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Dola Mitra

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Big Hopes, But Small Stakes

Big Hopes, But Small Stakes

Feb 08, 2018 Dola Mitra

BJP is No. 2 with more votes than CPI(M) and Congress, but it still may not win many seats

Surpiya Choudhury Leaves Behind Her Immortal Dialogue 'I Wanted To Live…I Wanted To Live'

Surpiya Choudhury Leaves Behind Her Immortal Dialogue 'I Wanted To Live…I Wanted To Live'

Jan 26, 2018 Dola Mitra

For those who knew “Benudi” as she was called by her close friends and family, she was a brave and loving...

Is Mamata Making Attempts To Help State Claw Back On To The Industrial Map?

Is Mamata Making Attempts To Help State Claw Back On To The Industrial Map?

Jan 22, 2018 Dola Mitra

The Bengal Global Business Summit 2018 and the inauguration of the Jindal cement plant in Salboni are...

When CPI(M) Vetoed Tie-Up With Congress, It Was Clear Defeat For Party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury

When CPI(M) Vetoed Tie-Up With Congress, It Was Clear Defeat For Party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury

Jan 22, 2018 Dola Mitra

Unconfirmed reports said Yechury has expressed the desire to resign from the post of general secretary

When Told About Cutlery Thieves On Flight Back, Livid Mamata Ordered To Purge 'Such Disreputable Elements' From Travel List

When Told About Cutlery Thieves On Flight Back, Livid Mamata Ordered To Purge 'Such Disreputable Elements' From Travel List

Jan 11, 2018 Dola Mitra

“Right there, right then” on flight she told bureaucrats to ensure there is better screening next time so...

Senior Journalists Accompanying Mamata To London Steal Silver Cutlery During Official Dinner Meet, Fined £50

Senior Journalists Accompanying Mamata To London Steal Silver Cutlery During Official Dinner Meet, Fined £50

Jan 09, 2018 Dola Mitra

They were all senior editors, handpicked by their organizations to accompany the CM on this very important...

Graveyard Of A Land

Graveyard Of A Land

Jan 04, 2018 Dola Mitra

An insatiable sea licks away the Sunderbans, leaving lakhs of lives at water’s edge

In A Migratory State

In A Migratory State

Dec 14, 2017 Dola Mitra

In a district cursed by economic barrenness, men like Mohammad Afrazul have to offer their labour elsewhere,...

No Signs On Road To Hell

No Signs On Road To Hell

Nov 17, 2017 Dola Mitra

Two border districts of Bengal are top hubs of trafficking of girls in India. Even locals aren’t safe.

The Highway, Yes. But Not Her Way!

The Highway, Yes. But Not Her Way!

Oct 18, 2017 Dola Mitra

More and more of those who had rallied behind Mamata’s poriborton call now stand against her

The Hand Beckons A Grass Root

The Hand Beckons A Grass Root

Oct 12, 2017 Dola Mitra

The Congress needs Mamata to counter BJP. But its Bengal cadre loathes the TMC. Is an alliance feasible?

Not Lavish Lifestyle, But Love, Sex And 'Dhokha' Behind Ritabrata Banerjee’s Expulsion From CPI(M)

Not Lavish Lifestyle, But Love, Sex And 'Dhokha' Behind Ritabrata Banerjee’s Expulsion From CPI(M)

Oct 11, 2017 Dola Mitra

Women had complained that he had been leading them on with promises of marriage and then dumping them to move...

A Prayer Sent Out Loudly

A Prayer Sent Out Loudly

Oct 05, 2017 Dola Mitra

Mamata Banerjee’s token gestures towards Muslims have caused a communal divide without really empowering...

Women Are From Mars

Women Are From Mars

Sep 19, 2017 Pragya Singh

We bring stories of women stepping up to the plate when most needed by their families. Who is to say these...

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

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.

Grab It By The Grassroots

Grab It By The Grassroots

Sep 01, 2017 Dola Mitra

Now No. 2 in Bengal, the BJP’s plan to reach the top hinges on its ground workers and the Muslim vote

A Scary Cort Of Bliss

A Scary Cort Of Bliss

Aug 31, 2017 Dola Mitra

The Ananda Margis­’ ‘path of love’ was strewn with a frightening trail of blood and crime

Great Speakers None

Great Speakers None

Aug 04, 2017 Dola Mitra

Left titans from Bengal once lit up Parliament. Now, the Left can have no new elders.

River Of No Return

River Of No Return

Jul 21, 2017 Dola Mitra

Adi Ganga, once carrier of the Ganga, now a neglected dribble, seems to be beyond repair

The Fashionably Late Party Starters

The Fashionably Late Party Starters

Jul 14, 2017 Dola Mitra

Women in Calcutta are leaving behind age-related bias by discovering the art of partying post-60