Kolkata, Mar 20 (PTI) Following are the top stories of the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 28 WB-LD MODI-MAMATA Modi-Mamata clash over 'tolabaji', PM says CM's 'bhaipo' only single window in industry scarce Bengal Kharagpur/Haldia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday alleged TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee presided over an administration full of 'tolabaj' and corrupt people, provoking an angry riposte from the Bengal leader who branded the BJP the 'biggest extortionist' in the world.

CAL 36 AS-LD PM-RALLY Modi rakes up toolkit row, claims Congress backing those trying to finish Assam tea Chabua: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of openly supporting forces that are out to finish the identity of Assam tea and destroy its tea industry.

CAL 29 AS-POLL-CONG-MANIFESTO Assam polls: Rs 2,000 per month for housewives, free power in Congress manifesto Guwahati: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday released his party's election manifesto for Assam, making 'five guarantees' that included Rs 2,000 per month for every housewife and law to nullify the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

CAL 30 WB-POLL-MAMATA-LD RALLY Thank God 'Mir Zafars' quit TMC, saved party: Mamata in apparent jibe at Adhikari family Khejuri/Panskura: In an apparent jibe at the influential Adhikari family of Purba Medinipur district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that she was relieved as 'Mir Zafars' (traitors) have quit the party ahead of the upcoming assembly elections.

CAL 31 AS-POLL-2ND LD RAHUL BJP attacking culture, language, history, heritage of Assam : Rahul Mariani/Gohpur: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday slammed the ruling BJP in Assam for allegedly attacking the culture, language, history, heritage and bonds of brotherhood in Assam and assured to protect the indigenous ethos if his party is voted to power in the state.

CAL 33 OD-CLASH Odisha: 7 police personnel injured in clash with villagers who gave land for NALCO Koraput: At least seven police personnel were injured on Saturday in a clash with villagers who gave their land for NALCO's refinery unit in Odisha's Koraput district amid an ongoing demonstration, demanding jobs at the factory, officials said.

CAL 35 AS-POLL-RAHUL-AJMAL BJP's attack on Badruddin Ajmal is attack on Assam: Rahul Gandhi Guwahati: The BJP's constant 'vilification' of Lok Sabha MP Badruddin Ajmal and his party AIUDF is an attack on Assam, its brotherhood and peace, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday.

CAL 37 WB-MAMATA-PROBE-NANDIGRAM Bengal CID takes over probe into Nandigram incident in which Mamata was injured Kolkata: The West Bengal CID on Saturday took over the investigation into the Nandigram incident in which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was injured during her election campaign, a senior officer of the agency said.

CAL 38 WB-VIRUS-CASES Bengal reports 383 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fresh fatalities Kolkata: West Bengal's COVID-19 tally mounted to 5,80,209 on Saturday as 383 more people tested positive for the infection, while two fresh fatalities took the state's coronavirus death toll to 10,303, a health bulletin said. PTI RG RG