerjee's car allegedly attacked in North 24 Parganas [Video]

BJP candidate Raju Banerjee's car allegedly attacked in North 24 Parganas

BJP candidate Raju Banerjee's car was allegedly attacked by goons on April 17 during the fifth phase of polls. He is the candidate from Kamarhati in North 24 Parganas. He has lodged a complaint with..

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WB polls: TMC's office camp allegedly vandalised by central forces in North 24 Parganas [Video]

WB polls: TMC's office camp allegedly vandalised by central forces in North 24 Parganas

With fifth phase of polling is underway in West Bengal, a report of TMC camp office vandalism has surfaced from Deganga Assembly constituency. TMC's camp office was vandalised at booth number 81 in..

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West Bengal votes in fifth phase of assembly polls: All you need to know [Video]

West Bengal votes in fifth phase of assembly polls: All you need to know

Polling for fifth phase of West Bengal assembly elections began at 7 am across 45 seats. Long queues of voters were seen outside polling stations across six districts, Elections are being held in..

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'Didi, can you spare anyone?': Rajnath Singh to Mamata for protesting against EC [Video]

'Didi, can you spare anyone?': Rajnath Singh to Mamata for protesting against EC

While addressing a public conference in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas on April 13, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took a jibe at state CM Mamata Banerjee for protesting against EC's decision..

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Bomb hurled in North 24 Parganas, TMC and BJP accuse each other [Video]

Bomb hurled in North 24 Parganas, TMC and BJP accuse each other

Amid ongoing state assembly elections, violence has been everyday's site in West Bengal. Continuing the violence spree, a bomb was hurled in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas on the night of April 11...

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BJP worker allegedly attacked by TMC cadres in WB's North 24 Parganas [Video]

BJP worker allegedly attacked by TMC cadres in WB's North 24 Parganas

Amid state assembly elections, bloodbath in West Bengal has been a site of every other day. Once again, similar violence was witnessed in North 24 Parganas's Naihati on April 11. A BJP worker was..

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Police bust illegal arms manufacturing unit in West Bengal [Video]

Police bust illegal arms manufacturing unit in West Bengal

An illegal arms manufacturing unit was busted and two firearms along with equipment were recovered by police in Bhatpara area of North 24 Parganas district on the night of April 11, as per police.

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Bengal: TMC-BJP workers clash in North 24 Parganas; Sec 144 imposed in Nandigram [Video]

Bengal: TMC-BJP workers clash in North 24 Parganas; Sec 144 imposed in Nandigram

A clash broke out between TMC and BJP workers in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas on Wednesday. The clash erupted in Barrackpore allegedly over submission of nomination papers. Vehicles parked in the..

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WB polls: Clash breaks out between TMC, BJP workers in North 24 Parganas [Video]

WB polls: Clash breaks out between TMC, BJP workers in North 24 Parganas

Clash broke out between All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers over the submission of nominations on March 31 in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas. To control the..

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PM Modi announces interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore to cyclone-hit Bengal

PM Modi announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal on Monday. In a video message after reviewing the situation with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and CM Mamata..
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Covid-19: Central team visits quarantine centre, hospital in Kolkata

A central team on Thursday visited a quarantine centre in Rajarhat area in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district and a hospital in the city to take stock of the state's preparedness to combat the..
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Horror stalks Bengal villages as post-poll violence escalates

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'Mamata Banerjee indulging in reign of terror', says BJP's Mukul Roy, alleges 4 party workers killed by TMC

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