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Mamata Banerjee rushed to SSKM Hospital in Kolkata after she suffers injury in Nandigram. Stay tuned for latest news live updates.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
News Live Updates: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Wednesday that she was attacked by "four-five men" who manhandled her during the election campaign in Nandigram, because of which she was injured in the left leg. The incident happened around 6.15 pm when Banerjee was about to leave Birulia area near Reyapara after praying at a local temple.Banerjee alleged that she was pushed by four-five men while she was trying to get into the car, following which fell flat on her face. The chief minister said that her leg got swollen because of the injury and she was feeling feverish, besides having chest pain. Banerjee was rushed to Kolkata's SSKM Hospital. Governor Jagdeep DHankar also arrived at the hospital to pay her a visit.

on Tuesday announced that MP Tirath Singh Rawat will be the new chief minister of The announcement came a day after he submitted his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya paving the way for leadership change in the state. Several MLAs and some ministers had complained about the style of governance of the Chief Minister to the party leadership. 

Unveiling the initial list of 21 candidates for the April 6 Assembly elections, the Communist Party of India (CPI) part of the ruling Left Democratic Front ( LDF) alliance announced that they will be contesting in 25 seats in Kerala. CPI state secretary Kanam Rajendran said, "This time around the party would be contesting in 25 seats, two seats less than last assembly polls as seats had to be given for the new coalition partners in the LDF fold."

US President will meet with the leaders of the Quad -- India, Australia and Japan -- countries through a videoconference at the end of the workweek, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said. "On Friday morning, President Biden will meet virtually with his counterparts in the Quad -- Prime Minister (Yoshihide) Suga of Japan, Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi of India and Prime Minister (Scott) Morrison of Australia, formed in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami and formalized in 2007," Psaki said.


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