Kolkata, Nov 1 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 28 BH-POLL-2NDLD PM-RALLY It's 'double yuvraj' versus NDA's double engine in Bihar: PM Samastipur/Chapra/Motihari/Bagaha: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday blazed through the electoral battleground in Bihar mocking RJD's Tejashwi Yadav and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as 'double yuvraj' (two crown princes) who stood for 'jungle raj' and were pitted against the NDA's 'double engine' growth which has pulled the state out of lantern age.

CAL 29 BH-POLL-CAMPAIGN END Campaign ends for second phase of Bihar elections Patna: Campaigning for the second phase of Bihar assembly elections ended on Sunday evening, setting the stage for polling on Tuesday in 94 constituencies spread across 17 districts.

CAL 30 WB-BODY Man's body found hanging from tree in Nadia, BJP blames TMC Kalyani: The body of a 34-year-old man was found hanging from a tree near his house in West Bengal's Nadia district on Sunday, police said.

CAL 31 BH-MUNGER-LATHICHARGE-LD FIR 2 FIRs lodged in connection with Munger violence Munger: Two separate FIRs were lodged in Bihar on Sunday in connection with the violence that took place in Munger during immersion of a Durga idol which left one person dead and several injured, a police officer said.

CAL 32 BH-POLL-CONG-GARBAGE In Nitish's rule, Bihar towns turned into garbage dumps: Cong Patna: The Congress alleged on Sunday that people of Bihar were made to drink contaminated water in Nitish Kumar's regime, and the cities and towns in the state turned into garbage dumps.

CAL 34 WB-VIRUS-RECOVERY Bengal reports record single-day recovery of 4,053 COVID-19 patients, death toll rises to 6,900 Kolkata: West Bengal on Sunday reported the highest single-day recovery of 4,053 COVID-19 patients, taking the total number of those cured to 3,33,990, the health department said in a bulletin.

CES 14 WB-CUSTODY DEATH-PROBE Bengal child rights body seeks investigation into custodial death case Suri: The West Bengal Commission for the Protection of Child Rights [WBCPCR] on Sunday demanded a 'proper' investigation into the death of a 15-year-old boy in police custody in Birbhum district, chairperson of the child rights body said.

CES 17 WB-BARRAGE-REPAIR Durgapur barrage's lock gate to be repaired soon: Official Durgapur: The repair work of a damaged lock gate of the Durgapur barrage will commence once the river bed area around it is dried, which is expected by evening, a senior official said on Sunday. PTI RG RG