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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has been vocal against the NRC in India/Photo: UNI

NRC AND THE EXODUS

Above: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has been vocal against the NRC in India/Photo: UNI By Inderjit Badhwar Home Minister Amit Shah’s desire to expand...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC slaps notice to West Bengal govt for delaying release of BJP worker Priyanka...

The Supreme Court on Monday issued show cause notice to West Bengal government on a contempt plea filed by BJP worker Priyanka Sharma’s brother...
Rajeev Kumar

Mamata’s Handpicked Addl DGP, CID Is A Man Against Whom CBI Has Issued Lookout...

With the election process over and the Mode of Code of Conduct ceasing to exist, the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has reinstated...
Rajeev Kumar

SC vacates interim protection given to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest

In a major jolt to Mamata Banerjee-led govt in West Bengal, the Supreme Court on Friday vacated interim protection given to former Kolkata Police...
Mamata Banerjee

WB Govt Writes To EC, Asks Why No Local Officers For Quick Response Team

Mamata Banerjee led government has written to the Election Commission (EC) over deployment of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in the state for 7th...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC grants bail to Bengal BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to BJP worker Priyanka Sharma who had allegedly posted morphed picture of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. At...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC to hear bail plea of BJP worker who had shared Bengal CM Mamata...

A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna posted the bail plea of BJP youth wing worker Priyanka Sharma who had shared...
Poorly treated wastewater being released into the Ganges

Tanneries: Yogi’s Loss, Didi’s Gain

Above: Poorly treated wastewater being released into the Ganges The Clean Ganga project and the long closure of tanneries in the run-up to the Kumbh...
Rajeev Kumar

Fifth Day Of CBI Interrogation for Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Wednesday appeared before the CBI here for the fifth day of interrogation in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam ....
Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI

BJP leader Mukul Roy applies for anticipatory bail in TMC MLA’s murder case

Roy, three others, have been booked by the West Bengal police for the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas on February 9 Days after he...
SC refuses plea by investors seeking Court monitored probe into Saradha chit-fund scam

SC refuses plea by investors seeking Court monitored probe into Saradha chit-fund scam

The Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 11) refused to entertain a plea filed by investors who had invested in the Saradha chit-fund scheme seeking...
SORDID EPISODE

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
Mamata Banerjee

The Diverse Colours of Federalism

The thin line between “tyranny” and “liberty” is being increasingly seen today. As the federal design of the nation gets transformed, it has paradoxically...
Supreme Court Photo by anil shakya

Cooperate in Saradha Chit fund investigations: SC to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate in investigations related to Saradha Chit fund scam case...
Supreme Court

SC to hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev...

The Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 4) said that it will hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar...
Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Determined to Block BJP Yatra, WB Govt To Appeal Against HC Order

The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is determined to block the BJP”s Rath Yatra for which the Calcutta High Court yesterday granted permission....

Chandrababu Naidu-CBI Tussle: Machiavellian Moves

Above: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/Photo: UNI Though the AP CM has withdrawn the jurisdiction of the CBI...
MEDIA WATCH

MEDIA WATCH

Answers, no Questions Back in 2015, French newspaper Le Monde was offered an e-mail interview with Narendra Modi. They turned it down, saying it was...
Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee: Born July 25, 1929 in Tezpur, Assam; Died August 13, 2018 (aged 89) in Kolkata, West Bengal/Photo: ANI Somnath Chatterjee, to old timers...
Members of All Religious Communities of West Bengal protesting against the NRC in Kolkata. Photo: UNI

NRC, Assam: State of Panic

Above: Members of All Religious Communities of West Bengal protesting against the NRC in Kolkata. Photo: UNI Prompted by the Supreme Court, the release of...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Women Bowled Over Congress President Rahul Gandhi is clearly on a roll. After his highly combative speech and hug-the-PM drama in the Lok Sabha, a...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Odds on Ombudsman Something odd took place at the July 19 meeting of the Lokpal selection committee. The committee consists of the prime minister, Chief...
Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally today; (inset) Chandan Mitra

Former BJP MP Chandan Mitra formally switches to TMC

Above: Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally today; (inset) Chandan Mitra As was expected, journalist and Lal Krishna Advani loyalist Chandan Mitra, also a former Rajya...
Brave New Words: The Contemporary Indian Vocabulary

Brave New Words

~By Dilip Bobb Lexicographers, those who compile dictionaries, have been working overtime in the recent past trying to cope with the flood of new words...
Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb India may think it is deserving of a seat at the UN Security Council and considers itself a...
Yeddyurappa’s big gaffe in trying to nominate friendly Anglo Indian community member to assembly

Yeddyurappa’s big gaffe in trying to nominate friendly Anglo Indian community member to assembly

B  S Yeddyurappa of the BJP, immediately after getting the Karnataka Chief Minister’s “throne”, courtesy Governor Vajubhai Vala, who gave his consent at 9pm and asked Yeddyurappa...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

MODI’S UK SPIN Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s London visit was carefully choreographed and orchestrated by his spin doctors in Delhi. It was possibly the first...
Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI

BJP leader Mukul Roy wants Patiala House Court to summon TMC leader

Above: Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI Mukul Roy, former Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight and now BJP leader, had filed a petition before the Patiala House Court,...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

 Jumping the Gun The Election Commission has been left red-faced after some political social media sites and television news channels announced the dates of the...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Deal with the Dragon For the Indian government to take the unprecedented step of putting pressure on the Dalai Lama to cancel multiple events connected...
Blow for BJP as Congress, Trinamool sweep by-polls in Rajasthan, WB

Blow for BJP as Congress, Trinamool sweep by-polls in Rajasthan, WB

Congress won Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha seats and Mandalgarh assembly seat in Rajasthan, Trinamool bags Uluberia and Noapara in Bengal On a day when the...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Forking Up In Kolkata, it’s the media that is the news, and for all the wrong reasons. The fraternity is still reeling from the...
Tug-of-War between States: A Sweet Success for West Bengal

GI Tag Battle: Sweet Success

The legal row between Odisha and West Bengal over the origin of the rosogolla has ended in the latter’s favour. For many, it’s a...
Former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy meeting BJP leaders after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI

Mukul Roy phone tapping: Delhi HC asks govt to file reply in sealed cover

Above: Former Trinamool Congress MP  Mukul Roy  meeting BJP leaders  after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the...
(Left) West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photo: UNI; Aadhaar card. Photo: Anil Shakya

WB CM Mamata’s plea to SC on Aadhaar falls through a technicality, needs amendment

Above: (Left) West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photo: UNI; Aadhaar card. Photo: Anil Shakya How can a state challenge the Parliament’s mandate? asks Justice...
Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee

Aadhaar Card: Link Up with Banks

The card has become a point of controversy as confusion reigns over connecting it with bank accounts and mobile numbers ~By Rajesh Kumar The confusion...
Mamata Banerjee (file picture). Photo: UNI

Mamata goes to SC over Aadhaar linkages

Above: Mamata Banerjee (file picture). Photo: UNI In another rebellious move, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dragged the Centre to the Supreme...
Mukul Roy has said that he will wait till the Durga Puja festivals are over in West Bengal before resigning as a TMC Rajya Sabha member as well. Photo: courtesy Photo Division, Government of India

Mukul Roy declares he is quitting TMC; BJP to gain, say rumours

Above: Mukul Roy has said that he will wait till the Durga Puja festivals are over in West Bengal before resigning as a TMC...
Goddess Durga floating in the river Brahmaputra after it was immersed during the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati (file picture). Photo: UNI

Calcutta HC revokes WB govt order on Durga Puja immersion

Above: Goddess Durga floating in the river Brahmaputra after it was immersed during the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati (file picture). Photo: UNI The...
Above: Photo Courtesy Photo Division

Sultan Ahmed, Mamata’s strong hand in LS, dies of heart attack

Above: Photo Courtesy Photo Division ~By Sujit Bhar West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee suffered a jolt at the Lok Sabha on Monday (September 4) when her trusted aide...
Mamata Banerjee

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Mamata’s Masterstroke?

Above: With the Darjeeling test a success, Mamata Banerjee can use the Act across the troubled zones of West Bengal. Photo: UNI The TMC may...
News channel picks up another mini ‘scam’

News channel picks up another mini ‘scam’

Above: Mamata Banerjee (photo: UNI) and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee (photo: Wikimedia) The news channel Times Now claims today what everybody knew yesterday: Bengal chief...
Gorkhaland Movement: Towards Complete Chaos

Gorkhaland Movement: Towards Complete Chaos

Above: Protests continue for a separate Gorkha state There is more to the latest agitation for statehood than culture and language. Is there also the...
Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Above: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee receiving the United Nations Public Service Award for Kanyashree scheme at The Hague Mamata Banerjee’s development programme for schoolgirls...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Cattle wars

By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The cow has once again reared its head. A recent notification of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate...
A Member of Parliament registering for his Aadhaar card at an Aadhaar registration counter. Photo: PIB

Much Misused ID

In the border districts of West Bengal, Aadhaar cards are being freely issued with the connivance of politicians to Bangladeshi migrants. This poses a...
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and TMC leader Mukul Roy. Photo: UNI

Now a CBI sting for Mamata

With the Calcutta High Court ordering a CBI probe into the Narada sting, is another fight brewing between Modi and the Bengal CM? ~By Sujit BharWith...
Mamata Banerjee at a Singur rally, one of few that formed the plinth of her political agitations in West Bengal

Mamata haunted by Singur’s Legacy

Though the feisty chief minister stopped the Nano plant in West Bengal, she is herself in a bind now over protests regarding a power...
Lead Illustration: UdayShankar

The Best Acting Awards

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s the season for cinematic awards, in Hollywood where we saw Priyanka Chopra in a low-cut gown at the aptly named Golden...
(L-R) PM Modi has gained personally as the demonetisation move has projected him as a decisive and strong leader; the people, despite all odds, are not yet ready to criticise Modi. Photos: UNI

Modi riding demonetisation tiger

People are going through the pain of Modi’s demonetisation move in the belief that black money will be curbed. The acid test will be...
A file picture of TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay. Photo: PIB

After ‘Tapas’, Now CBI gets ‘Sudip’

Within a span of four days, two MPs of Trinamool Congress (TMC) have been arrested by CBI. The latest being Sudip Bandopadhyay who was...
aveek-sarkar

ABP Group Tightens its Belt

‘Retrenchment’ fear spreads among staff By Sujit Bhar The world of eastern India’s largest media house, the Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP) Group, is in turmoil, yet...

Bengal waiting to Explode

Note crunch in the wake of demonetization has hit the economy in the border districts of West Bengal. How will the resulting public fury...
Parliamentarians and leaders from various political parties march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s demonetization move. Photo: UNI

Is Demonetization Godsend for the Opposition?

While Modi claims that demonetization has helped the common man, his opponents are seeing this as a golden chance to attack him and increase...
KOLKATA, SEP 2 (UNI):- West Bengal Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim leading a rally with party supporters celebrating the Supreme Court's verdict on Singur landmark victory in Kolkata on Friday. UNI PHOTO-89U

Singur: The Fight for Land

The landmark verdict on Singur by the Supreme Court will hit West Bengal’s economy and be cited in future agitations as industry and agriculture...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Losing The West

The Mamata Banerjee government recently decided to change the name of West Bengal to only “Bengal” in English and calling it only “Bangla” or...

Will Bengal’s Tigress Roar Again?

As West Bengal goes to the polls in May this year, will the magic and chutzpah of chief minister Mamata Banerjee see the Trinamool...

'Mamata Banerjee' - 57 News Results

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has been vocal against the NRC in India/Photo: UNI

NRC AND THE EXODUS

Above: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has been vocal against the NRC in India/Photo: UNI By Inderjit Badhwar Home Minister Amit Shah’s desire to expand...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC slaps notice to West Bengal govt for delaying release of BJP worker Priyanka...

The Supreme Court on Monday issued show cause notice to West Bengal government on a contempt plea filed by BJP worker Priyanka Sharma’s brother...
Rajeev Kumar

Mamata’s Handpicked Addl DGP, CID Is A Man Against Whom CBI Has Issued Lookout...

With the election process over and the Mode of Code of Conduct ceasing to exist, the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has reinstated...
Rajeev Kumar

SC vacates interim protection given to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest

In a major jolt to Mamata Banerjee-led govt in West Bengal, the Supreme Court on Friday vacated interim protection given to former Kolkata Police...
Mamata Banerjee

WB Govt Writes To EC, Asks Why No Local Officers For Quick Response Team

Mamata Banerjee led government has written to the Election Commission (EC) over deployment of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in the state for 7th...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC grants bail to Bengal BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to BJP worker Priyanka Sharma who had allegedly posted morphed picture of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. At...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC to hear bail plea of BJP worker who had shared Bengal CM Mamata...

A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna posted the bail plea of BJP youth wing worker Priyanka Sharma who had shared...
Poorly treated wastewater being released into the Ganges

Tanneries: Yogi’s Loss, Didi’s Gain

Above: Poorly treated wastewater being released into the Ganges The Clean Ganga project and the long closure of tanneries in the run-up to the Kumbh...
Rajeev Kumar

Fifth Day Of CBI Interrogation for Kolkata Police Chief Rajeev Kumar

Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Wednesday appeared before the CBI here for the fifth day of interrogation in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam ....
Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI

BJP leader Mukul Roy applies for anticipatory bail in TMC MLA’s murder case

Roy, three others, have been booked by the West Bengal police for the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas on February 9 Days after he...
SC refuses plea by investors seeking Court monitored probe into Saradha chit-fund scam

SC refuses plea by investors seeking Court monitored probe into Saradha chit-fund scam

The Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 11) refused to entertain a plea filed by investors who had invested in the Saradha chit-fund scheme seeking...
SORDID EPISODE

SORDID EPISODE

By Inderjit Badhwar I cannot but marvel at the brilliant exposition made by Prof Upendra Baxi of the drama (or was it a farce?) that...
Mamata Banerjee

The Diverse Colours of Federalism

The thin line between “tyranny” and “liberty” is being increasingly seen today. As the federal design of the nation gets transformed, it has paradoxically...
Supreme Court Photo by anil shakya

Cooperate in Saradha Chit fund investigations: SC to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (Feb 5) directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate in investigations related to Saradha Chit fund scam case...
Supreme Court

SC to hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev...

The Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 4) said that it will hear tomorrow the CBI plea seeking directions to Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar...
Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Determined to Block BJP Yatra, WB Govt To Appeal Against HC Order

The West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is determined to block the BJP”s Rath Yatra for which the Calcutta High Court yesterday granted permission....

Chandrababu Naidu-CBI Tussle: Machiavellian Moves

Above: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu with West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee/Photo: UNI Though the AP CM has withdrawn the jurisdiction of the CBI...
MEDIA WATCH

MEDIA WATCH

Answers, no Questions Back in 2015, French newspaper Le Monde was offered an e-mail interview with Narendra Modi. They turned it down, saying it was...
Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee, barrister and parliamentarian par excellence, dies at 89

Somnath Chatterjee: Born July 25, 1929 in Tezpur, Assam; Died August 13, 2018 (aged 89) in Kolkata, West Bengal/Photo: ANI Somnath Chatterjee, to old timers...
Members of All Religious Communities of West Bengal protesting against the NRC in Kolkata. Photo: UNI

NRC, Assam: State of Panic

Above: Members of All Religious Communities of West Bengal protesting against the NRC in Kolkata. Photo: UNI Prompted by the Supreme Court, the release of...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Women Bowled Over Congress President Rahul Gandhi is clearly on a roll. After his highly combative speech and hug-the-PM drama in the Lok Sabha, a...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

Odds on Ombudsman Something odd took place at the July 19 meeting of the Lokpal selection committee. The committee consists of the prime minister, Chief...
Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally today; (inset) Chandan Mitra

Former BJP MP Chandan Mitra formally switches to TMC

Above: Mamata Banerjee addressing a rally today; (inset) Chandan Mitra As was expected, journalist and Lal Krishna Advani loyalist Chandan Mitra, also a former Rajya...
Brave New Words: The Contemporary Indian Vocabulary

Brave New Words

~By Dilip Bobb Lexicographers, those who compile dictionaries, have been working overtime in the recent past trying to cope with the flood of new words...
Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Fantasy Football: India at World Cup

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Dilip Bobb India may think it is deserving of a seat at the UN Security Council and considers itself a...
Yeddyurappa’s big gaffe in trying to nominate friendly Anglo Indian community member to assembly

Yeddyurappa’s big gaffe in trying to nominate friendly Anglo Indian community member to assembly

B  S Yeddyurappa of the BJP, immediately after getting the Karnataka Chief Minister’s “throne”, courtesy Governor Vajubhai Vala, who gave his consent at 9pm and asked Yeddyurappa...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

MODI’S UK SPIN Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s London visit was carefully choreographed and orchestrated by his spin doctors in Delhi. It was possibly the first...
Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI

BJP leader Mukul Roy wants Patiala House Court to summon TMC leader

Above: Mukul Roy/Photo: UNI Mukul Roy, former Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight and now BJP leader, had filed a petition before the Patiala House Court,...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

 Jumping the Gun The Election Commission has been left red-faced after some political social media sites and television news channels announced the dates of the...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

Delhi Durbar

Deal with the Dragon For the Indian government to take the unprecedented step of putting pressure on the Dalai Lama to cancel multiple events connected...
Blow for BJP as Congress, Trinamool sweep by-polls in Rajasthan, WB

Blow for BJP as Congress, Trinamool sweep by-polls in Rajasthan, WB

Congress won Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha seats and Mandalgarh assembly seat in Rajasthan, Trinamool bags Uluberia and Noapara in Bengal On a day when the...
Media watch: Latest happenings in the corridors of journalism

Media Watch

Forking Up In Kolkata, it’s the media that is the news, and for all the wrong reasons. The fraternity is still reeling from the...
Tug-of-War between States: A Sweet Success for West Bengal

GI Tag Battle: Sweet Success

The legal row between Odisha and West Bengal over the origin of the rosogolla has ended in the latter’s favour. For many, it’s a...
Former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy meeting BJP leaders after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI

Mukul Roy phone tapping: Delhi HC asks govt to file reply in sealed cover

Above: Former Trinamool Congress MP  Mukul Roy  meeting BJP leaders  after joining BJP, in New Delhi (file picture).Photo: UNI Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the...
(Left) West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photo: UNI; Aadhaar card. Photo: Anil Shakya

WB CM Mamata’s plea to SC on Aadhaar falls through a technicality, needs amendment

Above: (Left) West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. Photo: UNI; Aadhaar card. Photo: Anil Shakya How can a state challenge the Parliament’s mandate? asks Justice...
Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee

Aadhaar Card: Link Up with Banks

The card has become a point of controversy as confusion reigns over connecting it with bank accounts and mobile numbers ~By Rajesh Kumar The confusion...
Mamata Banerjee (file picture). Photo: UNI

Mamata goes to SC over Aadhaar linkages

Above: Mamata Banerjee (file picture). Photo: UNI In another rebellious move, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has dragged the Centre to the Supreme...
Mukul Roy has said that he will wait till the Durga Puja festivals are over in West Bengal before resigning as a TMC Rajya Sabha member as well. Photo: courtesy Photo Division, Government of India

Mukul Roy declares he is quitting TMC; BJP to gain, say rumours

Above: Mukul Roy has said that he will wait till the Durga Puja festivals are over in West Bengal before resigning as a TMC...
Goddess Durga floating in the river Brahmaputra after it was immersed during the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati (file picture). Photo: UNI

Calcutta HC revokes WB govt order on Durga Puja immersion

Above: Goddess Durga floating in the river Brahmaputra after it was immersed during the Durga Puja festival in Guwahati (file picture). Photo: UNI The...
Above: Photo Courtesy Photo Division

Sultan Ahmed, Mamata’s strong hand in LS, dies of heart attack

Above: Photo Courtesy Photo Division ~By Sujit Bhar West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee suffered a jolt at the Lok Sabha on Monday (September 4) when her trusted aide...
Mamata Banerjee

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Mamata’s Masterstroke?

Above: With the Darjeeling test a success, Mamata Banerjee can use the Act across the troubled zones of West Bengal. Photo: UNI The TMC may...
News channel picks up another mini ‘scam’

News channel picks up another mini ‘scam’

Above: Mamata Banerjee (photo: UNI) and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee (photo: Wikimedia) The news channel Times Now claims today what everybody knew yesterday: Bengal chief...
Gorkhaland Movement: Towards Complete Chaos

Gorkhaland Movement: Towards Complete Chaos

Above: Protests continue for a separate Gorkha state There is more to the latest agitation for statehood than culture and language. Is there also the...
Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Mamata Banerjee gets top UN award for her Kanyashree project

Above: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee receiving the United Nations Public Service Award for Kanyashree scheme at The Hague Mamata Banerjee’s development programme for schoolgirls...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

Cattle wars

By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The cow has once again reared its head. A recent notification of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate...
A Member of Parliament registering for his Aadhaar card at an Aadhaar registration counter. Photo: PIB

Much Misused ID

In the border districts of West Bengal, Aadhaar cards are being freely issued with the connivance of politicians to Bangladeshi migrants. This poses a...
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and TMC leader Mukul Roy. Photo: UNI

Now a CBI sting for Mamata

With the Calcutta High Court ordering a CBI probe into the Narada sting, is another fight brewing between Modi and the Bengal CM? ~By Sujit BharWith...
Mamata Banerjee at a Singur rally, one of few that formed the plinth of her political agitations in West Bengal

Mamata haunted by Singur’s Legacy

Though the feisty chief minister stopped the Nano plant in West Bengal, she is herself in a bind now over protests regarding a power...
Lead Illustration: UdayShankar

The Best Acting Awards

  ~By Dilip Bobb It’s the season for cinematic awards, in Hollywood where we saw Priyanka Chopra in a low-cut gown at the aptly named Golden...
(L-R) PM Modi has gained personally as the demonetisation move has projected him as a decisive and strong leader; the people, despite all odds, are not yet ready to criticise Modi. Photos: UNI

Modi riding demonetisation tiger

People are going through the pain of Modi’s demonetisation move in the belief that black money will be curbed. The acid test will be...
A file picture of TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay. Photo: PIB

After ‘Tapas’, Now CBI gets ‘Sudip’

Within a span of four days, two MPs of Trinamool Congress (TMC) have been arrested by CBI. The latest being Sudip Bandopadhyay who was...
aveek-sarkar

ABP Group Tightens its Belt

‘Retrenchment’ fear spreads among staff By Sujit Bhar The world of eastern India’s largest media house, the Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP) Group, is in turmoil, yet...

Bengal waiting to Explode

Note crunch in the wake of demonetization has hit the economy in the border districts of West Bengal. How will the resulting public fury...
Parliamentarians and leaders from various political parties march towards Rashtrapati Bhavan against the government’s demonetization move. Photo: UNI

Is Demonetization Godsend for the Opposition?

While Modi claims that demonetization has helped the common man, his opponents are seeing this as a golden chance to attack him and increase...
KOLKATA, SEP 2 (UNI):- West Bengal Minister for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Firhad Hakim leading a rally with party supporters celebrating the Supreme Court's verdict on Singur landmark victory in Kolkata on Friday. UNI PHOTO-89U

Singur: The Fight for Land

The landmark verdict on Singur by the Supreme Court will hit West Bengal’s economy and be cited in future agitations as industry and agriculture...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

Losing The West

The Mamata Banerjee government recently decided to change the name of West Bengal to only “Bengal” in English and calling it only “Bangla” or...

Will Bengal’s Tigress Roar Again?

As West Bengal goes to the polls in May this year, will the magic and chutzpah of chief minister Mamata Banerjee see the Trinamool...

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