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Cooch Behar: City in West Bengal, India
Cooch Behar, or Koch Bihar, is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Cooch Behar district. It is in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas at 26°22′N 89°29′E. Cooch Behar is the only planned city in the North Bengal region with remnants of royal heritage. Being one of the main tourist destinations of West Bengal, housing the Cooch Behar Palace and Madan Mohan Temple, it has been declared a heritage city. It is the maternal home of Maharani Gayatri Devi.

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Audiotape controversy: Mamata says her phone was tapped | Oneindia News [Video]

Audiotape controversy: Mamata says her phone was tapped | Oneindia News

Creating a fresh controversy, the BJP had on Friday released an audiotape in which West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee can purportedly be heard proposing a rally with the bodies of the 5 firing victims of..

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'Doing politics over dead bodies': PM Modi to CM Mamata on Cooch Behar killings [Video]

'Doing politics over dead bodies': PM Modi to CM Mamata on Cooch Behar killings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 17 slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on killing that took place in Cooch Behar. He said that doing politics on corpses is an old habit of CM..

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Watch: Purported video of Sitalkuchi firing goes viral, TMC calls it 'genocide' [Video]

Watch: Purported video of Sitalkuchi firing goes viral, TMC calls it 'genocide'

A purported video from Sitalkuchi in Bengal's Cooch Behar is doing rounds on social media. Four villagers had died in the area in an altercation with CRPF jawans during the fourth phase of polling...

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CM Mamata Banerjee meets families of Cooch Behar violence victims [Video]

CM Mamata Banerjee meets families of Cooch Behar violence victims

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on April 14 met families of victims who were killed in violence in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi during 4th phase of assembly elections.

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Mamata Banerjee looks everything through glasses of politics: JP Nadda over her Cooch Behar visit [Video]

Mamata Banerjee looks everything through glasses of politics: JP Nadda over her Cooch Behar visit

While speaking to ANI, BJP chief JP Nadda on April 13 said, "She (Mamata Banerjee) can go (to Cooch Behar), it's democracy but she said nothing about Anand Burman, a 22-yr-old youth who was killed. We..

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Dilip Ghosh attacks Mamata over her dharna, says 'not following EC's decision' [Video]

Dilip Ghosh attacks Mamata over her dharna, says 'not following EC's decision'

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh attacked West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over her dharna against EC's campaign ban. Ghosh blamed the Bengal CM for deaths in Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of polling...

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'CM Mamata protesting against SC, Constitution': Dilip Ghosh on her dharna [Video]

'CM Mamata protesting against SC, Constitution': Dilip Ghosh on her dharna

BJP West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh on April 13 reacted on state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sitting on dharna after Election Commission banned her from campaigning for 24 hours. Blaming CM Mamata..

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Candle roadshow: Why Mamata held unique rally after Cooch Behar violence [Video]

Candle roadshow: Why Mamata held unique rally after Cooch Behar violence

West Bengal chief minister held a unique roadshow amid polls. Mamata Banerjee held a candle while campaigning in Bardhaman. The TMC chief was on a wheelchair due to an injury in her leg. The candle..

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Amit Shah: Mamata Banerjee provoked Bengal Poll Violence | Oneindia News [Video]

Amit Shah: Mamata Banerjee provoked Bengal Poll Violence | Oneindia News

Amit Shah and Mamata Banerjee play blame-game on the Cooch Behar incident. NIA arrests Riyaz Kazi in Antilia Bomb case. CBI calls PAs of Anil Deshmukh for questioning in corruption case. Centre halts..

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CM Mamata campaigns with candle in hands, day after Cooch Behar poll violence [Video]

CM Mamata campaigns with candle in hands, day after Cooch Behar poll violence

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a candle light march in Bardhaman on April 11 over the poll violence in Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of assembly elections on April 10. She was..

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Mamata's call for 'gherao' central forces provoked attack on CISF: Amit Shah [Video]

Mamata's call for 'gherao' central forces provoked attack on CISF: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on April 11 blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over killings in Cooch Behar. He said that CM Banerjee's statement of gherao central forces "instigated" people to..

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Mamata Banerjee said this on Cooch Behar violence| Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee said this on Cooch Behar violence| Oneindia News

India recorded 1,52,879 fresh cases in the biggest single-day spike since the beginning of the pandemic, taking the country's Covid tally reached over 1.33 crore cases. ''Tika Utsav'', a vaccination..

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CM Mamata terms Cooch Behar firing incident 'genocide' [Video]

CM Mamata terms Cooch Behar firing incident 'genocide'

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on April 11 termed the killing of four TMC workers by central forces in Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of polling on Saturday as 'genocide'. "It is..

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CM Mamata will resign after May 2: Dilip Ghosh [Video]

CM Mamata will resign after May 2: Dilip Ghosh

West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh reacted on violence during the polls in Cooch Behar during 4th phase of polling. He said that the state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will resign after May 2. "Amit..

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Mamata Banerjee says ‘will demand resignation of Amit Shah’ | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee says ‘will demand resignation of Amit Shah’ | Oneindia News

Mamata Banerjee says Cooch Behar incident is amurder by Central forces and will demand the resignation of Home Minister will demand resignation of Amit Shah. Kejriwal informs no lockdown, only..

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'Shame on democracy': Mamata lashes out at BJP after Cooch Behar poll violence [Video]

'Shame on democracy': Mamata lashes out at BJP after Cooch Behar poll violence

Following the death of five people in two separate incidents in Cooch Behar during polling for the fourth phase of assembly elections in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee criticised the..

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TMC alleges PM Modi's involvement in Cooch Behar firing [Video]

TMC alleges PM Modi's involvement in Cooch Behar firing

Reacting to the firing incident in WB's Cooch Behar where four people died during polling for the fourth phase of assembly elections, TMC leader Saugata Roy on April 10 said, "Why did the Central Armed..

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'Very saddening': PM Modi on firing incident in WB's Cooch Behar [Video]

'Very saddening': PM Modi on firing incident in WB's Cooch Behar

During a public rally in West Bengal's Siliguri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 10 conveyed his condolences to the demise of the people who died in the Cooch Behar firing incident and said his..

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4 killed, 4 injured in firing in WB's Cooch Behar [Video]

4 killed, 4 injured in firing in WB's Cooch Behar

At least 4 people were killed and four got injured in incident of firing in West Bengal's Cooch Behar during the fourth phase of Assembly elections on April 10. Injured have been shifted to hospital..

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WB polls: TMC's Rabindra Nath Ghosh seen wearing helmet to avoid 'untoward incident' [Video]

WB polls: TMC's Rabindra Nath Ghosh seen wearing helmet to avoid 'untoward incident'

TMC candidate from Natabari constituency in Cooch Behar, Rabindra Nath Ghosh was seen wearing a helmet on the morning of April 10. Ghosh said that he was wearing the helmet to avoid any untoward..

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

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

Polling began at 7 am for 44 seats in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly polls. Long queues of voters were seen outside polling stations across five districts. Voting, which will continue till..

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Bengal: TMC leader allegedly attacked by BJP 'goons', suffers head injuries [Video]

Bengal: TMC leader allegedly attacked by BJP 'goons', suffers head injuries

A TMC candidate from West Bengal's Cooch Behar was allegedly attacked by BJP workers. The incident took place on Thursday while he was returning from an election campaign, Girindra Nath Barma, TMC..

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Attack on Dilip Ghosh's convoy: BJP workers hold protest in Kolkata [Video]

Attack on Dilip Ghosh's convoy: BJP workers hold protest in Kolkata

Amid political campaigning and upcoming fourth phase Assembly elections in West Bengal, BJP workers staged a protest outside Jadavpur Police Station in Kolkata over the attack on state BJP chief Dilip..

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Attack on Dilip Ghosh's convoy: 'CM Mamata has made this a culture,' says Nadda [Video]

Attack on Dilip Ghosh's convoy: 'CM Mamata has made this a culture,' says Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party National President Jagat Prakash Nadda reacted on attack on convoy of West Bengal state chief Dilip Ghosh. Condemning the attack, he said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has..

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PM Modi to Didi: Your minority vote call shows you’ve lost

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'Hyderabad party taking money from BJP': Mamata Banerjee's remarks on AIMIM trigger war of words with Asaduddin Owaisi

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In a first, Mamata warns of ‘minority extremism’

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Bengal: 2 cops, 10 BJP workers injured in violent clashes in Cooch Behar

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