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How Mamata Split Gorkha Jana Mukhti Morcha And Managed To Freeze Demand For Gorkhaland

Sep 14, 2017 Dola Mitra

For Mamata Banerjee, the Gorkhaland struggle had become more than an internal state problem to be solved.

Suspending Ritabrata Banerjee For Using High-End Gadgets A Throw-Back To Anti-Computer Era Of CPI(M)?

One of the main charges against Ritabrata was his obsessive interest in using high-tech and expensive electronic gadgets not compatible apparently with the lifestyle of a true-blue Communist.

By Breaking-Up Left Rally, Mamata's Trinamool Government Is Falling Into The Opposition's Trap

May 22, 2017 Dola Mitra

The police brutailty at today's Left rally can give rise to crisis with the state elections just two years away...

What’s With The Bongs And Hilsa?

The question has become more relevant with the two Bengals – West Bengal and Bangladesh -- fighting over Teesta, the abode of Ilish...

24 March, 2017

Sting Against Trinamool MLAs Was Done With Rs 80 Lakh Given By Party’s K.D. Singh, Says Mathew Samuel

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A former Tehelka editor and founder-CEO of Mathew Samuel, who conducted the sting operation, reveals the details...

21 March, 2017

How Far Will The Narada Scam Affect Trinamool Congress?

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That the corruption issue has not impacted the government’s electoral results adversely has been proven time and again.

15 March, 2017

Did Muslim Clerics Back-Track After Issuing Fatwa To Teenage Singer?

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Assam’s media is unwilling to accept that the clergy did not issue the fatwa

02 March, 2017

How West Bengal Police Team Dressed Up As Hermits To Hunt Down BJP Leader In Child Trafficking Case

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Not only Juhi Chowdhury exert her political power in getting financial help for Chakraborty’s NGO, she apparently had plans of setting up a large number of similar NGOs and adoption agencies...

15 February, 2017

Can Indian Media Really Do With Some Humor?

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A new book ‘Lov La and Other Puzzles’ by Chandrima Bhattacharya proves why humor should flow naturally irrespective of whether it is fiction or non-fiction.

04 February, 2017

Kolkata's ABP Group That Runs 'The Telegraph' Fires 700, Staff Journalists Call It A Massacre

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Hit by losses and demonetisation, major newspapers in Delhi and elsewhere are laying off journalists en masse.

17 November, 2016

Mamata's Lone Crusade Against Demonetisation?

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Political commentators observe something deeper in Mamata Banerjee's attempt to try and unite the anti-BJP parties

10 November, 2016

Money Talks: Mamata Versus Modi

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'Financial Emergency', 'total chaos' is how West Bengal CM has described the demonetising move by Central government.

20 October, 2016

The Rekindled Memory Of Another Fire

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The fire at Bhubaneshwar's Sum Hospital brought back chilling memories of a fire at Calcutta's AMRI hospital where 92 died

30 July, 2016

Mahasweta Devi, A Reporter Remembers

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She was a bit of a Robin Hood who wouldn’t give two hoots about what you thought of her as she unabashedly ensnared the haves into involuntary corporate social responsibility for the have-nots.

12 July, 2016

Calcutta Corner

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The Dhaka attack has sent shockwaves through Calcutta which identifies itself with it as a "close cousin".

16 May, 2016

Calcutta Corner

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Political leaders, drunk on arrogance that comes with power, have made themselves and their kin feel that they are a notch more privileged and better than the common man.

27 April, 2016

BJP & The Duncan Debacle

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The inside story why the Modi government took over seven tea gardens in West Bengal. And why there is little optimism about the future amongst workers…

Photo Gallery

Married women perform rituals on the occasion of 'Karwa Chauth' festival in Patna.

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West Bengal Bus and Mini Bus Owner Association members pull a private bus to mark a protest against the hike in fuel price, in Kolkata.

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Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia during his visit to Doifodiya in MP.

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People wearing face mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others celebrate 1 billion vaccine dose completion in India, in Ahmedabad.

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BJP supporters during Union Home Minister Amit Shah's public rally in Jammu

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