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Metropolitan city in West Bengal, India

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Asansol: Metropolitan city in West Bengal, India
Asansol is a metropolitan city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the second largest and most populated city of West Bengal and the 39th largest urban agglomeration in India. Asansol is the district headquarters of Paschim Bardhaman district. According to a 2010 report released by the International Institute for Environment and Development, a UK-based policy research non-governmental body, Asansol was ranked 11th among Indian cities and 42nd in the world in its list of 100 fastest-growing cities. Asansol is classed as a Y-category city for calculation of HRA for public servants, making it a Tier-II city.

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Ruckus erupts at Asansol's vaccination centre [Video]

Ruckus erupts at Asansol's vaccination centre

The vaccination drive against the COVID-19 virus is underway across country. Ruckus erupted at one of the vaccination centres in West Bengal's Asansol on April 28. People were anguished due to delay in..

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Election officials conduct mock poll in Asansol ahead of 7th phase of Bengal polls [Video]

Election officials conduct mock poll in Asansol ahead of 7th phase of Bengal polls

Ahead of the seventh phase of West Bengal elections for 36 Assembly constituencies, Election Commission officials conducted a mock poll at a polling booth in Asansol on April 26. The polling will..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:04Published
WB Polls: 'Didi stood like wall in front of development', says PM Modi [Video]

WB Polls: 'Didi stood like wall in front of development', says PM Modi

While addressing a public rally in Asansol on April 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by saying that she had always stood like a wall in front of..

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Mamata Banerjee has spread 'mafia raj' in Asansol: PM Modi [Video]

Mamata Banerjee has spread 'mafia raj' in Asansol: PM Modi

While addressing a public rally in Asansol on April 17, Prime Minister slammed Mamata Banerjee by saying that Didi who spoke of 'Ma Mati Manush', has spread 'mafia raj' and people are migrating, who..

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Narottam Mishra takes a dig at CM Mamata, Mukhtar Ansari, says 'wheelchairs are quite famous' [Video]

Narottam Mishra takes a dig at CM Mamata, Mukhtar Ansari, says 'wheelchairs are quite famous'

While addressing a press conference in West Bengal's Asansol on April 07, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister and BJP leader Narottam Mishra draw comparison between state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and..

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West Bengal police destroy recovered bombs in Asansol [Video]

West Bengal police destroy recovered bombs in Asansol

West Bengal Police destroyed five bombs which were recovered on March 27. The bombs were destroyed in Kulti area of Asansol on March 28. The first phase of polling completed in West Bengal on March 27...

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‘They’ll turn my house into TMC office’: Bengal BJP worker’s house allegedly vandalised by TMC men [Video]

‘They’ll turn my house into TMC office’: Bengal BJP worker’s house allegedly vandalised by TMC men

The high-voltage West Bengal Assembly elections are knocking at the door. BJP has accused TMC of beating up an elderly woman in Asansol’s Chelidanga. 80-year-old Taramani Dubey is the mother of local..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 04:13Published
TMC workers stage protest in Bengal over alleged attack on CM Mamata [Video]

TMC workers stage protest in Bengal over alleged attack on CM Mamata

The workers and supporters of Trinamool Congress (TMC) held protest in West Bengal's Asansol on March 11. They protested over alleged attack on WB Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Nandigram which took..

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Union minister Babul Supriyo tests Covid positive for second time

Union minister Babul Supriyo on Sunday informed that he and his wife have tested positive for Covid and hence he wont be able to vote in Asansol on April 26. Supriyo has tested positive for the virus..
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Modi mentioned 2018 Asansol riots in speech to provoke voters, says Mamata


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PM Narendra Modi says Mamata Banerjee ‘doing politics with the dead’, she alleges phone tap

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West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: 62.40% voter turnout recorded till 3:15 pm, PM Modi attacks Mamata at Asansol rally

West Bengal Assembly Election 2021: According to the Election Commission's latest data, the state has recorded a voter turnout of 62.40% till 3:15 pm
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SKM denies having new panel for fresh round of talks, Kisan Mahapanchayat to be held in Kolkata, Nandigram, Singur and Asansol


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TMC MLA Jitendra Tiwari takes U-turn on resignation, seeks forgiveness from 'Mamata Didi' for his 'mistake'

Earlier, Babul Supriyo, BJP Lok Sabha MP from Asansol, had opposed rebel TMC leader Jitendra Tiwari's entry into the saffron party.
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TMC's Jitendra Tiwari quits as Asansol civic body chief, hails Suvendu

Trinamool Congress MLA Jitendra Tiwari resigned as the chief of the Asansol Municipal Corporation on Thursday, days after he accused the West Bengal government of depriving the industrial city of..
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Coal mine scam accused dies of cardiac arrest after raid by CBI in Asansol

When the CBI reached Dhananjay's residence to carry out raids, he complained of chest pain after which he was rushed to the hospital.
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Income Tax Department conducts searches in West Bengal, unearths more than Rs 150-crore bogus investments

The Income Tax Department conducted searches on prominent coal traders in West Bengal. Searches were conducted on 5th Nov in Raniganj, Asansol, Purulia, and Kolkata and seized cash and bullion of ? 7.3..
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Thieves targeting BJP members in West Bengal; bar owned by female party leader robbed

In Asansol, where thieves committed a robbery in the bar owned by a female BJP leader.
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BJP party office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol

A BJP party office was set on fire in Salanpur village on Sunday night. BJP has alleged that the TMC set the office ablaze. Police rushed to the spot and launched a probe into the incident.
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Al-Qaida terrorist arrested in Jamshedpur

A team of the ATS nabbed Mohammad Kallimuddin Muzahiri near Tatanagar railway station on Saturday, police aid. A resident of Azad Nagar in Mango area of the steel city, Muzahiri was absconding for..
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Chants of 'Jai Shri Ram' mark oath-taking by Babul Supriyo in Lok Sabha

Chants of Jai Shri Ram' marked the oath-taking in the Lok Sabha by minister Babual Supriyo, elected from Asansol in West Bengal, where the chating of the slogan became a political issue during the..
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