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Cooch Behar district

District of West Bengal in India

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Cooch Behar district: District of West Bengal in India
Cooch Behar district is a district of the state of West Bengal, India, as well as the district's namesake town. During the British Raj, the town of Cooch Behar was the seat of a princely state of Koch Bihar, ruled by the Koch dynasty.

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Watch: Mamata's alleged call on Bengal firing leaked by BJP, complaint to EC [Video]

Watch: Mamata's alleged call on Bengal firing leaked by BJP, complaint to EC

BJP released a purported audio clip of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee speaking to Sitalkuchi nominee. BJP claimed that Mamata proposed a rally with bodies of Cooch Behar firing victims. A BJP..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:44Published
Mamata Banerjee meets families of those killed in Cooch Behar violence | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee meets families of those killed in Cooch Behar violence | Oneindia News

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday met with the families of people who were killed during the fourth round of voting for the state assembly elections on April 10 in Sitalkuchi in..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:02Published
People died in Cooch Behar because CM Mamata instigated them: Amit Shah [Video]

People died in Cooch Behar because CM Mamata instigated them: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for violence that happened during fourth phase of polls in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi. The violent incident had claimed..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:34Published
BJP blames Mamata Banerjee's statement for Cooch Behar poll violence [Video]

BJP blames Mamata Banerjee's statement for Cooch Behar poll violence

BJP delegation on April 10 met Election Commission in Kolkata over the poll violence in Cooch Behar where five people were killed in two separate incidents. BJP blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:35Published
WB polls: 'Situation under control', says police on firing in Cooch Behar [Video]

WB polls: 'Situation under control', says police on firing in Cooch Behar

After the killing of four people at a booth in Sitalkuchi, Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of Assembly elections on April 10, Jalpaiguri Range DIG Annappa E informed that the situation is under..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:50Published
‘Hurled crude bombs’: Dilip Ghosh alleges attack by TMC workers in North Bengal [Video]

‘Hurled crude bombs’: Dilip Ghosh alleges attack by TMC workers in North Bengal

The BJP's West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday alleged that Trinamool Congress workers attacked his car with bombs and bricks in Cooch Behar district of North Bengal, a charge denied by the..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:43Published
Dilip Ghosh accuses TMC workers for attack on his convoy [Video]

Dilip Ghosh accuses TMC workers for attack on his convoy

After alleged attack on his convoy in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi, West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh in a press conference claimed that vehicles returning from Mamata Banerjee's rally threatened BJP..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:26Published
WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's convoy allegedly attacked in Cooch Behar [Video]

WB BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's convoy allegedly attacked in Cooch Behar

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh alleged that his convoy was attacked by miscreants in Sitalkuchi, Cooch Behar. Further details are awaited.

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:07Published
‘Not your party member’: Mamata fires at PM Modi over ‘second seat’ dig [Video]

‘Not your party member’: Mamata fires at PM Modi over ‘second seat’ dig

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee hit back at PM Modi saying she would win the election from Nandigram. The Bengal CM said she doesn't need his 'suggestion' on contesting from any other seat. The TMC..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:22Published

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Didi's instigation caused Cooch Behar firing: PM Modi

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It’s genocide, says Didi; CM provoked it, counters Shah

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has termed as “genocide” the incident in which four people died in firing by central forces at a polling booth in Sitalkuchi in the Cooch Behar district..
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4 killed as CISF opens fire after mob attack in Bengal

Five people were killed, four of them when a CISF unit that had been attacked opened fire on a mob, in Cooch Behar’s Sitalkuchi on Saturday as Bengal’s fourth round of polling turned out to be the..
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EC bans entry of politicians for 72 hours in violence-hit district of Bengal

The Election Commission on Saturday, in an unprecedented order, barred the entry of leaders of all political parties in the geographical limits of Cooch Behar district for the next 72 hours citing..
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Mamata asks for Union home minister's resignation over central forces firing killing 4 during polling

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday sought Union home minister Amit Shah's resignation over firing by central forces at Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar, killing four people. ​​At a rally in..
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CRPF harassing voters in Bengal at Amit Shah's behest: Mamata Banerjee

​​ Addressing a rally here in Cooch Behar district, she accused personnel of the central force of molesting women and beating people during the ongoing assembly elections. "They are obstructing..
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West Bengal: Villagers cut off bully with trench

Tired of being bullied by the unbridled son of a local leader, villagers of Balabhut area in Coochbehar found a novel way to put him in his place: They dug a deep trench around his house overnight,..
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