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Jaideep Mazumdar

Articles by Jaideep Mazumdar

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Feb 15, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Landing at the airport, as I did early this week, one can't help gather the impression that s/he has landed...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Feb 08, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

January 6 was the third shutdown Bengal witnessed in four months. Called by the Forward Bloc which continues...

Far From Fowlproof

Far From Fowlproof

Feb 04, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

No dearth of warning, but a lack of State will made bird flu the scary epidemic here

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Feb 01, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Like her paintings, Mamata Banerjee perhaps lets her imagination also run wild. Now she says that the bird...

'War Against Books'

'War Against Books'

Jan 30, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

That is how the West Bengal chief minister described--or, more correctly, distorted--the Calcutta High Court...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jan 25, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Sourav Ganguly's exclusion from the upcoming tri-nation series sent Bengalis into spasms of rage and...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jan 18, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

Jyoti Basu is the 'jewel of India' ('Bharat Ratna')!? Why on earth? What are his contributions to the nation?...

Up There On Ground Ziro

Up There On Ground Ziro

Jan 14, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

It might not be seventh heaven, but at 6,000 ft above sea level, Arunachal offers a taste of it

Annus Horribilis

Annus Horribilis

Jan 11, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

There's something about the seventh year of some decades; they go down in history as milestones…for...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Jan 11, 2008 Jaideep Mazumdar

What made as big a news as the unveiling of the Nano in New Delhi was the arrival of a few truckloads of...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Dec 28, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

Narendra Modi's victory in Gujarat had Bongs, who love to flaunt their (pseudo) secular credentials and their...

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Dec 21, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

Kolkatans have brought out their heavy woollens and are making for ludicrous sights--most are bundled in at...

Deeepest Blue

Deeepest Blue

Dec 10, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

India's oldest computer, the HEC-2M, was scrapped. But the second oldest still impresses.

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Dec 07, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

Look at the two contrasting faces of Buddhadeb and his party. A benign act in Delhi to re-affirm their...

All Their Pins, In One Doll

All Their Pins, In One Doll

Dec 03, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

For the miscreants, Taslima was a natural complement to Nandigram in inciting the violence

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Nov 30, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

Buddhadeb, like so many other Bengalis, comes across as a parochial, petty, irresponsible and immature person...

The Executioner's Song

The Executioner's Song

Nov 26, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

As CPI(M) goons overrun Nandigram and criticism mounts, CM Buddhadeb stands firm over the ashes

Kolkata Korner

Kolkata Korner

Nov 23, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

Islamic fundamentalists have tasted victory once by making the CPI(M) and the state government buckle under...

So What Led To The Bloodshed?

So What Led To The Bloodshed?

Nov 19, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

There can be no justification for the CPI(M)'s bloody and vicious vengeance, but let's also not forget that...

Nandigram Notes

Nandigram Notes

Nov 16, 2007 Jaideep Mazumdar

Bengal's Modi? Comparisons have been drawn between Narendra Modi and Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee. Gujarat...