Kolkata, Nov 5 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Eastern Region at 9 pm.

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CAL 26 BH-POLL-LD NITISH-LAST POLL Nitish stuns Bihar with 'this is my last election' remark, detractors say he's tired Purnea/Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday stunned his audience on the last day of electioneering with his remark that the assembly elections under way in the state were his last.

CAL 20 BH-POLL-LD NADDA Fight of development vs destruction, says Nadda as Bihar campaign ends 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 23 WB-HC-LD FIRECRACKERS Calcutta HC bans firecrackers on Kali Puja Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday banned the use and sale of firecrackers on Kali Puja to curb pollution amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

CAL 15 BH-POLL-CAMPAIGN END Campaign ends for final phase of Bihar assembly polls Patna: Campaigning for the third and final phase of Bihar assembly elections in which 2.35 crore voters will decide the electoral fate of more than 1,200 candidates, including the Speaker and some members of the state cabinet, ended on Thursday evening.

CAL 22 WB-SHAH-LUNCH Amit Shah has lunch at house of tribal BJP worker in Bengal Bankura: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday had lunch at the house of a tribal BJP worker in Chaturdihi village in Bankura district.

CAL 24 WB-MAMATA-OFFICERS Centre issuing threats to control IPS officers of Bengal: Mamata Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the Centre of threatening IPS officers working in the state government with implicating them in income tax or vigilance cases, or transferring their spouses if they do not pay heed to their instructions.

CAL 25 WB-SHAH-TARGET Shah sets target of 200 seats for 2021 Bengal polls Bankura: Union Home Minister and top BJP leader Amit Shah Thursday set a target of 200 out of the total 294 seats in the 2021 West Bengal assembly elections and to come to power in the state, party sources said. PTI RG RG