Kolkata, Nov 5 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 5 pm.

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CAL 12 BH-POLL-YOGI-NITISH-CAA Yogi backs CAA, Nitish dubs talk of throwing out people 'faltu baat' Patna: NDA partners BJP and the JD(U) appear divided on the contentious new citizenship law, with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asserting illegal immigrants will be thrown out of the country and the alliance's CM face for Bihar Nitish Kumar calling such talk 'faltu baat'.

CAL 8 WB-LD SHAH Can sense public anger against Mamata govt: Shah in Bengal Bankura (WB), Nov 5 (PTI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Thursday that he can sense massive public anger against the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal and the death knell of her regime has been sounded.

CAL 9 BH-BOAT CAPSIZE Boat carrying 50 people capsizes in Bihar; 1 body recovered, 7 missing Bhagalpur: A boat carrying nearly 50 people capsized in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Thursday, killing a 40-year- old woman, while seven others were feared drowned, officials said.

CAL 10 BH-POLL-NADDA Fight of development vs destruction, says Nadda on last day of Bihar campaign Darbhanga: BJP president JP Nadda assailed the opposition Mahagathbandhan on Thursday, saying the ongoing election in the state is a contest between those who work for the development and those who took the state towards 'destruction'.

CAL 2 OD-VIRUS-CASES Odisha reports 1,385 new COVID-19 cases, 14 fresh fatalities Bhubaneswar: Odisha's COVID-19 tally mounted to 2,97,274 on Thursday as 1,385 more people tested positive for the infection, a health official said.

CAL 5 CBI-WB-SEARCH CBI searches multiple locations in Kolkata in cattle smuggling case Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted search operations at five locations in Kolkata in connection with the ongoing probe into cattle smuggling, officials said.

CAL 6 BH-POLL-BIHARIGANJ-PROFILE For Subhashini 'Sharad Yadav', protecting father's turf, legacy uphill task on poll debut Bihariganj: She jumped into the electoral battle to protect her father Sharad Yadav's political legacy, but the journey to success in Bihariganj assembly seat is an arduous one for Subhashini Raj Rao, who as a Congress candidate is locked in a multi-corner contest in the constituency.

CAL 7 BH-POLL-CHIRAG Nitish will beseech Lalu to help him have another shot at power: Chirag Patna: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Thursday sought to rock the boat for the JD(U)-BJP alliance in Bihar, claiming that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will stand 'with hands folded and head bowed' before the RJD leadership for another shot at power despite his party's poor show in the assembly elections.

CAL 13 WB-SHAH-TMC Shah daydreaming of BJP capturing power, his tribal outreach a 'poll gimmick' : TMC Kolkata: The ruling TMC Thursday mocked Union Home Minister Amit Shah for 'daydreaming' of BJP coming to power in West Bengal and described his tribal outreach as a 'poll gimmick' to divert attention from atrocities on backward communities in states ruled by the saffron party. PTI RG RG