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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jaideep Mazumdar

Articles by Jaideep Mazumdar

The Last Ilish Curry

The Last Ilish Curry

Sep 01, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Smoked, baked, steamed, and now scuppered: Bengal's rivers are cleaned out of their hilsas

The First Martyr

The First Martyr

Aug 25, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

A sepoy rebelled in 1824. But was it India's first anti-Brit mutiny?

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Aug 14, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

'Kolkata Korner', with yours truly as the writer, draws to a close with this. It has been exciting and very...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Aug 08, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

I'm yet to come across a salwar-kameez that can reveal the navel. A saree, to me, is sensuous attire, a...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Aug 01, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

I knew I was right about my assessment that Kolkatans would panic, over-react and retreat into a shell if any...

'Top Leaders Must Be More Pragmatic'

'Top Leaders Must Be More Pragmatic'

Jul 28, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

A disastrous poll just over, Bengal's comrades are livid with Karat's gung-ho withdrawal

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jul 25, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

The CITU needs unruly, anti-social and rogue elements in its ranks to enforce its writ on society. It is all...

Jungle Visas

Jungle Visas

Jul 21, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

A centuries-old annual migration must be turned back. On Bengal's Nepal border, man and elephant clash. A...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jul 18, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Do those who criticise Kolkata and Bengalis harbour a bias against the city and the community? Before trying...

Bazaar Korte Hobe!

Bazaar Korte Hobe!

Jul 14, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Treasures, trifles—Calcutta's auction houses burn with curiosities

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jul 11, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

"People who flaunt their refugee status even after so many decades deserve no sympathy; they are responsible...

The Other Oudh

The Other Oudh

Jul 07, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

A Calcutta pocket is poised to deck up its slice of Awadhi history

Siege Train

Siege Train

Jun 30, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Not all their demands are unjust. A studied resolution is a must.

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jun 27, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

I know there'll be howls of protest to this, but the fact is that most Bengalis love status quo and are a...

Show Of Hand: Double Or Quits

Show Of Hand: Double Or Quits

Jun 23, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Three Congress bastions in north Bengal show the way. Development, cadre are key factors.

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jun 20, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Beneath that veneer of sophistication, the average Bengali is as communal and parochial as Raj Thackeray and...

People's Party

People's Party

Jun 02, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Nandigram, Singur teach CPI(M) a lesson

Exeunt...

Exeunt...

Jun 02, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Post Nandigram firing, the Communists are shooting at another movement: the theatre

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

May 30, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Part II of the review of 31 years of the Left Front. The focus this week is on its utter inability, born out...

Beginning Of The End?

Beginning Of The End?

May 26, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

The panchayat results have rattled the Left. The malaise runs deeper than just the symptoms of Singur and...