Kolkata, Apr 2 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 13 AS-POLL-LD EVM Violence in Assam's Karimganj after EVM found in BJP candidate's car Karimganj/Guwahati: Violence broke out in Karimganj district of Assam on Thursday night after a mob spotted a BJP candidate's vehicle being used to transport a polled EVM to the strong room, forcing the police to fire in the air to bring the situation under control.

CAL 9 WB-SHAH-RALLY Mamata govt runs on 3T model of 'Tolabaji, Tanashahi, Tushtikaran': Shah Sitalkuchi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, accusing her of running the TMC government in the state on the 3T model of 'Tolabaji' (extortion), 'Tanashahi' (dictatorship) and 'Tushtikaran' (appeasement).

CAL 17 WB-TMC-LD EC TMC complains of `partisan behaviour' by central forces, BJP counters Mamata violated model code of conduct Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress on Friday complained to the Election Commission of partisan behaviour by central police forces in favour of its rival BJP, while the saffron party made a counter- complaint that Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee had violated the model code of conduct by being inside a polling booth in Nandigram for two hours on polling day.

CAL 11 WB-POLL-MAMATA 'Not your party's member': Mamata hits back at Modi over second seat contest dig Dinhata: Asserting that she was winning the election from Nandigram, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that she does not need his 'suggestion' on contesting from any other seat.

CAL 10 WB-POLL-BJP-ATTACK Bengal polls: BJP candidate thrashed in Diamond Harbour, 2 arrested Baruipur: A BJP candidate and his supporters were allegedly thrashed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas during their election campaign on Friday morning, police said.

CAL 12 WB-FIRE Major fire at central Kolkata highrise Kolkata: A major fire broke out at a highrise building located in central Kolkata's Lenin Sarani on Friday afternoon, officials said.

CAL 15 WB-POLL-DIBYENDU-LETTER Estranged TMC MP writes to Nandigram district and poll authorities fearing communal tension Kolkata: Estranged Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Dibyendu Adhikari on Friday wrote to Purba Medinipur district magistrate and district electoral officer expressing apprehension about outbreak of communal tension at the high stakes Nandigram constituency, where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was a contestant.

CAL 16 AS-ROHINGYA Assam tries to deport Rohingya girl, Myanmar refuses to accept Silchar: Myanmar refused to accept a 14-year-old Rohingya girl when she was taken to the international border in Manipur by a team of the Assam Police for deportation, officials said on Friday. PTI RG RG