Kolkata, Nov 4 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 11 BH-POLL-JD(U)-SUSPENSION JD(U) MLC suspended for campaigning in favour of daughter contesting on LJP ticket Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars JD(U) on Wednesday suspended one of its legislators for campaigning in favour of his daughter who is contesting assembly polls on the ticket of Chirag Paswans LJP, which has raised a banner of revolt against the ruling party.

CAL 12 WB-VIJAYVARGIYA-LD INTERVIEW CAA implementation to be given priority before Bengal assembly polls: Vijayvargiya Kolkata: Setting his sights on 2021 Bengal polls, BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya has said citizenship law implementation will get priority ahead of the elections, as both his party and the Centre were keen on ending the woes of the state's refugee population.

CAL 14 WB-BJP-POLICE-SCUFFLE BJYM-police fracas in city ahead of Shah's visit Kolkata: West Bengal BJP Yuva Morcha activists had a scuffle with the police in the city on Wednesday when they were stopped from marching towards Mayo Road to protest against the alleged killing of party activists.

CAL 15 OD-DEF-ROCKET Enhanced version of Pinaka rocket system successfully test-fired Balasore: An enhanced version of Pinaka rocket system was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range in Odishas Balasore district on Wednesday, official sources said.

CAL 16 WB-MAMATA-REFUGEE-LAND RIGHTS WB govt grants land rights to refugee families Kolkata: With an eye on refugee votes in the state in the 2021 assembly polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday granted land rights to 25,000 refugee families and said a total of 1.25 lakh families would be given land rights.

CAL 17 BH-POLL-NITISH Nitish rubbishes talk of evicting citizens out of country Kishanganj/Araria: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday dismissed apprehensions among a section of the society that some people might be deported out of the country in the event of implementation of new citizenship laws, saying its 'rubbish talk' by those trying to 'divide' the society.

CAL 18 BH-POLL-ARNAB-YOGI At Bihar poll rally, Yogi blames Arnab Goswami's arrest on Congress Madhubani/Patna: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday squarely blamed the Congress for the arrest of journalist Arnab Goswami in connection with an abetment to suicide case in Maharashtra where the party is a junior partner in the ruling coalition headed by the Shiv Sena.

CAL 19 SK-FIRECRACKER-BAN Sikkim bans use of firecrackers amid COVID-19 crisis Gangtok: The Sikkim government on Wednesday imposed a complete ban on use of firecrackers throughout the state in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

CAL 20 BH-POLL-LD RAHUL Rahul terms EVM as 'Modi Voting Machine';says NDA has no chance in Bihar Madhepura/Araria: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Wednesday described Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) as 'Modi Voting Machine' (MVM), and asserted the youth of Bihar is 'angry' this time and will vote out the NDA government 'whether its EVM or MVM'.

CAL 21 BH-POLL-RAJNATH Terrorism on the decline in J-K, will be rooted out: Rajnath Muzaffarpur: Terrorism is on the decline in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 and the menace will be rooted out in the foreseeable future, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wedneday.

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