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Minutes after Mamata Banerjee gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit rgearding central investigat­ive agencies being misused against Opposition leaders, the West Bengal chief minister walked up to the Opposition benches to exchange Durga Puja greetings. She even greeted bete noire Suvendu Adhikari, who had defeated her in the assembly polls in March. The TMC-turned-BJP MLA, now the leader of the Opposition in the House, returned the greeting but was soon back to blasting the Trinamool Congress. The exchange was dismissed as nothing more than social courtesy, but not before the Left parties and the Congress sniffed an “understand­ing” between Modi and Didi.

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